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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

Caribbean Gardens and Market


Young, old, or somewhere in-between we've managed to cater for everyone. You can shop, have lunch, stroll around the lake, watch the kids on the rides/playground or perhaps just sit back, relax, and soak up the wonderful atmosphere Caribbean Gardens creates.

The market offers a huge variety of goods ranging from clothing, fresh produce, lollies, plants, art and crafts, household goods, tools, prints, shoes, toys, gift ware and bric-a-brac. If computers and technology interest you in any way, then you will love the right wing of our market. It is dedicated entirely to computers and everything associated with them. There are 1002 s of stalls, so, no matter what you're searching for, you're sure to find it in our computer and technology section.

The Gardens cover an area of approximately 100 acres surrounding the beautiful Lake Caribbean. Throughout the picnic grounds are barbecues with free wood supplied and plenty of picnic tables under the shade of beautiful elm, gum and pine trees.

Rides operate every Sunday from 11am to 4pm and during school holidays rides also operate on Wednesdays and Fridays, although subject to weather conditions. For only $3.00 per ride you can enjoy a Chairlift ride, Train ride or Jungle Cruise. It's a fun and affordable way to entertain the children.

The Caribbean cafe and take-away caters for snacks, light food or a full meal. There is plenty of variety from great coffee, cold drinks, sandwiches, hot dogs, burgers and much more.




1280 Ferntree Gully Road
Scoresby, VIC, 3179

Located 5.8K 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.

Things to see and do
- Take a night walk through the park and see the parks nocturnal animals when the animals are most active
- Cycling is welcome in parts of Shepherds Bush except in the conservation areas, which is clearly marked
- Access to the conservation area of Shepherds Bush is restricted to pedestrians only. This is to minimise the disturbance of native flora and fauna in the area
- Stroll through in the evening, watching and listening to the flocks of sacred ibis fly in and hustle for their roosting place in the treetops
- Get involved with the Friends of the Dandenong Valley Parklands Inc. who also look after a local indigenous botanic garden near the park office.

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

Schwerkolt Cottage


Visit Schwerkolt Cottage and step back in time as you explore the original pioneer stone cottage. Enjoy beautiful gardens and a park like setting beside Mullum Mullum Creek, with barbecue facilities, a children's playground and creekside walks.

The Cottage features a barn, smithy, wine cellar, smokehouse and museum and is open weekends and public holidays from 2:00 to 5:00pm with free entry.

The gardens and barbecue playground are open each day. There are public facilities and excellent off street parking.





Deep Creek Road
Mitcham, VIC, 3132

Located 7.4K from Scoresby

Scoresby: Events

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

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 Visitor Centre premises.




1211 Burwood Highway
Upper Ferntree Gully, VIC, 3156

Located 5.0K from Scoresby

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