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Dandenong Ranges

Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
+61 3 9758 7522
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Dandenong Ranges Nature Day Trip from Melbourne Including William Ricketts...
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Half-Day Mount Dandenong Trail Running Tour Including Breakfast
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“puffing billy” (119 reviews)
“day trip” (51 reviews)
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Dandenong, Victoria 3787, Australia
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+61 3 9758 7522
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"puffing billy"
in 119 reviews
"day trip"
in 51 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 32 reviews
"tree ferns"
in 31 reviews
"afternoon tea"
in 17 reviews
"fresh air"
in 21 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 13 reviews
"william ricketts sanctuary"
in 17 reviews
"melbourne city"
in 22 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 14 reviews
"steam train"
in 19 reviews
"train ride"
in 15 reviews
"sherbrooke forest"
in 15 reviews
"national park"
in 21 reviews
"olinda"
in 133 reviews
"sassafras"
in 94 reviews
"towns"
in 98 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There wa hardly anyone when we were there, so you can really enjoy the quiet serenity at the national park. Saw some birds and later confirmed to be the rare Lyre bird native to the region. The giant trees here made us look so small....More

Thank ethanleexh
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

For a magical, mystical, romantic getaway the Dandenongs in Victoria is a delight to visit. Tall, cool forests of Mountain Ash trees and many wonderful historic beautiful gardens and national parks to walk in and explore. There are great cafes and restaurants everywhere. Being up...More

Thank Sussanne M
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

So many stunning natural things to see- defs worth a trip! The cumberland walk is a must do for anyone who likes a quiet walk through the australian native bush with the tallest flowering trees in the world! Loved the town of Olinda and the...More

1  Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Beautiful scenery everywhere, lakes, mountains and lookouts means you can enjoy nature on a road trip or a hike. Plenty of towns, amenities and good roads make the park very accessible. We were on a trip to Melbourne and we were so glad we hired...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Located closer to the Melbourne city (About one hour drive). Recommend first to visit the visitor information centre and get enough details and maps. Many places to visit in the National park and in vicinity. eg: 1. Mt Dandenong look out 2. Sky High Maze...More

1  Thank Lamindu
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The Dandenong Ranges offers a wide variety of tourist attractions only a short distance from Melbourne. The tall mountain ash's and tree ferns and walks through the Sherbrooke Forest to Puffing Billy vintage train, William Rickets Sanctuary and much more.

1  Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Great drive up mountain to stop at kalirama lookout then proceed to skyhigh lookout, had meal restaurant overlooking city

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Dandenong Ranges area a beautiful place to unwind on the weekend with lots hints to do and places to eat there are places just to park up and sit for a while too! Gorgeous shops ranging from lollies to bric-a-brac to antiques to modern dining....More

1  Thank Katie V
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I use to go driving around dandenong ranges. And would go to trails and walk. Great atmosphere. Little cafe around too. Great place to hang out with family. Would surely visit it again. Happy holidaying ❤

Thank Deepshe10
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

When I walked up the 3000 steps for the third time that week I felt like I had at made it to the top of Australia and achieved something that only few Australians had. I had made it. I was the one on top. I...More

1  Thank bobjdanger
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KarenR6
10 April 2017|
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Response from Blanchy C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen absolutely yes it is worth doing. i drove tour coaches throughout melb and it was never the same. Every visit offered different views and scenery.
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131253
2 October 2016|
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Response from Crystalline4u | Reviewed this property |
There is no payment that I am aware of for feeding the local birds... although it is advisable to purchase seed for them, rather than bread which is too processed for them. :)
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Ice800908
7 April 2016|
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Hi we visited Melbourne on Apr, already back to S'pore... Yes we enjoyed the walk in National Rhododendron Gardens, thanks ;)
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