Destination guide

The charming city of Mount Dandenong awaits you

Enjoy the temples and other features of Mount Dandenong. This city's hiking, gardens and mountain views attract many visitors, as does its romantic and scenic location. Dandenong Ranges National Park and Puffing Billy Steam Train are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Mount Dandenong

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Mount Dandenong a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Monbulk Winery (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Payne's Rise Wines (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • 100 Acres Reserve (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Killara Park Estate (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • The Eastern Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Mount Dandenong

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mount Dandenong is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • SkyHigh Mount Dandenong (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Olinda Falls (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • National Rhododendron Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Grants Picnic Area (3.7 mi / 6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mount Dandenong

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 25.9 mi (41.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 29.8 mi (47.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Mount Dandenong?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 194 holiday rentals near Mount Dandenong. From 74 Houses to 13 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mount Dandenong is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mount Dandenong?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Mount Dandenong. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • SkyHigh Mount Dandenong: 724 holiday rentals
  • William Ricketts Sanctuary: 724 holiday rentals
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park: 738 holiday rentals
  • Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary: 437 holiday rentals
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train: 588 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Dandenong listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mount Dandenong?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 74 Houses in Mount Dandenong. Our other popular types of Mount Dandenong holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 holiday houses
  • Villas: 10 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 57 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mount Dandenong?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Mount Dandenong. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.