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View from Gellibrand Hill.

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Wedgetail eagles.

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Blooming Aloe

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Woodlands kangaroos.

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Old redgum.

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Woodlands works depot.

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Woodlands fire fighter

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little eagle

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Local wedgetail eagle.

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The mob at Woodlands.

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woodlands walking track

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planned burn 2014

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Scarlet Robin, Woodlands HP.

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Melbourne Bandicoot Break - Naturewise

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Melbourne Bandicoot Break - Naturewise

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Melbourne Bandicoot Break - Naturewise

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View to Melbourne from Gellibrand Hill

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Inside the Woodlands Historic Homestead

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Woodlands Historic Homestead

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Dundonald Ruins

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Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

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Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

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Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

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Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

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Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

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Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

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Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

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Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

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Planned burning at Woodlands Historic Park

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Barbeque
Cycling
Horse riding
Picnicking
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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

wildlife - 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…

family picnic at table - metro park

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 - bush

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 - kangaroo & emu

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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Melbourne Bandicoot Break

19 Nov 2014 7:00am-4:30pm

Help save the Eastern Barred Bandicoot from extinction through a number of exciting hands-on conservation activities. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a breathtaking 360 degree view of Melbourne and its surrounds at Gellibrand Hill, and meet some of Australia’s finest retired racehorses at Living Legends.

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Melbourne Bandicoot Break

20 Nov 2014 7:00am-4:30pm

Help save the Eastern Barred Bandicoot from extinction through a number of exciting hands-on conservation activities. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a breathtaking 360 degree view of Melbourne and its surrounds at Gellibrand Hill, and meet some of Australia’s finest retired racehorses at Living Legends.

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Melbourne Bandicoot Break

21 Nov 2014 7:00am-4:30pm

Help save the Eastern Barred Bandicoot from extinction through a number of exciting hands-on conservation activities. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a breathtaking 360 degree view of Melbourne and its surrounds at Gellibrand Hill, and meet some of Australia’s finest retired racehorses at Living Legends.

Park Statistics

Established

May 1981

Area

820ha

Contact information

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