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SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

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26 Observatory Road, Melbourne, Victoria 52F12, Australia
+61 3 9751 0443
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 June 2014

As the closest major mountain range to the city of Melbourne, the Observatory has been a popular tourist attraction for over 100 years. Also referred to as the Mount Dandenong Lookout, it is located off the Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd between the towns of Olinda...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

My family and I drove all the way to the top of Mt Dandenong to show our children one of our favorite spots growing up. Well when we got there we were amazed that they now charge people for the privilege of seeing what for...More

4  Thank Sterling_LFC
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This review is for the cafe below the restaurant, not the restaurant. The setting couldn't be better, with obviously spectacular views-- on a clear day. Even with binoculars it's difficult to make out landmarks apart from the tall city buildings, and the reference quide, poorly...More

Thank Vic C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent Sunday morning we paid the $7 car entry fee to enter the park. Fantastic views and lovely gardens. Worth the money for the views. Plenty of walks.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

First you are greeted with a $7 entry fee. This is just to let you in and to give you the opportunity to pay for more of their things. $7 gets you in to see the view that a lot of other lookouts give for...More

1  Thank TravelTrips12
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The children and I love visiting Sky High on the school holidays, and this holiday visit was just as wonderful as previous ones! There are a multitude of free events running throughout the holidays and the view is always worth a visit too. Plus only...More

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Even in the depths of winter, this facility is an awesome option for a senior high school formal. Catered brilliantly for the students’ needs, the atmosphere on the cold, crisp and slightly foggy night was idyllic.

Thank teeay65
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

paid aud7 entry fee. here basically only has a viewpoint and a cafe. on a sunny day, a good option to have coffee and cheese cake. but having to pay for entrance seems abit off putting....

Thank Orionhan
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Absolutely disgraceful - the only thing Sky High is the absurd entry fee of $7. No other viewpoint with such pitiful views would have the audacity to charge an entrance fee - indeed, many others with far more amazing views do not, for instance Mount...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

$7 car entry as of now but worth it to stroll around the grounds and take in the beautiful views from up there. We had lunch at the bistro up there and ate outside which was lovey. Food is basic but good There and BBQ...More

Thank Rhian H
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Come with your family to enjoy the park, maze etc. Or come at night with your partner for a romantic evening. I have been here many times & always take anyone who is new to Melbourne. We never go into the cafe - why would...More

Thank _tone_ay
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

They have more car park space than gardens. Went and the secret garden was closed but still take $7 and do not tell you that it was closed. Then you have to pay an additional $7 per person to do the maze. The view is...More

Thank dak3
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