Attractions and facilities

Emerald is an easy one hour drive, approximately 57 kms, east of Melbourne, situated within the stunning Dandenong Ranges.  Emerald is a thriving community that offers something for everyone, from nature walks and picnics, to dining and shopping. To find out more, visit the Welcome to Emerald website.

Some of the things to see and do in and around Emerald and the Dandenongs, include:


Local facilities and services include:

  • Large supermarkets in both Emerald and Monbulk
  • A range of small shops, ideal for browsing
  • Craft and gift stores
  • Numerous cafes and restaurants for a quick bite or a relaxing meal
  • Medical facilities
  • Real Estate agents (in case you're inspired to move here)
  • Local markets at each of the nearby towns, on a rotating basis
  • Service station, bank and post office in Emerald
  • And lots more..........

About Us

Emerald Creek Cottages is family owned and operated. Lara and Vince moved to Emerald in 2016, having fallen in love with the Dandenong Ranges when on holiday from Western Australia. Now living in Emerald, we thoroughly enjoy making every guests’ stay at Emerald Creek Cottages special. It really is Tranquility at its Best!

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