Travelling through Basin-Olinda Road

Basin-Olinda Road is a very scenic unpaved mountain road located in central-south Victoria, Australia.

Basin-Olinda Road

Located within the Dandenong Ranges, the road is mostly unpaved. Only paved at the start and the end. The road is 6.7 km (4,16 miles) long, running east-west from the Basin, a suburb of Melbourne, at 175m above the sea level, to Olinda, at 507masl.

The road is steep, hitting a 10.5% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps The elevation gain is 332 meters and the average gradient is 4.95%. It’s susceptible to storm damage and the road condition may change over time.