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Gardens and Forest Walks

Attractions – Forest Walks

Emerald Lake Park

With two beautiful lakes, Lake Treganowan and Nobelious, and 50 hectares of rolling parklands, Emerald Lake Park offers discovery, enjoyment and relaxation. With free entry and a small parking fee you can relax by the picturesque lakes.....
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The Little Peninsula and Big Peninsula Tunnels – Upper Yarra River

The Little Peninsula and Big Peninsula Tunnels are located on the Yarra River, about 14 km east of Warburton, 70 km from Melbourne, on the Upper Yarra Reservoir Rd
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Cloudehill Gardens and Nursery – Olinda

A must see garden made at the top of The Dandenongs where a maze of stone walls and jewel like garden rooms are set within woodlands of magnificent and historic, cool climate trees. Some 20 garden compartments are threaded through glorious 80 year old European beech, magnolias, maples and a collection of fabulous Himalayan tree rhododendrons
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Warratina Lavender Farm

Warratina Lavender farm is situated at 105 Quayle Road, Wandin Yallock at the foothills of the Dandenongs, just 1 hour from Melbourne.
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Steavenson Falls – Marysville

Steavenson Falls are one of the tallest in Victoria, with 5 cascades, a total descent of 122 metres, the last having a clear drop of more than 21 metres.
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Tea Rooms and Singing Gardens of Poet C J Dennis

Come and stroll around the beautiful gardens ‘Arden’, home to C J Dennis, Australis’a famous bush poet. Wander among the beautiful mountain ash, and follow the mud map detailing the gardens history.
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Alowyn Gardens – Yarra Glen

Alowyn Gardens is situated smack bang in the middle of the Yarra Valley just outside Yarra Glen. In 2008 the garden was named ABC Garden of the Year and deservedly so!
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Mount Donna Buang – the Rainforest Skywalk

The summit of Mount Donna Buang is surrounded by Alpine ash trees and Sub alpine snow gums, and at nearby Cement Creek there is a raised walkway through Myrtle Beech....
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Cathedral Range State Park

Cathedral Range State Park is a state park in Victoria, Australia which encompasses the spectacular Cathedral Range and adjacent Little River valley. It is located to the east of the Maroondah Highway, between Buxton and Taggerty, approximately 150 km north-east of Melbourne.
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The Silvan Reservoir

The park is open from 8:30 am and closes at 4:30 pm during non-daylight savings times and from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm during daylight savings times. Silvan Reservoir is now closed on days of Total Fire Ban.
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Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens

These gardens hint at an opulent past as part of the Burnham Beeches estate. Follow the terraced lane down the hill past the waterfall to the lake with its quaint boathouse. Visitors can picnic on islands interconnected by wooden bridges and feed the ducks that have made the lake their home.
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George Tindale Garden

This garden was started in 1958 by George Tindale, a research scientist with the Victorian Department of Agriculture, and his wife. Over time it has developed into the splendid garden that can be seen today.
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Forest Walks

There are many beautiful public gardens and forest walks in the Dandenong Ranges run by Parks Victoria and privately owned.
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Kurth Kiln Regional Park

Kurth Kiln Regional Park, seven kilometres north of Gembrook, is a favourite place for families. Mums and dads relax at timber tables under shady stringybarks while children play in the cool waters where Tomahawk Creek meets the lake.
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R J Hamer Arboretum

With 200 acres of woodland to choose from, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding the perfect picnic spot where you can enjoy the lush mix of native and exotic trees on offer. And don’t forget to view the grove of oaks in Autumn. The RJ Hamer Arboretum land is a small part of the original Dandenong and Woori Yallock State forest, proclaimed over 110 years ago.
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Pirianda Garden

Meander down the hill past a host of exotic trees and explore the fascinating intact native fern gullies where you can hear the cry of native birds such as Currawongs, Crimson and Eastern Rosellas, Butcher Birds, Honey Eaters and Kookaburras.
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National Rhododendron Gardens

The National Rhododendron Gardens is a unique setting for cool climate plants with breathtaking views over theYarraValley. Seasonal changes ensure these Gardens are an all-year-round delight.
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Toolangi Forestry Discovery Centre

The Toolangi Forest Discovery Centre is set amidst messmate and mountain ash forests and it is essentially an educational facility providing information on aspects of the forest and its habitats
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William Ricketts Sanctuary

William Ricketts Sanctuary is a unique place of spiritual renewal and quiet reflection where visitors can see for themselves the vision and passion that live in his art.
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