In the suburbs of Melbourne, Sassafras is a popular weekend destination for both city dwellers and international visitors. Being a close picturesque town to Melbourne, Sassafras is an easily accessible holiday destination for the Melbournians.
Even today, the town boasts its original charm, with no effect of the city’s pulsating life. Known for its unique cafe options, restaurants, tea rooms and scenic locations, Sassafras welcomes its visitors to come and explore the town and its neighbourhood.
Sassafras, Melbourne Vic
The town boasts a number of restaurants, tea rooms, coffee shops and specialty shops adjacent to the town’s most scenic attractions. While entertaining guests with an array of activities and attractions, Sassafras offers a wide range quality boutique lodging options to accommodate the tourists.
Sassafras is popular for its unique tea rooms, where you can taste and buy a variety of tea and enjoy delectable meals at the on-site restaurants. Some of the tea rooms also offer a variety of locally-grown tea and English tea varieties for the guests. The Sassafras tea rooms offer over 300 varieties of tea and an assorted range of teapots at their stores.
Besides that, you can also try some authentic wine varieties. Try picking some local wine, produced at the various wineries, located near to the mountainous regions.
The area also boasts some unique Australian wildlife, including cute possums and a variety of birds. Guests can take a tour to the Sherbrooke Forest to enjoy its many nature walk trails, wildlife tours and numerous other activities across the lush sun-dappled fern gullies of the forest. For those looking for some garden tours can visit the beautiful Alfred Nicholas and the George Tindale gardens.
Hikers should try the 13-kilometre unique Sassafras Creek Forest Trail along the grassy paths to the mountains.