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Grants Picnic Ground

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Monbulk Rd | Dandenong Ranges National Park, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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plenty of bird life and scrumptious scones

Visited her as part of a day tour and really enjoyed the place. Had morning tea in the cafe and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
margaret l
Good fun!

It is a nice place to stop for coffee and do bird feeding. Lots of birds come around but it could... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
youngd1668
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Melbourne, Australia
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“bird feeding” (15 reviews)
“native birds” (4 reviews)
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Monbulk Rd | Dandenong Ranges National Park, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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"long sleeves"
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"fun feeding"
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"feeding station"
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"beautiful birds"
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"tourist buses"
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"king parrots"
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"dandenong ranges"
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"small fee"
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"walking track"
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"lovely cafe"
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"gorgeous place"
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"crested cockatoos"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited her as part of a day tour and really enjoyed the place. Had morning tea in the cafe and the scones were wonderful (also very large). fed the birds which was mostly cockatoos and found that my long sleeves were really a blessing as...More

Thank margaret l
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

It is a nice place to stop for coffee and do bird feeding. Lots of birds come around but it could be scared for the young children.

Thank youngd1668
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Pestered by white cockatoos while trying to eat is not my idea of fun. People should not feed the birds where it is noted as a no feed zone. Some people just cant or wont follow requests. Very crowded and we were there on a...More

Thank Roger K
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The scenery and walks are great as you might expect but the picnic ground and bird feeding area as well as the cafe is poor and not up to the standard one might expect. The Cockatoo's have taken over the bird feeding area so take...More

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Situated in the Sherbrooke Forest, Grants Picnic Ground is one of the top attractions of the Dandenong Ranges, famous for its bird feeding. If you love to walk and appreciate nature, there are walking tracks that start from the picnic ground which take you through...More

Thank Jules442014
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The exotic birds are typical of the Dandenong Ranges! The Grants Picnic Ground has a feeding station so one can take close up photos with them when you buy seeds (from the shop) to feed them. Very popular with the tourists indeed! The onsite cafe...More

Thank Mei Y
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Should be visited by tourists and locals. Great fun for the kids and close to other attractions such as the iconic Mount Dandenong top "Sky High". All you need is some birds' seeds and you will have tens and tens of Cockatoos and few Rosellas...More

Thank Mohammed M
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Nice little spot. If you spend $4 you get a tray of seed to go into the enclosure. All at once you will have about 5 cockatoos on you. Great experience. There is also lots of picnic tables and bbqs or if you want to...More

Thank Kristy T
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery and wildlife to see. Lovely picnic area and cafe with gift shop! Lovely walks for the beginner and advanced walker!

Thank Amanda P
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We did some nice walk into the woods and had fun feeding the cockatoos. But… 1] As other reviewers have pointed out, signage is lacking and directions unclear along the trails. We had to keep asking other fellow hikers to make sure we’re on the...More

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