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Places to Visit Nearby

Things to Do in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges

There is plenty to see and do in the beautiful Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges for all ages! CherryHill Orchards is lucky enough to be located between both the Yarra Valley and the Dandenong Ranges meaning travel time to both areas is usually no more than 30 minutes.

Family Favourites:

Puffing Billy Railway                       25 minutes drive              https://puffingbilly.com.au/

Step back in time at Australia’s favourite steam train, Puffing Billy! Puffing Billy is one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world and operates every day of the year, except Christmas Day, thanks to the tireless efforts of their volunteers. The excitement begins from the moment you arrive at the station with the sight of the historic locomotives, the smell of the steam and the sound of the train’s whistle. The Railway was built in 1900 to serve the local communities that lived in the hills, carrying anything from passengers to timber, livestock, potatoes and plants. Today, Puffing Billy Railway is a major tourist attraction and incites visitors to come and experience a century old tradition. Ride in the open sides carriages as the historic steam trains continue to run on their original mountain track between Belgrave and Gembrook, in the natural surrounds of the magnificent Dandenong Ranges.

Healesville Sanctuary                     25 minutes drive               https://www.zoo.org.au/healesville/

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie             25 minutes drive              https://www.yvci.com.au/

Rayner’s Orchard                            10 minutes drive               https://www.raynersorchard.com.au/

Warratina Lavender Farm             5 minutes drive                 https://warratinalavender.com.au/

Blue Lotus Water Garden              15 minutes drive               https://www.bluelotusfarm.com.au/

 

Here is a list of some of our favourite attractions however for a full list please visit these useful websites:

https://www.visitmelbourne.com/Regions/Yarra-Valley-and-Dandenong-Ranges/Things-to-do

https://visityarravalley.com.au/places-to-go/top-trails

https://visitdandenongranges.com.au/things-do

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puffing billy

474 Queens Road
Wandin East, VIC, 3139