Springtime Destinations

Springtime Destinations

It's that time of year when gardens come alive with colour and perfume. 

So, we've put together for you some of our favourite flower-bomb destinations in the Dandenong Ranges and surrounds.

Immerse yourself in the blossoms and blooms, and maybe feed your insta feed, if that's your thing! 🤳


Tesselaar Tulip Festival, Silvan

Tiptoe through the tulips at the Tesselaar Tulip Festival. Explore over a million flowers in bloom on over five acres.

Themed days include live entertainment, food stalls and fun activities.

Oh, and four legged friends are welcome on leads!


Alowyn Gardens, Yarra Glen

Alowyn Gardens is a stunning seven-acre award winning display garden.

The Wisteria Arch is insta-famous during October.

There's also a café with great coffee and treats.


Cloudehill Gardens, Olinda

A stunning ‘cool climate’ series of 25 gardens at the top of the Dandenong Ranges.

Picture stone walls and hedges and a ‘green theatre’ for summer twilight concerts.

Season’s Restaurant overlooks the gardens and provides breakfast and lunch.


Cherryhill Blossom Festival, Wandin East

The blossom festival is in full swing at Cherryhill.

Weekends see the orchard filled with market stalls and the sounds of local musicians.

Furry friends welcome, tickets available online. 


Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens, Olinda

The Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden is home to a staggering 15,000 rhododendrons, 12,000 azaleas, 3,000 camellias and 250,000 daffodils clothed in colour in spring.

Meander down to Serenity Point where the sculpted landscape opens to stunning views over the Yarra Ranges.


Warratina Lavender Farm, Wandin North

Located at the foothills of Mt Dandenong, this gorgeous farm has over 10,000 lavender plants to feast your eyes (and cameras) over!

The Tea House overlooks the rows of lavender and is a great place to try their famous lavender scones.


Alfred Nicholas Gardens, Sherbrooke

Situated on the gorgeous Sherbrooke Road in the Dandenong Ranges, the Burnham Beeches Estate is home to the stunning Alfred Nicholas Gardens.

The gardens are known for their picturesque waterfalls, water features and iconic ornamental lake and boathouse.


Enjoy the season's blooms and blossoms, from the Kaye Charles team!