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Lake Mountain Hiking Tour (Private Car)

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The closest of the alpine mountains, Lake Mountain offers stunning views of the surrounding Yarra Ranges. Snow gums are littered across the top of the mountain and their is some truly beautiful scenery across to some of the distant alpine mountains. Though a 23km hike this is only moderately difficult and is predominantly on well formed tracks. The Yarra Ranges has some of the most beautiful scenery of the Victorian country and Lake Mountain exploits it perfectly.

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 Lake Mountain

Starting out at Snowy Hill Car Park just below the Lake Mountain Snow Village

01:00 PM

Keppel Hut

Making out way along a management track through mountain ash and snow gum, a grassy winding road towards Keppel Hut

02:30 PM

Old relic Hut

Leading on from Keppel Hut along a single track we see some of the old remaining relics of the emergency hut with some stunning views of the surrounding Yarra Ranges

04:00 PM

Lake Mountain Resort

The path opens up into cross country skiing territory, big open paths leading up to the Lake Mountain Resort.

05:30 PM

Snowy Hill Car Park

We make our way to the summit of Lake Mountain at 1400m ASL with beautiful views of the alpine mountains in the distance. We wind our way back down to the Snowy Hill car park to finish up the hike.

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 Lake Mountain near Marysville and is still quite wild in areas so be aware that we can come in contact with animals and snakes in certain seasons. 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 the Lake Mountain Resort but no where else throughout the hike.

In winter this is a snow capped mountain and this must always be treated seriously and appropriate precautions taken.

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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