Activities

Activities

Puffing Billy
Puffing Billy

Enjoy a ride on Puffing Billy, Australia's oldest steam railway and one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world. Travel 24 kilometres through the beautiful forests and fern gullies of

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Cuckoo Restaurant
Cuckoo Restaurant

The Cuckoo is within easy reach of Melbourne nestled in the stunning Dandenong Ranges, an ideal venue for all celebrations and for tour groups. Open nearly every day of the year, the Cuckoo offe

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Sassafras Lolly Shop
Sassafras Lolly Shop

Olinda Sweet Co opened it's doors in February 1997 and shortly added it's sister store in Sassafras- Sassafras Sweet Co. They have become icons in the region for the thousands of tourists that trav

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Trees Adventure
Trees Adventure

Trees Adventure is a new, exhilarating eco-adventure in the Dandenongs. It comprises five tree-top obstacle and flying fox courses that weave through the sublime canopy of Glen Harrow heritage gar

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Hot Air Ballooning
Hot Air Ballooning

Go hot air ballooning over the spectacular Yarra Valley! Float across the sky and over the top of the unique landscapes of Australia's most famous wine region. Peaceful yet exhilarating, the fligh

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Grants Picnic Ground
Grants Picnic Ground

Grants Picnic Ground sits within the Sherbrooke Forest, the largest section of Dandenong Ranges National Park. A number of walking tracks, starting from the picnic grounds, enable you to discover

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Emerald Lake Park
Emerald Lake Park

Council’s premier park and tourist attraction Emerald Lake Park, in the heart of Emerald in the Dandenong Ranges, is approximately one hour’s drive east of Melbourne. As one of the destination

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Healesville Sanctuary
Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary, or the Sir Colin MacKenzie Fauna Park, is a zoo specializing in native Australian animals. It is located at Healesville in rural Victoria, Australia, and has a history of br

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Miss Marples
Miss Marples

The local tea room in the quaint old English village of St. Mary Mead was the gathering place for all the local identities. It was a hotbed of gossip, and to anyone of an enquiring mind, like Miss Ma

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Olinda Falls
Olinda Falls

The Olinda section of Dandenong Ranges National Park, covering 790 hectares between Olinda, Kalorama and the catchment of Silvan Reservoir, once formed part of the Dandenong State Forest Reserve.

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 Sherbrooke Forest
Sherbrooke Forest

The lush rainforest of Sherbrooke is one of the prettiest and most accessible places for bushwalking near Melbourne. Situated 40 kilometres east of the city and served by public transport, this

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The Observatory - SkyHigh
The Observatory - SkyHigh

At SkyHigh Mount Dandenong you will get some perspective and escape the noise and pressures of the concrete jungle. Less than an hour from the Melbourne city centre you can be SkyHigh, on the uppe

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Yarra Valley Dairy
Yarra Valley Dairy

Yarra Valley Dairy is renowned for producing award-winning fresh, soft cheeses made in distinctly Italian and French styles. Visit the Cheese Shop and discover over fifteen delicious cheeses made

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Yarra Valley Wineries
Yarra Valley Wineries

From architectural statements to rustic tin sheds hidden among the vines, the Yarra Valley has a wonderful range of cellar doors, all reflecting the diversity of styles and approaches in this be

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