The Dandenong Ranges offers a wonderful range of tourism experiences for everyone! Set in a picturesque setting of forests and ferns, the Dandenongs caters for all tastes and budgets. Whether you’re a nature-lover, an outdoor adventurer, art enthusiast, a foodie or those seeking pure indulgence and relaxation, the Dandenongs have it covered.
Meander through the abundance of cafes, shops and nurseries in the villages of the Dandenong Ranges, or stretch your legs on one of the many walks on offer. There is also the iconic Puffing Billy Railway and gorgeous lookouts. Why not pick up a treasure from a local artists’ studio or antique store? There are also weekly markets showcasing local produce and craft, plus boutique wineries and farmgates.
Dandenong Ranges is ideally situated one hour’s drive from Melbourne, and is the perfect location for a leisurely day trip or an overnight weekend escape.
For more information on the Dandenong Ranges:
Dandenong Ranges Visitor Information Centre
1211 Burwood Highway, Upper Ferntree Gully
Phone: (03) 9758 7522
For accommodation in the Dandenong Ranges:
· Dandenong Ranges Open Studios
· Hillside Film Fest at Burrinja
· ‘A Day out with Thomas’ at Puffing Billy
· Spring Fest
· Puffing Billy Great Train Race
· Plus plenty of other special events occurring each and every month