When you think Yarra Valley wine, you’re probably thinking of those bigger wineries out east along Maroondah Highway. We’ve got another idea, head north-east out of town and discover some of the hill’s lesser-known gems.
There are 1001 different ways to love it up in the Dandenong Ranges. As romantic getaways go, the misty mountain ranges, cosy cottages, gardens, and quaint towns offer many opportunities to spoil your loved one, propose or celebrate a special anniversary.
Discover New Gems and Old Faves in St Andrews and Beyond
Need a get-away without actually going too far? Somewhere a hop, skip and jump from home? Somewhere with casual restaurants and welcoming cellar doors, maybe an eclectic market and art gallery, possibly even a cute animal or two throw in? What you need can all be found in and around St Andrews.
Lace up your boots and head to the Dandenong Ranges
The Dandenong Ranges are a natural wonderland with over 200 kilometres of walking trails for you to explore. Less than 1-hour drive from Melbourne, the eastern ranges climb up and out of the city-haze, forming a spectacular paradise for wildlife and wilderness.