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Eastern Dandenong Ranges Visitor Information Centre

0419 584 498

Eastern Dandenong Ranges Visitor Information provides brochures and information on events, attractions, accommodation, restaurants and cafes, retail and businesses in the Eastern Dandenong Ranges.

Located in the Northern Hills of Cardinia and the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges region, the Eastern Dandenong Ranges is a family destination offering a range of attractions and activities including walking and cycling tracks, gardens, open spaces and picnic grounds, home of Puffing Billy and Thomas, trout fishing, panoramic vistas, wineries and abundant flora and wildlife.

The Visitor Centre is located at Fernlea Shop of Opportunities, 15 Kilvington Drive, Emerald. Directly opposite Puffing Billy Park.

Emerald is a one hour drive from Melbourne in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. The Hills townships of Belgrave, Menzies Creek, Selby, Kallista, Monbulk, Emerald, Upper Beaconsfield, Cockatoo, Gembrook, Macclesfield, Mt Burnett and Yellingbo make the perfect base to stay when visiting family and friends.

Other nearby family attractions including Healesville Sanctuary, Phillip Island, Warburton and Mount Donna Buang.

Content: Eastern Dandenong Ranges Association Inc.

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Opening hours:
  • Monday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance