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Dandenong Ranges

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
03 9758 7522
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Ranked #15 of 212 Attractions in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Mountains, National Parks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

There are a few different ways to explore the area. Taking the Puffing Billy Train is great idea, you can get great views of the surrounding area. There is a lot of history in the ranges and it is great that it is so close to the CBD.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The bush was really beautiful, the mountain ash trees are spectacular and a lot of the gardens were wonderful they really showed off the different plants growing in a cooler environment than Nth NSW.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Travelled to the Dandenongs after driving to Healesville & Maryville, visited the beautiful rhodedandrum gardens. Lovely area.

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Me and my partner went there was looking forward to have a nice coffee and breakfast however those food just food that we wouldnt go back again. Not worth the money, been there seen it thats all.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Even the drive along tree lined windy roads is pleasant. Had a great day visiting some of the many gardens and Nurserys. Having a nose in the windows of the shops in the tiny towns, which jump out at you as you round a bend, and then are just as quickly gone. The birds, the flowers and the colours of... More

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Just lovely to drive through the small towns and stop and get out and walk around to experience the feel of the place. Great drive to take visitors.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We loved the winding roadside and greenery. A great breather from the city centre. Nice views from Mt Dandenong. Only $5 entry fee and we sat and had a picnic at the tables on the green grass.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We spent a day just driving through the dandenongs and it was lovely. The whole experience is a dream to behold.

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perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Recommended by the visitors centre, there is a circular trip via public transport which I thoroughly recommend. We got off the bus in olinda and walked 15 mins in flat road to sensational cloud hill nursery, acres of beautiful flowers and shrubs - bluebells , magnolias etc just sensational ( and very nice restaurant for lunch too) if we'd planned... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Always worth a drive, The Dandenongs are full of beauty, historic buildings and quaint old world shops and cafes. There are houses clinging to cliff faces, stunning gardens and trees, quirky antique shops, craft & organic food. A very unique & lovely part of what to see around Melbourne.

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