Early childhood memories are built around family activities and events, and there are plenty of things to see and do in and around Melbourne to keep the family entertained. Whether it’s indoor entertainment you’re after or some outdoor time soaking up the sun, there is something for everyone in Melbourne.

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  • Whittlesea Monday Market

    Whittlesea Monday Market

    Every Monday

    The Whittlesea Monday Market has over 120 stalls covering everything from fruit and veggies, homewares, artisan breads, fresh food, live poultry, clothing, plants, farm supplies, antiques and vintage collectables, electrical goods and even the kitchen sink! This is a great opportunity to not only grab a bargain but to get out of the house and enjoy!

    The Whittlesea Monday Market has over 120 stalls covering everything from fruit and veggies, homewares, artisan breads, fresh food, live poultry, clothing, plants, farm supplies, antiques and vintage collectables, electrical goods and even the kitchen sink!

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  • Winter Festival 2017

    Friday, June 30 2017

    This Winter, the Werribee City Centre will be transformed for a weekend of fun including evening arts experiences, fantastic food and family friendly school holiday activities. Watton Street will be lit up with themed light installations and residents are being encouraged to come and walk the strip to sample fancy food offerings, watch street performers and experiencing it all to a soundscape. Loads of free entertainment, activities and fun for all the family. 

     

    This Winter, the Werribee City Centre will be transformed for a weekend of fun including evening arts experiences, fantastic food and family friendly school holiday activities.

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  • Movies at PRACC - Trolls

    Thursday, 6th July 2017

    Stuck for school holiday ideas?  Join us here for Movies at PRACC this school holidays for a special screening of Trolls. Unlike the other cinemas, we have free face painting, indoor jumping castle and much more.  All for just $10 a ticket!

    Stuck for school holiday ideas? Join us here for Movies at PRACC this school holidays for a special screening of Trolls.

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  • School Holiday Fun with Wind in the Willows

    Saturday, 8 July 2017

    Relive the enchanting children’s tale of the value of friendship these school holidays when The Wind in the Willows comes to the Bowery Theatre, St Albans. Starring Shaka Cook from the film Jasper Jones, The Wind in the Willows is a fantastic, larger than life adventure.

    Relive the enchanting children’s tale of the value of friendship these school holidays when The Wind in the Willows comes to the Bowery Theatre, St Albans.

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  • Family movie fun night – Jurassic World

    Family movie fun night – Jurassic World

    Saturday, 15 July 2017

    Movies at PRACC presents the first ever family movie fun night. Join us for a fun night of glow in the dark mini golf and even a reptile encounter, just to get you in the mood for the movie, Jurassic World. All this for just $10!

    Movies at PRACC presents the first ever family movie fun night.

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  • Hurstbridge Wattle Festival, Hurstbridge, Train, Locommotive, Diamond Creek, Food, Music, Entertainment, Free, Community

    Hurstbridge Wattle Festival

    Sunday, 27 August 2017

    Board the K Class steam locomotive and view the wattle in a blaze of glory along Diamond Creek as you approach the historic Hurstbridge Township and The Wattle Festival. The steam train arrives in the centre of town where there will be a day of fabulous food, music, roving entertainment and free activities. It is a celebration of Heritage, Environment, Community and Rail History; and the perfect day of family fun. 

     

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  • Diamond Creek, Rotary, Town Fair, Gumboot Throwing, entertainment, free

    Diamond Creek Rotary Town Fair

    Saturday, 9 September 2017

    The Diamond Creek Rotary Town Fair is a great day out for all the family. All your favourite activities will be there, carnival rides, free entertainment, craft stalls, demonstrations, food stalls the spectacular fireworks display and more. And by popular demand - egg and spoon races, sack races, cricket pad races and the old favourite, gumboot throwing competitions! Heaps of fun and entertainment for the whole family. 

     

    The Diamond Creek Rotary Town Fair is a great day out for all

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  • Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills

    Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills

    14 October - 15 October 2017

    Visit cellars that are not always open and taste wines that are not always on offer!  Come and meet the winemakers of boutique wineries and share their passion for the exceptional quality wines they produce in this special part of the Yarra Valley. The weekend is an excuse for winemakers to make available some limited releases and offer some special prices or events they don’t do for the rest of the year! No entry charge or tasting fee.

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  • Sustainability, Wellbeing, Nillumbik, Eltham, Family, Green

    Practically Green Sustainability Festival

    Sunday, 15 October 2017

    First held in 2008, the festival offers practical and simple ideas to help you and your family live sustainably. The Festival showcases the very best in sustainable building technologies in a fun festival-style, family atmosphere. 

     

    First held in 2008, the festival offers practical and simple

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  • Eltham Mudbrick Tour 2017

    Eltham Mudbrick Tour 2017

    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Nillumbik Shire has a unique heritage in mudbrick architecture accumulated over more than half a century of experimentation, design and construction. Join us on our tour of a selection of classic mudbrick houses open for one day only. This is a fundraiser run by Eltham High School Friends of Music. 

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    Nillumbik Pet Expo

    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    The Expo has stalls, activities and events. Visitors can meet and chat to Council’s rangers. This is a free event and families are invited to bring their pets.

    The Expo has stalls, activities and events.

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  • Whittlesea Agricultural Show

    4 November - 5 November 2017

    Grand parade, wood chopping, livestock pavilion, animal nursery, home crafts, free entertainment, working vintage engine display, rides, show bags and gourmet food expo.

    Grand parade, wood chopping, livestock pavilion, animal nursery, home crafts, free entertainment,

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  • Eltham, Community, Food, Wine, Activities, Fireworks, pets, family

    Rotary Eltham Town Festival

    11 November 2017

    Eltham town comes alive with parades, competitions, food, wine and an abundance of activities for the whole family. The festival attracts over 30,000 people over the weekend and includes an incredible Fireworks Display, the Pet Parade and a huge array of entertainment and activities.

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  • Chinatown

    If the bright neon signs and hanging lanterns don’t give it away, the golden-roofed gateways will. Melbourne’s own slice of Asia stretches along Little Bourke Street, all the way from Spring Street down to Swanston Street, spilling into the laneways in between. The cuisine on offer comes from all over China, with the addition of Korean, Japanese and Thai options for extra variety.

    If the bright neon signs and hanging lanterns don’t give it away, the golden-roofed gateways will

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  • Railway Museum, Newport

    Railway Museum, Newport

    Come and see the largest collection of Victorian Railways steam locomotives and steam cranes. There are more than 15 different locomotives, ranging from the diminutive F class up to the H class. Other equipment on display includes electric locomotives, suburban and country passenger carriages, Guards vans and a selection of freight wagons. The museum is open from midday to 5p.m. on Saturdays. A perfect outing for any family! 

    Come and see the largest collection of Victorian Railways steam locomotives and steam cranes.

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  • Nillumbik Community Events

    Nillumbik Community Events

    Nillumbik plays host to a wide range of community festivals, events and exhibitions, from the monthly Red Chair Artists talks to fun runs and gardening workshops. More details can be found by clicking on the link below.

    Nillumbik plays host to a wide range of community festivals, events and exhibitions.

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  • To Market to Market

    Several fascinating and unique markets complement the City of Yarra’s shopping strips. If you’re after fresh, affordable produce and gourmet delights, head to the Gleadell Street Market in Richmond or the Collingwood Children’s Farm Farmers market. If you’re looking for a special gift that’s a little different, try the Rose Street Artists' Market, Fitzroy Market, Makers Market or Supper Market, where you can buy handmade jewellery, clothing, arts and crafts direct from the makers.

    Several fascinating and unique markets complement the City of Yarra’s shopping strips.

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  • Moxie Cafe

    Moxie Café

    Moxie Café is a new establishment set in the bustling Church Street shopping strip in Whittlesea. Offering fine coffee, delicious fresh comfort food, beautiful ambience and a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

    Moxie Café is a new establishment set in the bustling Church Street shopping strip in Whittlesea.

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  • The Eltham Farmers’ Market is held on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month, 9am to 1pm.

    Eltham Farmers’ Market

    There are a range of stalls, including veggies, fruit, condiments and sweet treats. On the 4th Sunday of each month, the market will also host a community fruit and veggie swap. The Eltham Farmers’ Market is organised by Local Food Connect Inc. – a not for profit community group dedicated to promoting the interests of the local food economy.

    There are a range of stalls, including veggies, fruit, condiments and sweet treats.

