Dandenong Ranges National Park
Less than an hour from the heart of Melbourne, this park is a great escape from the bustle of city life. It features tall majestic mountain ash forests, dry grassy forests and ancient cool temperate rain forests with tree ferns. Within the park are over 400 different plant species and 200 types of animals. Explore over 160 kilometres of walking tracks, with dedicated horse and cycling trails. Feel connected with nature!
Sightsee TV - Dandenong Ranges
Discover the mountain villages of the Dandenong Ranges, forests, gardens and scenic lookouts.
SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
SkyHigh is located 45 minutes drive east of Melbourne's CBD and rises to more than 600 metres above sea level with fantastic views. The restaurant is open daily and there is an event centre on the upper level with floor to ceiling windows to capture the panoramic views both day and night. There is also a maze, an English garden and bush walks. It's a hidden treasure!
William Ricketts Sanctuary
A very unique garden with almost 100 ceramic sculptures integrated within a forest of mountain ash trees and ferns. This sanctuary pays respect to Aboriginal culture and the Australian environment.