Top cool climate gardens is what the Dandenong Ranges is all about. Offering the perfect growing conditions you can witness stunning gardens year round as the colours change between the seasons.

You will find scupture gardens set within the natural environment, display gardens with colour that explodes to life as it tickles your senses or just find youself as you stroll around the famous ornamental lake and boathouse, an icon photographed by people around the world.

Discover gardens inspired by the likes of Edna Walling, the preservation of Australian Natives or fun gardens to inspire the imagination of children. There are gardens that  represent one of Australia's most improssive hillstaiton gardens of the 20th Centrury.

If you're lucky enough you may even visit when a number of private gardens opens their gates to the public for the weekend.

The beauty is that many of the Gardens are free to enter while others offer stunning displays that are a must see, where you can sit and simply indulge in your surrounds as you enjoy great coffee and cake.