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Dandenong Ranges

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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9758 7522
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The Dandenongs are filled with many treasures Lovely little towns including Olinda,Tecoma fern Tree Gully at the base Lots of walks picnic areas quaint shops every where tea rooms... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The Dandenongs are filled with many treasures Lovely little towns including Olinda,Tecoma fern Tree Gully at the base Lots of walks picnic areas quaint shops every where tea rooms & restaurants Worth many visits especially Autumn for the colours on the trees & roast chestnuts

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This Ranges have some landscape which is hardly find in many Asian countries. If you are from Asia and really wish to see the "Windows XP" wallpaper like landscape you should come and see. The ridges' scenery is breathtaking!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

The Dandenong Ranges is one of my most favourite places in Melbourne (well, Victoria). The scenery is so green and beautiful! As you ride through the winding mountain road, make sure to open all your car windows, to enjoy the fresh breeze and the most beautiful sounds of birds and trees! I would consider this place, along with the Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We all sat on the windows with our legs and arms hanging out, beautiful scenery. One of the conductors asked my son if he'd like a photo wearing his Conductor hat - my son thought that was great. Kids LOVED it and would certainly want another ride - our trip was 30 minutes :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We took a tour that included a half day Puffing Billy ride from Belgrave to Menzies Creek. Before getting on the train ride, we stopped at a charming little area in the woods where we could take several jungle trail walks viewing large trees and lush greenery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Wonderful to have see koalas and wallabies during Dandenong Ranges tour, great to spend time visiting local shops whose products are seldom seen in the city of Melbourne.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A lovely days drive through colorful autumn leaves and tree-fern lined gully's. Worth the $5 per car to go to Mt Dandenong lookout. Several lovely picnic areas with short forest walks. Start and finish at Fern tree Gully with many options for a great circle route. I suggest that if possible you can avoid weekends if you can as roads... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What a great day out. The ranges are great to see the natural environment. Thank you for not allowing construction and keeping the environment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

There is so many things to do in the ranges! We are regulars in Sassafras, Olinda, on the 1000 Steps or walks through any one of the beautiful tracks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

For those who want some fresh air and only less than 50 km away from the CBD, the Dandenong Ranges has lots to offer. Loaded with tonnes and tonnes of bush walking tracks for walkers of all levels, bicycle baths, ... it is a great training ground indeed. The views from the Mt Dandenong is just so lovely. Don't forget... More 

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