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Scoresby: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Koomba Park


Koomba Park consists of billabongs and lakes fed by the Dandenong Creek. The bird hide provides a perfect way to observe birds in the natural habitat.

The trail network through Koomba Park incorporates both the Dandenong Creek Trail which branches off to a pretty boardwalk section and the Eastlink Trail that continues on to follow the Eastlink Freeway.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.





Boronia Rd
Wantirna, VIC, 3152

Located 3.8K from Scoresby

Bushy Park Wetlands


Bushy Park Wetlands is bounded at the north by a remnant orchard accessed from the eastern end of Highbury Road. The southern boundary, near the pony club at Drummies Bridge Reserve, is accessed from High Street Road.

The park's eastern boundary is Dandenong Creek and its western boundary is formed by residential properties in King Arthur Drive and Knights Drive.

A section of the Dandenong Creek Trail provides vantage points overlooking the scenic wetlands.

Things to see and do
- Try cycling, walking or birdwatching, taking in the native flora and fauna of the area
- Pedestrians and cyclists can travel north along the Dandenong Creek Trail from the eastern end of Jells Park. The trail crosses Pattersons Bridge and passes Shepherds Bush, Napier Park and baseball fields and the Nunawading and District Pony Club, taking in natural parkland
- From nearby Koomba Park visitors can walk or cycle across the new foot bridge over Dandenong Creek, then head south over Burwood Highway and take the trail over the mound to the wetlands.




Highbury Rd
Glen Waverley, VIC, 3150

Located 5.7K from Scoresby

Nortons Park


Enjoy a family picnic on the large lawn or use the electric barbecues in the picnic shelter.

Bring your dog - Nortons Park is an off-lead area where you can take your dog for a run.

Please be aware of the signs that show the designated off lead area and the rules and regulations associated with the park.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.





Norton
Wantirna South, VIC, 3152

Located 5.9K from Scoresby

Chesterfield Farm


Come to Chesterfield Farm and experience a little bit of farm life in the city, on a real working farm.

Milk a cow, feed and play with the baby farm animals in the nursery, have a tractor ride and watch the working dogs in action with the sheep.

There is a large range of private functions and corporate function areas within the property, all with the real feeling of being in country on the 110 hectare spread.




1221 Ferntree Gully road
Scoresby, VIC, 3179

Located 6.1K from Scoresby

Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club


Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club is hosting the Scoresby Steamfest. There will be displays of blacksmithing and old time crafts, vintage tools, model boats on the lake, model planes, books, videos, vintage radio and much more.

The Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club operates a vintage engine museum set in six hectares of parkland in the south eastern suburb of Scoresby. In all, there are several hundred engines and related exhibits housed in a number of exhibition sheds around the grounds.

From huge steam ploughing engines to tiny models. steam vehicles, a Sherman tank, industrial steam and diesel engines, old farm engines (including tractors) and machinery, earth moving machinery, early road making equipment, teams of draught horses, vintage cars and trucks .

Steam exhibits include traction engines, among them a pair of massive Fowler Z7 steam ploughing engines, steam rollers, portable engines and a large and varied collection of industrial and marine stationary steam engines and pumps.

There is a period workshop and a diesel engine section. You are unlikely to see a comparable display of large diesel generators elsewhere. The smaller internal combustion engines are also well represented. There are displays of tractors, agricultural equipment and early road working and earth moving machinery.

An added attraction for the kids is the miniature railway which operates every Sunday.

The museum is open for static display each weekend but most of the engines are in running order and on the last Sunday of the month a selection can be seen in operation. The grounds are attractively laid out with a lake, barbecues and shady picnic areas. The 1 kilometre miniature railway track circuits the grounds.

So what are you waiting for? Come ride around the grounds on the miniature steam railway.






1200 Ferntree Gully Road
Scoresby, VIC, 3179

Located 6.4K from Scoresby

Shepherds Bush


Dawn is the best time of the day to listen for the wonderful calls and songs of native birds frolicking in the branches of the manna gums. Walking tracks and boardwalks meander through bushland and billabongs making the park an ideal spot for walking, sitting, bird watching and photography. Experience a natural oasis in the hustle and bustle of suburbia.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.




Shepherd Rd
Glen Waverley, VIC, 3150

Located 7.1K from Scoresby

Scoresby: Events

Ruben Guthrie


Ruben Guthrie is Brendan Cowell's brutally honest and acerbically wicked play about one man's relationship with booze, love, family, redemption and being taken to AA by his mum. What happens when those around you just won't let you quit drinking?


Event Dates
2016
      7th Sep
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3 Rose Street,
7 whalla place
Upper Ferntree Gully, VIC, 3156

Located 5.2K from Scoresby

Eastland Farmers' Market


The Eastland Farmers Market in Ringwood is run in partnership with Eastland. Held along Melbourne Street and Town Square, the market offers seasonal and organic fruit and vegetables, free range meats and eggs, honey, nuts, flowers and seedlings alongside a selection of artisan products including cheeses, relishes, breads, jams and small goods.

The market has a primary focus on the Yarra Valley, showcasing the finest in regional produce. It is the first accredited farmers market in the region and is a place for the community to access fresh food direct from producers in the local area and enjoy regional Victoria right on their doorstep!


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165 Maroondah Highway,
18,
St Heliers
Ringwood, VIC, 3134

Located 6.4K from Scoresby

Maroondah Festival


Town Park in Croydon will come to life for the 27th annual Maroondah Festival. This iconic event unites the community for a fun filled, entertaining, interactive festival extravaganza.

The event features areas including the Community Expo, food stalls, live entertainment, Eco Village, Youth Space, Kids Kingdom, Health and Wellbeing Area, classic cars, food and design market, and more.

Maroondah Festival is a great day for the whole family and people of all ages. With something for everyone, this is a day not to be missed.


Event Dates
2016
      6th Nov


Norton Road
Croydon, VIC, 3136

Located 7.3K from Scoresby

Scoresby: Travel Tips

Dandenong Ranges Visitor Information Centre


The Dandenong Ranges Visitor Information Centre provides quality information to visitors regarding the area including the Yarra Valley, the Dandenong Ranges and surrounds.

The Visitor Information Centre holds a wide range of brochure material including maps and provides on the spot information for anything from accessing local attractions via public transport to identifying the level of difficulty associated with the abundance of walking tracks in the Dandenong Ranges.

An accommodation booking service is also provided to visitors over the telephone or in person at the Visitor Information Centre premises.




1211 Burwood Highway
Upper Ferntree Gully, VIC, 3156

Located 5.1K from Scoresby

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