The Dandenong Mountains region is truly amazing with its lush landscape consisting of many different plants, streams, large trees, birds, and beautiful trail walks.
Take a walk in the rich nature reserve among the ferns and streams, and spot plenty of wildlife as you go.
Explore William Ricketts Gallery - a wonderful sculpture garden in the mountains. This garden is truly breathtaking and powerful as all the sculptures are very unique and created by one man who was inspired by Australian history and the Aborigines.
Sky High is the point which is on the top of the mountain. You will get a great view of Melbourne from this place. There are beautiful gardens for you to wander around in and take photos of.
Nearby is a little mountain town where you have the choice of purchasing lunch at the famous "Pies in the Sky" - the best pies in Victoria, many of which have been awarded Gold and Silver medals.
Emerald is another mountain town nearby where you will take an old steam train ride known as the "Puffing Billy" through the forest.
You will have the opportunity to explore the beautiful Cardinia lakes, which is a large water catchment in the mountains.
There are kangaroos and many native Australian birds to be spotted in this area.
Package Includes :
Tour value includes PRIVATE, personalized tour with commentary, Puffing Billy steam train ride, wine tasting, hotel pick up and drop off, and complimentary water.
Package Excludes :
Day 1: Private Dandenong Mountains
- Nature Walks
- William Ricketts Sanctuary
- Puffing Billy
- Cardinia Lakes
- Spot Native Wildlife
- Sky High
- Scenic Mountain Views
- Beautiful Mountain Towns
Package Terms & Conditions :
The value of your tours include personalized tour with commentary, GST and entry fees, hotel pick up and drop off, and complimentary water.
Lunch is at your own expense.
Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (18+).
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Cancellations must be made at least 3 days before the tour commences or this will result in a 100% cancellation fee (value of the tour).
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