Victoria

The Dandenong Ranges covers almost 40,000 hectares. The many villages of The Dandenongs offer art galleries, nurseries, shops, where you can buy works by local potters, jewellers, sculptors, woodworkers and leather workers. a variety of accommodation venues are available Family dining, restaurants and the speciality of the mountain, Devonshire Teas, There are forest and garden walks, including a walk for disabled people from Grant's picnic ground at Kallista. Other attractions include the Puffing Billy, a veteran steam train makes its way through magnificent countryside.

Grampians National Park, established in 1984. It is Victoria's largest national park, It was created to protect the flora, fauna, and landscapes of the Grampians ranges, rugged red sandstone mountains named after a range in Scotland. They lie in four main ranges, Mount Difficult in the north, Serra in the southeast, Victoria in the southwest and, in the east, Mount William, which is 1,167 m heavily eroded outcrops known as the Balconies and the Giant Stairway. Numerous streams, waterfalls, and creeks provide habitats for birds, reptiles, koalas and kangaroos. The Grampians are the ancestral home of the Aboriginal Koori people, whose rock carvings in caves and shelters can be found at more than 40 sites throughout the park.