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Close to the Sassafras end of the Dandenong Ranges Tourist Track is Kays Picnic Ground where you can stop to smell the gum trees and watch the wildlife.
Some of the local fauna include Laughing Kookaburras, Crimson and Eastern Rosellas, King parrots and Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos. If you are really quiet, you may even catch a glimpse of that most shyest of birds - the Superb Lyrebird.
Watch out for the goannas though - they love to forage for food and may sneak off with an unattended sandwich!