The Kalatha Giant has survived several major fires in its lifetime, as well as escaping the logging that took many of the trees surrounding it. The immediate area is now protected and is a popular tourist attraction. Take an easy stroll along the boardwalk to learn more about the forest ecosystem and the giants within. The Kalatha Giant is located at Kalatha Creek in the Toolangi State Forest and is approximately 65 metres tall.
There's plenty to keep you on the go with an extensive network of bushwalking and cycling trails. From the popular Lilydale - Warburton Rail Trail to the glorious vista of the Yarra Ranges National Park that cradles the upper reaches of the Yarra River there is a path for you. Road cyclists enjoy the scenic rides such as the Chum Creek to Toolangi climb and the challenge of the Mt Donna Buang summit.
Experience the beauty and wonder of the alpine landscape at Lake Mountain. Only 120kms, which is less than 2 hours, out of Melbourne. It provides sensational views, exremely popular cross-country skiing and tobogganing durng the winter months and fabulous adventure activities and mounatin biking during the warmer months.