Alfred Nicholas Memorial Garden

1A Sherbrooke Road, 
Sherbrooke, VIC 3789

Phone: 13 19 63
Website: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/p...

Alfred Nicholas Memorial Garden is the original garden of the historic Burnham Beeches estate, renowned for its extensive water features. Delightful all year round, choose your own adventure along the many linking paths beneath the canopy of Mountain Ash trees as you stroll through the garden.

Puffing Billy Railway

1 Old Monbulk Road
Belgrave, VIC 3160

Phone: 03 9757 0700
Website: www.puffingbilly.com.au

Step into a timeless world of wonder with Australia’s favourite steam train, Puffing Billy, located in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges and only one-hour east of Melbourne. Whether it’s energetic adventure, a touch of nostalgia or cultural experiences, there is something for everyone at Puffing Billy Railway.

Dandenong Ranges National Park

Monbulk Rd
Belgrave, VIC

Phone: 13 19 63
Website: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/p...

The national park also boasts a number of picnic grounds and scenic spots for visitors to visit. There are a number of picturesque walks and hiking trails, and you can pick up a map from the Parks Victoria website. There is no fixed address for the Dandenong Ranges National Park, as there are a number of access points, so you should consult a map before entering to decide which areas of the Park to explore.

National Rhododendron Gardens

The Georgian Road
Olinda, VIC

Phone: 13 19 63
Website: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/p...

The National Rhododendron Gardens (formally known as The Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden) is a popular destination located in the Dandenong Ranges. This serene setting houses a variety of colourful blooms; including azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons and daffodils. The gardens are known to house some of the rarest and most popular Australian flora and fauna. You can explore the habitat of rare lyrebird species, with a number of visitors heading to this park in winter in order to watch this rare bird. You will also find several other bird species; including king parrots, ducks, peacocks and crimson rosellas. 

Sky High

26 Observatory Rd
Mount Dandenong, VIC

Phone: (03) 9751 0443
Website: http://www.skyhighmtdandenong....

SkyHigh is one of the most popular Dandenong Ranges attractions and has so much to offer for the whole family. Stroll through the beautiful landscaped gardens, take a forest walk under a canopy of Australian eucalypts, visit the Australiana Tree, or relax on the Giant’s Chair! We are the perfect place for a day trip. There are also gas barbecues and plenty of lawn area including picnic tables for you to bring the family and enjoy a leisurely picnic in the sun or grab a takeaway and sit on the picnic tables to eat it. 

Sherbrooke Falls

Ridge Track
Sherbrooke, VIC

Phone: 13 19 63
Website: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/p...

Sherbrooke Falls is a renowned oasis amid the picturesque landscape of the Dandenong Ranges. With a number of picnic areas and walking trails, Sherbrooke Falls and its surrounding area are popular among families and the weekend vacationers.

Grants Picnic Ground

70 Monbulk Road
Kallista, VIC

Phone: 13 19 63
Website: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/p...

Grants Picnic Ground is a beautiful spot for picnics and one of the most popular destinations for outdoor lovers in the Dandenong Ranges. The picnic ground still provides a tranquil setting and is the perfect place for a leisurely afternoon picnic with family and friends. In addition to the many outdoor activities, Grants Picnic Ground is a hub of activity for nature lovers. There are picnic facilities here that include an accessible table, BBQ facilities as well as a parking bay. There are also toilets available for use and Grants on Sherbrooke Cafe where you can purchase food, drinks and souvenirs.

William Ricketts Sanctuary

Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd
Mount Dandenong, VIC

Phone: (03) 9751 1300
Website: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/p...

Named after the famous artist William Ricketts, this beautiful sanctuary is a worthy place for a weekend getaway or day trip. There is no entry fee for the sanctuary and all are welcome to this peaceful place of reflection and quiet contemplation. Come and explore the sanctuary to understand the artist’s vision about the Aboriginal culture from the intellectual, historical and social point of view.

Olinda Falls

Olinda Falls Reserve
Mount Dandenong, VIC

Phone: 13 19 63
Website: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/p...

The falls are located within the Olinda Reserve, which can be accessed through Falls Road. The Olinda Falls boasts a viewing platform and various lookouts, from where you can see the stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The walk to Olinda Falls takes up to about 10 minutes, but note has no steps and minimal gradient. Amenities onsite include a car park area, picnic tables and unisex toilet with wheelchair accessibility

Lysterfield Park

Horswood Rd
Lysterfield, VIC

Phone: 13 19 63
Website: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/p...

Lysterfield Park boasts many natural features and is also a popular spot known for its numerous recreational activities such as  Sailing, kayaking, surf skiing and mountain biking. With many walking track that outline its landscape, one great things is that there are trails that range from easy to moderate in difficulty. For adrenaline-junkies and fitness enthusiasts, there are steep walking trails that traverse through rocky terrain which make for a more challenging experience. 

Treetop Adventure Belgrave

Glen Harrow Gardens
Old Monbulk Rd
Belgrave, VIC

Phone: (03) 9752 5354
Website: https://treetopsadventure.com....

Come along and soar through Victoria’s first tree ropes course, situated in the Dandenong Ranges. Move through the branches on an array of ziplines, tight ropes and tunnels! The estate, which is located on traditional Wurundjeri land, now spans eight hectares of forest alongside the Puffing Billy station in Belgrave. It features rare trees, including a magnificent 150-year-old Algerian Oak, used as the ‘Home Tree’.

Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake Rd
Emerald, VIC

Phone: 1300 131 683
Website: https://www.cardinia.vic.gov.a...

Emerald is a beautiful scenic location in the Dandenong Ranges; known for its gorgeous lake and a number of scenic attractions. Emerald Lake and its park are two popular tourist attractions within the Dandenong Ranges, with the Puffing Billy scenic railway line nearby along with the Emerald Lake Model Railway. Set within the hillside and native bushlands, the lake offers a number of scenic picnic grounds and walking trails, where you can picnic and take part in various outdoor activities.