Olinda Falls


Located in the cool climate of the Dandenong Ranges, Olinda Falls is a perfect place to have a quiet picnic, short walk and spend time with the family.

The walk to Olinda Falls is only 350 Metres to the viewing platform and 500 Metres to the base of the falls. The walk itself takes between 10 – 15 minutes and is shaded from the carpark all the way down to the falls. There are picnic tables, running water, toilets and plenty of shade to sit in.

Picnic Facilities

Getting there

Olinda falls is in the Olinda Reserve, which can be accessed via Falls road, straight off the Mt Dandenong Tourist road. Mt Dandenong Tourist road begins at Montrose and meanders through Mt Dandenong, Olinda and Sassafras before joining onto the Burwood Highway at Upper Ferntree Gully.


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Route/Trail notes

From the carpark head down the hill. The walk is clearly signed.



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Nice small set of falls. As it's a short walk it's perfect if you are in a rush (to see other sites around the area).

Rob Nicholson on 26 Dec, 2016


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