Moorooduc Quarry Flora and Fauna Reserve

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For visitors wanting to explore the Mt Eliza area and discover its unique biodiversity this 22 hectare reserve is a must see. Circuit walks, lookouts and the dramatic remains of a disused quarry make for rewarding and exciting exploration.

The old quarry operated between 1887 to 1927 provided stone and ballast used in the construction of nearby railway lines.

Spectacular views across the Moorooduc plains reward walkers who make it up the steep hillside from the playground and picnic area on Two Bays Rd.

Main entrance: pedestrian gate opposite carpark on Two Bays Road.

Other entrances: pedestrian gates off Allison Road, Canadian Bay Road and Station Street. Please note there are no formal parking facilities at these entrances.

Walks: Circuit walks on unmade tracks - for information on walks in this reserve visit the Moorooduc Quarry Walk & Stairs Circuit page of the Mornington Peninsula Tourism website.  

Parking: Two Bays Road opposite the main entrance to the reserve. Parking is limited near other entrances, these are best accessed on foot from the local area. 

Friends Group: Joining a Friends Group is a great way to be involved in your local community and helps protect biodiversity. Friend's of Mount Eliza Association For Environmental Care (MEAFEC)  are active in this reserve. The Shire also partners with 50 other friends groups across the Peninsula. For further information visit our Friends Groups page. 

Dogs: This reserve is a designated DOG PROHIBITED AREA and dogs are not permitted. For further information on leash-free and dog prohibited areas visit, Leash-free areas.  

Take a look at iNaturalist to see the plants and animals the community have recorded in this area – Observations · iNaturalist 


106 Two Bays Rd, Mount Eliza 3930  View Map

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