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Dandenong Ranges Suburb – Sassafras

Sassafras attractions will delight any traveller looking for unique cultural activities. This tranquil mountain town offers many experiences that are best explored at a slow place.

From food, shopping, and art, this town is home to a rich array of activities.

Sassafras Attractions, Things To Do & See, Tourist Places to Visit, VIC




Tea Leaves is a specialty tea shop that has won numerous awards over the last few years. Tea enthusiasts will enjoy sifting through over 300 tea varieties, as well as the many fruit infusions, herbs, spices, and even coffee to try here. Aside from tea, this quaint shop also offers every kind of teapot imaginable. Tea Leaves is a must-visit for tea lovers, and just about anyone who wants to learn more about tea.

Geppetto’s Workshop is a unique destination in Sassafras. Considered as one of Australia’s best toy shops, the toys featured here are made from talented toy makers around the country and countries worldwide. Geppetto’s Workshop is best known for its impressive range of European marionettes, wooden toys, and hand puppets; all of these are made with exquisite detail.

The King Henry Arts Café is a charming, cosy café that is over a century old. This family-owned establishment is quite an ode to King Henry, which is evident in the historic fittings and antiques that are found all over. As you wait for your meal to be served, take a stroll in the gardens or relax by the scenic ponds.

The Ferny Creek Reserve is one of the recreational attractions that nature lovers will appreciate. Famous for its biodiversity, the reserve is a great place to get close to nature as you encounter lush native vegetation. It also has modern amenities such as function rooms, seminar centres, modern kitchens, and outdoor barbecue facilities that are ideal for picnics.

With so many more Sassafras attractions to explore, it’s best to stay a few days here. There are many hotels and accommodation choices for travellers of all tastes and budgets.



Tea Leaves

Tea Leaves

Sassafras, VIC

Tea Leaves is a specialised tea merchant and tea shop in Sassafras within the Dandenong Ranges. The award-winning shop is a popular destination for tea lovers and enthusiasts featuring an expansive range of tea products...

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Geppetto’s Workshop

Geppetto’s Workshop

Sassafras, VIC

Geppetto’s Workshop is Australia’s finest themed toy store which is conveniently based in two locations in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges; Olinda and Sassafras. Geppetto’s Workshop stock toys from...

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King Henry Arts Cafe

King Henry Arts Cafe

Sassafras, VIC

King Henry Arts cafe is a family-owned cafe located in scenic Sassafras, just an hour’s drive from the Melbourne CBD. The most interesting aspect about this charming cafe is that it is more than a hundred years...

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Ferny Creek Reserve

Ferny Creek Reserve

Sassafras, VIC

Ferny Creek Reserve is located in the suburb of Ferny Creek, approximately 30kms from Melbourne, Vic. Known as a recreational getaway, the reserve is a popular attraction for locals and visitors to the Dandenong Ranges...

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1 In 20

1 in 20

The Basin, VIC

The 1 in 20 is one of the most popular climbing routes in the Dandenong Ranges. This route winds up from The Basin area to the scenic Sassafras, providing a gentle climb and one of the most beautiful places for cyclists...

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Ferny Creek Horticultural Society Garden

Ferny Creek Horticultural Society Garden

Sassafras, VIC

The Ferny Creek Horticultural Society Garden is set on an expansive piece of land and is best known for its panoramic views of the region and its splendid walking tracks. The Great Dividing Range is a perfect backdrop...

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Fortnums

Fortnums

Sassafras, VIC

Fortnums is located in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, overlooking the majestic ranges in the distance. Set amongst lush green gardens, Fortnums is a restaurant, wedding and functions venue all rolled in one...

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Dine Divine

Dine Divine

Sassafras, VIC

Dine Divine is located in Sassafras and is a delightful place to relax and enjoy the best of the Dandenong Ranges. Dine Divine is part cafe, restaurant and bar, tucked away amongst the rolling hills with the most...

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Ripe Cafe

Ripe Cafe

Sassafras, VIC

Ripe cafe is a charming eatery tucked away in the heart of Sassafras, a popular tourist town in the Dandenong Ranges. This quaint cafe whips up the most delicious country meals and pastries with a homely touch, making...

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Miss Marple’s Tearoom

Miss Marple’s Tearoom

Sassafras, VIC

Miss Marple’s Tearoom is a charming restaurant that is tucked away in Sassafras, a quaint township in the Dandenong Ranges. Miss Marples is an enchanting destination for visitors looking for a culinary adventure...

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