Many of Melbourne’s most popular attractions are located near to Olinda, making it a convenient place to base yourself. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s list is the wonderful National Rhododendron Gardens and the ever-popular Dandenong Ranges National Park. Two other popular spots that are located close by Olinda are the Alfred Nicolas Gardens and the SkyHigh Mount Dandenong.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Melbourne, visit one of the many nearby green spaces. Hit the trail and discover the well-used nature reserves for which this area is famous, such as Sherbrooke Forest in Belgrave.
Those who are traveling without kids will enjoy spending some time at the Payne's Rise Wines in Seville.
At the end of a long day enjoying the charms of Olinda, rest up at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Punthill Knox, Wantirna South, the Loft In The Mill, or the Clarendon Cottages, Sassafras.