Little more than an hour's drive from Melbourne takes you to the state's richest wildflower habitat.
Set in a low range of mountains dissected by rocky gullies, the unusual geology of the Brisbane Ranges National Park has preserved plants that have long since vanished from other parts of the region.
There are a number of options for bushwalking ranging from short walks to three-day walks. This park is also popular for picnicking, scenic drives and camping.
The Brisbane Ranges National Park is only one hour west of Melbourne and is known for its diversity.
Friends of Brisbane Ranges
The Friends of Brisbane Ranges is an active group formed as one of the early Friends groups in 1982.
We provide opportunities for people to meet socially, help out with projects to improve the park and learn about the environment, ecology, flora, fauna, and history of the Brisbane Ranges National Park and Steiglitz Historic Park.
The Brisbane Ranges National Park is about 80km west of Melbourne between Geelong and Bacchus Marsh or Ballan. Popular areas of the park are accessible from the Geelong-Ballan Road and the Staughton Vale Road out of Anakie.
How to get there
Brisbane Ranges is located 80kms west of Melbourne, take the Western Highway to Bacchus Marsh or the Princes Highway toward Geelong.
Thompsons Road and Reids Road provide the best access to the northern end of the National Park while the Geelong Ballan Road provides the best access to the Southern end of the Park.
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ Staughton Vale Rd Anakie | Map
✆ 131 963 (Parks Victoria)
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Brisbane Ranges
❊ Also See... ❊
→ Friends of the Brisbane Ranges Inc.
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