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Maryknoll: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Bunyip State Park


See a mosiac of green from heathland on river plains to Mountain Ash forest covering steep slopes. Whatever recreational pursuit you enjoy, Bunyip State Park provides opportunities for all.
The legend of the bunyip

Beware of the Bunyip, a dark furry animal with a round face, small ears and fiery eyes that glow in the dark.

According to the Aboriginal people, the Bunyip or "Buneep" (as spelt on early maps which show the river, first cattle run and township) is a spirit that punishes bad people.

Local Aboriginal people believed the Bunyip lived in the swamps of the Bunyip River, and therefore avoided the area. Many early settlers, believing this story, never pitched their tents near a 'Bunyip hole'. People were also careful not to make ripples when collecting water. This upset the Bunyip.

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.




Via Gembrook-Launching Place Rd
Gembrook, VIC, 3783

Located 13.3K from Maryknoll

Cardinia Reservoir Park


Visitors who view the huge expanse of water that is Cardinia Reservoir by the morning light will understand why this is one of Melbourne's most popular outdoor destinations. The open parklands, picnic and barbecue areas, and native bush areas that are home to abundant wildlife and natural flora are a draw card to those seeking a day in a natural setting.

All picnic areas have access and toilets for visitors with limited mobility. Most have barbecues and shelter. Popular spots include Crystal Brook, Duffy's and Kangaroo Flat.

Looking after the park
- Dogs are allowed at Crystal Brook and Duffy's but must be kept on a leash at all times.
- Portable gas barbecues are allowed, but portable barbecues using heat beads or wood are not permitted in 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.




Duffys Road
Narre Warren, VIC, 3804

Located 21.0K from Maryknoll

Aura Vale Lake Park


Located north of Cardinia Reservoir, Aura Vale Lake plays a very important role in Melbourne's water supply. The lake forms part of a drainage system designed to channel run-off water from neighbouring properties and roads, and stop it entering the main reservoir. This system prevents polluted water from affecting the quality of our drinking water.

Over the past years Aura Vale Lake Park has become a popular venue for boating activities including sailboarding and canoeing and for other small non-powered boats up to 3.3 metres. Swimming is not permitted due to poor water quality and submerged objects.

The park is open 10am to 6pm during daylight saving time.

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.





Wellington Rd
Selby, VIC, 3159

Located 21.9K from Maryknoll

Maryknoll: Events

Art in the Garden


Art in the Garden celebrates Spring and art.

Enjoy, relax and experience the magnificent surrounds of the private botanical garden and hidden treasure at 24 Blackwood Lane in Gembrook.

Immerse yourself in the artistic diversity and talent that exists in Cardinia, Yarra Ranges and surrounds.

See artists showcase and demonstrate their skills in textile, painting, sculpture, mosaic, craft, photography, basket weaving, botanical art, millinery and a whole lot more. Enjoy local food, local wine, entertainment and nature at its best. Share a seat at the Mad Hatters Tea Party, or maybe create your own 'Chelsea Garden' sculpture.

Bring the family, let the kids get creative, take a garden tour. Take home a new piece of artwork or gift from one of the local producers.

Enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful Dandenong Ranges or make your way on Puffing Billy to Art in the Garden.


Event Dates
2016
      23rd Oct


Gembrook-Pakenham Rd
Gembrook, VIC, 3783

Located 9.2K from Maryknoll

Gembrook Market


Come down to the Gembrook Market and see a wide range of mostly locally grown and made craft and produce for sale.

Find everything from Crafts, Jewellery, plants to soaps and other handmade goods and foods. Tantalise your taste buds with freshly brewed coffee, a range of sweet and savoury foods, a community barbecue operated by Gembrook Community groups available.

Stallholder and volunteer enquiries welcome.



Event Dates
2016
      23rd Oct
      27th Nov
2017
      22nd Jan
      26th Feb
      26th Mar
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      28th May
      25th Jun
      23rd Jul
      27th Aug


60 Main Street
Gembrook, VIC, 3783

Located 10.7K from Maryknoll

Day Out With Thomas at Puffing Billy's Gembrook station


Day out with Thomas returns to Puffing Billy this Spring, with a new and exciting adventure at Gembrook station.

Gembrook's picturesque railway station invites your family to enjoy, 35 minute return train ride with Thomas, Percy and Diesel. The Imagination Station, play and create with Thomas and Friends, jumping castles, animal nursery, Thomas Movie House, rides on the bulgy bus and photo opportunities with Thomas and Friends.

Tickets include all activities and rides, a chance to shake hands with The Fat Controller and a take home Junior Engineer Certificate!


