Mount Dandenong

The village of Mount Dandenong is a popular destinations for day-trippers, offering a cosy café culture, specialty shops and beautiful accommodation.

Stop by SkyHigh Mount Dandenong to admire the panoramic views over the Dandenong Ranges and greater Melbourne to the Bays. As well as extensive English gardens, mystery fun in the maze and the sculpted Australiana tree, there are public barbeque facilities and a stylish bistro.

The mystical William Ricketts Sanctuary at Mount Dandenong was designed by a talented Australian potter and sculptor of the same name who carved 92 ceramic sculptures of people and animals depicting the Aboriginal Dreamtime. William Ricketts lived and worked at Mount Dandenong from 1934 until his death in 1993, spending more than 50 years creating the sanctuary for spiritual renewal and quiet reflection.

To enjoy one of the regions top picnic spots or viewpoints why not visit The Deli Platter and hand pick you own picnic hamper.

Perfect for that weekend escape, why not stay in Mt Dandenong and enjoy all that it has to offer.  Visit our Dandenong Ranges Accommodation page to find accommodation that suits your need.

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