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Dandenong Ranges

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Address: Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9758 7522
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Great Scenery So Close To Melbourne

The Dandenong Ranges are quite different to suburban Melbourne and provide typical Australian bush up to an elevation of 1000 feet. The climate can be quite different to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dandenong Ranges are quite different to suburban Melbourne and provide typical Australian bush up to an elevation of 1000 feet. The climate can be quite different to Melbourne. There are various roads that wind their way through the ranges and there are many small cafes and shops along the way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For kids growing up in the city with computer and technology. This is will be a new experience to them. It was a pleasant journey enjoying the lost time in the wood with the sound of the chunking train and smokestack from the train.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole environment is really calm and peaceful , a lot to do so never will be bored be it that your coming for a day trip or staying its always a nice little visit. plenty of walking tracks so great for exercise or just something to do.

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Kallista, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walk as regularly as I can in the Dandenongs, it's so beautiful. It has a long history of settlement and logging, but some of the forest was never logged and much is old regrowth. I walk and drive through the hills imagining that this was what Victoria would have looked like before settlement. It's a great glimpse of Victoria... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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 July 19, 2016

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 July 5, 2016 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 June 20, 2016

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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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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