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Dom Dom Saddle - Mt Monda - Narbethong
Yarra Ranges National Park

2.5/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Walk Length: 13 km
  • Walk duration: 6 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Day

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Healesville

Walk Area:  Central Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  80 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  October 2007

Walk Details Provided By:  Diamond Valley Bushwalking Club & Koonung Bushwalking Club

 

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Getting There

From Melbourne, follow the Maroondah Highway through Ringwood, Lilydale and Coldstream to Healesville (64kms).

From Healesville continue on the Maroondah Highway for 16.5kms passing the Maroondah Dam on the left and Fernshaw Reserve on the right, from where the highway climbs the 'Black Spur'.  At the crest turn right (take care of oncoming traffic) into the Dom Dom saddle picnic area car park.

A car shuffle will be required with a car/s to be left at the end point at Natbethong a further 5km along on the Maroondah Highway.

Further Information

Maps

Vicmap: Online access to 1:30,000 topographic maps

  • A4 Map sheets 8022 4-4-1, 8022 4-1-4, 8022 4-1-3, 8022 4-4-2

Parks Victoria: Yarra Ranges National Park

Mobile phone coverage information

Comments (3)

  • Petras Surna

    Petras Surna

    02 October 2015 at 12:01 |
    Six hours covers the walk and all rests plus lunch. I got lost twice. Once because the tracks had changed from the map and once from not paying attention so stay alert! A great walk amongst tall trees and ferny gullies on a non standard route. I always wondered what was up above the Black Spur and now I know. The map here will cover you if you are careful.
    • Chris Towers

      Chris Towers

      09 February 2016 at 11:14 |
      Hi Petras

      Thanks for your comments on this walk. I have just updated the walk details with a new map and adding a GPS file. Do you happen to recall where it was that you thought the tracks varied from the map? If so I would be interested in the details so I can update the map and/or instructions if necessary. Also, it would great if you had any photos from your walk that you would be prepared to send that I could put on the web site to include with the walk details. Email to walks@bushwalkingvictoria.org.au

      Chris Towers
      where2walk coordinator
    • Chris Towers

      Chris Towers

      09 February 2016 at 11:14 |
      Hi Petras

      Thanks for your comments on this walk. I have just updated the walk details with a new map and adding a GPS file. Do you happen to recall where it was that you thought the tracks varied from the map? If so I would be interested in the details so I can update the map and/or instructions if necessary. Also, it would great if you had any photos from your walk that you would be prepared to send that I could put on the web site to include with the walk details. Email to walks@bushwalkingvictoria.org.au

      Chris Towers
      where2walk coordinator

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