Things to do
The Dandenong Ranges National Park have acres and acres of natural bushland with many bushwalks and picnic areas.
Puffing Billy is not to be missed; Australia's favourite steam train winding its way through the gullies and hills.
Sherbrooke Forest lies within the Dandenong Ranges and is famous for its population of Lyrebirds.
Penguin Parade. At Summerland Beach the Little Penguins arrive at sunset.
The award-winning Visitors Centre is open from 10am. Koalas are readily found on Phillip Island and there are great beaches for swimming, surfing and fishing around the island.
Beaches and Bays
From Frankston to Portsea are the most picturesque Peninsula Beaches on Port Phillip Bay including Dromana, Rosebud and Sorrento.
On Westernport Bay the beaches at Somers, Pt. Leo and Shoreham offer very safe swimming and lovely walks. Close by Somers is a large colony of koalas. All beaches are an easy drive from our park.
Victoria is probably the most sports orientated state in Australia. From our park you have easy access to all sports including golf, football, horseriding, motor racing and the international standard National Water Sports Centre, the venue for water skiing, rowing and canoeing.
The bays offer wonderful fishing from jetty or boat and for the more adventurous it is very easy to get to Bass Straight.
There are large shopping centres in Dandenong and Frankston and you can travel to Melbourne from Dandenong by train. Dandenong, Frankston and Dingly have large markets. Others are readily accessible a little further down the peninsula. If you're looking for a bargain, try the Discount Shopping Direct Factory Outlet. The Caribbean Gardens Market in Scoresby is a huge undercover market with over 1000 stalls is open Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Close by our park is the best and most extensive range of golf courses in Australia. There is an all-weather 60 bay golf driving range within 10 minutes of our park.
BIG4 Dandenong Tourist Park is an ideal base for your golfing holiday.
Car and passenger ferry services can take you to Queenscliff and Phillip Island.
Details are available from our office.
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