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Great Melbourne Activities: The Best Things to do in Werribee

When it comes to great Melbourne activities, you can’t look past Werribee. There’s a huge range of things to do in Werribee, Victoria and best of all they’re all located within a few minutes of each other. Where is Werribee? Werribee, Melbourne is just a 45 minute train ride west of the CBD. It’s easily …

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Cherry blossoms in Melbourne

A Local’s Guide to the Best Cherry Blossoms in Melbourne

If you love cherry blossoms then some of the best cherry blossoms in Australia. In fact, they are one of the best trips from Melbourne in spring. The best cherry blossoms in Melbourne in September, however if you are visiting Melbourne in October there are still places you can enjoy the famous white blossom trees. …

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Melbourne at Christmas

Where to Celebrate Christmas in Australia

To celebrate Christmas in Australia requires a change in mindset. Unlike the traditional northern hemisphere Christmas, Christmas in Australia is in summer so mulled wine and winter activities just don’t fit. This is just what makes a Christmas celebration in Australia so exciting. You can create your own traditions! Step away from the norm and …

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Unique Melbourne High Tea: Puffing Billy High Tea Express

A great high tea is a Melbourne institution. The tower of finger sandwiches, artful cakes and hot savouries is one of the best ways to enjoy an afternoon. Whilst we are familiar with the traditional concept of high tea, the Puffing Billy High Tea Express has added a unique twist to this institution. The Puffing …

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Werribee Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo Australia: An Amazing Safari Adventure

An African safari in Australia? Yes, you read correctly. Located around 40 minutes from the Melbourne CDB lies the Werribee Open Range Zoo.  It is just one of many things to do in Werribee. The zoo is set on 225 hectares and impeccably themed. You could be mistaken for thinking you’d stepped into the African Savannah. …

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Otway fly

The Most Thrilling Day Trips from Melbourne: The Otway Fly

The Otway fly is located in the Otways region of Victoria. It is around 2 hours west of Melbourne and the region encompasses parts of the Great Ocean Road. The region is known for its beautiful sub tropical rainforest, which makes it the perfect spot for zip lining. Combining a tree top zip lining course …

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puffing billy

Puffing Billy: A Historic Steam Railway Adventure

Located in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, around 1 hour’s drive from the Melbourne CBD, lies Puffing Billy, one of Australia’s best preserved and most loved steam railways. Featuring a range of locomotives, including the rare wood fuelled Climax steam engine, this scenic railway meanders its way from Belgrave to Gembrook, with a multitude of stops …

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