Discover the best day trips from Melbourne with a visit to the Dandenong Ranges. Plan your midweek adventure and escape those weekend crowds!
People, places, stories – we bring the Dandenong Ranges to life for you with blogs that capture the heart of this remarkable destination. Find Your Self in a heritage garden, inspired by a recipe featuring local produce or learning the secret locations that offer the best views, or the foodie experience that you will never forget.
Get the inside word on where to get the best coffee, find fabulous day itineraries, immersive cultural experiences, and perfect getaway accommodation. Live like a local and wander through nature at your pace jump on a cycling track or maybe for you it's a drive through the majestic forest trees. It’s all here.
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The Dandenongs is just under an hour from Melbourne (perfect for that mid-week break). Discover things to do in the Dandenong Ranges - find out more.
Burrinja Cultural Centre selected as part of The Guardian's top picks for visitors to Melbourne.
The iconic Piggery Cafe, Burnham Beeches is part of Melbourne’s Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges / Visit Victoria ‘Wander Victoria’ campaign.
Discover some of the best bike road trails in the hills of Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges.
In the Dandenong Ranges, gardens are not just gardens. They are markers of history, they are backdrops for wining and dining and music.
Want to take off into the hills and cool down? Whether it be with family, friends or your favourite person - the Dandenong Ranges is the place to go.
I am not a lover of Summer, but I do take comfort in the abundance of basil that is available again! As I usually do... Read more.
Looking for a lighter or fresher flavoured dish? Check out Ann Creber's 'Provencale Stir-Fried Vegetables' - A sure family favourite!