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Dandenong Ranges

There are many attractions and activities for which the Dandenong Ranges are well known.

  • Puffing Billy tourist steam train which operates between Belgrave and Gembrook
  • Forests Sherbrooke Forest with myriad walking tracks, fern gullies, waterfalls, picnic areas, and birdlife including the shy Lyrebird.
  • Villages with shops selling antiques, art and craft stores, cafes and restaurants. Devonshire tea and other things English.
  • European and native gardens and plant nurseries, including the Aboretum and the National Rhododenron Gardens.
  • William Ricketts Sanctuary, a sculputure garden celebrating the spirit of indigenous Australians
  • The Tulip Farm
  • Emerald Lake Park
  • Silvan Dam
  • Mount Dandenong Lookout

To the North East of the Dandenongs is the Yarra Valley wine growing region, where you can sample some of Victoria's excellent vintages with food to match. (40 mins)

To the South, the Mornington Peninsula is within easy reach offering yet another premium wine growing area of Victoria and a plethora of great dining. The Peninsula is also one of Melbourne's favourite coastal retreats with calm bay beaches and rugged stretches of surf. (45 mins)

Phillip Island is further East where the nightly parade of little penguins draws many international tourists. (90 mins)

South East Gippsland is known for its farm produce. Explore the Gourmet Deli Trail for a good introduction. (50 mins)