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Werribee Gorge State Park

Werribee Gorge overview
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Plant fossils Werribee Gorge
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Werribee Gorge
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Island Overlander Track Lookout
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Eastern Viewpoint View
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Junction Pool
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Werribee Gorge State Park
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Bushland
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Blackwood Pool
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Needles Beach
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Werribee Gorge 28/11/14
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Werribee Gorge 28/11/2014
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Werribee Gorge 28/11/14
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Werribee Gorge 28/11/14
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Wind swept clouds
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Ingliston Gorge
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Welcome to Werribee Gorge
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Park Statistics

  • Established:May 1978
  • Area:575ha
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Rock climbing/abseiling
Short walk

Werribee Gorge retains a wild, rugged natural beauty. The park offers spectacular views and great opportunities for bushwalking and rock climbing.

There are a variety of walks in the park. A popular walk follows the Werribee River from Meikles Point picnic area, offering impressive view of both the river and the cliff faces of the gorge. It leads to popular swimming holes, historic sites and other park features.

How to get there

Werribee Gorge State Park is approximately 8km west of Bacchus Marsh via the Western Freeway and Pentland Hills Road to Myers Road (steep in places), or via Ironbark Road (Ballan-Ingliston Road) from Bacchus Marsh-Balliang Road. 

Aboriginal Traditional Owners

Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

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Popular things to do

  • Picnicking Enjoy a picnic with family and friends at Meikles Point or Quarry picnic areas. A swimming hole is located nearby…

  • Walking Circuit Walk 10km - 4.5 hrs Grade - Medium to Hard Start at the Quarry or Meikles Point Picnic Area…

  • Rock climbing Go rock climbing at Falcons Lookout. This is the only area in the park available for rock climbing.

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