Lots to do…

Gembrook and Emerald are packed full of interesting places to visit while staying at Brilynbrook Country Accommodation. While there is plenty to do on the property, there is more than enough to keep people from all walks of life, happy for days in the local area. If you have any questions about the area, Brian and Melissa have lived at Gembrook for many years and their knowledge of the local area is second to none. Feel free to ask for more information and if they can help they will.

Below are just some of the attractions that the area has to offer but there are more and more opening each day and what you visit will depend entirely on your interests and length of stay.

Emerald Park Lake

Emerald Park Lake

William Ricketts Sanctuary
Rhododendron Gardens

The Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (Formerly known as The Rhododendron Gardens)


Burrinja Cultural Centre
Healesville Sanctuary
Balooning in the Yarra Valley
Views of the Danenongs

Views of the Dandenongs


Gembrook Market
Yarra River
1000 steps
Kurth Kiln
Sky High Centre
Tulip Festival
Local Produce

Local Produce


Trees Adventure, Belgrave
Dandenong Ranges National Park

Wineries in the Yarra Valley


Puffing Billy



Gumbuya World

Restaurants to visit…

You’ll be spoilt for choice if you want to venture out with all seasons in the Dandenongs providing the perfect backdrop to so many great eateries. From fine dining to casual cafes, from wedding venues to wineries and distilleries. Just ask us…we know where to find just the place to eat whatever you are looking for.
The Ranges Hotel
Forest Edge Restaurant
Cannibal Creek Winery
Giant Steps, Healesville
Lakeside Mill Berwick
Gembrook Bakery
The Main, Berwick
The Independent, Gembrook
Steam & Cuisine Luncheon, Puffing Billy
Sky High Restaurant
The Piggery Cafe, Burnham Beeches
4 Pillars Gin Distillery



Healesville Hotel
The Cuckoo, Olinda
The Station House Pizzeria
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