Unique, Quirky Stays in the Dandenong Ranges – Air BnB

Air BnB is one of the best ways to find unique stays anywhere in the world. From luxury homes, vintage caravans, glamping, boats, castles, or straw-bale cottages, there are so many amazing options to discover.

In the Dandenong Ranges, we have plenty of spectacular places to stay, these are some of our favourites…

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Alkira Eco-Glamping Retreat, Emerald

How about spending time in a straw-bale yurt on 40-acres with views of the Warburton Ranges. This unique stay is definitely one to add to your list.

Alkira Eco-Glamping Yurt | 2 Guests | 1 Night Minimum Stay

Windsong, Private Garden, and Spa on Mt Dandenong

Views of Port Phillip Bay, a lush private garden, and a luxurious double spa all make this cottage stay rather special. Enjoy breakfast on the deck and listen to the birds…

Windsong | 2 Guests | 1 Bed | 1 Night Minimum Stay

Vintage Caravan with a Rainforest Gully walk, Olinda

Enjoy a weekend or holiday in the Dandenongs in a 1959 Vintage caravan. This pretty little caravan has mostly original features and an ensuite just a few steps away. Guests can follow a little rainforest track by a creek which is on this 5-acre property, explore the beautiful garden, hang in a hammock, or relax by the chiminea, maybe roast a marshmallow or two…

Vintage caravan accommodation in the Dandenong Ranges
1959 Vintage Caravan | 2-3 Guests | 2 Beds | 1 Night Minimum Stay

Sunrise Cottage – Mont du Soleil’ Estate, Emerald

Described as a ‘little bit of France’ this gorgeous cottage is set in superb gardens on a 40-acre property and has a rustic charm with everything needed for a magical escape to the Dandenong Ranges.

Sunrise Cottage | 2 Guests | 1 Night Minimum Stay

Billabong Falls, Olinda

Billabong Falls is a luxurious stay in the Dandenongs, the garden has waterfalls and a natural swimming pool beautifully set into the landscape. The gardens were designed by International award-winning landscape designer Phillip Johnson. A place to unwind and enjoy the forest…

Billabong Falls | Up to 4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms| 2 Night Minimum Stay

Candlewick Cottage, Mt Dandenong

Candlewick Cottage is ideal for a family, girls’ weekend away, wedding guests, or couple who want a whole cottage up high on Mt Dandenong. Beautifully furnished with a private garden and spa…

Candlewick Cottage | Up to 8 Guests | 4 Beds | 1 Night Minimum Stay

Linden Gardens Rainforest Retreat, Mt Dandenong

With rainforest and garden views from the windows, Lyrebirds visiting and pure luxury, Linden Gardens is a romantic stay close to Willian Ricketts Sanctuary and a short drive to the summit of Mt Dandenong.

Linden Gardens | 2 Guests | 1 Bed | 1 Night Minimum Stay

The Georgian, Close to The Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden

Set in fabulous gardens that have been established for many years, this little self-contained cottage is a peaceful escape and close to the Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden and Olinda shops. An ideal place to retreat and relax.

The Georgian | 2 Guests | 1 Bed | 2 Night Minimum Stay

Observatory Views, Mount Dandenong

Some of the best views of any accommodation in the Dandenong Ranges. Enjoy the sunset and city lights, the fireplace, and a wood-fired oven. Situated next door to the Skyhigh Observatory and close to everything the hills are famous for…

Observatory Views | Up To 6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms

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