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  • Dandenong Stadium

    Cheer on some of Australia’s top athletes as they battle it out on the basketball, volleyball and badminton courts at Dandenong Stadium. Each week around 17,000 sports lovers visit the centre to compete in amateur competitions or barrack for our nation’s elite athletes. Come and see some of the youngsters play, or check out the amazing stadium, or try a hand at one of the sports for yourself! 

    Cheer on some of Australia’s top athletes as they battle it out on the basketball, volleyball and

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  • Braeside Park

    Braeside Park

    Braeside Park is a great park for a family day out, with an adventure playground to keep the kids happy, barbecues and a picnic area, as well as lots of easy walking and cycling trails.

    Braeside Park is a great park for a family day out, with an adventure playground to keep the kids

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  • Incinerator Gallery

    Built in 1929, the Incinerator Gallery is a piece of art in itself, with its blend of architectural influences ranging from the charming Arts and Crafts movement to the dynamic modernism of Art Deco. It is listed with The National trust of Australia, Australian Heritage Commission and Heritage Victoria. The gallery houses the collection in two main gallery spaces and offers a year round exhibition program with free entry.

    Built in 1929, the Incinerator Gallery is a piece of art in itself, with its blend of architectur

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  • Plenty Gorge Park

     Walk to the beautiful Plenty River Gorge and marvel at the diverse wildlife within the park.  Enjoy a quiet picnic, play ball games or fly a kite in the wide open spaces of Yarrambat Picnic Area.  Hawkestowe Picnic Area is the perfect spot for a barbecue, with views to the Plenty River and the historic Le Page Homestead as a backdrop. 

     Walk to the beautiful Plenty River Gorge an

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  • Kingston Heath Reserve

    Kingston Heath Reserve

    Kingston Heath Reserve is one of the most popular parks in Kingston with a range of amenities including several sports fields, dogs’ off-lead area, public toilets, car parking, long walking trails and the Kingston Botanic Gardens. The playground includes a variety of play settings such as sand, a rocky stream, lots of play equipment and a large net and fire truck.

    Kingston Heath Reserve is one of the most popular parks in Kingston with a range of amenities inc

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  • Creek Trails

    Creek Trails

    The Merri Creek Trail is 21km long and starts at Dights Falls near the meeting point of the Merri Creek and Yarra River. The trail follows the creek, passing through Coburg Lake Reserve, the Brunswick Velodrome and CERES Community Environment Park. The Moonee Ponds Creek Trail is 25km long and starts at Docklands on Footscray Road following the creek, going under and around the Tullamarine Freeway. After Bell Street the trail meanders north through a series of parks.

    The Merri Creek Trail is 21km long and starts at Dights Falls near the meeting point of the Merri Creek and Yarra River.

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  • Major Attractions

    Melbourne is all about variety – so whatever your interests Melbourne has an attraction for you. With so many museums, art galleries, hands on activities, tours and iconic locations there is so much for you to see in Melbourne you won’t know where to start.

    Melbourne is all about variety – so whatever your interests Melbourne has an attraction for you.

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  • Seaworks and the Maritime Discovery Centre

    Seaworks and the Maritime Discovery Centre

    Included in the maritime collection is a large display of ship models, ships bells, books, prints, navigation equipment, plaques, marine equipment and its World War Honour board. The centre is open every Wednesday and Sunday 11am-3pm and group tours are available at other times. Seaworks is a new and exciting location for any event! 

    Included in the maritime collection is a large display of ship models, ships bells, books, prints

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  • Two Beans and a Farm

    Two Beans and a Farm

    The 1860s bluestone Carome Homestead in Mernda, nestled along the banks of the Plenty River, has been artfully restored and is now a restaurant, perfect for the whole family. Two Beans and a Farm is a hidden gem offering delicious meals made from home grown produce.  It’s the perfect escape.

    The 1860s bluestone Carome Homestead in Mernda, nestled along the banks of the Plenty River, has

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  • Aboriginal History Walk

    Aboriginal History Walk

    From its Woiwurrung beginnings, Fitzroy was the centre of the Victorian Indigenous community as people moved from missions, came back from war, or sought family and work opportunities. As a result Fitzroy became the birthplace of many Aboriginal organisations and the hub for Indigenous advancement whether sporting, religious, political, social or cultural. Take a self-guided tour through Indigenous Fitzroy and get to know the area’s profound Indigenous significance. The Fitzroy Aboriginal History Walk can be downloaded via the link or pick up a hard copy from the Richmond Town Hall on Bridge Road.

    From its Woiwurrung beginnings, Fitzroy was the centre of the Victorian Indigenous community as p

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    Keilor Motor Inn

    This 4-star motel epitomises comfort and convenience. Located just 10 minutes from Melbourne International Airport and 20 minutes from the CBD, it provides guests with queen size beds, free FOXTEL, air conditioning, breakfast and Internet facilities. Be sure to take a wander into nearby Keilor Village for a bite at a café, or enjoy some time at Organ Pipes National Park, Watergardens Shopping Centre or Brimbank Park all within easy access of this cosy, quiet motel.

    This 4-star motel epitomises comfort and convenience.

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  • Manningham Gallery

    This modern art venue showcases a broad range of contemporary media including painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, drawings, photography, installation and multi-media artworks. Recognising the region's significance to the history of Australian pottery, the gallery regularly hosts exhibitions of work by celebrated Australian ceramic artists as well as the biennial Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award.

    This modern art venue showcases a broad range of contemporary media including painting, sculpture

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  • Brimbank Park

    Brimbank Park

    Brimbank Park offers an ideal setting for picnics, walks, fishing, canoeing and bird watching. The new Playscape is a haven for creative play that will inspire children and their families to connect with nature.  For those who forget their picnic gear there is a great little cafe in the visitors centre that has you covered for food and drink. Walk off the food with a self-guided tour around the park and enjoy you day! 

    Brimbank Park offers an ideal setting for picnics, walks, fishing, canoeing and bird watching.

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  • Clock Tower Centre

    The Clocktower Centre is the cornerstone of the Moonee Valley's cultural life, and comprises state-of-the-art facility for the performing arts community. The theatre showcases performances, functions and events from professional touring companies for all ages. The Clock Tower also presents its own vibrant and exciting annual program of theatre and performing arts, and features a children and family program guaranteed to entertain the little ones.

    The Clocktower Centre is the cornerstone of the Moonee Valley's cultural life, and comprises stat

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  • Point Cook Coastal Park & Marine Sanctuary

    Point Cook Marine Sanctuary

    Point Cook Coastal Park, adjoining the Point Cooke Marine Sanctuary, features abundant birdlife, a historic bluestone homestead and intertidal sandbanks. It is popular with birdwatchers, nature lovers and family groups. The beach picnic area has everything you need for a perfect family day out - free gas barbecues, picnic tables, taps, shade shelters, two playgrounds and toilets.  If picnics are not your style, the Homestead Restaurant is fully licensed and serves excellent meals. 

    At nearby Cheetham Wetlands, see migratory waterbirds and enjoy the views from the Tower. A combination of narrow sandy beaches, rocky reefs and mud flats, this park hosts a huge diversity of marine and coastal life. The marine sanctuary is a no-take area.

    Point Cook Coastal Park, adjoining the Point Cooke Marine Sanctuary, features abundant birdlife,

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  • Carrum Foreshore Playground

    Carrum Foreshore Playground

    Carrum Foreshore Playground is ideally located right next to the beach in Carrum. There is sand throughout the play area, a little lighthouse with telescopes to look out to sea, a boat and play equipment decorated with sea creature. The park is mostly gated and fenced with bbq facilities and some sheltered picnic tables. The park features brightly coloured beach umbrella style structures to ensure children are protected from the sun.

    Carrum Foreshore Playground is ideally located right next to the beach in Carrum.

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  • Moreland Parks and Wetlands

    Moreland Parks and Wetlands

    Randazzo Park in Brunswick is an award winning park with lawn areas, an innovative children’s playground, timber boardwalk, wheelchair accessible picnic tables and timber sun lounges for reading the newspaper. Other great spaces include Harmony Park in Coburg and Coburg Lake Reserve, all with communal areas and great places to spend a sunny Saturday!  

    Randazzo Park in Brunswick is an award winning park with lawn areas, an innovative children’s playground, timber boardwalk, wheelchair accessible picnic tables and timber sun lounges for reading the newspaper.

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  • Coburg Farmers Market

    Coburg Farmers Market

    Affordable seasonal produce, fresh from regional Victoria is on offer in Coburg. The Farmers Market is held every Saturday at the Coburg North Primary School from 8am-1pm.

    Affordable seasonal produce, fresh from regional Victorian is on offer in Coburg.

