Kalorama

Kalorama
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With an array of scenic attractions and several touristy things to do, Kalorama is a small rural community and a wonderful location to visit.

Located near Mt Dandenong, the quaint town houses lush forests in an extensive rocky landscape; hence, the scenic opportunities are plenty.

Kalorama Accommodation, Melbourne, Victoria

While visiting Kalorama, visitors often head out to the area’s renowned park for enjoying an array of outdoor activities. The commercial town centre boasts local sporting facilities and a few shops, where guests can shop and check out the activities at the sports centres.

For those looking for a great lookout around Kalorama can visit the junction of Mt Dandenong Tourist Road and Ridge Road. This region houses the spectacular Kalorama lookout, which offers some of the most scenic easterly views of Kalorama Park and the Silvan Reservoir. Near this area, there is a cafe, an art gallery and the popular Ellis Jeeves Reserve.

Kalorama Park is a wonderful location for families and couples who are looking for a scenic picnic ground with outdoor BBQ shelters. The park houses a number of native plant species and an array of flowering plants.

Another picnic venue is the Karwarra Australian Plant Garden; a picturesque park with an array of floral displays, wildflower bearing plants, picnic areas and walking trails.

Kalorama also has a few popular galleries and museums, where you can spend some time in exploring the displays, exhibits and artifacts.

To offer a wide array of accommodation to guests, Kalorama offers a number of nearby cottages, villas, hotels and holiday homes.

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