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Located within the Dandenong Ranges National Park, the 1000 Steps Kokoda Walk is a unique and renowned tourist spot at Mt. Dandenong. The 1000 Steps boasts the...

1000 Steps

Dandenong Ranges Activities

There are so many fantastic things to see and do in the Dandenong Ranges region, including many fun activities for you to enjoy.

From relaxing hikes and challenging adventures, to train rides and obstacle courses, there are heaps of ways to spend a fun day in the Dandenong Ranges.

Dandenong Ranges Attractions & Activities – Park, Gardens & Things to Do

For those looking for a challenge, head over to the 1000 Steps in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. The 1000 Steps boasts the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk which is a beautiful walking track with adjacent forested areas, bushlands and various scenic points. As the name suggests, the 1000 Steps includes stony steps that lead to the popular One Tree Hill; which starts at the cafe and leads up the top of the mountain. Many people come to this attraction to test and improve their fitness.

If you are looking for a less challenging walk, Mt Dandenong boasts a number of scenic walking trails where you can see the most scenic views of the surrounding area. Hardy Gully Nature is challenging, however the Stables Track Loop trail is medium difficulty and the walking trails near Sherbrooke are low to medium difficulty trails.

For kids, there is no better adventure than taking a ride on the famous Puffing Billy Train ride. The Puffing Billy railway is a historic steam train that starts at Belgrave and runs through the mountainous region of the Dandenong Ranges. The train ride is a beautiful scenic tour that has visitors marvelling at the beautiful Dandenong Ranges as the train rumbles by.

If you are after something to tire the kids out, try Trees Adventure High Ropes Park. Located in a stunning heritage garden of Belgrave, and next to Puffing Billy in Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges, Trees Adventure is a must-see destination for all adventure lovers. With numerous adrenaline pumping obstacles high above the ground, you’ll be amazed and thrilled when you cross the thrilling tree-tops.

Click the links below to explore the full range of activities you can enjoy in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges.

1000 Steps

1000 Steps

Upper Ferntree Gully, VIC

Located within the Dandenong Ranges National Park, the 1000 Steps Kokoda Walk is a unique and renowned tourist spot at Mt. Dandenong. The 1000 Steps boasts the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk, a popular walking trail in the...

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Trees Adventure

Trees Adventure

Belgrave, VIC

The Trees Adventure High Ropes Park is an awesome setting for eco-adventure fun. Located in a stunning heritage garden of Belgrave, and next to Puffing Billy in Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges, Trees Adventure is a...

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Dandenong Ranges National Park

Dandenong Ranges National Park

Belgrave, VIC

The prime scenic attraction of the area has to be the stunning Dandenong Ranges National Park. Nestled in the picturesque suburbs of the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne, this National Park is 39km east of the Melbourne...

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Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy

Belgrave, VIC

The Puffing Billy railway is a historic steam train that starts at Belgrave and runs through the mountainous region of the Dandenong Ranges. This historic steam train takes its passengers through the renowned...

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Sky High

Sky High

Mount Dandenong, VIC

Whilst visiting the wonderful Dandenong Ranges, you should make sure to set aside some time to visit Sky High, a delightful restaurant located on Mount Dandenong. The Sky High Restaurant and lookout is located less than...

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Chappies

Chappies

Silvan, VIC

With the rich fertile soil and wonderful weather, the Mount Dandenong area has numerous farmlands and orchards. Therefore, there are many fruit growers in the area. With the abundance of fruit, the Chappies Berry Farm...

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Mt Dandenong Walk

Mt Dandenong Walks

Belgrave, VIC

Mt Dandenong boasts a number of scenic walking trails amid the beautiful mountainous landscape and the adjacent deciduous forest. Each of the Mt Dandenong walks are unique and offers you an exceptional experience with...

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Australian Rainbow Trout Farm

Australian Rainbow Trout Farm

Macclesfield, VIC

The Australian Rainbow Trout Farm is rated as the number one attraction in Macclesfield, Victoria. Just one hour outside Melbourne, it’s easily accessible and a fun way to spend time with the family in the great...

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Day Spa Dandenong Ranges

Day Spa

Melbourne, VIC

At the Dandenong Ranges, you’ll never run out of activities as the region offers many things to see and do. When it comes to relaxing and rejuvenation, a wonderful day spa retreat comes to mind. Imagine indulging...

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Emerald Golf and Country Resort

Emerald Golf and Country Resort

Emerald, VIC

The Emerald Golf and Country Resort is one of the most scenic golf courses in the state of Victoria. Located in a scenic hilly terrain, this golf club overlooks lush bushland, meandering hillsides, and verdant pastures...

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