Eurobin Falls consists of sheets of water flowing over the granite rock face of the exposed eastern face of Mount Buffalo. The falls are
divided into an upper and lower section, however in reality it is one continuous geological feature, with a flatter grade on the rock
face between the two steeper sections. The falls are vast in their height and breadth, making it a challenge to photograph in its entirety.
Above: The view from the base of Upper Eurobin Falls
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It is a fairly mild walk over a gentle hill to reach the lower falls, which you can view from the walking track. The rock is
stained with various hues of bronze, orange and grey, as the water splits into various subtly different flow paths. The water clings to the rock
The walk to the upper falls is much steeper and contains more steps. The viewing area at the base of the upper falls marks the end of the walking track.
The view from here is much more impressive than the lower falls, as you squint up to the sky to trace Eurobin Creek several hundred metres up the blinding,
bald rock face. In dry weather, if you take appropriate caution, you can also venture out onto the granite slab in between the upper and lower falls to view
the upper falls from a slightly different angle, and to get a closer view of Eurobin Creek.
Above: Looking down over Lower Eurobin Falls
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Here is a video of the lower and upper falls, taken shortly before midday in early Autumn, when the falls were flowing after modest rain
earlier in the week, but were not in flood:
Your Seasonal Guide:
|The falls can dry up in summer. Visit during the spring snow melt or after rainfall.
||Visit from early morning to mid-afternoon to see the falls in full sun. Mount Buffalo will shade
the falls in the late afternoon.|
Other Information Before You Go:
Mount Buffalo National Park, Mount Buffalo Road, 320 km (approx. 4 hr drive)
north east of the Melbourne CBD.
From Melbourne take the Hume Fwy (M31) to Snow Road (C522), just past Glenrowan. Head east along Snow
Road then south along the Great Alpine Road (B500) to Porepunkah. At the roundabout over the bridge, take the Mount
Buffalo Road (C535) towards the National Park. The car park for the falls is roughly 2.5 km from the park entrance, just
after the first sharp bend. The walk to the lower falls is 500 metres from the car park, and a further 250 metres to the
Approx. 200 m in total, with most of this drop over the upper falls
Up to 30 m, depending on flow conditions
Approx. 400 m in total length, with around half over the upper falls. The lower falls are approx. 70 m long, with
the remaining length being the distance between the falls.
Swimming available at the falls:
A handful of car spaces. No other facilities.
The walking track is partly shaded, but some sections are in full sun.
No pets, no bicycles, no horses, no motorbikes, no firearms, take your rubbish
home with you.
There is no camping at Eurobin Falls. Camping is available only in designated areas of the Mount Buffalo National Park,
the closest of which is up on the Mount Buffalo plateau at Lake Catani. Alternatively, you can look for
accommodation in nearby Porepunkah (or Bright)
which is around 6 km from the national park entrance.
Nearby attractions: Ladies Bath Falls
is on the same walking track
Before you head out, make sure to read the
waterfall safety information
and check with the managing authority for any current change of conditions.
The marker indicates the approximate location of the car park at the falls.
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