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Cathedral Ranges Northern Scenic Tour (Private Car)

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The Northern Circuit of the Cathedral Ranges, is a stunning ridgeline walk taking you to some of the Cathedrals most beautiful lookouts. This is considered one of Victoria's greatest day hikes. It is a 14km grade 5 (difficult) hike over rocky terrain with some steep sections but you will be greeted by some of Victoria's most breath-taking views making this a must hike when visiting Victoria. The Cathedral Ranges are home to the famous Lyrebirds typically found near the Farmyard camp ground.

Melbourne Tour Guide - Phil C.
Phil C.
5.00 / 5
(2 reviews)
07:00 AM

Meeting Point

Mitcham Station, Calcutta Street, Mitcham VIC 3132

07:30 AM

Mitcham Train Station - Meeting Point

Pickup location for transport to the hike.

09:30 AM

Arrive at Cathedral Ranges State Park

We arrive at Ned's Gully Car Park where we start our hike.

12:30 PM

Little Cathedral Lookout

We will arrive to the first lookout which is one of the best views of the Cathedral, the stunning Little Cathedral lookout gives you widescape views towards Murrindindi and Rubicon.

01:30 PM

Cathedral Peak Summit

The summit of the Cathedral Ranges, beautiful rock formations and further stunning views of Murrindindi

03:30 AM

Farmyard Camp Ground

The walk to the farmyard takes us through the stunning exposed ridgeline of the Cathedral Ranges, this 2 hour section of the walk is the most difficult but also the most beautiful with some 360 degree lookouts along the way.

04:30 PM

Cooks Mill Campground

Descending the Cathedrals we get to Cooks Mill Campground where we will continue down Little River towards Neds Gully Car Park

05:30 PM

Neds Gully Carpark

The end of a stunning hike with the last hour walking along Little River, a flowing river through the centre of the Cathedrals

07:30 PM

Mitcham Train Station - Meeting Point

Drop off is back at the meeting point.

Ending Point

Mitcham Station, Calcutta Street, Mitcham VIC 3132

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guide fee

Transport to the hike location & return

Water

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What‘s not included

Lunch, dinner & snacks are not provided. BYO

Any other drinks outside of water are not provided

You bring your own hiking gear.

Tour Important Information

This is a day hike around the Cathedral Ranges State Park. This is wild land so be aware that we can come in contact with animals and snakes. So it is important to take all necessary precautions and respect the wildlife we may come into contact with.

You will be required to carry your own food, drink and any hiking gear you want to bring. I would recommend comfortable and durable shoes, backpack and water as essentials. It is probably a good idea to bring an electrolyte drink as sweating will deplete your body of minerals. Dress comfortably.

Their are toilets at Ned's Gully and Cook's Mill Camp Grounds but no where else throughout the hike.

There are obviously certain hazards when hiking which is explained in an indemnity form you will need to understand and sign prior to hiking.


We have two vehicles we use for transport based on number of people. There is a 2023 Suzuki Jimny for 1 - 2 hikers and a 2000 Toyota Landcruiser GXL for 3 - 5 hikers.

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**Some hikes maybe delayed due to weather conditions and I am happy to alter bookings dates as agreed upon with the customer.

** Some hikes may not be possible in different seasons, be sure to ask if a particular hike is able to be completed during the current season.

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Melbourne Tour Reviews

Cathedral Ranges Southern Side

This tour has exceeded my expectation! I thank the supportive and knowledgeable Phil who led the whole bunch of beginners like our group. This hike was considered to be challenging for some of us, but it was so much fun as we got to explore various landscapes along the trail. We spent our lunch on the top of the range, so rewarding!! Best view to have lunch! What we love about the tour with Phil's guidance is that Phil didn't just bring us there, but he became one of the members in the group and he made us feel that we are capable, and as if he got our back! Truly incredible experience!

Thi thuy linh V.

Thank you so much Linh. You guys were such a fun group to hike with and it is very rewarding to see how well you guys all did.

Cathedral Ranges Southern Circuit

Phil was an excellent guide, very helpful and knowledgeable. The cathedral ranges southern circuit was a very scenic and fun hike. The rock climbing and cave sections were very enjoyable and as the route was fairly level, it was not too strenuous apart from some uphill sections.

Darren H.

Thank you Darren, it was really great hiking with you and I look forward to it in the future.

$235/ per group

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