Bear's Castle


Limited bus-tours are conducted annually in Spring & Autumn into this restricted area (Weather permitting)

Bookings essential (limited seats available)

Buses leave @ 10.00 am & 2.00 pm sharp From the Whittlesea Courthouse Centre To Yan Yean Reservoir water catchment area

Enquiries: Whittlesea Courthouse Visitor Information Centre (Cnr. Church & Beech Sts. Whittlesea) Tel: 9716-1866 (Centre opened 7 days from 9.00am to 5.00pm)

Duration: 2 / 2.5 hours
Refreshments included

See this historical site & view inside the Yan Yean Reserve's historical 'Caretaker's Cottage'

Also included: local historian's repertoire of the history of the 'castle' & also the Yan Yean Reservoir's construction

Bear's Castle, Yan Yean:

© Copyright Lindsay Mann, 2009, and revised in 2010