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Dandenong Ranges

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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9758 7522
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Not a bad place was my 1st visit there and my first visit to Melbourne. Wasn't a fan of the cold but was worth it to see the spectacular views.was a nice drive up the mountain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Not a bad place was my 1st visit there and my first visit to Melbourne. Wasn't a fan of the cold but was worth it to see the spectacular views.was a nice drive up the mountain would go again if ever in the area.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Dandenong ranges, Ferntree Gully both bring the country right onto the door step of a very large city. Get up into the Dandenong ranges and you could be anywhere in the mountains. Well travelled, well sign posted and frosted with little eateries, attractions and walks this is great way to spend a day. Just remember to bring along some warm... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A fantastic day trip with many and varied points of interest including shopping, eateries and attractions. So much to see and do, you won't be disappointed.

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Shepparton, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Candlelight Cottages and visited many local landmarks. Favourites included Puffing Billy and SkyHigh where we had a magnificent dinner and enjoyed a limousine transfer there and back from our cottage. We also had a great meal at the Cuckoo which has a long tradition and history. Most enjoyable was driving around the hills and enjoying the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

You could spend an entire day or just an hour depending on your interest in sport. There are loads of volunteer staff wandering around who cannot help you enough with stories and anecdotes. It is allot larger than we expected and at $22 per adult it is great value. Best tip = get in the chat with the volunteers.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Lush green and sounds of the "Puffing Billy", Dandenong is a small hill town that I would like to return back to. Nothing jazzy - simple, green and beautiful, Dandenong is famous for it's stream train called "Puffing Billy".

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A really lovely drive to the top, various areas to walk and some cute little villages to stop into. Then of course there are many picnic and bbq options too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

A drive through the Dandenong ranges is so pleasurable. Nestled among the forest are some lovely villages like Sassafras and some gorgeous gardens. In particular the Alfred Nicholas gardens in Sherbrook. These are spectacular and a wonderful photo opportunity. I went there in autumn and the colour of the leaves was spectacular as were the reflections in the lake. Well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Brilliant any time of year. Ample spots for lunch or afternoon tea, eucalyptus scented walks through the forest and the soul soothing tall trees.

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I am glad that we visited in June (nice and cold) with less people around. The area is beautiful with nice spots to stop at. Unfortunately there were many bike riders on the road which made it quite dangerous as there are no lanes for them and with the winding road it is difficult to swing out and overtake them.... More 

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Address: Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9758 7522
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

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