Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges

Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges

Regular price $215.00

DURATION: Approx 4-4.5 Hours
Famous for its serene forest walks, lush landscapes and charming hilltop towns, our Mystery Picnic in Dandenong Ranges takes you on a foodie scavenger hunt to discover some of this region's finest produce. On the Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges, you will solve clues to find producers who will gift you an array of delectable items for an extraordinary picnic spread whilst stopping to visit popular tourist spots along the way! Once you've collected your picnic treasures, you'll head to a picturesque location within the Dandenong Ranges to lay out your blanket and enjoy your feast surrounded by nature's beauty.

Inclusions in the Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges:

  • A takeaway hot drink from a mystery cafe to start your adventure
  • A visit to 5 different mystery produce stores to collect an arrangement of food and non-alcoholic beverages for your picnic basket 
  • A delicious picnic spread at a scenic mystery picnic destination within the Dandenong Ranges; and
  • Clues and riddles to find each new mystery location/activity (accessed via your smartphone)

Optional Upgrades for the Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges:
Upgrade your Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges by adding:

  • Enjoy a bottle of wine with your picnic for only an additional $12.50 per adult. Please note you will have the option to choose your preferred variety on the day.

  • A gorgeous picnic set-up at your mystery picnic location (perfect for a proposal!), starting with packages from $310. Please get in touch with us directly for a quote.

  • A one-night stay at a 4-to-5-star hotel or a unique holiday rental after your Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges. Pricing generally starts from $200+ a night, with breakfast options available. To enquire about adding mystery accommodation to your booking, please contact us with your preferred dates, and we'll come back to you with a quote.

What You Will Need on the Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges:

  • Your own car to travel between destinations on the day and a mobile phone with internet access to receive the clues.
  • You will also need to supply a picnic basket (or bag to carry the food items in), a picnic blanket and some utensils for this adventure. Before your Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges, we will provide you with a small checklist of items you must bring.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges:

What happens if it rains?

For the Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges, undercover seating options are available, so you can still enjoy your picnic!

What dietary requirements can you cater for?

Our Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges can be completely gluten-free, 

lactose-free/dairy-free or vegetarian/vegan at no extra cost. When booking the Mystery Picnic in Sydney East, please let us know which dietary requirement it is, and we will ensure all items within your picnic basket adhere to those requirements. 

We also do our best to cater for pregnancy requirements and nut allergies when requested. However, please get in touch with us before booking for any other dietary requirements or allergies to ensure we can cater accordingly.


Please note that whilst we do our very best to comply with any dietary requirement requests, all food items are prepared by third-party suppliers. Therefore, we cannot guarantee all requests will be completely free of that particular product or allergy. Consequently, we recommend reconfirming your dietary requirements and/or allergies with the staff at each mystery stop.

Is the Mystery Picnic suitable for children?

Our Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges is undoubtedly family-friendly and fun to do together! Please note that we do not charge for children under 4 years of age but ask that you bring along some food for them to enjoy on the day. Children over 12 years of age are also considered adults on our adventures.

How far in advance do I need to book?

All bookings for the Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges must be made 6-days in advance of your preferred adventure date. For example, if you would like to book for a Sunday, you must ensure you have booked by midnight on the Sunday prior.

What time will we eat lunch on the Mystery Picnic?

It usually takes 3 hours to collect all of your delicious picnic food on the Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges So, if you book a start time of 10:00am, for example, you will enjoy your picnic lunch somewhere between 1:00pm.  

Is the Mystery Picnic dog-friendly?

Yes, our Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges is dog-friendly! When booking, please let us know in the comments that you will be bringing your furry friend along, and we will make sure all mystery stops are suitable!


What type of picnic food will I collect?

On the Mystery Picnic Dandenong Ranges, you can expect to collect an array of delicious picnic food items that will please friends and family alike. To give you an idea, you might pick up things like charcuterie meats & antipasto, cheeses, fruits & nuts, salads, bread, hot bakery items and cakes or sweet treats. Please just note that final picnic items can vary slightly depending on the day of your adventure and location.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Dandenongs mystery picnic

The mystery picnic was great fun. A beautiful drive through the magnificent Dandenong forests, really generous serves of delicious food at each mystery stop, and lovely people at each place.