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Dandenong Ranges

Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
+61 3 9758 7522
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Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
+61 3 9758 7522
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

I am biased because I am a Melbournian. I pinch myself every time I go there! It is so so close to Melbourne! The Dandenong Ranges is nothing like the exotic Alpine Region, the Mont Blanc or the Himalayas. However, it provides us a great...More

Thank Mei Y
Reviewed October 15, 2017

One of the most beautiful areas of living in Australia. Have never been happier living anywhere else!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed October 11, 2017

A drive through the Mountains is very much worthwhile, Natural forest with huge trees, beautiful ferns, wandering Creeks, quirky homes to find and often flower garden which are open to the public, as well as selling produce direct. From fresh fruit to herbs to Flowers...More

Thank Seeker43
Reviewed October 3, 2017

The Dandenong Ranges are to the east of Melbourne. The Dandenongs are hilly and still mostly underdeveloped. The tree ferns and Mountain Ash -- said to be the world's tallest flowering plant -- keep temperatures down. The Dandenongs are easy driving distance from Melbourne, or...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed September 27, 2017

It would be easy to spend several relaxing days exploring the Dandenongs. Several quaint towns (with excellent bakeries!), some beautiful forests and great tracks with excellent views. Highly recommend the Kyeema Track for the best free views towards Melbourne.

Thank BlueSkyDays365
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Instead of the usual 1000 steps thats full of sweaty people we went round to another trek - Bellevue then to Macedon then Outlook...really really nice - you will see the occasional wallaby (the marsupial, not the rugby team) and changing topology - not just...More

Thank StarThrower89
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Great way to see the beautiful area with flowering plants amidst quaint houses , cafes, restaurants and gardens selling plants and gardening tools. Great place at Cloude gardens for lunch or just high tea .

Thank EaglevisionLowe
Reviewed September 5, 2017

A must visit for families or couples. Nature at its best, with wonderful little novelty stores to purchase locally made produce and brick a brack.

Thank Susan J
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We started our journey in the morning and finished in the afternoon. The scenery was amazing. Lots of trees with variety of origins and shapes. The area is so gigantic that requires lots of walking. Mind your hiking shoes :)

Thank Bailameamor
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

The place 360 views all Melbourne city areas cool & relax spot dine out with stunning out Melbourne city .

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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.
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. :)
April 7, 2016|
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Response from Ice800908 |
Hi we visited Melbourne on Apr, already back to S'pore... Yes we enjoyed the walk in National Rhododendron Gardens, thanks ;)