Valley Reserve is a 15ha bushland reserve in Mount Waverley. The reserve provides a vital habitat for a wide range of fauna and has is an insight into how Mount Waverley looked before urban development.
The reserve has a unique adventure playground that has rope-climbing courses, a tree house and flying foxes, and traditional play elements like swings and slides.
Look out for signs in the reserve that highlight points of interest, including how the area used to look, the revegetation works undertaken to restore the reserve, the importance of the habitat, and details of flora and fauna to be found. Home to more than 55 native species, including 32 significant plant species, the reserve site is considered to be of Regional Zoological Significance.
Significant fauna species likely to be found here include the grey-headed flying fox, southern bell frog, eastern snake-necked tortoise, peregrine falcon, crested shrike-tit, gang-gang cockatoo and the striped marsh frog.