Experience the Dandenongs

Mount Dandenong & Surrounds

Month: May 2024


Accommodations With a View

Views can be the draw for many travelers, so finding a room with one is certainly worthwhile. East of Melbourne lies the mountain ranges, popular with day trippers. Dandenong Ranges National Park features forests of tall mountain ash trees and…


The Historical Gardens of the Dandenong Ranges

Dandenong Ranges are an idyllic weekend escape from Melbourne. Towering gum trees, fern gullies and photogenic trestle bridges create the ultimate leafy retreat. National Rhododendron Gardens bloom with vibrant rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias during autumn and spring, while Yarra Ranges…


Spring Festivals and Cultural Events in the Dandenongs

Rejoice in spring as the Dandenongs come alive with colour! Tiptoe through the blooming tulips at Silvan’s Farm during Dutch Weekend; explore Turkish and Irish cultures during dedicated weekends; or treat your tastebuds to food, wine and jazz weekends! Karimi…


The Dandenongs’ Foggy Mornings – A Photographer’s Dream

Fog gently wraps itself around Silvan Reservoir trees, creating an idyllic scene rarely encountered by editorial photographers. Be swept away by the serenity of towering forests and cascading waterfalls of The Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. Taste regional flavours while…