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Dandenong Ranges

Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
+61 3 9758 7522
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“puffing billy” (119 reviews)
“day trip” (51 reviews)
LOCATION
Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
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+61 3 9758 7522
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"puffing billy"
in 119 reviews
"day trip"
in 51 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 32 reviews
"tree ferns"
in 31 reviews
"afternoon tea"
in 17 reviews
"fresh air"
in 21 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 13 reviews
"william ricketts sanctuary"
in 17 reviews
"melbourne city"
in 22 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 14 reviews
"steam train"
in 19 reviews
"train ride"
in 15 reviews
"sherbrooke forest"
in 15 reviews
"national park"
in 21 reviews
"olinda"
in 133 reviews
"sassafras"
in 94 reviews
"towns"
in 98 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park is a MUST visit and one day isn't enough. Loads to see and the tall trees, lakes and autumn leaves are such a gorgeous sight. Cosy Olinda Town which you will definitely have to check out.

Thank SaedahSulaiman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a beautiful place with extraordinary gardens, great native flora and fauna and lots of fantastic shops and eateries. Love the tall trees and the majestic ferns. A lovely drive that artisans, hippies and those of discerning tastes will find something to love. Brilliant!

Thank Grifology70
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dandenongs have an extensive range of parks and walks with great views overlooking Melbourne. Their is also tea rooms and dining out restaurants throughout the drive up the mountain

Thank Cathy P
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

There wa hardly anyone when we were there, so you can really enjoy the quiet serenity at the national park. Saw some birds and later confirmed to be the rare Lyre bird native to the region. The giant trees here made us look so small....More

Thank ethanleexh
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

For a magical, mystical, romantic getaway the Dandenongs in Victoria is a delight to visit. Tall, cool forests of Mountain Ash trees and many wonderful historic beautiful gardens and national parks to walk in and explore. There are great cafes and restaurants everywhere. Being up...More

Thank Sussanne M
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

So many stunning natural things to see- defs worth a trip! The cumberland walk is a must do for anyone who likes a quiet walk through the australian native bush with the tallest flowering trees in the world! Loved the town of Olinda and the...More

1  Thank Mary C
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Beautiful scenery everywhere, lakes, mountains and lookouts means you can enjoy nature on a road trip or a hike. Plenty of towns, amenities and good roads make the park very accessible. We were on a trip to Melbourne and we were so glad we hired...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

Located closer to the Melbourne city (About one hour drive). Recommend first to visit the visitor information centre and get enough details and maps. Many places to visit in the National park and in vicinity. eg: 1. Mt Dandenong look out 2. Sky High Maze...More

1  Thank Lamindu
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Reviewed December 10, 2017

The Dandenong Ranges offers a wide variety of tourist attractions only a short distance from Melbourne. The tall mountain ash's and tree ferns and walks through the Sherbrooke Forest to Puffing Billy vintage train, William Rickets Sanctuary and much more.

1  Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Great drive up mountain to stop at kalirama lookout then proceed to skyhigh lookout, had meal restaurant overlooking city

Thank melcraven8102
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KarenR6
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Blanchy C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen absolutely yes it is worth doing. i drove tour coaches throughout melb and it was never the same. Every visit offered different views and scenery.
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October 2, 2016|
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Response from Crystalline4u | Reviewed this property |
There is no payment that I am aware of for feeding the local birds... although it is advisable to purchase seed for them, rather than bread which is too processed for them. :)
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