Wombelano Falls

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Wombelano Falls

Kinglake National Park

Wander through tall eucalypt forest and lush gullies to the perfectly framed Wombelano Falls. Enjoy beautiful views from the lookout and spy the falls cascading 90 metres into the gully below.
Wombelano Falls is a hidden gem tucked away in the gullies of Kinglake National Park. Its picturesque beauty makes it one of the must-see waterfalls near Melbourne. 

Enjoy the serenity of nature on the pleasant bushwalk to Wombelano Falls. The 1.5km circuit weaves through scenic forest rich with ferns and towering trees. 

Admire the waterfall from the lookout platform and watch streams of water cascade down the rock shelves, beautifully bordered by lush foliage.  

Return via the same track or explore a second scenic track that also leads to the carpark. Both tracks are around the same length of 1.5km.

Things to do

 
A man talks to his wife who is sitting on a camp chair as he exists his tent.

The Gums Camping

With great facilities in a delightful bush setting close to Melbourne, The Gums camping area is a popular base for relaxing and exploring the northern section of Kinglake National Park.
A husband and wife stop to take a photo of Masons Falls from the lookout.

Masons Falls

Enjoy a picnic in the beautiful surrounds of Masons Falls Picnic Area. Set among towering gums, the large shelters and free gas barbecues make it the perfect place for a social gathering. The short waterfall walk is a real highlight.
Two downhill mountain bikers descend Bowden Hill in Kinglake National Park.

Bowden Spur Mountain Bike Area

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How to get there

Wombelano Falls

The walking track to Wombelano Falls starts at the carpark on Captains Creek Road.

Captains Creek Road has an unsurfaced section for the last 300m leading to the carpark. Access via Extons Road is suitable for two-wheel drive vehicles, but contains potholes and puddles. Access from Eucalyptus Road is suitable for four-wheel drive vehicles only. 

Need to know

Wombelano Falls

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Kinglake National Park

    Boggy Creek Road in the Wombelano Block of Kinglake National Park closed to motor vehicle traffic

    Boggy Creek Road in the Wombelano Block of Kinglake National Park recently had significant roading works undertaken as part of the DELWP Reducing Bushfire Risk program. These works included a section of the road in the adjoining Mt Robertson State Forest. Following recent rain, the road surface has become slippery and unsafe for vehicle traffic. The closed section within the Park, is between Captains Creek Road and Perimeter Tk.  It will remain closed to motor vehicle traffic until the road surface is stable enough to allow for safe travel. Other road and track users should exercise reasonable caution when using Boggy Creek Rd. Motor vehicle access from the Eastern end of Candlebark Tk and Perimeter Tk will also be restricted by the closure

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Seasonal road closures 2021

    Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

  • The Gums Campground (Kinglake National Park)

    Temporary park area and track closures due to flooding and storm damage

    The following areas or tracks in Kinglake National Park are currently closed to the public as a result of hazardous conditions caused by storm damage:

    The Gums Campground, including Cicada Circuit and Blackfish Way walking tracks
    Andrews Hill area, including Mountain Creek track, Andrews Hill track, Dusty Miller track and Stringybark track
    Burgan track
    Scentbark track
    Candlebark track

    Visitor Impacts:
    The tracks and areas listed above are closed to the public until hazards can be removed and the areas assessed as safe for the public to use. This work is currently underway, but will take time and some areas/tracks may remain closed until late October.

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