Nature Walks in Melbourne, VIC

Home to the majestic Dandenong Ranges, close to the awe-inspiring Grampians and a stone’s throw from places like Phillip Island and the Mount Macedon Ranges, visitors to Melbourne are truly spoiled for choice when it comes to nature walks.

11 Nature Walks Activities

Phillip Island & Penguin Parade Tour
$269
Phillip Island & Penguin Parade Tour

St Kilda, VIC 3182

Phillip Island & Brighton Coastal Tour
$93 - $132
Phillip Island & Brighton Coastal Tour

Mount Martha, VIC 3934

Private Tour of Dandenong Ranges
$280 - $350
Private Tour of Dandenong Ranges

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Adventurous Grampians Hiking Day Tour
$199
Adventurous Grampians Hiking Day Tour

Halls Gap, VIC 3381

Healesville Sanctuary & Phillip Island Tour
$147 - $167
Healesville Sanctuary & Phillip Island Tour

Healesville, VIC 3777

Adventurous Great Ocean Road Day Tour
$199
Adventurous Great Ocean Road Day Tour

Princetown, VIC 3269

Splendid Tour of Grampians Halls Gap
$155
Splendid Tour of Grampians Halls Gap

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Blue Lotus Water Garden Day Tour
$140
Blue Lotus Water Garden Day Tour

Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039

Immersive 12 Apostle and Otways Wildlife Wonders Tour
$598
Immersive 12 Apostle and Otways Wildlife Wonders Tour

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Fruit-picking & Nature-tripping at Rayner’s Orchard
$185
Fruit-picking & Nature-tripping at Rayner’s Orchard

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Thrilling Tour of Great Ocean Road
$155
Thrilling Tour of Great Ocean Road

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Nature Walks Near Melbourne

Amazed has a growing number of bushwalks and hiking experiences that immerse visitors in the great outdoors, so read on for some of our top picks! 

 

Dandenong Ranges Hikes 

Just a 45-minute drive from central Melbourne, a Dandenong Ranges hike is the perfect choice for nature lovers with a time constraint. In fact, there are fewer gifts more special than a private tour of the Dandenong Ranges for someone who loves nature. Amazed has an experience that includes a private visit to William Ricketts Sanctuary, where visitors can discover the unique sculptures of Aboriginal people in the forest. From there, the tour continues to the main forest in the mountains to soak in the sights and sounds of nature on a leisurely and fairly easy walk. The Dandenong Ranges are also home to some of the tallest eucalyptus trees and oldest ferns in the world! 

 

Grampians Hikes

Book your Grampians Hike through Amazed and discover the magic of this special National Park with a highly knowledgeable tour guide. We have experiences including a small group hiking tour in The Grampians National Park that visits ancient rock formations, including the Grand Canyon and Silent Street, and the iconic Pinnacle (you know the one!). After visiting this famous jagged cliff face, hikers will then head to MacKenzie Falls - one of Victoria’s largest and most beautiful waterfalls. Other stops on the trip include Boroka Lookout and the delightful local village of Halls Gap to meet the kangaroos. 

 

Bush Walk Trails Near Geelong 

The tranquil Bellarine peninsula is just 30 km from the city of Geelong and under 90 minutes from Melbourne. A nature walk of the You Yangs is a must, with many bush trails to cover and the chance to spot native koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and other wildlife along the way. 

Slightly further north is the Brisbane Ranges National Park which also makes an excellent nature walk. Discover Victoria's richest wildflower habitat or engage in a bit of bird spotting (there are more than 170 different birds that live in the area).

Want to explore more of Victoria’s great outdoors? Check out Amazed’s growing number of Nature Park experiences.

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