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.

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.

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 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.

The General Food Store

Fresh pastry, visit dandening ranges, locally sourced, great coffee
Seasonal Victorian fare with monthly changing menus. Dietary friendly! Currently serving our full menu as takeaway, as well as providore items, ready Made Meals and pantry staples.

Upper Ferntree Gully

Upper Ferntree Gully, Visit Dandenong Ranges
Upper Ferntree Gully, in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, was a farming area in the early 1930’s and popular spot for holiday-makers staying overnight in boarding houses and cottages.

Upwey

Upwey, Visit Dandenong Ranges
Upwey is a thriving community of over 6,800 residents. The Main Street boasts a wide variety of shops and services, with a traditional community village atmosphere, just 32km east of Melbourne.

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