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Kooyoora State Park

Barry's Rock
Garden Orbweaving Spider
from Wayne
Main Block
from Wayne
Long Rock Walking Track
from Wayne
Eastern Walking track
from Wayne
Wehla Block
from Wayne
Glenalbyn Block
from Wayne
Granite boulders at Melville Caves
from Phil Skeggs
Entrance to Melville Caves
from Phil Skeggs
Seal Rock near Melville Caves
from Phil Skeggs
Dusting of pink sunset light, Rock of Ages
from Gary Rowan Higgins
Rock of Ages
from Gary Rowan Higgins

Change of conditions

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  • Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Map 11: Kooyoora State Park for locations of the closures. at Kooyoora State Park, Wednesday 8 May, 2019
  • During September and October 2018, a new toilet will be constructed in the Melville Caves Campground and the old one will be demolished. There will be minimal impact on visitors and the campground will remain open at all times. During construction a functioning toilet will be available for campers. at Kooyoora State Park, Monday 1 October, 2018
  • Rita's Road is closed due to damage from flooding. at Kooyoora State Park, Monday 29 January, 2018

Park Statistics

Camp fires
Dog walking
Fossicking for gold
Horse riding
Short walk

With magnificent views and a rich variety of plants and animals, Kooyoora State Park is an ideal place for picnics, sightseeing, rock climbing, orienteering and nature study. Visit the Melville Caves, huge granite boulders thought to have been once used as a hideout for the bushranger ‘Captain Melville’.

How to get there

Kooyoora State Park is about 220km north-west of Melbourne, just west of the Calder Highway between Inglewood and Wedderburn. 

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

  • Walking Melville Caves Walking Track – 1 hour loop, 1km Start on the opposite side of the Melville Caves Picnic Area…

  • Southern Lookout Southern Lookout Walking Track – 1½ hours, 1.8km Start from the Melville Caves Picnic Area and follow the track to…

  • Melville Caves Lookout Melville Caves Lookout walk – 15mins, 300m This is a short walk commencing from the Melville Caves car park. A…

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