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"Puffing Billy Steam Train
"Puffing Billy Steam Train Yarra Valley and Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary Day Tour""Your tour begins with pickup from your Melbourne hotel. Enjoy a relaxing coach trip through Melbourne's leafy eastern suburbs as you travel from the city to the Dandenong Ranges on the outskirts of the city.Admire views of towering mountain ash g the world's tallest flowering plants as you wind your way up the mountains to Grant's Reserve in the quaint mountain village of Kallista. Handfeed the local crimson rosellas sulfur-crested cockatoos and pink-and-gray galahs as you drink in the crisp mountain air and enjoy a traditional Australian billy tea with savory Vegemite spread and chocolate-and-coconut lamington cakes.Leaving Grant's Reserve your tour takes you to the town of Belgrave in the foothills of Dandenong Ranges to board the famous Puffing Billy steam train. This historic train trip takes you 100 years back in time to the days of steam travel as you ride the train from Belgrave to t
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Yarra Valley Wineries and Puffing Billy Steam Train Day Tour from Melbourne
"Leave Melbourne in a comfortable air-conditioned coach and head 25 miles (40km) east to the Dandenong Ranges where steep valleys rushing waterfalls and a rainforest full of mountain ash trees cloak the 2000 feet (610m) high mountains.When you arrive in the Dandenongs stop in at Grants Reserve for a traditional Aussie billy tea with crackers vegemite and lamington cake. Enjoy your tea and the fresh mountain air
From AUD83.00
 
Melbourne City Tour and Phillip Island in One Day
"After pickup from your hotel you’ll begin your small-group tour of Melbourne a city of contrasts world famous sporting arenas and historic gardens. Be dazzled by the sights of Australia’s most vibrant city and learn about Melbourne’s fascinating history from your expert guide. Your Melbourne city tour includes Federation Square the MCG (the Melbourne Cricket Ground) and the world-famous sporting precinct St Patrick’s Cathedral Albert Park Lake
From AUD277.00

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The Keeyma Plane Crash Site

If you are headed up to Mount Dandenong, one of the "features" listed in the Sky High Mt. Dandenong brochure is the Plane Crash site from Australian Airways in 1937. After a 1.5km hike through some...
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Broken Trees!

During our hike up the Kokoda Trail in the Dandenong Ranges, we ran into several knocked down branches, but then we came across this entire tree which had fallen. If you look on the right side, you...
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Things to Do Near Mount Dandenong

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Day Trip - Dandenong Ranges National Park

Melbourne is a rather flat city, but just to the West there begins the incredible Great Dividing Range - the third longest mountain range in the world that stretches from the edge of Melbourne all the...
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Observatory

If you are visiting the Botanic Gardens you will see the observatory just by the main entrance. The observatory was built in 1863 and expanded a few years later. The observatory staff gave critical...
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Montsalvat

In the eucalyptus clad hills of the Yarra Valley, artist Justus Jorgensen, with the help of many hands, established the colony in the 1930s. The cluster of more than a dozen buildings were designed...
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Como House & Garden

Now 160 years old and a mix of Australian Regency and classic Italianate architecture, Como House is, arguably, the gem of the historic houses within the city. As its website states, 'Boasting one of...
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Cook's Cottage

Cooks' Cottage - You most probably think this is where Captain Cook lived, but it's believed if he did, it was not for any significant time. It was the home of his parents, James and Grace Cook who...
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Parliament House

Another magnificent building in Spring street is Parliament House, the largest 19th century public building in Australia and one of the finest examples of the civic architecture of the British Empire...
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"THE DANDENONG RANGES"
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ATXtraveler

"Another Chilly trip out of Melbourne!"
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iandsmith

"A feeling as much as a destination"
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HarShe

"Sherbrook Picnic Grounds"
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craic

"This is going to be my Dandenong Ranges page"
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