Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Where else in Australia will you find the Black Hole of Calcutta, The Eagle, The Chapel and Lover's Leap...let the secrets of Hanging Rock unfold before your eyes.

  • 139 South Rock Road, Woodend
  • Phone (toll free): 1800 244 711
  • Ranger on duty: 0418 373 032
  • Email mrsc@mrsc.vic.gov.au

News & Updates

Work begins on new Hanging Rock committee

Work begins on new Hanging Rock committee

Posted on Tue 12 April

The establishment of a new Hanging Rock advisory committee is now underway.

Council endorses Minister’s recommendations for Hanging Rock

Council endorses Minister’s recommendations for Hanging Rock

Posted on Fri 26 February

Council will work with the community and Victorian Government to create a new master plan for the Hanging Rock precinct.

In this section...

Opening hours and fees

Hanging Rock is open all year round, except Christmas Day. Entry fees apply.

Heritage

Council has presented a submission to the Victorian Heritage Council’s consideration to list Hanging Rock on the Victorian Heritage Register.

Improvements for visitors and events

Council has been working with both the Victorian and Australian governments to secure much-needed funding to enhance the overall visitor experience at Hanging Rock.

Environmental initiatives

Work is underway on several environmental initiatives that focus on conserving and enhancing Hanging Rock Reserve and the East Paddock.

Things to do and see

There's lots to see and do at the Rock, such as walks and tours, a cafe/gift shop and picnic areas, a playground, ovals, tennis courts and a racecourse.

Events at Hanging Rock

Concerts, race meetings, markets, car shows and much more.

Getting there

Hanging Rock is located 1 hour north of Melbourne, right off the Calder Freeway at Woodend.

Hanging Rock Development Advisory Committee

The Hanging Rock Development Advisory Committee provides advice to Council about development at Hanging Rock.

Hanging Rock advisory committee

A new advisory committee is being formed to provide advice to Council about development at Hanging Rock.