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Dandenong Ranges Through a Photographer’s Lens

If you’re getting married in the Dandenong Ranges, it’s essential that your photographer be familiar with all of the best photoshoot locations. With this list of highly rated Dandenong Ranges wedding photographers you will easily be able to locate one…

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Best Cafes and Restaurants for Cold Days

With its cozy fireplace, wooden beams, and comfy sofas, this restaurant will certainly warm you up! Offering Mediterranean tapas as well as an impressive wine selection. Pair your winter warmer with rich meats such as pork or turkey, or pair…

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The Dandenongs’ Organic Farms and Their Role in Eco-Tourism

The Dandenongs are home to an abundance of native Australian bird, reptile, and mammal species as well as aquatic fauna and flora that thrives within its many waterways and lakes. This study’s results indicate that resources in consumer landscapes positively…

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Scenic Drives and Lookouts for Families in the Dandenongs

The Dandenongs are an inspiring mountainous region comprised of lush temperate rainforest, cascading waterfalls, and scenic picnic spots – an excellent day or weekend trip destination perfect for driving, walking and cycling trips. One of our favourite hikes is the…

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Preparing For Winter – The Dandenongs’ Coziest Activities

Prepping your home for winter can be a cost-cutting move that saves money on heating bills. By caulking around windows and doors to close gaps and replace worn weather stripping as necessary, you could see significant savings on heating costs….

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Guided Nature Walks in the Dandenong Ranges

Explore Dandenong Ranges National Park with hand-selected trail maps and driving directions as well as reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature enthusiasts like you! This easy walk offers a pleasant variety of vegetation including Tree Ferns and Mountain…

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Autumn Crafts and Workshops in the Dandenongs

Autumn is an enchanting season, when our forests’ leaves transform from greens and browns into vibrant oranges and reds. Marvel at its breathtaking transformation at Alfred Nicholas Gardens, George Tindale Gardens or Rhododendron Gardens; or visit more remote Pirianda Gardens…

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Responsible Wildlife Watching in the Dandenongs

Puffing Billy has long been one of the premier ways for both visitors and locals to experience the Dandenong Ranges’ natural wonders. Take a trip along Puffing Billy today for one of its memorable rides through its lush forests! You…

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Eco-Friendly Events and Festivals in the Dandenongs

The Dandenongs offer a beautiful combination of wild nature, manicured gardens and charming towns for an enjoyable day trip or weekend escape from Melbourne. Explore soaring forests of mountain ash trees, leafy fern glades and picturesque villages like Olinda and…

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Accessibility-Friendly Accommodations in the Dandenongs

Near Melbourne, the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges make wonderful family playgrounds. Close enough for quick outings yet far enough away that it feels like an escape, these stunning mountains can provide ample adventure. Explore soaring forests of mountain ash…