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  • Wyndham Cultural Centre

    Wyndham Cultural Centre is the premier performing arts theatre and cultural events centre in Melbourne’s west. Also home to the Wyndham Art Gallery and Werribee Visitor Information Centre.

    Wyndham Cultural Centre is the premier performing arts theatre and cultural events centre in Melb

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  • Williamstown Beach

    The Williamstown Beach and park area runs between Thompson Street and Bayview Street Williamstown. There's a wide range of facilities and services, including cafes, a sand swimming beach in a non-boating area, public toilets, picnic facilities and playgrounds. Just catch the train to Williamstown Beach train station and you're there!

    The Williamstown Beach and park area runs between Thompson Street and Bayview Street Williamstown

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  • Collingwood Children's Farm

    Situated in a sweeping bend of the Yarra River opposite Yarra Bend Park, the Children’s Farm offers a slice of country life in the heart of Yarra. Home to cows, pigs, goats, horses, ducks and more, the farm encourages visitors to help feed the animals and even to have a go at milking a cow. Open to the public every day of the year from 9.00am – 5.00pm. Breakfast, lunch and all things in between are available from the Farm Cafe, open daily. There is also a monthly Farmers Market offering the freshest produce from the farm and other local growers.

    Situated in a sweeping bend of the Yarra River opposite Yarra Bend Park, the Children’s Farm offe

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    Keilor Hotel

    Established in 1840 and still going strong, the Keilor Hotel is Australia’s oldest family owned hotel. Today, the hotel is proud to continue bringing good food and good times, with regular entertainment on offer throughout the week. It’s also the perfect place to hold your next special event in one of four elegant and unique rooms, each rich in history. Enjoy the stunning scenery and breathtaking architecture over a glass of wine at a Brimbank landmark that just keeps getting better with age.

    Established in 1840 and still going strong, the Keilor Hotel is Australia’s oldest family owned h

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  • Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre

    Aquarena is one of the largest and modern recreation and aquatic facilities in Victoria. With both indoor and outdoor pools, the centre offers high quality facilities and a large range of programs and services. Aquerena also offers group bookings and swimming lessons. It's never too early to get your children in the pool and learning to swim! 

    Aquarena is one of the largest and modern recreation and aquatic facilities in Victoria.

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  • Cheetham Wetlands

    Cheetham Wetlands

    Cheetham Wetlands, consisting of salt marshes and natural and artificial lagoons of Skeleton Creek, are a natural bird haven. These internationally significant wetlands provide important feeding and habitat areas for thousands of migratory birds from Japan, Siberia and New Zealand. The Tower is a public art commisson which provides a visible symbol and celebration of migration to Australia.

    Cheetham Wetlands, consisting of salt marshes and natural and artificial lagoons of Skeleton Cree

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  • Queens Park, Moonee Ponds

    A popular park with a rose and sunken garden beside a stunning lake that is a picturesque oasis with an abundance of natural wildlife and beautiful fauna and flora. Also known for its historic features including being the first camping ground for many on their way to the gold diggings. Burke and Wills also camped near here on the first night of their journey. Oliver's Garden cafe sits next to the lake within the beautiful surrounds of Queens Park; it is open every day and serves breakfast, lunch and light snacks. Situated next to the playground, it is the perfect place to sit back and have a coffee whilst enjoying the natural world class surroundings.

    A popular park with a rose and sunken garden beside a stunning lake that is a picturesque oasis w

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  • Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park

    Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park

    Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park has a rich history. It was the site of Victoria’s first permanent settlement and seaport and was crucial to the initial growth of the state. Immerse yourself in Victoria’s colonial past by visiting Fort Gellibrand, retrace Ned Kelly’s steps along Battery Road, marvel at the ingenuity of early mariners at Timeball Tower!

    Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park has a rich history.

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  • Casey RACE

    Casey Recreation and Aquatic Centre (RACE) is located in Cranbourne East. It features a 50-metre pool, aquatic education, spa, sauna, steam room, warm water pool, indoor splash park, tipping bucket, whirl pool, two giant slides (space bowl and raft slide), health club, group fitness, RPM studio, crèche and Good Life Café.

    Casey Recreation and Aquatic Centre (RACE) is located in Cranbourne East.

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  • Beaumaris Farmers Market

    Beaumaris Farmers Market

    Beaumaris Farmers Markets are held on the second Saturday of every month. Facilitated by volunteers from Beaumaris Rotary, the market has 60 stall holders offering good quality fresh produce at a reasonable price and a wonderful community atmosphere. Running every second Saturday the market gives the opportunity to purchase great food and will get you out of the house this winter! 

    Beaumaris Farmers Markets are held on the second Saturday of every month.

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  • Live Music

    Live Music

    Live music is a feature of the vibrant nightlife in Moreland. A variety of venues have live performances throughout the week, with great representation from local musicians and artists. Local community radio station RRR is located in the heart of Brunswick East. Whatever day of the week, you’re sure to find something to suit your musical tastes.

    Live music is a feature of the vibrant nightlife in Moreland.

  • Box Hill Shopping and Dining

    This precinct is a popular spot for fine Asian cuisine and visitors can dine in a variety of Chinese, Malaysian, Vietnamese and Korean restaurants. The area also includes supermarkets, fresh food, clothing retailers, Asian grocers and Centro Box hill, a multi level shopping complex

    This precinct is a popular spot for fine Asian cuisine and visitors can dine in a variety of Chin

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  • Brother Hen, Moonee Ponds

    Brother Hen, Moonee Ponds

    Brother Hen's Mediterranean menu, child-friendly courtyard and many special touches have quickly made this café a favourite amongst the locals.

    The owners are passionate about organic, sustainable produce and even have their own veggie patch out the back. Homegrown tomatoes, herbs and greens are sure to make their way from the garden to your plate. Open from 7am to 3pm, drop in for a coffee, breakfast or lunch.

    Brother Hen's Mediterranean menu, child-friendly courtyard and many special tou

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  • Quest on Doncaster

    Quest on Doncaster

    Set amidst peaceful and established gardens Quest on Doncaster is located within easy access to all of Manningham's art, park and shopping ventures. The tranquil greenery allows you to experience peace and quiet whilst relaxing in comfort and privacy. The 35 room property provides Studio apartments, One Bedroom apartments and Two Bedroom apartments each featuring kitchenettes.

    Set amidst peaceful and established gardens Quest on Doncaster is located within easy access to a

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  • Warrandyte Berry Farm

    This quaint roadside store at the farm gate specialises in strawberries dipped in chocolate, strawberry icecream, berry smoothies and a huge range of berry jams, all made with locally grown and freshly picked berries. The perfect first stop to any adventure, why not fill up on some delivious fresh produce or take some to snack on throughout the day. 

    This quaint roadside store at the farm gate specialises in strawberries dipped in chocolate, stra

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  • Cheetham Wetlands

    Cheetham Wetlands, consisting of salt marshes and natural and artificial lagoons of Skeleton Creek, are a natural bird haven. These internationally significant wetlands provide important feeding and habitat areas for thousands of migratory birds from Japan, Siberia and New Zealand.

    Cheetham Wetlands, consisting of salt marshes and natural and artificial lagoons of Skeleton Cree

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  • Shopping & Dining

    Experience Moonee Valley’s diverse range of boutique retail precents, shopping centres and eclectic mix of multicultural restaurants, artisan style cafes and boutique bars on offer. Treat your taste buds to an array of impressive dining options waiting for you with an experience for everyone. Make a day of it and have a total shopping experience whilst discovering the hidden secrets of Moonee Valley’s shopping precincts. Shopping precincts include: Union Road - Ascot Vale, Racecourse Road and Pin Oak Crescent - Flemington, Napier Street - Strathmore, Puckle Street and Mt Alexander Road - Moonee Ponds, Rose Street - Essendon, Direct Factory Outlet (DFO) and Homemaker Hub - Essendon Fields, North Essendon Village and Keilor Road - Niddrie.

    Experience Moonee Valley’s diverse range of boutique retail precents, shopping centres and eclect

  • Warrandyte State Park

    Warrandyte State Park

    Warrandyte State Park is a haven for bushwalkers, canoeists, picnickers, birdwatchers and those who enjoy peace and solitude. Pound Bend Tunnel hints at the rich heritage dominated by the Yarra River as it winds through natural bushland. A sure winner for any Saturday or Sunday day trip with the family or loved ones, head down and enjoy the serenity! 

