Donnelly's Weir - Road 11 - Mt St Leonard - Donnelly's Weir Yarra Ranges National Park

3.1/5 rating (17 votes)
  • Walk Length: 18 km
  • Walk duration: 6 hours
  • Walk Grade: Hard
  • Walk Style: Return
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Donnelly's Weir - Road 11 - Mt St Leonard - Donnelly's Weir

Walk Summary

Walk Category:   Day

Nearest town:  Healesville

Walk Area:   Central Victoria

Getting There:  Car

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  67 km

Mobile phone coverage:  Yes but varies by provider

Walk data collected:   October  2007

Walk details provided byDiamond Valley Bushwalking Club & Koonung Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Melway Map: 270 G5.

Donnelly's Weir is reached from Healesville via St Leonard Road which forks off the Maroondah Highway northwards near the east end of the shops.  After 1.3km turn right on to Donnelly's Weir Road and travel 700m, avoid a road off to the right and cross the small Watts River.  Some 400m further on diverge left for another 700m to a ford and gate which marks the entry to the weir area.

Further Information

Topographic Map:  Vicmap Topographic Map Juliet North and South 1:25,000

Walk Map for Donnelly's Weir – Road 11 - Mt St Leonard –Road 11 - Donnelly's Weir:  Grid distance:   1km;  Contour Interval:   20m;  Grid North to top.  Copyright State of Victoria, Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE).  Reproduced from Vicmaps Juliet South and North with permission of DSE

Parks Victoria:  Yarra Ranges National Park

Note:  There are seasonal road closures in this park.  It is strongly recommended that prospective walkers check the Parks Victoria website for current information before visiting this park.

Mobile phone coverage information

Comments (2)

  • max rosker

    max rosker

    16 July 2013 at 06:31 |
    Great walk, take plenty of water, as it's pretty steep towards the last 1 km and you;ll get a bit puffed out and sweaty.Fantastic view from the top , on a clear day you can see the city buildings and the bay. Listen for the lyre birds near the end part of the track near the top.

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