The small communities of the Dandenong Ranges are regular hosts to a range of farmers and craft markets that happen every weekend. Amble your way from stall to stall and buy some local produce. Nearby, you will always find a great selection of shops stocking everything from tea to marionettes, craft to candles, antiques, glassware, pottery and linens. You might just find yourself in a fabulous deli or food store where you can select some delicious items for a picnic in one of the nearby parks or gardens.

Menzies Creek

Menzies Creek, Visit Dandenong Ranges
Menzies Creek is a rural township in the Dandenong Ranges and 5km east of Belgrave. It lies within the Menzies Creek Valley and is one of the most scenic valleys with steeply sloping land with lush pasture, tall Mountain Ash trees and native vegetation.

Monbulk

Monbulk is a scenic suburb of Melbourne, heading towards the Dandenong Ranges.

Montrose

Montrose is a thriving township situated at the start of the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road.

Mount Dandenong

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

Mount Evelyn

Located less than an hour from Melbourne and right in the heart of the Yarra Valley and the Dandenongs, the village of Mount Evelyn is a hidden gem which has much to offer visitors including stunning views of mountains and valleys.

Olinda

From cooking spices to homewares, hand-crafted jewellery, fashion and old fashioned sweets – you can spend hours browsing Olinda’s stores and boutiques for treasures.

Olinda Cellars

Olinda Cellars Wine Store in  Melbourne's Dandenong Ranges
Stockists of rare & local wine, beer & Spirits, you’ll be amazed at what we have inside!

Olinda Tea House

The tea house is a place born from love. A place where people could come and enjoy nature and bond with their friends and loved ones over a meal or just a cuppa. A place where people can enjoy, bask in the surroundings and leave the city hustle.

Round Bird Can't Fly

Round Bird Can't Fly produces refined yet simple dishes with pure, bold flavours showcasing seasonal produce at its finest.

Sassafras

The village of Sassafras, just over an hour's drive from Melbourne, is a popular destination for day-trippers. Offering a cosy cafe culture, amazing scenery and beautiful national parks, there is sure to be something to please.

Selby

Selby, Visit Dandenong Ranges
The township of Selby was developed in conjunction with Menzies Creek after the narrow-gauge railway was built from Upper Ferntree Gully to Gembrook in 1904.

Silvan

Silvan is home to some of the best quality fruits in Australia as well as the Tesselaar Tulip Festival.

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

SkyHigh Views
Less than one hour from Melbourne you can be SkyHigh – on the uppermost reach of the Dandenong Ranges, amid cool fern glades and lush towering native forest. Enjoy our bistro, gardens, SkyHigh hedged maze, walks and more

Tea Leaves

Discover an aromatic heaven unlike any other. Step through the red door of Tea Leaves, Sassafras, and come to rest in another world filled with over 300 different types of tea.

Tecoma

Tecoma, Visit Dandenong Ranges
Tecoma is a small suburb, nestled between Belgrave and Upwey, in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. It adjoins Sherbrooke Forest and was named after the shrub ‘Tecoma’ that grew in the area.

Tesselaar - Farm Gate Nursery

The Tesselaar farm gate nursery is open daily. The shop is filled with a fantastic range of seasonal plants and bulbs, practical garden gear, and a gorgeous range of gift ware. Set amid historical gardens with something to see year round.

Tesselaar Tulip Festival

The Tesselaar Tulip Festival began in 1954 and has since grown to become one of Victoria’s most iconic tourist attractions, showcasing the breathtaking beauty of over one million spring flowers in bloom.

The Basin

The Basin, Visit Dandenong Ranges
The charming village of The Basin is nestled in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, just 31km east of Melbourne CBD.

The Basin Backyard

The Basin Backyard are beekeepers with 250 hives located around Victoria selling their own Pure Raw honey

The Deli Platter

At The Deli Platter, it’s all about the food. Delicious, fresh and unique homemade food to eat in or enjoy at home. We understand different dietary preferences and food intolerances. We offer a full range of sweet and savoury, gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan and paleo options.

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