Category Archives: Dandenong Ranges

Dandenong Ranges: Sherbrooke Falls and Picnic ground

Situated in the Dandenong ranges, roughly 45 mins out of the City, the Sherbrooke forest area is a Lush green rainforest that differs greatly in terms of feel and environment even to the other side of the Dandenongs near the Thousand Steps. Getting here is quite easy, its well signposted, Click here, replace “melbourne” with your address for directions. The Sherbrooke Falls walk, and the Picnic ground itself are well established, which means that its very much an approachable short … Continue reading

Dandenong Ranges: Thousand Steps

Update 29/02/2012 - I was probably a bit lax when writing this about where the Thousand steps are for those of you whom aren’t from around melbourne. Follow this link, substituting “Melbourne” for your location: Click here for directions Perhaps the most famous walk in the Dandenong’s, the Kokoda memorial track is quite often referred to as the “thousand steps”. This trail is to commemorate the sacrifices made by our Soldiers during the Second world-war in particular along the Kokoda trail … Continue reading

Dandenong Ranges; Olinda Falls

For posterity, and those who dont live in victoria; it was 40 degrees yesterday down here in Melbourne. I very nearly skipped going outside all-together. However; I bought a new camera on saturday and desperately wanted to play around. Olinda Falls in the Dandenong ranges was the perfect place to go. Olinda falls is a very short walk, a whooping 350M to the viewing platform and 500M to the base of the falls and perfect for a hot day. The … Continue reading