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Dandenong Ranges Attractions

Renowned for its extensive hilly landscape that boasts beautiful verdant forests and many scenic view points, the Dandenong Ranges is a popular tourist destination in Victoria. With vibrant rural communities, many natural attractions and a range of luxury accommodation options, the region appeals to many visitors.

The area boasts a number of breathtaking forest parks, tourist attractions, gorgeous rocky landscapes and a number of locally celebrated festivals. Even the local craft industries and stores add a zest to the Dandenongs’ tourism.

Mount Dandenong Attractions, Melbourne Vic



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Unquestionably, the Dandenong Ranges offers its guests an exceptional tourism experiences, with the Dandenong Ranges National Park occupying most of Mount Dandenong and its surroundings area.

The region offers a number of walking trails through the stony landscape and native Australian bushland. Being the major mountain range near Melbourne, the Dandenong Ranges is home to the state’s numerous TV and radio transmission towers. While visiting the hilly regions, you will see the towers soaring into the sky from the surrounding woods.

While visiting the Dandenongs, you should take the Puffing Billy steam train to explore the area’s most scenic milieu. The train passes travels from Belgrave to Gembrook, while crossing the rail pathways through the small quaint towns and the scenic forests.

The area’s premier tourist attraction is the Mount Dandenong Observatory, a beautiful parkland that sits above 633 metres above sea-level. The observatory is the highest view-point of the surrounding area and offers awe-inspiring views of the landscape and the city in the distance.

Besides that, you will also find the Sky High Restaurant, a coffee shop and picnic grounds with outdoor BBQ areas. Guests can also relax inside these attractive formal gardens while enjoying the stunning views of the Dandenongs and the nearby suburbs.

Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy is a historic steam train that starts at Belgrave and runs through the mountainous region of the Dandenong Ranges.

Trees Adventure Kids Broucher

Trees Adventure

Trees Adventure is unquestionably an awesome setting for enjoying eco-adventure fun; located in a stunning heritage garden and next to Puffing Billy.

Sky High

Sky High

While visiting the wonderful Dandenong Ranges district, you should never miss a trip to the tranquil setting of Sky High in Mt Dandenong.

1000 steps start

1000 Steps

The 1000 steps boasts the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk, a popular walking trail of this area. Nicely maintained by the rangers, the Kokoda Track is a...

Warratina Lavender Farm

Warratina Lavender Farm

Nestled at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, the Warratina Lavender Farm is a family owned and operated lavender farm truly worth a visit.

Olinda Falls

Olinda Falls

Soak up in the picture-perfect scenic landscape of the Olinda falls while visiting the wonderful tourist spots of Dandenong Ranges.

Gembrook Market

Gembrook Market

Nestled in the suburbs of the Dandenong Ranges, the Gembrook Market is a perfect setting for everyone, right near the Gembrook Puffing Billy station.

Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake

Emerald is a beautiful scenic location of the Dandenong Ranges; known for its gorgeous lake, park and a number of scenic locations.

Sherbrooke Falls

Sherbrooke Falls

Sherbrooke Falls is a renowned and favourite oasis amid the picturesque landscape of the Dandenong Ranges; with a number of picnic areas and walking...

Mt Dandenong Walk

Mt Dandenong Walks

Each of the Mt Dandenong walks is unique and offers you an exceptional experience with an opportunity to enjoy the most scenic views of the...

Mount Dandenong Observatory

Mount Dandenong Observatory

The Mount Dandenong Observatory is nestled on the peak at 633 metres above sea-level, and is the highest view point in the Dandenong Ranges region.

William Ricketts Sanctuary

William Ricketts Sanctuary

Nestled in a charming ferny glade area of the Dandenong Ranges, William Ricketts Sanctuary is a serene setting boasting tranquility and beauty of...

Cuckoo Restaurant

Cuckoo Restaurant

The Cuckoo Restaurant serves guests an array of delectable food varieties and offers a range of brilliant entertainment options.

Chappies Berry Farm

Chappies

Chappies Berry Farm offers a variety of berries and other fruits, and has a self picking service for the customers who to want to pick fresh fruit.

Day Spa Dandenong Ranges

Day Spa

The Dandenong Ranges massage and day spa centres offer a number of relaxing and rejuvenating packages for guests of all ages.

Gembrook Hill Vineyard

Gembrook Hill Vineyard

The Gembrook Hill Vineyard is a small, quaint, and popular vineyard facility in the Upper Yarra region; specialising in Chardonnay and Sauvignon...