Kalorama Lookout (Dandenong Ranges National Park)


Kalorama Lookout (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Located along the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, take a break at Kalorama Lookout for spectacular views of Silvan Reservoir, the south-eastern face of the Dandenong Ranges and the surrounding Yarra Valley. The neighbouring and equally scenic Kalorama Park Picnic Ground is perfect for a day out with family and friends.

How to get there

Kalorama Lookout (Dandenong Ranges National Park)



Need to know

Kalorama Lookout (Dandenong Ranges National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed


    • None applicable

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Olinda Falls Toilet Closed

The Olinda Falls toilet is closed indefinitely, nearby toilets at Kalorama Park or in the Olinda Township are open.

Mechanics Walking Track Closed between Mt Dandenong Tourist Road and Falls Road

  • Mechanics walking track from the Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd through to Falls Rd is closed due to significant damage from the June 2021 Storm.  Parks Victoria is currently working with contractors on a plan to re-open this severely impacted walking track. 
  • Works completed so far has been the replacement of a timber bridge that was destroyed along with most of the large fallen trees having been cut through, the remaining walking track requires re-benching and tree branch removal where limbs have been partly buried due to the force of the impact with the ground.

Deer control in the Dandenong Ranges National Park

Parks Victoria are continuing deer control in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. This program will be taking place between the hours of 4pm and 7am on a number of nights between the 1st of November 2023 and the 30th of November 2024. These control works are being undertaken by accredited and authorised contractors.
For reasons of public safety, various areas of the park will be inaccessible from dusk until dawn throughout this period.
For your safety please observe all closure signage during this time and do not enter any closed areas.
For further information please call 131963

Wattle Track Bridge Closure Update

Wattle Track Bridge in Sherbrooke Forest is closed due to significant structural damage to the Foot Bridge by a fallen tree. Parks Victoria has engaged a contractor to commence construction works in March 2024, it is anticipated that the bridge will be opened by May 2024. The existing damaged timber bridge will be replaced with an all steel constructed bridge which includes a non slip FRP decking, during the construction period there may be some delays along Sherbrooke Track as building materials are carried to the site, Sherbrooke track will remain open.

Olinda Falls Lower Viewing Platform - update

The Olinda Falls lower viewing platform is currently closed due to severe damage caused by a fallen tree. All access to the lower falls area is closed to the public. The viewing platform is expected to be replaced sometime in 2024.

Doongalla Picnic Grounds reopening this long weekend

Doongalla Forest Road and the picnic grounds will re-open from the early morning on Saturday the 4th of November.

The new automatic gate is planned to be installed and operational in the coming weeks (by the end of November) There may be a short closure period required when the gate is being installed and tested, this will be communicated via this webpage

Parks Victoria thanks you for your patience during the previous closure period.

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