Walking tours of Woodlands Historic Park

Day Trips & Excursions in Melbourne

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Starting at the Woodlands Car Park off Providence Road, you will enjoy an scenic walk taking in the historic red gums and string bark tress many over hundreds of years old. Following the footsteps of the local aboriginals who lived and hunted in these regions. Enjoy the panoramic views from Gellibrand Hill looking out to the City og Melbourne, Port Phillip Bay and Tullamarine Airport. Inspect some of the earliest granite mines which suppled many of Melbiurne's first buildings. Get a rare glimpse of native wallabies living on the north side of Gellibarnd Hill, visit the ruin of the Dundonald Homestead and Cumberland Homestead. See mobs of kangaroos living in the wild along with kookaburra, wedge tailed eagles, echidna and more. Witness the meanderings of Moonee Ponds Creek and the old quarries before visitnf the restored Woodlands Homestead. Estimated time 3 to 4 hours.
Hotel pick availabe. Meet at Providence Road car park. Follow the main track leading to Gellibrand Hill then descend the north side among granite outcrops and native gums. Along the way, inspect Dundonald ruins then visit billabongs and the Moonee Ponds Creek. Later trekking tothe Woodlands Homestead. Along the way witness historic gum trees many in the hundreds of years, see wild mobs of kangaroos, wallabies, echidna, and an abundance of bird life including kookaburras and wedge tailed eagles. Taking approximately 3 to 4 hiours, at a leisurely pace, you will be inspired and relaxed soaking up the natural grasslands and native bushland of the region.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off