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 credit card.