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Sherbrooke Forest

Sherbrooke Road, Melbourne, Victoria 2004, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
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“bird life” (7 reviews)
“mountain ash” (5 reviews)
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Sherbrooke Road, Melbourne, Victoria 2004, Australia
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+61 13 19 63
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just about 40 minutes drive in the Dandenong Ranges, the Sherbrooke Forest and many parks around here are the local's favourites. One can see many tourists at the Grant's Picnic Ground where one can buy seeds to feed many variety of colourful birds here....More

Thank Mei Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a walk to see the "Sherbrooke Falls" only to see a very small creek ( what a disappointment ) the walk there was enjoyable seeing the large trees although it was a very muddy track. Pictures were taken on the bridge overlooking the...More

Thank Leno1234
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The Sherbrooke Forest contains massive groves of the world's tallest flowering trees, a type of eucalyptus called mountain ash. These huge trees coupled with groves of ancient tree ferns and babbling brooks makes this a lovely place for a short (not strenuous) hike. The bird...More

Thank globetrekkerphx
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Sherbrooke Forest is easily accesible by two major roads with Sherbrooke Rd being the main thoroughfare. Autumn colours are gorgeous at this time to end of May especially at the two public gardens - Alfred Nicholas & George Tindale. Pack a picnic lunch/Bbq at Sherbrooke...More

Thank Traveller88Melbourne
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A pleasant Autumn day took us to Sherbrooke Forest and a great walk. We decided to start the walk from the carpark picnic area towards the waterfall, which was very disappointing as it was very very small due to not having enough water running through...More

Thank RoseRRed
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stopover at Sherbrooke before going to Belgrave Puffy Billy Railway. There's rosella parrots for feeding at a nominal fee. There's ample parking lot and picnic tables around. souvenir shop. Went to nearby Hardy Gully Nature Walk. Nothing much except huge trees and flat path. was...More

Thank Picolla2014
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We went with a group of around 15 adults and kids, and really enjoyed the walk, despite some rain. Lots of picturesque photo ops along the way. Beautiful birds to be seen near the entrance to the walking path. Ample picnic tables to sit and...More

Thank beenaroundtheworld77
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this is a nice decent walk with lots of options and wildlife to see, wouldnt recommend for little little kids on the big walk though.

Thank becmcgowan1989
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Started hiking with my 13 month old Son and Wife just after lunch despite knowing the chance of rain forecasted at 90% possible. It started to drizzle halfway through and then it poured! Nonetheless birds can still be heard and seen!!!! Thank goodness we're not...More

Thank TReha
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Brought my 13 yo son for a hike in the forest. It was a lovely walk with abundant birds and others; what forest should be. We started at about noon and walked about 3 hours. It was drizzling at first but began to pour halfway...More

Thank UberJoe
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Nearby Attractions
Dandenong Ranges
1,029 reviews
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.53 km away
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daytrippersrus
17 July 2017|
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Response from RoseRRed | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dogs are not allowed in Sherbrooke Forest as there are ground nesting birds and other native animals. You can walk your dog at RJ Hamer arboretum in Olinda, it is a good walk under the canopy of large trees, there are... More
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hannahmarymei
23 February 2015|
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Response from Traveller69692013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, That is a good question, You see I went as a day tour with AAT Kings coach which departed from Federation Square in Melbourne. Not sure if you can get public transport all the way to Sherbrooke Forest. Maybe try... More
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