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lookouts around Melbourne

introduction

  • Melbourne is one of the most spread out cities couresy of it being situated in a sunkland around Port Phillip Bay with lots of land in which it can grow
  • it has the Dandenong Ranges to its east which offer excellent views, Kinglake to the north-east and Mt Macedon further away to the north-west, while the main vantage point in the south west is on the You Yangs.

list of lookouts around Melbourne

  • south-west:
    • You Yangs
  • north-west:
    • Mt Macedon memorial cross
  • north-east:
    • Mt Lofty Lookout (Warrandyte State Park)
    • Kinglake
  • in the Dandenong Ranges:
    • Skyhigh Observatory (Mt Dandenong)
    • Woolrich Lookout (Olinda)
    • John's Hill Lookout (Kallista)
    • Kalorama Park Lookout
    • Burke's Lookout (near Mt. Dandenong)
  • in the Yarra Ranges:
    • Mt Wise (Yarra Glen)
  • south-east:
    • Sunset Track View Point - Lysterfield Lake Park
    • Wilson Botanic Park (Berwick)
    • Royal Botanic Gardens (Cranbourne)
    • Arthur's Seat, Mt Martha
  • suburban:
    • Bushy Park Summit (Vermont South)
    • Norton's Park (Glen Waverley)
    • Shoppingtown (Doncaster)
    • Highpoint West Maribyrnong
    • Plenty River Trail (Viewbank)
    • Gellibrand Hill Summit, Woodlands Historic Park, Westmeadows
  • CBD:
    • Eureka Towers Southbank
australia/melbourne_lookouts.txt · Last modified: 2013/04/28 06:36 by gary1