    Warrandyte State Park is a haven for bushwalkers, canoeists, picnickers, birdwatchers and those w

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  • Bayside Farmers Market

    Bayside Farmers Market

    Bayside Farmers Markets are held on the third Saturday of every month. Made possible by the volunteers from the Rotary Club of Hampton Inc. then Bayside farmers markets connects the community to over 60 stall holders who produce their food for their mutual benefit and enjoyment. Come down and discover the beautiful fresh produce at the Bayside Farmers Market.

    Bayside Farmers Markets are held on the third Saturday of every month.

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  • Moreland Shopping & Dining

    Come and explore Moreland's vintage stores for retro threads, pre-loved goods and secondhand treasures. Discover the eclectic mix of offerings throughout the municipality, including local markets, factory outlets and boutique retailers. Serviced by excellent public transport from Melbourne’s city centre, each precinct offers unique shopping and dining. Off the main streets you will also discover a number of hidden gems offering great dining experiences.

    Come and explore Moreland's vintage stores for retro threads, pre-loved goods and secondhand treasures.

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  • Schwerkolt Cottage

    Built by August Schwerkolt, the Schwerkolt cottage is one of the first metropolitan cottages in melbourne that still stands on its orginal site. Today the cottage stands as a museum complex where visitors can exhibit life in the 1800's and discover how the cottage was built using stones from the Mullum Mullum creek. The cottage also feauteres a barn, wine cellar, smokehouse,orchard machinery shed and is surrounded by parklands. There are also barbeque facilities, a children's playground and creekside walks.

    Built by August Schwerkolt, the Schwerkolt cottage is one of the first metropolitan cottages in m

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  • Farmer’s Markets at the Old Cheese Factory

    Farmer’s Markets at the Old Cheese Factory

    Held on the second Saturday of the month in the picturesque gardens of the local farming property of The Old Cheese Factory in Berwick. The site has many amenities including a childrens playground and cafe. Farm fresh and organic seasonal fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices, honey, cheeses, jams, condiments and preserves, rare and free range lamb, beef, pork, certified free range eggs, herb and vegetable seedlings. British pies, fruit pies, cakes, artisan loaves and much more.

    Held on the second Saturday of the month in the picturesque gardens of the local farming property

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  • Interfaith Tour

    Interfaith Tour

    Come along for a tour and visit a range of places of worship including a Hindu Temple, Sikh Gurdwara, Islamic Mosque, Buddhist Temple, Christian Church and Indigenous sacred sites. For more than 20 years the Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong has been helping build understanding, respect and tolerance among our community through these informative and entertaining tours.

    Come along for a tour and visit a range of places of worship including a Hindu Temple, Sikh Gurdw

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    Little Bertie Cafe

    Tucked down a laneway, this quintessential Melbourne cafe and beer garden is now serving up dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. The meaty menu consists of delights such as 12 hours smoked brisket, Jamaican free range jerk chicken and 16 hour smoked pulled pork. The hidden gem can be found by heading down to Shakespeare Lane next to Coles on Swan St, or from East Richmond train station.

     

    Tucked down a laneway, this quintessential Melbourne cafe and beer garden is now serving up dinne

  • Schramms Cottage

    Originally built for Max von Schramm, a German immigrant, for use as a house and a Lutheran school around 1875, and opened as a historical centre in 1976. Schramms Cottage contains exhibits depicting the area’s German heritage as well as orchard displays. It is open Sundays and public holidays, from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm, and a great place to check out this weekend! 

    Originally built for Max von Schramm, a German immigrant, for use as a house and a Lutheran schoo

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  • Churchill National Park

    Churchill National Park

    Churchill National Park remains as an example of the original landscape before clearing and settlement. There are barbecue and picnic facilities set amongst woodland forest.

    Churchill National Park remains as an example of the original landscape before clearing and settl

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  • Riverside Golf and Tennis Centre

    Offering a range of facilities including a nine hole golf course, a 44 bay driving range, 12 tennis courts including one rebound ace court, mini golf, pro shop and the Riverside Restaurant bar and function centre. Situated in natural picturesque surroundings and nestled away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Riverside Golf and Tennis Centre is a relaxed atmosphere that has something for both beginners and the professional sporting types.

    Offering a range of facilities including a nine hole golf course, a 44 bay driving range, 12 tenn

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  • Wattle Park

    Wattle Park

    Wattle Park is a wonderful escape within the suburbs for a pleasant picnic, walk or jog.  Set in natural bushland and sweeping lawns, the park features historic buildings, huge gum trees, the historic Lone Pine, exotic trees, tennis courts, public nine-hole golf course, and a playground. 

    Wattle Park is a wonderful escape within the suburbs for a pleasant picnic, walk or jog.

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  • Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

    Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

    Only 50 minutes from central Melbourne, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park invites you to wander through 10 hectares of bushland, meeting endangered species, feeding kangaroos and wallabies, and enjoying encounters with colourful birds, reptiles, dingoes and many other animals. Twice daily, visitors can even cuddle a koala, phone for times.

    At night, Moonlit Sanctuary comes alive with world-famous lantern-lit tours. Night birds are active, tiny feathertail gliders and giant squirrel swoop around, and endangered quolls, pademelons and bettongs forage for food.

    Winner of the Victorian Tourism Awards for Ecotourism, and the Zoos Aquarium Association award for excellence in exhibit design.

    Only 50 minutes from central Melbourne, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park invites you

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  • Heritage Walks

    Heritage Walks

    Visit the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre in Commonwealth Reserve, Williamstown and pick up information on three self guided heritage walks. With so much to explore around Hobsons Bay take the time to explore and learn something new about your local area. explore the historic seaport of waterfront Williamstown, as well as its hidden lanes, monuments, buildings and the original morgue.

    Visit the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre in Commonwealth Reserve, Williamstown and pick u

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  • Sparta Place

    Sparta Place is a quaint and quirky laneway just off Sydney Road in Brunswick with great boutiques and live jazz on the weekends. A favourite hangout for locals, Sparta Place was created to celebrate the relationship between Moreland and Sparta in Greece, with the public art symbolising the enduring friendship between the sister cities.  A mural featuring artists depictions of local identities, adds colour to the carpark at the rear. 

    Sparta Place is a quaint and quirky laneway just off Sydney Road in Brunswick with great boutiques and live jazz on the weekends.

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  • MegaMile home and lifestyle precinct

    A mecha for home makers, this shopping precint is one of Melbourne's largest shopping strips and includes more than 200 businesses in one area, many of these being home and furniture stores. The strip contains shopping complexes Home HQ, Brand Smart Shopping Outlet and Nunawading Shopping Centre. Some of the retail outlets and services include home furnishings, specialty retailers, electrical and white goods retailers, clothing, restaurants and cafes, car dealerships as well as a fitness centre.

    A mecha for home makers, this shopping precint is one of Melbourne's largest shopping strips and

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  • Dining in Casey

    Dining in Casey

    Casey offers a great variety of wining and dining experiences. With so many options there is sure to be something to suit tantilise your tastebuds and suit your budget also. Some great dining experiences include: Ambrosia in Berwick - 9702 0044

    Ashcotts in Berwick - 9707 5900

    Atura Hotel in Eumemmering - 9771 6000

    Eighty One in Berwick - 9768 9555

    Nomadic in Berwick - 9769 8727

    Shanikas in Berwick - 9707 3511

    Trios at Cranbourne Racecourse in Cranbourne - 5996 3233

    Wings and Fins in Tooradin - 5998 3600

    Casey offers a great variety of wining and dining experiences.

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  • Tooradin and coastal villages

    Situated approximately 55km south east from the Melbourne CBD on the South Gippsland Highway, Tooradin and nearby closeby coastal villages, is considered to be the gateway to Phillip Island and is ideally situated to cater for the needs of tourists. The area is a popular spot for walking, fishing, boating and offers a rich sense of history. For a real sense of adventure, four kilometres east of Tooradin on the South Gippsland Highway is the town's airfield which offers scenic adventure flights, skydiving and a flying school. The airfield's restaurant is also open to the public and specialises in seafood.

    Situated approximately 55km south east from the Melbourne CBD on the South Gippsland Highway, Too

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  • Sandown Raceway

    Sandown Raceway

    Feel the rush of speed at Sandown Raceway with car and horseracing throughout the year including the crowd-favourite V8 supercars. Sandown hosts five major motorsport weekends annually including the V8 Supercars ‘Heritage Round’ and the Sandown 500. Sandown also hosts many horseracing meets throughout the year, including the annual Greater Dandenong Race Day.

    Feel the rush of speed at Sandown Raceway with car and horseracing throughout the year including

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  • Turners Bakehouse Eatery

    Turners Bakehouse Eatery

    Set in a heritage-listed Victorian cottage, Mernda's Turners Bakehouse Eatery is one not to be missed. Many of its menu items including the traditional sourdough bread to pies, pasties and cakes are baked in the 130-year-old Scotch oven.

