Warrandyte State Park has a distinctive bluish-green hue, typical of the Red Box foliage common in the area. It is situated north-east of the city on the Yarra River. In spring many wildflowers bloom, and the area is a habitat for many native animals. It has many beautiful walking trails, lots of native wildlife, possums, wombats, wallabys fabulous bird watching. Picnicking, swimming, fishing, exploring forgotten goldfields are popular here. A popular way to see the park is by canoe along the Yarra.
The park is located around 175 km upstream of the mouth of the Yarra River in Warrandyte, 24 km east of Melbourne. Warrandyte state park only 45 mins from the city by bus.