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Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
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All reviews puffing billy beautiful scenery lovely drive tree ferns afternoon tea fresh air melbourne city beautiful area train ride sherbrooke forest pie national park olinda sassafras towns walks cafes
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful mountain area and we found that Burkes lookout is probably the best way to take a look at the valley and city below.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank TheShis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not that far out of Melbourne the dandenong ranges are great spot to bring someone out of town. It's a special place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PudHuy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much to do there, l recommend checking out options and where to go in advance. Particularly if driving. By train it may be a bit more limited. Great tracks for all levels, though l recommend wearing proper shoes as the best ones...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Juliana L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Yarra ranges has plenty to offer the nature lover. An early morning walk will almost always be enhanced with wildlife, wallabies, wombats, koalas and lyrebirds. There are art galleries, cafes and of course Puffing billy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank daryl425
Reviewed 29 October 2018

If you love trees, driving and cafes. This is the place for you, all the locals are so friendly and so helpful. What an amazing place to see. Next time I'd love to go on the Puffing Billy Train. Will definitely do it again

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joannaesposito69
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This magnificent garden is at The Georgian Rd at Olinda, It has extensive displays of Rhododendrons, Azalias etc. It has a small restaurant and a great little shop which sells souvenirs and plants. The toilets are extremely clean and worth a visit. You can just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank westie02jg
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A beautiful day, and so many places to stop for the view, to eat or just a coffee, The folk in the hills are so polite, and enjoy the tourists

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank heatherandgeoff
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I loved visiting Sassafras although nothing much opens until 10 am. Independent boutique shops - beautiful. I got some stunning candles and clothes. Not much for the teens in the few shops but they enjoyed the lookout

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robs014
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

So much to do around this area if you love walks and quaint little bush villages. Easy to get to from Melbourne and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank GeoffG874
Reviewed 17 September 2018

From the Thousand steps to Majestic Gardens. From feeding the birds at Grants picnic ground to a bush walk in Sherbrooke forest under the magnificent Vic ash trees. From fern gullies to the lookout at Skyhigh. From Miss Marples to The Cuckoo restaurant. The Autumn...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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10 April 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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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. :)