    Set in a heritage-listed Victorian cottage, Mernda's Turners Bakehouse Eatery is one not to be missed.

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  • Calder Park Motorsport Complex

    Calder Park Motorsport Complex is perfect for those who are into everything on two or four wheels, with off street drag racing, drifting, stunt riding and more. Check out the 'thunderdome' which is a purpose built 1.8km quad oval speedway, drivers race on this either clockwise for right-hand-side drivers (Australian) or counter-clockwise for left-hand-side drivers (American). 

    Calder Park Motorsport Complex is perfect for those who are into everything on two or four wheels

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  • Gem Pier, Williamstown

    Gem Pier is the arrival point for ferries from the city. Step off into the historical township of Williamstown, the first settlement in Melbourne. With so much to see from the HMAS Castlemaine to historical buildings, plan to stay for the day or the weekend. With nearby picnic spots as well as playgrounds and BBQ this is the perfect day trip to Hobsons Bay. 

    Gem Pier is the arrival point for ferries from the city.

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  • Farmers Markets

    Join the fresh food revolution and come to Moonee Valley for fresh Victorian produce on offer every weekend! With two great locations, you really can't look past the North Essendon and Mt Alexander Road College markets.

    Join the fresh food revolution and come to Moonee Valley for fresh Victorian produce on offer eve

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  • Werribee Park

    Werribee Park

    Discover the story of an Australian pastoral empire and explore the Victorian era in the Italianate-style architecture and interiors of Werribee Mansion. Stroll through 10 hectares of beautiful formal gardens and open space park land. 

    The majestic gardens feature a colourful parterre, ornamental lake and grotto, glasshouses, heritage-listed trees and expansive lawns. Relax with a picnic or explore with enthusiasm, the formal gardens are a secret oasis awaiting discovery. Take a detour along the Sculpture Walk or wander through to the internationally acclaimed Victoria State Rose Garden where around 5,000 roses are displayed to perfection. 

    Appreciate life from the worker's perspective at the original farmyard, adjacent to the riverine area of Werribee Park, a natural treasure encompassing the Werribee River, acres of native woodlands and a flourishing orchard. 

    Discover the story of an Australian pastoral empire and explore the Victorian era in the Italiana

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  • Enterprise Interpretive Sign

    The Spirit of Enterprise Trail

    The Spirit of Enterprise and the development of a significant number of projects, honour the way in which migrants and refugees were settled in Springvale. In a bid to tell the stories connected to the Enterprise Migrant Hostel and the settlement of more than 30,000 migrants and refugees, a series of signs can be encountered across the Springvale Activity Centre.  The signs share amazing stories of hope and entrepreneurship of settlement services, local residents and settling communities which have shaped the Springvale of today.

    The Spirit of Enterprise and the development of a significant number of projects, honour the way

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  • …a place for gathering

    …a place for gathering

    Suspended by cables between two street light poles and with a soundscape that fuses music and environment sounds, Hillary, Haq and Cran, generate a dynamic interface between community and place.  Using the words and phrases taken from a range of community voices about what a place for gathering means to them, the work is presented within a traditional neon form, reminding us of a time when neon captivated the hearts and minds of cities.

    Suspended by cables between two street light poles and with a soundscape that fuses music and env

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  • Victoria Street Mall

    Victoria Street Mall

    The Vic Mall as it is locally known, is the bustling centre of Coburg’s shopping precinct. It is a popular gathering place for locals, offering a variety of dining options, great coffee and buskers making regular appearances throughout the week. A large picnic table has backgammon, snakes and ladders, and chess boards built in – bring your own pieces or borrow from the library.

    The Vic Mall as it is locally known, is the bustling centre of Coburg’s shopping precinct.

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  • Aqualink Nunawading and Aqualink Box Hill

    Loated in Nunawading and Box Hill , visitors can use premium swimming and gynasium facilities and attend a variety of fitness classes. Some of the services and facilities include large pools and spa facilities, premium gym equipment, personal training, kids birthday parties, a café and creche.

    Loated in Nunawading and Box Hill , visitors can use premium swimming and gynasium facilities and

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  • Kingston Arts

    Kingston Arts

    Culture that captures the imagination. Scratch the surface of the City of Kingston and you’ll find a thriving arts and cultural scene that’s buzzing with dynamic, diverse and high quality creative programs. 

    Kingston showcases the finest local and national talent, and champions artistic endeavor of all kinds from all corners of our diverse community. Experience, inspire, challenge yourself, and most of all enjoy your journey of cultural discovery in the City of Kingston. Get involved in your local arts scene and discover what Kingston Arts has to offer.

    Culture that captures the imagination.

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  • alister clark rose garden

    Alister Clark Memorial Rose Garden

    Maintained by the Bulla Garden Club, the garden is dedicated to growing, displaying and promoting world-famous roses developed by Alister Clark. Open every day of the year, the garden is located next to the bluestone Old Bulla Shire offices. Call the Sunbury Visitor Information Centre on 9744 2291 for further information.

    Maintained by the Bulla Garden Club, the garden is dedicated to growing, displaying and promoting

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  • Greater Dandenong Nature Reserves

    Greater Dandenong Nature Reserves

    Explore natural indigenous bushland, untouched since the arrival of white settlers, through guided nature walks, frog watch events and torch night talks. Greater Dandenong is home to some beautiful nature reserves showcasing untouched natural bushland. Join our rangers for a guided tour to learn about the many indigenous plants and native animals that live in our neighbourhoods.

    Explore natural indigenous bushland, untouched since the arrival of white settlers, through guide

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  • Sunshine art spaces

    Sunshine Art Spaces

    Sunshine Arts Spaces provides affordable spaces and training for artists to establish creative businesses, generate employment opportunities for artists and raise the profile of the arts. Sunshine Art Spaces is open at 2 City Place, Sunshine, and Sunshine Art Spaces Gallery is located at 11 Sun Crescent, Sunshine; part of the Sunshine Rising initiative supported by Brimbank City Council.

    Sunshine Arts Spaces provides affordable spaces and training for artists to establish creative bu

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  • Greenvale Reservoir

    Greenvale Reservoir

    The grassy slopes of the park are popular with large groups for picnics and games. Trails wind through the park, and offer an opportunity for families to explore the exciting terrain. There are several picnic areas with free gas barbecues, picnic shelters, water and toilets. So grab some meat and get the extended family together for what will prove to be a wonderful day.

    The grassy slopes of the park are popular with large groups for picnics and games.

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  • History

    The Moonee Ponds Heritage Trail starts at the Court House Museum on Mt Alexander Road and takes in many sites of historical interest in the Moonee Ponds area. Don't miss your chance to explore the Court House Museum classified by the National Trust in 1975, St Thomas’ Anglican Church and Puckle Street which has been the commercial centre of Moonee Ponds since 1882. Or take a drive to the Airways Museum at Essendon Airport, housing a collection that traces the development of Australia’s civil aviation from its beginnings in the 1920’s to today.

    The Moonee Ponds Heritage Trail starts at the Court House Museum on Mt Alexander Road and takes i

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  • Westerfolds Park (including Candlebark Park)

    Westerfolds Park

    Westerfolds Park, including Candlebark Park, is perfect for picnicking, cycling, walking, canoeing and there's an adventure playground for the children. The Main Yarra Trail, that forms part of the 6km of sealed trails throughout the park, connects many parks, trails, and wetlands along the Yarra River waterways.

    Westerfolds Park, including Candlebark Park, is perfect for picnicking, cycling, walking, canoein

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  • St Andrews Market

    St Andrews Market

    The St Andrews Market has a vibrant and earthy atmosphere and has been a part of the local community for over 40 years. At certain times of the year special markets are held and in December a twilight market is also held close to Christmas. 

    The St Andrews Market has a vibrant and earthy atmosphere and has been a part of the local community for over 40 years

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  • Bolin Bolin Billabong

    Visitors to Bolin Bolin Billabong, one of the few remaining billabongs to be found in an urban setting, can explore the rich indigenous history of the land through interpretive signs dotted throughout the park. Prior to European settlement it was a significant meeting place for indigenous people from across Victoria.

    Visitors to Bolin Bolin Billabong, one of the few remaining billabongs to be found in an urban se

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  • Darling Street Espresso

    Darling Street Espresso, Moonee Ponds

    Spoil the kids - and yourself - at Darling Street Espresso. Hidden away in an old milk bar on a residential Moonee Ponds street, it's the perfect place for an after-school or holiday treat. Try one of their famous cake pops for that afternoon sugar rush, or enjoy some downtime with friends, good coffee and great food.

