Walking Since 1939

Dandenong Ranges: Silvan Reservoir – Kalorama


Distance: 14km  

Bookings are not required for this walk, just turn up at:   9:45am   Ringwood station (in front of Ringwood RSL on Station St).

The leader will organise car-pooling and provide directions to the location of the walk.  Drivers are really appreciated to help car-pool walkers between the meeting point and the walk location. There is free all-day parking nearby if your vehicle isn’t needed for transport, but please check parking signs.

The drive from the meeting point to the starting point of the walk will take about 30 minutes and is 40 km return.

The walk will take around 5 hours including breaks.

Expect to return to the meeting point around 5.00pm.

Walk Description

A walk though the forests of Dandenong Ranges National park between Silvan Reservoir park and Kalorama.

What to bring

• Day pack
• Sufficient water (2 litres, more on hot summer days)
• Lunch and snacks
• Hat, sun screen
• Suitable outdoor clothing (no jeans/sneakers!)
• Rainwear & warm jacket
• Proper walking shoes/boots

Refer to our Gear Checklist page for more details.   If you are not properly equipped, the walk leader can decide not to let you participate on this walk.

Booking Fee:

YHA Bushwalking Victoria Members: Free
Non-members: $7  (please pay the leader CASH at the start of the walk, no credit cards)

Passengers must pay the driver their share of car-pooling costs as described on the Car-pooling page. Please bring cash for this purpose.

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Contact the leader using the “Enquiry” button below BEFORE 8 pm on the preceding Wednesday.

Activity Date(s)


January 5, 2020 9:45 am


January 5, 2020 5:00 pm







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