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Dandenong Ranges

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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9758 7522
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Geting away from home towards mountains is always fun, and this place does not disappoint you even a bit. Great Drive, superb views. Excellent overall

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Geting away from home towards mountains is always fun, and this place does not disappoint you even a bit. Great Drive, superb views. Excellent overall

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Windsor, Australia
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Driving up mount dandenong is just a perfect way to escape the city life and enjoy nature at its best. With heaps of fantastic cafés, shops, cute towns and tourist attractions along the way, you can stop all day or just enjoy the smell of the bush and take lots of breathtaking pictures. Great for singles, couples or families to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Exquisite teas, scones and tasty lunch at Miss Marples Tea House. Fresh air and views of Melbourne in the distance… Wonderful nursery where we bought seeds of exotic plants.

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London
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125 reviews 125 reviews
30 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Dandenong ranges make for a great day out from Melbourne. The drive from the city centre is quite long – around 1.5 hours unless you are travelling very much off-peak. The journey also unfortunately does not showcase Melbourne’s finest ....... you will go past innumerable car showrooms, fast food joints, garage repair shops, bland shopping plazas, warehouses, etc. But... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This was a very romantic drive in the mountain ranges.. Took me 40 mins to reach from CBD.. Must for someone who wants to drive in mountain ranges..

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stayed with family in the town of Monbulk, a sleepy town with no hustle or bustle. The area of dandenong ranges is very picturesque, the trees and ferns remind us of Jurassic Park and you could imagine Dinosaurs roaming the area!!

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Noida, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The ride was very entertaining especially for kids. The views are awesome and we thoroughly enjoyed the train ride which seems to time to its leisure.

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Melbourne
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Not too far from the hustle and bustle but far enough to enjoy the crisp fresh air and some wonderful scenery, there are numerous souvenir shops, and restaurants on the way, a great day trip.

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We had a lovely walk to the short and longer walk to the falls, the longer walk is a little steep and the some of the stepping stones are quite deep which would make it a little harder for the elderly or people with a disability (especially as it can be damp under foot). There is a good viewing platform... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

There are a number of places to visit including wineries, a vintage steam train ride, a fabulous chocolate factory plus some incredible nature walks.

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