doongalla picnic ground, mount dandenong

doongalla picnic ground, mount dandenong

The site is the location of an old homestead, which was tragically destroyed by the 1932 bushfires. All that remains are the steps. Talk about 5 parts eerie and 5 parts cool! The gardens are real surprise as they sit majestically amongst the Aussie bush and the views of this corner of the hills are beautiful.

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william ricketts sanctuary, mount dandenong

william ricketts sanctuary, mount dandenong

As far as beautiful goes you don’t get more on perfectly lovely than this place. It's where nature and art are perfectly balanced and to mamma it is a magical even surreal journey through the ferny tranquil 'fairy tale' glades here. 

 

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