Event Dates
2016
      15th Oct
      16th Oct
      22nd Oct
      23rd Oct
      5th Nov
      6th Nov
      12th Nov
      13th Nov


Main Street
Gembrook, VIC, 3783

Located 11.0K from Maryknoll

Longwarry Fire Brigade Market


The Longwarry Fire Brigade Market is a popular monthly market offering something for everyone: craft, produce, trash and treasure and much more.

Longwarry is located at the entrance to Baw Baw Shire and a good starting point to explore the region. Once you have stocked up at the market, why not visit one of the wineries in Labertouche, Warragul or Brandy Creek or head to one of the many walking trails in Baw Baw?

Held on the first Sunday of each month, with the exception January and February.


Event Dates
2016
      2nd Oct
      6th Nov
      4th Dec


Bennett Street
Longwarry, VIC, 3816

Located 16.3K from Maryknoll

Emerald Market


Operating the third Sunday of each month, the Emerald Market is the largest market situated within the beautiful Dandenong Ranges.

Showcasing many stalls which create a wonderful vibrant atmosphere the market has something to offer everyone. Emerald Market is pet friendly and even the kids will enjoy all the lovely treasures and treats.

Watch Puffing Billing rolling past as you enter Emerald Township and once you are exploring the market you will be presented with stalls offering vintage fair, organic produce, fresh food, plants, seedlings and scrumptious food stalls.

Also featuring the very popular indoor market that offers homemade artisan products including jams, soaps, candles, beautiful crochet items and handmade cards. As you stroll back along the main street, browse the many other stalls and even enjoy a fresh coffee and lunch the whole family can enjoy.

Come on up to Emerald and make it a day out for the whole family or for a just a relaxing Sunday outing.


Event Dates
2016
      16th Oct
      20th Nov


Kilvington Drive
Emerald, VIC, 3782

Located 18.3K from Maryknoll

Sunday Lunches at Yarra Ranges Estate


Yarra Ranges Estate proudly host seasonal Sunday lunches throughout the calendar year with a variety of live entertainment.

Their platter and menu options are made from the best, high-quality, local and seasonal produce, which is complimented by their own Estate wine.

First established in 1996 as a winery, 20 years on Yarra Ranges Estate are living their vision as an award winning Estate with a rustic, country style function and dining centre, which is now the hub of their venue.

Come along and explore what Yarra Ranges Estate have to offer amongst their picturesque vines, sprawling gardens and breath-taking views, that surrounds their 30 acre Estate.

Spoil yourself with the Estate's Cellar Door tastings of their own wine too.

Yarra Ranges Estate host a variety of occasions, events, weddings, and lunches throughout the year.

The Estate is only an hour drive away from Melbourne city centre. Yarra Ranges Estate is a choice venue for any family-friendly, business or personal occasion.

Yarra Ranges Estate caters to all dietary requirements.


Event Dates
2016
      2nd Oct
      9th Oct
      16th Oct
      23rd Oct
      30th Oct
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      25th Dec
2017
      1st Jan
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      15th Jan
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      29th Jan
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      26th Feb
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      12th Mar
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      26th Mar
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      30th Apr
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      14th May
      21st May
      28th May
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      6th Aug
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      27th Aug


39 Coulson Road
Monbulk, VIC, 3793

Located 22.8K from Maryknoll

Maryknoll: Travel Tips

Eastern Dandenong Ranges Visitor Information Centre


Eastern Dandenong Ranges Visitor Information provides brochures and information on events, attractions, accommodation, restaurants and cafes, retail and businesses in the Eastern Dandenong Ranges.

Located in the Northern Hills of Cardinia and the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges region, the Eastern Dandenong Ranges is a family destination offering a range of attractions and activities including walking and cycling tracks, gardens, open spaces and picnic grounds, home of Puffing Billy and Thomas, trout fishing, panoramic vistas, wineries and abundant flora and wildlife.

The Visitor Centre is located at Puffing Billy Emerald Railway Station. Visitor information is also available at the Emerald Museum located in Emerald Lake Park on Wednesdays and Sundays, as well as the Emerald Community House, 356 Belgrave-Gembrook Road, Emerald, during week days.

Emerald is a one hour drive from Melbourne in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. The Hills townships of Belgrave, Menzies Creek, Selby, Kallista, Monbulk, Emerald, Upper Beaconsfield, Cockatoo, Gembrook, Macclesfield, Mt Burnett and Yellingbo make the perfect base to stay when visiting family and friends.

Other nearby family attractions including Healesville Sanctuary, Phillip Island, Warburton and Mount Donna Buang.




7 Memorial Avenue,
Puffing Billy Emerald Railway Station,
P.O. Box 328
Emerald, VIC, 3782

Located 18.8K from Maryknoll

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