Where to see some giant and tall trees!
The Ada Tree:
A delightful 2km walk through cool temperate rainforest to the Ada tree. It can be accessed via Powelltown via Big Creek rd, or Blacksands rd. Or from East Warburton via Smythe Creek rd. To get an idea of where you you will be going, the Ada Tree carpark is located at:
The Kalatha Giant:
The Kalatha Giant can be accessed via a very short walk from the carpark on Kalatha Creek rd. Access from Healesville is via Meyers creek rd then Sylvia Creek rd before turning down Kalatha Creek rd.
The Kalatha Giant carpark is located at:
The Whitelaw tree is located 400m up a track off the Thomson Valley rd. The Walk starts at:
The Maits rest walk takes you through some beautiful rainforest and old mountain ash. It is located off the Great Ocean rd 30 minutes drive west of Apollo Bay:
Errinundra old growth walk – This wonderful walk takes you to the Darejo tree, an enormous shining gum in the Errinundra NP
Rooty Break Trail
Park at the intersection of Goonmirk Rocks Road and Coast Range Road, Errinundra NP -37.275469, 148.87695 - Walk up along Goonmirk Rocks Road through wonderful old Shining Gums to the Rooty Break Trail (signposted) - Walk down this trail past patches of Mountain Plum Pine and ancient Shining Gums - turn left when you reach Coast Range road to return to your vehicle.
Ellery Camp Giant:
This tree is located 80m off Greens rd. It is in a very remote area of the Errinundra NP and check with Parks to see what roads are open and accessible.
Cumberland Scenic Reserve – Cambarville
Some wonderful old and tall trees are accessed via an easy walk.
Some lovely mature mountain ash and lush fern gullies in the Otway Ranges.
Spectacular 1939 regrowth forest with trees over 80m tall:
From Healesville: 37°38'47.8"S 145°33'28.4"E
To Narbethong: 37°34'37.1"S 145°38'06.3"E
Some great mixed age forest and rainforest:
From Narbethong: 37°32'38.0"S 145°40'20.7"E
To Warburton: 37°45'09.3"S 145°42'10.5"E
Gunyah scenic reserve:
Some gnarly remnant old trees and fern gullies:
From Grand Ridge rd: 38°31'32.8"S 146°17'37.7"E
To Toora Gunyah rd: