8 days in Dandenong & Olinda Itinerary

8 days in Dandenong & Olinda Itinerary

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Dandenong
— 4 nights
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Olinda
— 3 nights
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Dandenong

— 4 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dandenong Market and 13th Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dandenong: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Melbourne) and Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo).

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dandenong day trip site.

Melbourne to Dandenong is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Olinda.

Things to do in Dandenong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Olinda

— 3 nights
An artistic hideaway with tree-lined streets that shade cafes, Olinda is a perfect town for contemplation.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cloudehill Nursery and Gardens. On the 7th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll around R.J. Hamer Arboretum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden. On your second day here, trek along Wirrawilla Rainforest Walk, admire the natural beauty at Cloudehill Nursery and Gardens, and then stop by Mangana.

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Drive from Dandenong to Olinda in an hour. Traveling from Dandenong in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Olinda, with lows around 11°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Olinda

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips