In 1987 Sherbrooke Forest, Doongalla Reserve and Ferntree Gully National Park were combined to form..Healesville Information
Healesville is at the heart of the Yarra Valley wine and food region and is known for its wildlife..Marysville Information
Marysville is well known for its beautiful gardens and scenery, and as a gateway to year-round..Yarra Glen Information
Yarra Glen is an agricultural and dairy town in the heart of the Yarra Valley wine and food region..See all locations in Yarra Valley And Dandenong Ranges
One of the highest villages in the Dandenong Ranges, Olinda’s gardens and scenery reflect its pronounced seasons, with spring blooms, autumn colours, crisp summer days and occasional light snowfalls. Spend a relaxing afternoon browsing through the many art, antique and handicraft galleries and sampling a delicious Devonshire tea.
Explore some of Australia's most beautiful public and private gardens, including the National Rhododendron Gardens and the mystical sculptures hidden among the ferns at William Ricketts Sanctuary. Go walking among tree ferns and look for lyrebirds in the Dandenong Ranges National Park, wander through the magnificent forest in RJ Hamer Arboretum or trek to Olinda Falls.
Stop at roadside stalls selling home-made preserves, garden produce, flowers, eggs, chestnuts and plants. Look out for wildlife as you tour the area, including emus, wombats, possums, echidna and lyrebirds.
Search for antique treasures in Mt Dandenong and Sassafras villages. Browse the many local galleries and craft shops selling jewellery, glass, pottery, leather and ceramics made by local craftspeople.
Olinda is 44 kilometres east of Melbourne or just over an hour’s drive. Travel on the Burwood Highway and then turn off onto the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road. Alternatively, travel along the Monash Freeway, onto Ferntree Gully Road, then along the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road.
The city of Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is the centre of a vibrant regions that surrounds..Great Ocean Road Information
The Great Ocean Road region hugs the contours of Victoria's rugged south west coast and offers..Victoria's High Country Information
The High Country in north-east Victoria is a special place with scenic alpine landscapes, a host of..Mornington Peninsula Information
The Mornington Peninsula, on the eastern side of Port Phillip Bay, feels like an island with a vast..Goldfields Information
The discovery of gold in Victoria's central region over 150 years ago has left a rich and lasting..Murray Information
Aboriginal people revere it. Nineteenth century trade flourished on it. Mark Twain likened it to..Phillip Island Information
Phillip Island is a great destination for a family getaway. Under two hours drive from Melbourne..Grampians Information
The rugged mountain ranges of the Grampians National Park mark the centre of this region and rise..Daylesford And Macedon Ranges Information
One hour north-west of Melbourne, the rolling hills and farmland of Daylesford and the Macedon..Gippsland Information
Located in Victoria's eastern corner Gippsland has some of the finest landscapes in Victoria. Hike..See all locations in Victoria