Road & facility closures in Warburton, Dandenong Ranges, directions to Donna Buang

RECEIVED AT 2.53PM 28 July 2017

Dear Stakeholders

Due to a severe weather warning for damaging winds on Saturday 29th July the properties listed below will be closed for the day.

Dandenong Ranges National Park including:

• One Tree Hill Picnic Ground

• Doongalla Picnic Ground

• Valley Picnic Ground

• Eagles Nest Picnic Ground

• Silvan Reservoir Park.

• Grants Picnic ground (South end)

• Kalorama Park

• Ferntree Gully picnic ground

• Sherbrooke picnic ground

• O’Donohues picnic ground


Dandenong Ranges Gardens including:

•National Rhododendron Gardens

•Alfred Nicholas Memorial Garden

•George Tindale Garden

•William Ricketts Sanctuary

 There are also closures in Yarra Ranges National Park on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July 2017


Mt Donna Buang

  • ·         Rainforest Gallery Walk
  • ·         Summit Lookout Tower


Parks Victoria

National Rhododendron Gardens, The Georgian Road, Olinda VIC 3788

MT DONNA BUANG : See snow report  

Road closures: The C505 road from Healesville to Mt Donna Buang (and off Don Road) is closed over winter. You need to go through Warburton to Mt Donna Buang. Also note that Fiona has advised us via Facebook (29 June 2017) that Google maps will take you on the route that is closed. See our advice for directions below.

How to get to Mt Donna Buang?

From Melbourne: drive through Lilydale and turn right into the B380 Warburton Highway to Warburton , stay on the main highway through Warburton, go past the service station and IGA, past the Seventh Day Adventist Church, over a small bridge and head towards the left at the Warburton Motel sign up the C507 Donna Buang Road.  (Within 100m you'll see Yuonga Rd on the left - go past this - just stay on Donna Buang Road.

From Healesville: leave Healesville via the C411 head to Woori Yallock on the C411 Healesville - Koo Wee Rup Road, and turn left onto B380 Warburton Highway towards Warburton.