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

Aussie rock outfit Midnight Oil set to perform at the Rock

Aussie rock outfit Midnight Oil set to perform at the Rock

Posted on Fri 17 February

Australian rock legends Midnight Oil announce their performance at Hanging Rock in November.

Sheeran wins new fans for Hanging Rock and Macedon Ranges

Sheeran wins new fans for Hanging Rock and Macedon Ranges

Posted on Fri 10 February

Pop superstar Ed Sheeran's video filmed at Hanging Rock has exposed the Macedon Ranges region, its natural beauty and vibrancy to a wide audience.

In this section...

Hanging Rock Master Plan

Preparation of a new master plan for the Hanging Rock precinct is now underway.

Heritage

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

Opening hours and fees

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

Events at Hanging Rock

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

Improvements for the environment, visitors and events

Council is working with the Victorian and Australian governments on a range of environmental and visitor improvements at Hanging Rock.

Hanging Rock Strategic Advisory Committee

The Hanging Rock Strategic Advisory Committee provides advice to Council about strategic issues at Hanging Rock.

Getting there

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

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.