Covering the Dandenong Ranges and foothills, it is one of the most beautiful, diverse and environmentally significant regions in Victoria. Monbulk District is located approximately 30 kilometres east of Melbourne. It totals an area of 223 square kilometres. Features include tourist attractions including Dandenong Ranges National Park, Puffing Billy, Yellingbo State Nature Reserve, Sky High, Olinda State Forest and Silvan Reservoir. Monbulk also features highly productive agricultural areas including Monbulk and Silvan and suburban communities in the west.