Train in The Dandenongs

Emerald Lake Model Railway

Emerald Lake Model Railway is the largest HO scale model (1:87) railway in the southern hemisphere, with over 2km of tracks, miniature hills, tunnels, towns and little people.
Sculpture Garden in The Dandenongs

William Ricketts Sanctuary

This ferny garden features William Ricketts’ sculptures of Aboriginal people, inspired by years spent living among them. You can also see his log cottage and gallery.
Gardens in The Dandenongs

National Rhododendron Gardens

Giant eucalypts tower over shady lawns and brilliant flowerbeds at these gardens with over 15,000 rhododendrons and 12,000 azaleas. The best time to see the rhododendrons is September to November.
Viewpoint in The Dandenongs

SkyHigh Mt Dandenong

Drive up to SkyHigh for amazing views over Melbourne and Port Phillip Bay from the highest point in the Dandenongs. The view of the city lights at dusk is spectacular. There’s a cafe-restaurant, a garden, picnic are…
National Park in The Dandenongs

Dandenong Ranges National Park

This national park contains the four largest areas of remaining forest in the Dandenongs. The Ferntree Gully Area has several short walks, including the popular 1000 Steps up to One Tree Hill Picnic Ground (two hour…
Picnic Area in The Dandenongs

Grants Picnic Ground

Picnic ground at Kallista, in the Dandenong Ranges National Park.
Picnic Area in The Dandenongs

One Tree Hill Picnic Ground

Picnic ground in the Dandenong Ranges National Park.