Dandenong Ranges National Park, Dandenong

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The lush Dandenong Ranges National Park provide an ideal escape from urban Melbourne. Among these low mountains--which rise to 633 m (2,076 ft)--you'll find a dense temperate rainforest of towering mountain ash trees. Colorful with flowers in spring, deep green in summer, and occasionally snow-dusted in winter, the area offers numerous activities and charming villages. Head to SkyHigh atop Mount Dandenong for views back to Melbourne. Stop and smell the flowers at the National Rhododendron Gardens or hike through dense stands of soaring mountain ash trees in Sherbrooke Forest. Wander around the shops and galleries in Olinda, Belgrave, and Sassafras. If you want to spend a night or two, reserve a cottage or guesthouse nestled in the woods near one of the area's friendly towns. Put Dandenong Ranges National Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dandenong road trip app .
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  • For a magical, mystical, romantic getaway the Dandenongs in Victoria is a delight to visit. Tall, cool forests of Mountain Ash trees and many wonderful historic beautiful gardens and national parks to...  more »
  • So many stunning natural things to see- defs worth a trip! The cumberland walk is a must do for anyone who likes a quiet walk through the australian native bush with the tallest flowering trees in the...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery everywhere, lakes, mountains and lookouts means you can enjoy nature on a road trip or a hike. Plenty of towns, amenities and good roads make the park very accessible. We were on a t...  more »
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