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Dandenong Ranges

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Address: Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9758 7522
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Beautiful air & birds

A must do if you are visiting Australia. The smell of the air hits you when you get out of the car. So many beautiful ferns and birds. Feed the wild birds in kallista which also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must do if you are visiting Australia. The smell of the air hits you when you get out of the car. So many beautiful ferns and birds. Feed the wild birds in kallista which also has a couple of well kept mini bushwalk tracks where you often seen wallabies. Have lunch and a shop in sassafraas & Olinda or... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A break from city life to enjoy the fresh crisp clean air. Nature, nature and nature - just there for you to soak up your senses and enjoy.

Thank Sarakit C
Corowa, Australia
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit if you are looking to get back to nature. You can relax in your sourounds or you can put on you boots and go for a good hike. Great place to take photo's

Thank Trisha C
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72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend took me to the Dandenong Ranges today, which was a great choice to go. We decided to do the 1000 steps. Before we found a parking spot heaps of people come towards, who've already done it. After the half way, I couldn't stop swearing :-D it was pretty hard to go, after such a long time without exercise,... More 

Thank Kerrin S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a gauge train from Melbourne's Puffing Billy that leads to this hillock like place spotted with creeks as well as ferns. Interestingly, there are ample cafes around that offer superb food and drinks. While Melbourne is mostly flat terrain wise, the Dandenong Ranges are a different geography altogether. Make sure to visit it on a cool day.

Thank Dr Prem J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a must visit place to enjoy natural beauty at its abundance. There are small Cafes around the journey and old trees along the way. A place away from city life but still very near to everything. A drive with family is a must

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Melbourne. unlike Sydney, is more or less a plain -- no harbor, few hills, flat. But Melbourne's green edge, the Dandenongs, make up for it. The Dandenongs are mountains (sort of) that are full of ferns and creeks. They are cool most days, except when it is exceptionally hot; they can become raging infernos. The Dandenongs are only an hour... More 

Thank Jeffry B
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a breathtaking spot so close to Melbourne -a million things to see and do - from the 1000 steps to the unique shops and beautiful eatery's well worth the trip

Thank Gary F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether a visitor or resident in this fabulous area its beauty is unsurpassed. All 4 seasons can be enjoyed and experienced. Spring and beautiful rhododendrons to see at every turn. Autumn and glorious autumn colour with the changing and falling of the leaf. 1000 steps to traverse either up or down or both ways as a lovely walk or serious... More 

Thank MaryannHughes
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was great idea to come here and explore this park. We started with feeding birds, which was great experience. Just make sure you take big jacket before going there, I will have big scratches from them for some more days. Then we took some trails, did not see much animals, just birds, but anyway the nature is beautiful and... More 

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