Another popular day trip and weekend getaway destination in the Dandenong Ranges is Kallista. This small tourist village is cocooned within the mountains and lush native bushlands of the Dandenong Ranges and is a quaint and picturesque tourist spot.
The commercial centre of Kallista boasts specialty shops, cafes, tea rooms and an array of local art & craft shops. The town also boasts an arts and crafts market that offers various plants, food items, craft stalls, a number of amusement options and nearby accommodation.
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Kallista is also known for its attractive parks and picnic grounds; a popular getaway spot for residents and visitors alike. In addition, tourists can also visit the Dandenong Ranges National Park for great outdoor fun and activities where you can go on a walking trail through the native Australian bushland.
While heading to Sherbrooke, you can stop near the George Tindale Memorial Gardens; a beautiful garden with an interesting collection of exquisite plants. At the south centre, you will come across the Grants Picnic Ground that houses a souvenir shop, a kiosk, tea rooms, a restaurant and BBQ facilities within the park’s boundary.
Kallista offers a number of bushwalking and walking tracks that lead you through the forested areas, fruit orchards and numerous scenic points.