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Dandenong Ranges

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Address: Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9758 7522
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A beautiful spot with several highlights close to the city

We enjoyed the views, restaurants, and tourist attractions. Well worth a half-day or day en route to your next destination.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the views, restaurants, and tourist attractions. Well worth a half-day or day en route to your next destination.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

nice to get out of the city without the long drive lots of different walks and the air is so fresh and crisp

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot of things to do. I love mount dandy you need a good day where you can go visit little suburb that has different things! My fav thing would be sky high and flippin pancakes for food! It's once in a life time adventure! I would try avoid weekends and public holidays as that when its most... More 

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Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The scenery in this area is breathtaking... the mountain ash trees are stunning. There are quite a few walks where you can access the area. You will notice that a lot of locals utilise the walking trails, as well as tourists. The area is stunningly serene with so much to offer. It's one of those rare places in Melbourne's suburbs... More 

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Sassafras, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Perfect place for hiking and running. Close enough to Melbourne to be easy to get to and you are never far away from a good coffee or something yummy to eat. You could run around up here all day and just pop out of the forest every so often for a quick bite or to browse in the shops. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

A few times a year we would pick out a day to spend our morning or afternoon to catch up with nature. And this is our family's choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

When you are around Melbourne, the Dandenong ranges are something you should definitely take time out for. I would suggest keep at least 2 days to explore this region, primarily on foot. Check out the towns of Olinda and Sassafras , try out the famous tea shops (Mrs Maples) and try trekking the Kakoda memorial track. This is to Melbourne... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Called in late for a late lunch and early drink. Staff couldn't have been more helpful although kitchen closed for the day. Wine in front of the fire. Just perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Dandenong Rangers is popular with its beautiful native euclayptus forest. But other than the forest there are many attraction, restaurant or just see the area. Driving along winding road in Dandenong Rangers is one of my favourite. Regardless the season or time of the day, you always find or see something fabulous. Drive into the forest on unsealed road is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The Dandenong Ranges are beautiful.There is loads to see from towering tree ferns and mountain ash trees to cute little boutique craft shops and great restaurants and coffee places. The roads are narrow in places and sometimes it does get busy with tourists.but take a BBQ or eat out it has something for everyone. Walks, peaceful benches, waterfalls, birdlife.

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