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Mt. Elephant & Mt. MuZhi - 2 peaks in half a day

Excellent hiking trail with excellent view of city. Lots of greenery and shades. There are 3 trails... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
KW S
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Really worth a visit for the accent to the top

We drove from Ballarat to especially visit Mount Elephant, and it was well worth the trip. We have... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Rhys M
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Creswick, Australia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Derrinallum, Victoria 3325, Australia
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent hiking trail with excellent view of city. Lots of greenery and shades. There are 3 trails to 3 different peaks. A popular evening spots among young at the lowest peaks for sunset and night view of Taipei 101 tower.

Thank KW S
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We drove from Ballarat to especially visit Mount Elephant, and it was well worth the trip. We have often driven past but has never been open as it is only open on Sunday. Excellent information centre at the bottom of the Mountain and the climb...More

Thank Rhys M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Having grown up in the western districts of Victoria I had never visited Mt Elephant. So glad I detoured to rectify this. Mt Elephant is a dormant volcanic scoria cone located just outside the small township of Derrinallum in Victoria. Rising approximately 240 metres above...More

Thank Chaz70
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Only recently completed it is very interesting. Located at the foot of Mt Elephant just west of the town of Derrinallum. A short drive from the edge of Hamilton Highway.

Thank Blanchy C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Amazing views from the coast line to the Grampian Mountains. Only open on Sundays between 1-4pm but it was worth the short steep climb:O) We have travelled past so many times over the years but so glad we finally had the time to stop and...More

Thank AussiesvisitUSA
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A great climb! Not to hard. But allow an hour & a half. A great new little visitor center with lovely volunteers. After an intro about the rocks my youngsters were scrambling up the hill fossicking for olivine & blue scoria! On a warm day...More

Thank chocolate-grom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A splendidly renovated Hotel (built in 1842) in Darlington just a few kms West of Mt Elephant. Lovely renovation with a beer garden on offer if the weather is suitable. Excellent menu and very well prepared meals - done with considerable flair. Great choice of...More

Thank Basil16
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Went to this volcano after just having climbed Mt Noorat (equally lovely) so out legs were a bit wobbly. It was Sunday afternoon and there was a local committee member driving people up the "authorised vehicles only" road to the main lookout -- no charge...More

Thank DavidC1948
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We have passed this Hotel hundreds of times on our way to and from Portland, but never stopped. A local Lismore resident took us there for dinner and we will now make it a regular stopover. The food is delicious, the atmosphere and ambience wonderful...More

1  Thank djmayne
Reviewed 21 April 2016

There is old Hotel after Mt Elephant (Darlington). Its name "The Elephant Bridge Hotel." The Hotel is the perfect place to stop for a meal or even a night on the highway to Hamilton. The food is great and the hospitality is warm and inviting....More

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