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Dandenong Ranges

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Address: , Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Beautiful scenery and fresh air. The trees lining the road were spectacular. Lovely and peaceful feeling with nature.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenery and fresh air. The trees lining the road were spectacular. Lovely and peaceful feeling with nature.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Dandenong Ranges are located to the east of Melbourne and accessed via several freeways. Once in the forest area it is a delightful cool drive through forest and tall timber or farming lands. Stop for a walk through one of the forest areas where you will see beautiful cockatoos and parrots and possibly lyre birds.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We love going here for a day trip. With lots of little towns to stop at, have a coffee, and browse through some antique stores, you'll fall in love with the Ranges. Great walk trails and parks to stop at and have a picnic lunch. Just avoid going in the middle of winter, really cold and miserable, and plan some... More 

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Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. Grab a smoothie and a bite to eat at the local cafes. You can see for miles and miles from the top.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed the 1000 steps and walking through the forest. The little towns up there are so quaint and there are some quirky restaurants as well. Don't do what i did and make the mistake of eating at the bottom in some crappy hotel. Go on a clear day and it'll be worth the $5 entrance fee to Sky High,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Overview Protecting the tall forests of the Dandenongs, the Dandenong Ranges National Park is well known for its spectacular Mountain Ash trees and lush fern gullies, and is ideal for relaxing picnics and tranquil forest walks. The cool mountain elevation affords spectacular panoramic views. There is abundant native birdlife, including crimson rosellas, kookaburras and the superb lyrebird.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Beautiful especiallly on the Puffing Billy steam train but cold in the middle of winter. So many nice sights from the train. Lush rainforest views in winter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Dandenong ranges is something of true beauty. The scenery alone is worth seeing and along the way you will find many cost cafes, restaurants, little shops and parks. It can get rather cold in winter with it on occasion snowing, in summer it is great on a hot day as it is always a little cooler in the mountains... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We stumbled upon this place while driving through the Dandenongs. An intriguing place with over 90 sculptures depicting aboriginal people.Very peaceful & the air was fresh & clean.Amazing sculptures coming out of little hidden nooks & excellent for photography.Free admission too

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Nice winters day out with the family. My 3yr old daughter loved getting out in the fresh mountain air and also checking out the little shops in the nearby town. Great day!

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