Located in the outer-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Sassafras is a popular weekend destination for both local and out of town visitors. Being a close picturesque town to the Melbourne CBD, Sassafras is an easily accessible holiday destination.
Even today, the town boasts its original charm, with no effect of the city’s busy life. Known for its unique cafes, restaurants, tea rooms and scenic locations, Sassafras welcomes visitors to come and explore the town and its neighbourhoods.
Sassafras Accommodation, Cafe & Restaurants Melbourne, Vic
Sassafras is popular for its unique tea rooms, where you can taste and buy a variety of tea and also enjoy delectable meals at the on-site restaurants. Some of the Sassafras tea rooms offer over 300 varieties of tea and an assorted range of teapots at their stores.
The area also boasts unique Australian wildlife; including cute possums and varieties of birds. Visitors can take a tour of Sherbrooke Forest to enjoy its many nature walk trails, wildlife and numerous other activities across the lush sun-dappled fern gullies of the forest. For those looking for 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.
Check out the range of accommodation options in Sassafras below.