    Spoil the kids - and yourself - at Darling Street Espresso.

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  • Footscray Park

    Footscray Park

    Located on the banks of the Maribyrnong River, Footscray Park is a picturesque space to relax and play. It is one of the largest and most intact examples of an Edwardian period public garden in Australia, with formal and informal pathways, garden beds and pergola. Designed in 1911 by noted architect Rodney Alsop, Footscray Park is now heritage listed. Some of its hidden treasures include the Henry Lawson memorial, platypus fountain and a shelter built by Footscray Technical School.

    The 15-hectare park provides beautiful views across the Maribyrnong River to Flemington Racecourse and features playgrounds, large open spaces, barbecues, an outdoor stage, ornamental ponds and disabled public toilets. The park is also host to a number of events throughout the year.

    Located on the banks of the Maribyrnong River, Footscray Park is a picturesque space to relax and

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  • Morack Golf Course

    An enjoyable course that contains tree lined fairways, small greens, several water hazards and many bunkers. The course contains a driving range and a pro shop as well as providing demo days and a teaching service by the GSM golf academy.

    An enjoyable course that contains tree lined fairways, small greens, several water hazards and ma

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  • Toorourrong Reservoir Park

    Toorourrong Reservoir Park

    Toorourrong Reservoir Park is a 12–hectare scenic reservoir park situated 4km north-east of Whittlesea Township. It's the perfect place for picnics and gatherings, viewing the reservoir, taking short walks with family and friends and enjoying the beautiful scenery. The kids will love the stepping stones across the water, the ornamental lake and grassy spaces to run and jump.

    Toorourrong Reservoir Park is a 12–hectare scenic reservoir park situated 4km north-east of Whittlesea Township.

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  • direct to public manufacturers

    Direct to Public Outlets in Hume

    Did you know that many of Hume’s food manufacturers also sell direct to public? Treat yourself and the family and discover the range of multicultural delights on offer. From Turkish treats to Japanese lollies and everything in between, you will be able to grab a bargain (in bulk), so head on down! Or if you have had enough sweets for one day, grab a juice from Just Squeezed Fruit Juices.

    Did you know that many of Hume’s food manufacturers also sell direct to public?

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  • Festivals All The Time!

    Festivals All The Time!

    The City of Greater Dandenong is an exciting, vibrant and culturally diverse community, offering a range of festivals and events for locals and visitors alike. These range from the ceremony of Australia Day through to Springvale’s Lunar New Year celebrations, the annual Children’s Festival, Melbourne Food and Wine events, the Dandenong Agricultural Show and Christmas Carols in the park, just to name a few.

    The City of Greater Dandenong is an exciting, vibrant and culturally diverse community, offering

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  • Shirt & Skirt Market @ Abbotsford Convent

    Shirt & Skirt Market @ Abbotsford Convent

    Occurring 10am-4pm on the third Sunday of every month, The Shirt & Skirt Market is one of Melbourne’s original design markets and for over eight years, it has fostered new ideas and showcases the works of over 40+ independent Victorian designers, featuring quality, innovative and unashamedly beautiful fashions for women, men and children. It offers beautiful designer clothes, unique accessories and one-off items.  Each is lovingly made and created by independent and emerging designers.  Here you will be able to find something unique.  

    Occurring 10am-4pm on the third Sunday of every month, The Shirt & Skirt Market is one of Mel

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  • Scienceworks

    Scienceworks

    With such a stunning range of themed exhibition and interactive scientific displays, Scienceworks is sure to enthral and entertain the kids for hours. Experience live demonstrations, informative tours and plenty of hands-on activities – all designed to unravel the mysteries of science. With enough happening to fill a full day, head down this weekend and enjoy! 

    With such a stunning range of themed exhibition and interactive scientific displays, Scienceworks

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  • Jawbone Marine Sanctuary

    Jawbone Marine Sanctuary

    Jawbone Marine Sanctuary is named for its shape. The little promontory has been fenced off from the rest of the world for over 80 years by a coastal rifle range. This unspoilt place is now a haven for coastal and marine life. Patches of all marine habitats from northern Port Phillip Bay are packed into this small area. On the west of the promontory, there is saltmarsh and the largest occurrence of mangroves within Port Phillip Bay.

    Jawbone Marine Sanctuary is named for its shape.

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  • Walking and Cycling

    Walk along this pleasant 3.5 kilometre trail with Boeing Reserve as its base to the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail - a nature lover’s delight. Home to a variety of bird life, it also has an interesting pioneering history, providing settlers with a ready water supply. Afton Street Reserve and Conservation Wetland houses a protected natural environment for native plants and animals in stunning surroundings. Take a stroll down Maribyrnong River Trail which begins at Thompson Street Reserve and ends at the historic Riverview Tea Gardens, incorporating many sights of interest along this magnificent waterway. A steep climb to the scenic lookout at Lily Street will reward walkers rewarded with magnificent views along the river and the city skyline.

    Walk along this pleasant 3.5 kilometre trail with Boeing Reserve as its base to the Moonee Ponds

  • Woodlands Historic Park

    Woodlands Historic Park offers a fascinating glimpse of the landscapes and wildlife seen by European settlers in the 1840s. The park has a 150-year old homestead, Indigenous canoe trees, native woodland and grassland. See kangaroos, birds and other wildlife.  It's also the site for a colony of endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoots that were re-established here as part of a program aimed at securing the species' future.
     
    Woodlands Historic Park offers a fascinating glimpse of the landscapes and wildlife seen by Eur
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  • Eltham Market

    Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market

    Specialising in stallholders that produce quality homemade, grown and handcrafted products, or selling fresh and tantalising produce. This market features stalls ranging from food and wine, to sculpture and artworks from local artists. In November and December the market is held on the first and third Sunday of the month. 

     

    Specialising in stallholders that produce qual

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  • Maritime Heritage/History

    The city’s strong maritime heritage is reinforced by many attractions including The Timeball Tower and Gem Pier, where the city ferries arrive and depart. Blunts Boatbuilders in adjacent Nelson Place is an icon in itself, having been in business for more than 150 years. The Williamstown Sailing Club, Royal Yacht Club of Victoria, Hobsons Bay Yacht Club and Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club and Seaworks are all to be found along Nelson Place.

    The city’s strong maritime heritage is reinforced by many attractions including The Timeball Towe

  • Pirate Ship Playground, Aberfeldie

    Pirate Ship Playground, Aberfeldie

    Ahoy me mateys! Get yaaaaar kids together and walk the plank off one of the most unique playgrounds in all of western Melbourne. The Pirate Ship Playground in Riverside Park, Aberfeldie was opened in 2014 as part of a major redevelopment of the entire park. The attention to detail on "The Black Sapphire" is mighty impressive, with crow's nest, treasure map, captain's quarters, bells, telescopes, sunken treasure and even a classic wooden ship's wheel.

    Ahoy me mateys!

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  • Footscray Markets

    Footscray Market, Corner Hopkins and Leeds Streets, Footscray;

    Little Saigon Market, Byron Street, Footscray

    There is no better place to shop for affordable fresh food than Footscray. You are spoilt for choice with two fabulous markets.

    The Footscray Market is a large bustling indoor market with a wide selection of fresh produce, seafood and general goods. You’ll also find an exotic range of produce including lotus flowers, pigs’ ears and cassava root. Open Tuesday – Saturday.

    The Little Saigon Market provides an energizing Asian market shopping experience. There’s a huge range of produce with some stalls offering tasting plates of freshly cut fruit. It is a great place for exotic items, fresh meat and fish along with a wide variety of cheap fruit and veg. It is very popular with the local Vietnamese community. Open seven days.

     

    Footscray Market, Corner Hopkins and Leeds Streets, Footscray;

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  • Ramsay Street- Neighbours

    The iconic soap opera is filmed in the front and backyards of the houses in this street in Vermont South. Tours to this street run througout the year.

    The iconic soap opera is filmed in the front and backyards of the houses in this street in Vermon

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  • Rush Escape Game

    Rush Escape Game

    Rush Escape Game is a boutique live escape game experience located in the heart of South Yarra. With three different cinematic environments to choose from. Groups of 2-6 are plunged into an immersive environment filled with adventure. Only one questions remains: Can You Escape?

    Rush Escape Game is a boutique live escape game experience located in the heart of South Yarra.

