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Upper Yarra Reservoir Park

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  • Nov. 3, 2016
    “Dirty bathrooms and bbq's”
  • Oct. 17, 2016
    “A Good Dam Wall!”
Woods Point Road, Yarra, Victoria 3799 Australia See on map
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Reviewed November 3, 2016

I stayed from 2.11.16 - 4.11.16. Never saw a ranger or any person responsible who might have cleaned up the bathroom (toilet paper all over the floor area) or BBQ's (encrusted with black soot). A large group arrived on 3.11.16 playing loud music until 11...More

Thank Carel P
Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you are into such infrastructure - this location will interest you. Good illustrative maps at the sightseeing area overlooking the Dam showing the links to other catchments Reservoirs etc and as an aside - interesting warning signs about the prevalence of snakes amongst the...More

3  Thank peterm7577
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

My two teenage sons (13 &15) and I were only 1 of two campers in the park Wed 28 Sept when storms and 50mls of rain were predicted for Thurs to Sat. First night was tricky as your experience is directly related to where you...More

Thank Pina D
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Firstly, there is no limit on the number of people allowed in the park. No Rangers were observed for the four days we stayed during Queens Birthday long weekend. Many people bring dogs and they run rampant. There are only two short hikes in the...More

2  Thank Pauly B
Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Upper Yarra Reservior is one of my families favourite spots for picnics and camping. The Park is spacious and relaxed, there are plenty of walking tracks and there is lots of space to let your kids run around and explore. Facilities include toilets, large...More

4  Thank Katty182
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Set in the peaceful high country east of Warburton, the Upper Yarra Reservoir Park is the upper most point of the Yarra River accessible to the public. The park was originally a small town constructed for the More workers who built the dam. Have a barbeque in the gardens or picnic grounds, encompassed by eucalypt bushland and spectacular scenery. There are electric barbeques and Coonara fires (BYO wood). There are several short walks and lookouts over and around the reservoir, and camping is available. Follow the beautiful Fern Gully self-guided trail as it loops through tall eucalypt forest with a dense sheltered ferny understorey. Enjoy breathtaking views of the reservoir and the surrounding catchment. Take a stroll along the Brimbonga Walking Track to the viewing platform and watch water flow through the reservoir's outlet basin as it begins its journey to Melbourne. The park is open daily. Gates open at 8:30am and close at 5:00pm, or 6:00pm during daylight savings. From Melbourne take Maroondah Highway through Lilydale then the Warburton Highway to Warburton. Less
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Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra
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Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra
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"If you can arrive early on a Friday for long weekend trips, a lot of people come for an overnight stay on..."
Katty182
Mar. 29, 2015
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