If you ask a cyclist what one of the most satisfying things about riding a bike is, they will tell you it is the sense of freedom. There are many cycling trails in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges and a new breed of cycle – the eBike (electric bike) –is opening up new opportunities for people to explore the region on two wheels.
The REDWOOD FOREST in East Warburton is closed from midnight 4th June until midnight 21st June
Check with Parks Victoria for updates to access the Redwood Forest or other sites in the area.
Statement from the Warburton Waterwheel Visitor Information Centre
Due to the rapidly changing environment concerning the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) we wish to advise that as from Monday 23 March the Waterwheel Visitor Information Centre will be closed until further notice and will not monitoring emails or the phone calls at the Centre.
This is to safeguard the health of our visitors, the community as well as our volunteer staff, Handmakers and Art Gallery exhibitors.
We will continue to keep you informed on the situation.
Thank you for your understanding and we apologise for any inconvenience the closure may cause.
Earthly pleasures of the Upper Yarra Valley – when lotus flowers meet freshly picked strawberries and a sips of rose.
IT’S ANOTHER BRILLIANT SUMMER DAY AND PERFECT FOR DISCOVERING PLACES YOU’VE NEVER BEEN BEFORE.
'A Moment in Warburton' is a snapshot of local life. Taken over four hours one sunny Saturday morning, photographers and writers were assigned to record moments in the lives of local people and visitors enjoying our beautiful town.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS for snow play on Mt Donna Buang
Up until two years ago, the Redwood Forest was a little-known stand of Californian Redwoods that was considered a secret and meditative destination among locals. As a National Trust heritage listed site, stepping into the forest was done with a sense of awe and respect – its silence and simple beauty the essence of its appeal.
There's plenty to keep you on the go with an extensive network of bushwalking, running and cycling trails. From the popular Lilydale - Warburton Rail Trail to the glorious vistas of the Yarra Ranges National Park that cradles the upper reaches of the Yarra River there is a path for you.
Here's our top 10 recommendations for cake indulgence as you make your way along the Warburton Valley highway.
There's a new Australian record just been set at the Blue Lotus Water Garden!