Hang Gliding Ramp (Ben Cairn Road) (Yarra Ranges National Park)


Hang Gliding Ramp (Ben Cairn Road) (Yarra Ranges National Park)

The Hang Gliding Ramp along Ben Cairn Road opens onto views over the Yarra Valley. Launch off the ramp and take in the beauty of the valley below. 

How to get there

Hang Gliding Ramp (Ben Cairn Road) (Yarra Ranges National Park)


Viewing Lookout - Hang Gliding Ramp

Need to know

Hang Gliding Ramp (Ben Cairn Road) (Yarra Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No fires permitted
  • No dogs allowed
  • No camping
  • No bicycles
  • No firearms allowed


    • None applicable

Be Prepared

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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.

Donna Buang Road closure between Warburton Highway and Rainforest Gallery

The Department of Transport are undertaking road works to the landslip along the Donna Buang Road.  The road will be closed between the Warburton Highway and Rainforest Gallery from Monday 2 October to Friday 13 October.

During this time, there will be no access to the Mt Donna Buang summit and Rainforest Gallery. Access to private properties will be maintained.

Please note these dates are subject to change due to weather conditions. 

Big Peninsula Stepping Stones Closed

Big Peninsula Stepping Stones closed due to flood damage. 

Little Peninsula Bridge Closed

Little Peninsula Bridge closed due to storm damage. 

O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail - Dee Rd Trestle Bridge Closed

The Dee Road Trestle Bridge has been closed for public safety

Subsequently, the O'Shannassy Aqueduct trail now terminates at the bridge near the Dee Road Picnic Ground.  Please plan your visit accordingly.  We recommend accessing the western section of the Trail from the Dee Road Picnic Ground in Millgrove and the eastern section from the Yuonga Road Picnic Ground in Warburton.
Works to provide continued access to the trail are being investigated.

Cambarville Toilet Block Closed

Cambarville Toilet Block Closed until further notice.  

Phantom Falls walk closure

The walking track to Phantom Falls is currently closed due to extensive storm damage. The second bridge and viewing platform are damaged and deemed unsafe. The track is overgrown and has numerous fallen tree obstructions.

Access beyond the first bridge, overlooking the Taggerty River is not permitted.

Access to the carpark, picnic area and first bridge is still permitted. 

Dom Dom Saddle Picnic Area - Toilet Closure

Dom Dom Saddle Picnic Area toilets are permanently closed and will be removed in their entirety at a later date.
The nearest toilets are at Fernshaw Picnic ground.

Seasonal road closures 2023

Seasonal road closures apply to areas within and tracks bordering this park from 15 June 2023. See MapshareVic for locations of the closures. Visit the seasonal road closures page for more information

The lower section of Cumberland walking track at Cambarville is closed until further notice (Cora Lynn falls remains open)

- The lower section of the Cumberland walking track is closed until further notice, however Cora Lynn falls remains open.
- The upper section of Cumberland track including the Elephant Tree and the Big Tree are still open.

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Lady Talbot Drive access

Lady Talbot Drive has recently been reconstructed. To protect the road from damage in the wetter months the section beyond The Beeches to Upper Taggerty Road will remain closed unil 2nd November 2023.

Access to Keppel Hut is via Mt Margret Road - Lady Talbot Drive - Keppel Hut Track (4WD only)

BBQ's temporarily closed at various locations

Some bbqs within Yarra Ranges National Park are temporarily closed for service and maintenance, or during upgrade of facilities.  Locations include:
- Fernshaw Picnic Area
- Donnellys Weir Picnic Area
- Mt Donna Buang Summit
- Maroondah Reservoir Park.  BBQs near the main car park (at the former kiosk) and near the top car park are operational. 

Parks Victoria apologises for the inconvenience.

Park Information: 13 1963

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