Olinda > Jeweller, Workshops & Local Artisans

Tall Trees Studio

Eclectic in Nature & Style, Tall Trees Studio is home to local & Victorian Artists showcasing beautiful designed and/or hand made pieces.

Dandenong Ranges > Lavender Farm in Wandin

Warratina Lavender Farm

Over 10,000 lavender plants makes a beautiful sight. See the lavender hand harvested and dried in the drying shed during harvest time.

Sassafras > Boutique & Garden Weddings

Weddings at Fortnums

An elegant dining room with an adjoining outdoor decking that overlooks the nearby Ranges. Our gardens offer views of the city and make an ideal location for an intimate ceremony.

Dandenong Ranges > Belgrave South

Birdsland Reserve & Nursery

A natural sanctuary with over 130 different native birds including the Wedgetail Eagle and Powerful Owl, also over 200 species of native plants.

Olinda > Artwork and Gifts

Emma Jennings Gallery

Emma Jennings Gallery is a unique destination featuring local, ethical and sustainable art and gifts inspired by living in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges.

Olinda > Australia's Tastiest Handmade Chocolates

Only Mine Chocolate Factory

The Only Mine chocolate factory is open 7 days in the heart of Olinda to enjoy Australia's best hand crafted chocolates.

Mt Dandenong > Best views of Melbourne

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

SkyHigh is a lookout with majestic views, 2 cafes, restaurant, function room, summer beer garden, Maze, English garden and walking trails in the state forest.

Sassafras > ethical coffee roastery

Storehouse Roastery Olinda

Sourcing ethical coffee from around the globe and roasting it right here in Olinda, our roasters and baristas know and love their craft well. Come and try! We have a blend for everyone and take home packs to enjoy too.

Dandenong Ranges > Belgrave

Burrinja Gallery

Indigenous art gallery, collection and cultural education, contemporary arts gallery, performing arts, artist studios, live music, workshops and café.

Kalorama > Australian native display garden & nursery

Karwarra Australian Native Botanic Garden & Nursery

Karwarra Australian Native Botanic Garden, set on 2 hectares at picturesque Kalorama is devoted to displaying the diversity of Australian plants in a landscape setting.

Dandenong Ranges > Great food and family fun!

Herb & Chilli Festival

Learn how to grow and use herbs and chillis, food stalls with international dishes, cooking demos, entertainment and of course a chilli cook off!

Olinda > 10am - 5pm Daily

The Chelsea Australian Garden

The 2013 Chelsea Flower Show winning garden recreated in Olinda featuring an enormous Waratah sculpture, waterfall, billabong and over 15,000 plants!

Mt Dandenong > Conferences & Business Meetings

Functions at SkyHigh Mt Dandenong

The SkyHigh event coordinators ensure every corporate event runs smoothly from start to finish, with catering served at the precise time it's scheduled, and audio visual gear ready when it needs to be.

Sassafras > Wednesday - Sunday 11am-4pm


Fortnums has the bright airy look and feel of an English conservatory with a charming atmosphere created by warm friendly staff and relaxing music.

Olinda > 10am - 5pm Daily

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens

Enjoy a tour, or just take a stroll through 40 hectares of scenic botanic gardens or a picnic by the lake and take in stunning views of the Australian Alps.

Olinda > Teahouse and Asian-Fusion Dining

Olinda Tea House

Taking a modern spin on Chinese cuisine, we offer unique high quality dishes, exquisite desserts and high teas.

Dandenong Ranges > Trains Run Daily

Puffing Billy Railway

Step back in time at Australia’s oldest and best-preserved heritage steam railway, Puffing Billy, situated in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges and only 60-minutes from Melbourne CBD.

Sassafras > Where the locals choose to be

Ripe Sassafras Cafe | Restaurant

Hills locals serving up a smile with award winning organic dark roast, Lindt hot chocolate, specialty teas and chef prepared meals and cakes made in-house from scratch from local and ethical sources.

Sassafras > ethical coffee + gourmet food

Storehouse Espresso Bar Sassafras

Fuel your mountain meanderings with our specialty coffee (ethically roasted just down the road) and delicious bites to eat!

Olinda > Luxurious Romantic Getaway Accessible

The Maples Bed and Breakfast

Two luxurious, private apartments set in beautiful gardens, ideally located - just a brief stroll from Olinda township and the nearby parks and walking trails.

Mt Dandenong > Ceremony & Reception

Weddings at SkyHigh Mt Dandenong

One of Melbourne's most unique wedding venues, with beautiful gardens, a great banquet room with stunning views over Melbourne, superb food and award winning wedding coordinators.

Olinda > Several different sized functions spaces

Functions at Olinda Tea House

Looking for a venue with a difference? The Olinda Tea House is perfect location to bring a breath of fresh air to you and your guests with four different spaces.

Sassafras > 100% Natural skin care products

Soap Opera - Sassafras

Soap Opera products are 100% natural and Naturopathically formulated, designed to nourish, care and scent the body, without harsh chemicals and without testing on animals.

Mt Dandenong > Contemporary Modern Australian

The Bistro at SkyHigh Mt Dandenong

Our award winning SkyHigh bistro, located on the ground floor is open for kiosk drinks and snacks, full lunch menu 7 days a week and dinner over the weekend and public holidays.

Sassafras > Breakfast Weekends Only

Dine Divine

Whether you are just wanting afternoon tea or dinner with the family, Dine Divine has a delicious menu perfect for everyone.

Sassafras > Exhibitions by local artists

Up Gallery Sassafras

We are an artists run gallery exhibiting paintings, drawings and printmaking by Dandenong Ranges creatives. Our 'Made on the Mountain' giftshop is filled with ceramics, cards, textiles, jewellery and limited edition artists prints.

Olinda > 100% Natural skin care products

Soap Opera - Olinda

Soap Opera products are 100% natural and Naturopathically formulated, designed to nourish, care and scent the body, without harsh chemicals and without testing on animals.

Dandenong Ranges > Belgrave

Cameo Cinemas

A mixture of movies on a total of 8 screens, including an outdoor cinema that operates December - March every year.

Olinda > Iconic Hat Store

Truffaux Hatmakers

Internationally renowned hatmakers with a deep love for Panamas, fedoras, felts, furs, caps, buckets, beanies, newsboys, berets, irish scarves, cacao & quirky night lights.

Olinda > Ceremony & Reception

Weddings at Olinda Tea House

With floor to ceiling windows, the bi-fold doors open up to the surrounding deck creating a seamless flow from the indoor reception onto the lush green gardens and bush land backdrop.

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