The National Rhododendron Gardens in Olinda in the Dandenong Ranges, Victoria pays homage to this ancient Japanese tradition with their own version of hanami, the Annual Hanami Cherry Blossom Festival with cherry blossom trees captivating the landscape. Enjoy the beauty of the blossoms along with the myriad of other plants such as azaleas, magnolias and rhododendrons.
This annual festival takes place on September 25th and provides a fantastic opportunity to engage in a traditional Japanese event and celebrate the beauty of all things hanami.
The National Rhododendron Gardens is located at
The Georgian Rd, Olinda, Victoria
Mel 66 K6
Entry to the garden is free
Open from 10:00am to 5:00pm daily