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The Basin

Located just 31km east from the Melbourne CBD, the charming village of The Basin is a popular suburb with numerous things to see and do.

After the significant early European settlements, the Basin emerged as a developed town with rapid economic growth. Today, the town is a beautiful tourist spot near the foothills of the Mount Dandenong Ranges.

The Basin Accommodation, Holiday Rentals & Restaurants, Victoria

The Basin’s residential developments occurred after the English settlement and rapid rise in agricultural and industrial development. The Basin’s residential suburbs include various bushy parks, reserves and few nearby farmlands.

With significant natural resources and rich soil, the Basin is an agriculturally rich suburb in Melbourne. The major economy comes from the agricultural farms, products and industries, with tourism also a good source of economy for the town.

Though, the town doesn’t boast a high number of tourist attractions, visitors often check out its neighbouring towns; such as Olinda, Belgrave, Emerald and the Yarra Valley.

In the Basin, you will find few choices for tourist accommodation, but guests can choose from the quaint apartment rentals and villas nearby. Check out the range of accommodation options throughout the Dandenong Ranges below.

With a few minutes drive from the Dandenong Ranges National Park, the Basin is an easily accessible tranquil town boasting a serene setting for visitors.

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