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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
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“It is on the mountain! It has BBQ area! It has nature outdoor activities! Nice view! Free of cost ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Located within the Dandenong Ranges National Park it's a unique and renowned tourist spot. Not for the faint hearted, be prepared for a workout up the steps! Burwood Hwy & Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Upper Ferntree Gully.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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“A historic and fun place to challenge yourself, see the wildlife and great views.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Grab some brochures from here on your way up (plus we have our own info guide in your room) and you wont have to leave the mountain until your visit is over.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This small restaurant in Upper Ferntree Gully offers value for money and high quality Indian food. Friendly service and good size meals make this restaurant a must for anyone living or visiting nearby ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“Very cute cosy cafe with lots of character & very delicious food!! Highly recommended for breakfast. On the way for an adventure up the hills . ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“Biodynamic and organic food, health and beauty products as well as organic vegan/ vegetarian take out and vitamins/ mineral supplements. You can sit down for a coffee here too!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“wide choice, good fruit and veg section, speciality foods, deli, groceries and bottle shop”
  • 2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Always good Not just pizza, a wide selection of fare. Pasta is a specialty. The daily specials add a little surprise. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“Chocolate cafe with outdoor garden and every choice of chocolate you can imagine. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Athletics & Sports
“Try your hand at archery on a Sunday 10am in the Have A Go sessions. They supply bows and arrows. Older kids welcome to have a try too.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Stop
  • 1 local recommends
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Vegan and Vegetarian cafe, raw foods, paleo, special diets catered for. Nice atmosphere, good friendly service, free wifi, range of smoothies and many choices of teas and coffees”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“This small restaurant in Upper Ferntree Gully offers value for money and high quality Indian food. Friendly service and good size meals make this restaurant a must for anyone living or visiting nearby ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Always good Not just pizza, a wide selection of fare. Pasta is a specialty. The daily specials add a little surprise. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Vegan and Vegetarian cafe, raw foods, paleo, special diets catered for. Nice atmosphere, good friendly service, free wifi, range of smoothies and many choices of teas and coffees”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends

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