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Dandenong Ranges

Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
+61 3 9758 7522
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Dandenong Ranges Nature Day Trip from Melbourne Including William Ricketts...
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Yarra Valley Wineries and Puffing Billy Steam Train Day Tour from Melbourne
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“puffing billy” (117 reviews)
“day trip” (51 reviews)
“miss marples” (26 reviews)
Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
+61 3 9758 7522
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free ranging Black beak IBIS were roaming around. They obviously has been fed human food, we had a chance to catch our rest on a bench & there they are or at least a pair of them. We were obviously late during our trip here...More

Thank Texan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing views and heaps to see on a nature walk through this park area so close to Melbourne. Very peaceful and refreshing place to get outdoors and take a walk.

Thank John O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's pretty easy to get to the 1000 steps aka Kokoda trail and lyrebird trail. I was expecting wilderness but on a Tuesday it was swamped with locals doing 'Jacobs ladder' ie running and walking trail in Lorna Jayne outfits but it's clear they haven't...More

Thank quink77
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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...More

1  Thank gdesilva
Reviewed 14 May 2017

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
Reviewed 13 May 2017

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...More

Thank Jessie A
Reviewed 7 May 2017

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....More

1  Thank Damian S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 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
Reviewed 20 April 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...More

Thank Gino C
Reviewed 12 April 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...More

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Hi there, I have a half day free on a Sunday - have to be back in Melbourne by 2 and really want to go to see the Dandenongs. worth doing the half day Puffing Billy tour or are there better ones available?
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.
i have come to feed the rosellas a long time in a group do u have to pay to feed the birds I don't remember paying or if it was included in r visit. I like to bring some friends here.
2 October 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. :)
Hi we are going to visit some vineyard in Yarra Valley & around Dandenong ranges like Olinda village & Silvan Dam lookout on 18-19 Apr. We are 1st time there, do we need to do some mosquito prevention during this season? Thanks!
7 April 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 ;)