Some Parks & Gardens in the Dandenongs
National Rhododendron Gardens
Home to the Australian Mountain Ash - the world's largest flowering tree, these gardens feature a huge range of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, hydrangeas and daffodils.
10 am - 5 pm daily
Other Gardens & Arboreta
The R.J. Hamer Arboretum (Chalet Road, Olinda) features European American and Asian trees, while the Mt. Dandenong Arboretum (Ridge Road, Dandenong) features rare conifers from the Southern Hemisphere. The George Tindale Gardens (Sherbrook Road, Sherbrook - Me ref 75 J2) and the Pirianda Gardens (Hacketts Road, Olinda) both blend exotic plants with the native trees
All 10am - 4.30pm daily
An Australian Plant Garden devoted to displaying the diversity of Australian plants in a landscaped setting. It features one of the largest ranges of Australian plants in public gardens with many rare and unique species