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Belgrave sits within the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. The final 500 metred of this highway is the main street of Belgrave, tightly winding itself through the principal commercial centre that will be property to a selection of cafes, gift shops as well as the traditional Cameo Cinema of town, prepared against a forest backdrop.


One of Belgrave’s main sights may be the Puffing Billy steam train. It is the oldest operating steam locomotive in Australia, taking guests on a charming vacation through fern gullies and the heavy forests of the Dandenong Ranges. Passengers can like a ride along anyone of the course’s areas, disembarking at both Emerald & Menzies Creek , or they are able to stick to table and finish the full 25 kilometre voyage to Gembrook and Cockatoo. Meal and meal alternatives including foods inside the dining carriage can be found. One of the best destinations to look at Puffing Billy on its voyage is just over a km east of Belgrave at the viewing area on Gembrook Road in which a wooden trestle bridge bears the railway line over the adjoining creek and roadway.

Belgrave sign

South of town centre on Park Drive is Belgrave Lake Park which surrounds a tiny disused tank on Monbulk Creek. The park features walking trails, a playground, BBQ facilities and grassy oval, set inside a wooded and peaceful atmosphere.

Off Mt Morton Road, in the neighbouring little community of Belgrave Heights, will be the Birdsland Hold. Monbulk Creek runs through this book which includes a technique of ponds, wetlands, well-maintained picnic and walking tracks /BBQ facilities.

The Infamous Baba Desi, The Belgrave Wizard
The Infamous Baba Desi, The Belgrave Wizard

Belgrave is an excellent base for exploring the appealing nearby nearby areas of Kallista, Olinda and also the greatest maximum and also the adjoining Dandenong Ranges National Park within the ranges at Mount Dandenong.

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