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Melbourne Bandicoot Break - Naturewise

2 weeks ago from Marko SanovicParks Victoria

Location: Woodlands Historic Park

Melbourne Bandicoot Break - Naturewise

2 weeks ago from Marko SanovicParks Victoria

Location: Woodlands Historic Park

Melbourne Bandicoot Break - Naturewise

2 weeks ago from Marko SanovicParks Victoria

Location: Woodlands Historic Park

View to Melbourne from Gellibrand Hill

2 months ago from Tamara KarnerParks Victoria

Location: Woodlands Historic Park

Inside the Woodlands Historic Homestead

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Location: Woodlands Historic Park

Woodlands Historic Homestead

2 months ago from Tamara KarnerParks Victoria

Location: Woodlands Historic Park

Dundonald Ruins

1 year ago from Nicole Spillane

Location: Woodlands Historic Homestead Complex

Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

2 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Fire management

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Change of conditions

  • The Back Paddock is closed to the public until further notice whilst park staff and Conservation Volunteers undertake a fox control program. A recent fox incursion threatens the Eastern Barred Bandicoots within the area and as such all efforts are being made to ensure its removal. at Woodlands Historic Park
    Monday 14 April, 2014 |
Barbeque
Cycling
Horse riding
Picnicking
Short walk
Sight-seeing

Woodlands Historic Park provides a fascinating glimpse of the landscapes and wildlife seen by European settlers in the 1840s. The park has a 150-year old homestead, Indigenous canoe trees, native woodland and grassland. The fenced ‘Back Paddock’ is a great spot to see kangaroos, birds and other wildlife.

Plan a picnic, walk or bike ride.

Opening hours

Woodlands Historic Park is open to vehicles daily from 8.30am to 4.30pm. Pedestrian access is available at all times.

Woodlands Homestead is open 7 days a week from 10am – 4pm (except Christmas Day). Devonshire tea and coffees are available.

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

Popular things to do

kangaroo

Gellibrand Hill

Explore the granite boulders and enjoy a 360 degree view of the city, the bay, the Great Dividing Range and…

horseriding

Woodlands Historic Homestead Complex

Visit the homestead, an 1840s “kit home” and learn about its construction and significance. Living Legends Just in front of…

Somerton Rd Picnic Ground

Enjoy a picnic among the magnificent River Red Gums at the Somerton Road Picnic Area. Electric barbecues, tables and toilets…

Cycling

Walking, cycling and horse riding

The many tracks throughout the park cater for all trail enthusiasts including walkers, cyclists and horse riders. In particular the…

wildlife

The Back Paddock

Experience the wilder parts of the park away from Woodlands Homestead. The 'Back Paddock' is a great spot to see…

Visitor experiences

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Bandicoot Night Watch

8 May 2014 5:30pm-10:00pm

Come and discover Melbourne's nocturnal wildlife on this behind the scenes spotlight tour. We will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and learning about the program to save them from extinction. We start the evening with spectacular sunset views from Gellibrand Hill, followed by an Aussie BBQ under…

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Bandicoot Night Watch

12 Jun 2014 5:30pm-10:00pm

Come and discover Melbourne's nocturnal wildlife on this behind the scenes spotlight tour. We will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and learning about the program to save them from extinction. We start the evening with spectacular sunset views from Gellibrand Hill, followed by an Aussie BBQ under…

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Bandicoot Night Watch

10 Jul 2014 5:30pm-10:00pm

Come and discover Melbourne's nocturnal wildlife on this behind the scenes spotlight tour. We will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and learning about the program to save them from extinction. We start the evening with spectacular sunset views from Gellibrand Hill, followed by an Aussie BBQ under…

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Bandicoot Night Watch

14 Aug 2014 5:30pm-10:00pm

Come and discover Melbourne's nocturnal wildlife on this behind the scenes spotlight tour. We will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and learning about the program to save them from extinction. We start the evening with spectacular sunset views from Gellibrand Hill, followed by an Aussie BBQ under…

Park Statistics

Established

May 1981

Area

820ha

Contact information

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