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  • Animal Farm

    Animal Land Children's Farm

    Meet Oscar the pig, milk Lucy the cow, ride Goldie the pony! Nurse baby animals, collect eggs and take a tractor ride in the paddock. Animal land gives children that real hands on farming experience. They get to scratch, feel, smell and hear all the experiences of life on a farm. Our visitors include schools, kinders and the general public!

    Meet Oscar the pig, milk Lucy the cow, ride Goldie the pony!

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  • Wombat Bend

    Wombat Bend

    A sanctuary for creative play, Wombat Bend is decorated with community art that will inspire and capture the imagination of people of all ages and all abilities. Children and young people at heart will love exploring this playground with its sensory play activities, accessible path networks, amphitheatre and native forest walk.

    A sanctuary for creative play, Wombat Bend is decorated with community art that will inspire and

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  • Royal Mail Hotel

    Royal Mail Hotel

    Whittlesea is a perfect destination for a day trip. When you visit, make sure you stop by The Royal Mail Hotel, ideally located in a magnificent part of Victoria just 35kms from Melbourne. We are proud of our status as a good Australian country hotel with excellent service and a friendly atmosphere.

    Whittlesea is a perfect destination for a day trip.

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  • Ansett Aviation Training

    Imagine flying over picturesque Melbourne in an Airbus A320 or Boeing 737 at the largest aviation training facility in the Southern Hemisphere. Map out your flight plan, get flight briefings and receive a certificate and cap to remember this unique experience. Bookings are essential and accommodation and dinner packages with Hilton Melbourne Airport are available.

    Imagine flying over picturesque Melbourne in an Airbus A320 or Boeing 737 at the largest aviation

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  • Karkarook Park

    Karkarook Park

    Karkarook Park is a recreational and environmental oasis, revegetated with indigenous plants. The lake is a great spot for canoeing, kayaking, sailing or fishing. Take the dog for a walk, take kids to the playground, or explore the 6km of trails on foot or bike.

    Karkarook Park is a recreational and environmental oasis, revegetated with indigenous plants.

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  • Moonee Valley Racing Club

    Moonee Valley Racing Club

    Moonee Valley Racing Club is considered to be Melbourne’s most appealing spectator racecourse, established in 1883, the course offers an exciting, up-close and personal experience for race goers. The first Cox Plate was run here in 1922 for a purse of 1000 pounds and has become a prestigious race leading up to the Melbourne Cup. Racegoers can also experience the thrill of night racing under lights throughout the spring and summer months.

    Moonee Valley Racing Club is considered to be Melbourne’s most appealing spectator racecourse, es

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  • Yarra Bend Park

    Yarra Bend Park

    Yarra Bend Park is the largest area of natural bushland near the heart of Melbourne, featuring steep river escarpments, open woodlands, playing fields and golf courses. Explore the park by foot or by bike while enjoying superb views of the city skyline. Pleasant picnic areas, barbecues, rotundas and playgrounds make it popular with families with dogs welcome in most areas.

    Yarra Bend Park is the largest area of natural bushland near the heart of Melbourne, featuring st

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  • Diamond Valley Railway

    Diamond Valley Railway

    Enjoy a fun day out riding the miniature trains at the Diamond Valley Railway, which has approx 2km of track taking you up hills, over bridges and even through tunnels, at Eltham Lower Park. It operates every Sunday from 11am to 5pm and selected public holidays. Also Wednesdays during school holidays (except December) from 1pm to 4pm. $3 per person (under 2 free). 

    Enjoy a fun day out riding the miniature trains at the Diamond Valley Railway, which has approx 2km of track taking you up hills, over bridges and even through tunnels, at Eltham Lower Park.

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  • Dining and Nightlife

    Restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs are always buzzing in Melbourne. An eclectic range of cuisine is on offer across town - hidden down laneways, high above street level or overlooking the waterfront.

    Restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs are always buzzing in Melbourne.

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  • St Rose Café

    St Rose Café, Essendon

    St Rose Cafe was founded in 2013 by husband and wife duo Domenic and Diana Caruso. The pair dreamt of bringing the cafe experience of the inner city to the suburbs, a little closer to home. A passion for good coffee and simple food, done extremely well were the antecedence to St Rose's humble beginnings.  The café is a cool, casual and organic new it- spot right in the heart of Moonee Valley.  

    St Rose Cafe was founded in 2013 by husband and wife duo Domenic and Diana Caruso.

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  • Pipemakers Park

    Pipemakers Park

    Pipemakers Park is a great place for a family outing. Located in the Maribyrnong River valley, it is a historic pipemaking industrial site that has been transformed into a park and wetlands.
    The park is home to the Living Museum of the West, which has self-guided tours and hosts a number of exhibitions, activities and special presentations on the cultural history of western Melbourne and the Maribyrnong River.
    There are plenty of recreational facilities to enjoy. Have a picnic or barbecue, try fishing for bream from the wharf, go for a river cruise on the Maribyrnong River or sit and relax in the pioneer women’s shelter. You can canoe downstream or walk or cycle on trails in both directions along the Maribyrnong River.

    Pipemakers Park is a great place for a family outing.

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  • Dandenong Market

    Grab a bargain and browse exotic fresh fruit and vegies you won’t find at your average supermarket, at the bustling Dandenong Market. A visit to the Dandenong Market is like strolling around a souk, meandering through a hawkers market or blending into a bazaar. With bargain prices, unusual produce and colourful characters, the Dandenong Market is a shopping trip out of the ordinary.

    Grab a bargain and browse exotic fresh fruit and vegies you won’t find at your average supermarke

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  • Northland Shopping Centre

    Northland Shopping Centre

    Celebrating 50 years in 2016, Northland is proud to part of ‘the New North’ and today is a major regional shopping centre located approximately 9km north of Melbourne’s CBD. It is the largest predominantly single-level shopping centre in Melbourne and anchored by Myer, Kmart, Target, Coles, Woolworths, Aldi, Toys ‘R’ Us as well as Rebel Sport, Lincraft and JB Hi-Fi. The centre offers Hoyts Cinemas and more than 320 additional retailers. 

    Celebrating 50 years in 2016, Northland is proud to part of ‘the New North’ and today is a major regional shopping centre located approximately 9km north of Melbourne’s CBD.

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  • Airborn

    Airborn- Indoor Trampoline Park

    Take off at Airborn! Spread your wings and take flight! Bounce through over 150 interconnected trampolines, 2 awesome trampoline dodgeball courts, a huge foam pit and an expert gravity wall. Taking off has never been more exciting, so why not grab the children and some of their friends and jump on down! 

    Take off at Airborn! Spread your wings and take flight!

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  • Ferries to Williamstown

    Jump on a ferry and head across the bay to Williamstown to take in a glimpse of Melbourne’s past life. Williamstown retains the charm of an old seaport, close to the city but a feel that is truly a world away. For some serious summer fun, head to the unofficial gelato capital of Williamstown, Nelson Place.

    Jump on a ferry and head across the bay to Williamstown to take in a glimpse of Melbourne’s past

  • Bridge Inn Hotel

    Bridge Inn Hotel

    Established in 1891 the Bridge Inn Hotel has been restored, revamped and relaunched. With À La Carte Bistro, Lounge area and Sports Bar each offering their own unique menu’s there’s sure to be something for everyone. Open 7 days a week and offering special themes and events throughout the week you’ll be sure to have a great time.

    Established in 1891 the Bridge Inn Hotel has been restored, revamped and relaunched.

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  • Plane Spotting

    Bring the family and watch the jumbos as they fly overhead and onto the runway at Tullamarine Airport. The thrill of the loud engines, the hover of the approaching plane and the smoke when the wheels hit the tarmac will capture any childs imagination (and maybe some parents!). Parking areas on Operations Road, and on the corner of Sunbury Road and Oaklands Road.

    Bring the family and watch the jumbos as they fly overhead and onto the runway at Tullamarine Air

  • Lysterfield Park

    Lysterfield Park

    Lysterfield Park is a recreation hub in a beautiful natural environment close to Melbourne. Explore the bushland on walking tracks and mountain bike tracks. Enjoy canoeing, sailing, paddle boating or surf skiing on the popular Lysterfield Lake. 

    Lysterfield Park is a recreation hub in a beautiful natural environment close to Melbourne.

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  • Shopping Villages

    From premier shopping destinations including Westfield Doncaster and Stockland The Pines, boutique shopping in Templestowe Village and Tunstall Square, to local community markets in Park Orchards and Warrandyte, Manningham has a vibrant mix of shopping precincts offering a plethora of shopping and dining experiences.

