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National Park: Accessible from many points, it covers 3540 hectares around the scenic Dandenong Ranges, featuring ancient trees, lush fern gullies, walking tracks, waterfalls, picnic areas and a large number of native bird species.
Mountain range, aboriginal points of interest. It’s a good day out for walks and treks and for picnics! About an hour out of the city in a car!
Misting forest with fantastic walks and warm cafes to have a nice warm meal after a morning walk.
If you have access to a car the Dandenong Ranges are a must for the nature buff, hikers, or just for lunch or 'Devonshire Tea' (scones with jam and cream and tea) out of the city. The Dandenong Ranges is one of my most special and loved parts of Melbourne. The little town of Sassafras is gorgeous…