Dandenong Ranges Hotels
Dandenong Ranges, Australia
The Dandenong Ranges is a mountain range that is located 35 km (22 miles) east of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. The ranges consist of rolling hills, steeply weathered valleys and gullies covered in thick temperate rainforest, as well as dense ferny undergrowth. The area is also known for the Puffing Billy Railway and the Horatio Jones Kerosine Tin House. ... Read more »
Dandenong Ranges Attractions
- Katandra Gardens
- Emerald Lake Park in the Dandenong Ranges
- Carribbean Gardens & Market
Dandenong Ranges Activities
- Cycle The Wall, a steep track that runs from Monbulk to Olinda
- Hike in the Dandenong Ranges National Park
- Play tennis at Chirnside Park Country Club
Dandenong Ranges Climate
The climate in the Dandenong Ranges is quite comfortable. During the winter, the temperature typically does not go below 4°C (39°F); during the summer, the average high is about 23°C (73°F).
Getting There & Around
The nearest airport is Melbourne International Airport. The Dandenong Ranges can be reached by train from Melbourne on the Belgrave line. Alternatively, the Ranges are a short trip from Melbourne by car.
Several buses run in the area, but their schedule is very infrequent. There are also trains available to and from Upper Ferntree Gully. Cars are a good way to get to nearby attractions. It is also possible to get around by bicycle, but this is only recommended for intermediate or advanced cyclists.« Hide