Mt Leura & Mt Sugarloaf Reserves Mt Leura & Mt Sugarloaf Management Committee, Corangamite Shire, Camperdown, Victoria, Australia

Volcanic Plains – Camperdown, South West Victoria, Australia.

Mount Leura & Mount Sugarloaf are part of a large volcanic complex known as the Leura Maar which was formed more than 20,000 years ago by a series of major volcanic eruptions.

Since 1995, community involvement on the Reserve has resulted in major conservation and revegetation activities, including planting thousands of indigenous trees, grasses and herbs, construction of paths, information displays and shelters.

Located in the third-largest volcanic plain in the world, the summit of Mt Leura affords magnificent views of the district´s many volcanic cones. Take the time to explore the amazing natural beauty of the Reserve − you never know what you might find! 

Bird Watching Checklist | Wildflowers In Season | Walking Trail Map | Walking Trail Notes

The reserve is part of the Kanawinka Geopark.
What´s On? Click here for our News & Events Blog!
It’s easy to get involved! Click here for more information about Friends of Mt Leura!
Connect with us on Facebook 🙂

Here’s a link to our history & project planning: Event Timeline.
Find out more about the regions cultural heritage here: Leehura People.
Find out more about the geology of the region: The rock’n’roll of it!
Wildflowers to find! Find out more about plant species of the region: Flora.
Birds, reptiles, amphibians, nocturnal animals… find out more: Fauna.
Conservation, community, cultural heritage… discover the unique geology, flora, fauna and history of the Reserves!
To get involved email Friends of Mt Leura: foml@mtleura.org.au

Use our contact form, visit our contact page for all options! You can also use our contact form to become a member of Friends of Mt Leura… it’s free 🙂

Recent Friends of Mount Leura Facebook Posts

4 PEAKS CHALLENGE REPORT ... what a fabulous day was had by all 43 signed up participants .. plus a few extra .. who met at the base of Mt Leura at 9.45am for what will become an annual event for the Friends of Mt Leura. We would like to thanks all those who participated whether they conquered all four peaks or just the ones they had the time or energy to conquer. Some came long distances .... some came training for the Kokoda Track .... for many it was their first visit to at least one of our chosen peaks.
The sun eventually came out early afternoon but it was perfect walking weather all day.
Finally our thanks to Val and Chris Lang for opening up Mt Elephant early for us.
I have included a few photos from the day.
Graham Arkinstall on behalf of the organising team ... thanks Fran, John and Belinda
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Our group completed all four mounts, finishing up at Mount Elephant. Thanks for putting it on, we all had a fantastic day and I ticked of a long time goal and learnt something too.

I did Leura & Sugar Loaf yesterday looking for birdies as usual, I bet there were none in sight today lol

Fantastic event idea, was sorry to miss this one but will be there next year!

Thanks to all involved. It was a great day. I know I will feel it tomorrow.

Many thanks to those who organised the event.

Sally.. if I’m about next year, we’d better pencil this on the calendar 😉

Hope you had fun.

It was a great day!

Thank-you to all involved. Ella Howard Sam Darren Fox

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Love the white muzzle 💕

We have one at Red hill bridge with white tip on his tail. Wallaby

Beautiful pic.

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Great photo Smarty ... a beaut day and some good training for yourself. Cheers ... Arky

Great day, thankyou😃

Toni Egan thought you or some of your running friends might be interested 🙂

Gerard Ryan FYI

We headed up Mt Noorat ... saw so many happy hikers along the way! Lovely way to celebrate Earth Day too. www.facebook.com/NurtureInNatureAustralia/videos/1946949448711599/

Wendy Bailey

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