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Dandenong Ranges

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Address: Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
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Great walks just on the outskirts of Melbourne

If you have an half a day to spare and not know what to do then take a drive to the Dandenong Ranges where you can park the car and do a 1.5 hour (retrun) walk. We did the Kokoda... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have an half a day to spare and not know what to do then take a drive to the Dandenong Ranges where you can park the car and do a 1.5 hour (retrun) walk. We did the Kokoda Trail walk which is a bit strenuous walk but fully worth it. The climb is moderately steep and has steps... More 

Thank gdesilva
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit Skyhigh which has beautiful views of Melbourne, Port Philip etc. Entrance is $6 per car. Take a walk round the gardens and visit the forests walks too. Hills in Dandenong ranges are beautiful.

Thank 27Vivien77
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really lovely place to visit, we had just nearly a perfect day, the favorite thing to do for me and the bf was to hand feed the rosellas. we do plan to go back when we have more time. It was cooler than I thought it would be and was great to get out of the heat.

Thank Jessie A
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip to the Dandenong ranges is a must on any visit to Melbourne. The greenery and views have you feel that you are a long way from the city. There are lots of nice cafes and restaurant's worth visiting particularly around Sassafras and Olinda. Start your journey in Montrose and make your way over the ranges finishing in the... More 

Thank Damian S
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the drive in dandenong ranges.. The view from skyhigh dandenong was amazing.. There are lot of routes to reach this place..

Thank RafZ0816
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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

If you have a spare hour or two take a break from the city life and enjoy an adventure of your choosing. Great drive through the hills, spectacular towns with everything to offer from coffees to hand made crafts. A great way to spend an afternoon

Thank Gino C
Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

I am a walker.Ii love strolls and more energetic hikes in natural areas, The Dandenong Ranges National Park provides such an environment. Beautiful natural forest,fern gullies and lots of birdlife. there are a range of walking tracks for most levels of fitness and some nice picnic areas.

Thank Elzet U
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

had a terrific day out driving over the ranges , lovely fresh air beautiful small villages to view a whole range of items for sale or just admire , and then if get hungry then stop for a coffee and snack or a full meal at one of the many great restaurants. so take your time relax and enjoy the... More 

Thank Terry S
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

My backyard. Easily accessible by train from the cbd but a whole world away. Beautiful walking trails through the bush - not flat but so enjoyable. Look out for native birds and the occasional shy wallaby.

Thank Jane F
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Luckily we had a superb sunny day on our trip to the Dandenong ranges. You have to pay $6 per car to go to the top lookout but it's worth it for the beautiful views. Streets are lined with beautiful trees and ferns. There are some teahouses that we didn't get to visit but will next time. Had lunch at... More 

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