While in the Yarra Valley, take a trip along the Black Spur and explore the charming snow gum woodlands and the dense rainforest in the Yarra Valley. Also, plan a tour to Steavenson Falls and check out one of the highest waterfalls in Australia which has a drop of 84 metres.
Located on the Steavenson River in the Yarra Valley, Stevenson Falls is located just 4 kilometres south-east of Marysville. If travelling from Marysville, take Falls Rd for 3kms and turn off at the carpark.
Steavenson Falls Camping, Address & Walk Map, Marysville
There are walking tracks located around the falls, the easiest taking you to the base of the falls where there is a viewing platform. The 700-metre gravelled path and falls are floodlit between dusk and midnight and the return trip will only take between 15-30 minutes.
Tree Fern Gully Trail is a gentle walk which links Marysville with Steavenson Falls Scenic Reserve. Starting in Gallipoli Park in Marysville, this track is 3.4 kilometres and will take 1 – 1.5 hours return.
One of the most popular walks is the Keppel Lookout Trail. This is a challenging and difficult trail and walkers should be self-sufficient with plenty of food and water. This trail climbs up through the forest to view four of the best scenic lookouts. The 11-kilometre trail can be uneven and steep and will take most hikers between 3-4 hours to complete. Please also note that camping is not permitted at the falls nor are dogs permitted (even on a leash). Metered parking is available on site, so make sure to bring coins (around $3.00) as the machines do not take a credit card.