Top Things to do in the Dandenong Ranges
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at Lysterfield Lake with over 20km of designated mountain bike track including the 6.3km state mountain bike track which was made for the 2006 Commonwealth games. There are different trails for all abilities of riders and are clearly marked out with level of difficulty starting with a white circle which stands for the easiest trail right up to the double diamond which represents extremely difficult with an average trail grade of 20%. To find out more about mountain biking at Lysterfield Lake check out parks Victoria info here
Some of the best walking trails
in Victoria are located in the Dandenong Ranges including these listed below.
See the views from Sky High lookout at Mount Dandenong
perfect for a romantic sun rise breakfast or sunset picnic . Entry into the car park is $5
Visit the Gardens
with so many to choose from you could spend the entire day just looking around them and admiring the cool climate plants. Make sure you visit all of these gardens at least once in your lifetime.
With lots of mountain biking, hiking and sight seeing you're going to want somewhere good to replace all those burnt calories and here are some of the best places to eat
Take a look at the lakes and reservoirs
* Aura Vale lake
(Henley's picnic ground) in Selby where small water craft under 3.3 metres are permitted on the lake.
If you want some adventure in the Dandenongs head to Trees Adventure at Glen Harrow Park
in Belgrave next to Puffing Billy where you can climb among the trees, catch the wind on the flying foxes and give yourself a good workout on the challenging ropes courses. Entry fee for Trees Adventure is $39 adults, $25 - $33 children which includes all equipment for a 2 hour session.
needs little introduction as it's one the tourist attractions that really puts the Dandenongs on the map. You can experience Puffing Billy on one of the regular train rides that run each day or with one of the special trains/events that include:
and many more special events that you can view here
After all the activity you may feel the need for some relaxation at one of these day spas
If you're planning on making a weekend of it then you will want a nice place to stay, here are my picks:
I hope you have enjoyed reading about the best things to do in the Dandenong Ranges as much as I have enjoyed compiling this list for you.
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