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Kalatha Giant

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Meet an Australian wonder

The Kalatha Giant has survived several major fires in its lifetime, as well as escaping the logging... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
thetravellingspy
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Melbourne, Australia
Amazing tree and walk.

A bit of travelling to find this place but the short walk on a path is well worth it, finding the... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
funkyhughes23
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Melbourne, Australia
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13 Nov 2017
“Meet an Australian wonder”
4 Apr 2017
“Amazing tree and walk.”
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| Toolangi State Forest, Toolangi, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

The Kalatha Giant has survived several major fires in its lifetime, as well as escaping the logging that took many of the trees surrounding it. The immediate area is now protected and is a popular tourist attraction. Take an easy stroll along the boardwalk to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

A bit of travelling to find this place but the short walk on a path is well worth it, finding the amazing 73+ metre tall tree in the midst of the forest. The forest itself is amazing, and this tree in particular is amazing due...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank funkyhughes23
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Kalatha Giant is a really big and beautiful tree! There are quite a few other stands of really big trees around it, but these are within destined logging coupes, and even if they arent damaged by the logging, will likely die when they burn...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Sharron W
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We came in from Sylvia Creek road and it is quite a way in along a dirt track. From the Myers Creek Road, drive for 10.2km on dirt tracks (suitable for 2WD) along the Sylvia Creek Road before you will see a turn off left...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

On the Kalatha Road in the Toolangi State Park. Parking on side across steps towards the giant. Sign posted Kalatha Giant Tree Walk but doesn't say how far. It is a loop track. Easy walk on good path. We went anti clockwise going up to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Each time I have returned to see this Giant with friends - they have been extraordinarily impressed and can't believe that they haven't been here before.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank catherine r
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is a short walk leads around a magnificent living 65 meter Mountain Ash. It includes some paths and boardwalk area and has great interpretive signs which were funded through the 2009 Bushfire Relief fund. It is on the Kalatha Rd - just a couple...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank catherine r
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