    From premier shopping destinations including Westfield Doncaster and Stockland The Pines, boutiq

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  • Yarra Flats Park

    Yarra Flats Park

    Yarra Flats winds along the natural bushland and wetlands of the Yarra River. The Main Yarra Trail runs the length of the park, passing by heritage and pastoral landscapes, it's the perfect sunday stroll location. Enjoy an informal picnic, walk, cycle or take your dog for a walk on lead, its sure to be a fun day for the whole family! 

    Yarra Flats winds along the natural bushland and wetlands of the Yarra River.

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  • Edendale Community Farm

    Edendale Community Farm

    Edendale Community Environment Farm is situated on the banks of the Diamond Creek in the heart of Eltham. It offers a range of environmental information and educational programs as well as activities throughout the school holidays. Say hello to guinea pigs, sheep, goats, cows and feed the poultry. Talk to staff or take a self-guided walking tour to learn about sustainable land practices and how we get food products from animals. You can also investigate the life-cycles of our minibeasts, water bugs, stick insects and frogs.

    Edendale Community Environment Farm is situated on the banks of the Diamond Creek in the heart of Eltham.

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  • Laneways

    Weaving a maze through the city grid, Melbourne’s laneways uncover hidden treasures and a charming, intimate atmosphere. Al fresco eateries, one-off shops and bars that are off the beaten track, all nestle side-by-side in laneways winding in all directions throughout the city.

    Weaving a maze through the city grid, Melbourne’s laneways uncover hidden treasures and a charmin

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  • Mind Alive, Essendon

    Mind Alive, Essendon

    For almost 40 years, the families of Essendon and surrounding suburbs have been drawn to the wonderland that is Mind Alive Toy Store in Leake Street. Traditional toys such as puzzles, arts and crafts, stacking cups and wooden toys line the shelves, waiting for eager children - of all ages - choose them as their new favourite toy. With a focus on quality service, a belief in the products that educate and inspire young minds, and a love of the community, it's truly a paradise for all.

    For almost 40 years, the families of Essendon and surrounding suburbs have been drawn to the wond

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  • Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens

    Heritage Hill is a unique historic precinct featuring three beautifully preserved buildings, dating as far back as the 1860s, in two acres of landscaped gardens. Tours of this beautiful site offer an insight into Dandenong’s transformation from a rural market town to a bustling, multicultural metropolis. Today Heritage Hill is a thriving arts and cultural hub featuring exhibitions, music performances workshops and more.

    Heritage Hill is a unique historic precinct featuring three beautifully preserved buildings, dati

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  • The Preston Food Truck Park

    The Preston Food Truck Park

    Preston is a vibrant, edgy and attractive venue offering Melbourne’s favourite food trucks on rotation, events and entertainment to the northern suburbs of Melbourne. The former car yard and warehouse stays true to the history of the site and brings a block party venue to Preston’s High Street. The venue is fully licensed and features Barry’s Bar serving craft beer and cider on tap, wine and pre-mixed spirits. 

    Preston is a vibrant, edgy and attractive venue offering Melbourne’s favourite food trucks on rotation, events and entertainment to the northern suburbs of Melbourne.

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  • Bundoora Square

    Bundoora Square

    Enjoy the art journey at Bundoora Square shopping precinct.  Come and be amazed by the large Bundoora Murals and art projects reflecting the history, animals and flora of the area loved by the community. With easy access to trams and parking, Bundoora Square features a wide range of specialty shops and the Psarakos Marketplace. A place where you can meet your friends and linger a while at the interesting cafes and restaurants. 

     

    Enjoy the art journey at Bundoora Square shopping precinct.

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  • Williamstown Botanic Gardens

    Williamstown Botanic Gardens

    Williamstown Botanic Gardens opened in 1860 are one of Victoria’s first public gardens. The gardens are listed on the Victorian Heritage Register as significant for their historical, aesthetic, scientific and social significance to the state of Victoria. Nestled by the sea, complete with rare and significant trees, a formal palm avenue and a charming Edwardian ornamental pond amongst its many attractions, the gardens provide a peaceful setting.

    Williamstown Botanic Gardens opened in 1860 are one of Victoria’s first public gardens.

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  • Whittlesea Bowls Club

    Whittlesea Bowls Club

    Fully licensed bistro and functions rooms available for meetings, celebrations and bus groups. A relaxed atmosphere and delicious menu are perfectly matched to ensure you have a magical experience. You can enjoy the view over the greens or even maybe enjoy some exercise in a friendly environment, please ask about the lawn bowling activities.

    Fully licensed bistro and functions rooms available for meetings, celebrations and bus groups.

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  • Bulla Hill Railway

    Ride on the miniature trains whilst enjoying the beautiful view of Mt Macedon or simply sit down and have a bite to eat in the private picnic area, complete with barbecues, toilet facilities and a kiosk at the station. There is also a great children’s playground to keep the young ones entertained all day long. Entry is FREE and rides cost $3.00.

    Ride on the miniature trains whilst enjoying the beautiful view of Mt Macedon or simply sit down

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  • The Maribyrnong River

    Maribyrnong River

    The Maribyrnong River is popular for walking and bike tracks following the banks, bridge river crossing at several points,  fishing from jetties and fishing platforms, and parklands on either side of the river such as Maribyrnong Park and Fairbairn Park. These include boat landings and picnic facilities. Pipemakers Park is the site of a former meat canning works and later a pipe factory, and is now the location of the Living Museum of the West. 

    The Maribyrnong River is popular for walking and bike tracks following the banks, bridge river cr

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  • Heide Museum of Modern Art

    Heide Museum of Modern Art

    For tens of thousands of visitors each year, Heide Museum of Modern Art offers an inspiring, educational and thought provoking experience of modern and contemporary art, architecture and landscape. The museum began life in 1934 as the home of Melbourne couple John and Sunday Reed and has since evolved into one of Australia's most important cultural institutions. 

    For tens of thousands of visitors each year, Heide Museum of Modern Art offers an inspiring, educ

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  • Yarra River

    A Melbourne icon, the Yarra River is the focus for numerous spectacular events. The banks of the river have a number of barbecue and picnic facilities, fishing platforms and jetties. In addition, there are trails and paths for cyclists, walkers and joggers.

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  • North Melbourne and Kensington

    The striking and historic streetscapes of North Melbourne’s Errol and Victoria streets are well known for their great cafes, restaurants and a lively arts scene. Neighbouring Kensington is the place to enjoy a slower pace of life in luxuriantly leafy surrounds, while the hustle and bustle of Flemington’s busy Racecourse Road strip will keep the more active visitors entertained.

    The striking and historic streetscapes of North Melbourne’s Errol and Victoria streets are well k

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    Friends Of Ours Cafe, Essendon

    Whether you're passing through Essendon or looking for a new local hangout, Jakki and the team at Friends Of Ours would love to meet you and show you why they've become one of the most popular destinations for friends and families looking to catch up. A casual, funky vibe resonates throughout the cafe's interior, and footpath seating options mean you're never far from the hustle and bustle of Mount Alexander Road.

    Whether you're passing through Essendon or looking for a new local hangout, Jakki and the team at

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  • Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary

    Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary

    Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary is located just off Beaumaris, where sloping cliffs of sandstone jut out into Port Phillip Bay. At the water's edge the rock has been worn down into a series of platforms and rock pools, creating a varied and easily accessible marine environment. The diversity of habitat at Ricketts Point is what makes this marine sanctuary so fascinating. 

    Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary is located just off Beaumaris, where sloping cliffs of sandstone

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  • Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre

    One of Victoria’s key international standard sporting facilities, this world class site is located within the Werribee Park Tourism Precinct. Major events include the Melbourne International 3 Day Event and the World Polo Championships.

    One of Victoria’s key international standard sporting facilities, this world class site is locate

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  • High Street Northcote

    High Street Northcote

    High Street Northcote is one of Melbourne's most dynamic and creative locations, with a history spanning 150 years. Today High Street is home to one of Melbourne's most interesting and eclectic mix of retailers, bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants.  On any given night you will find a selection of Melbourne's finest performing artists, sitting on a chair in a dimly lit bar or high up on a light flooded stage. The street houses an impressive array of vintage and retro fashion and furniture retailers alongside contemporary fashion and design boutiques. 

    High Street Northcote is one of Melbourne's most dynamic and creative locations, with a history spanning 150 years.

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    Whittlesea Township - Church Street and Surrounds

    A country-style experience, only a stone’s throw away from the city. Whittlesea Township provides a unique shopping experience with the beautiful surrounding landscape to match. There are many cafés to enjoy and distinctive retail stores to visit, making for an enjoyable day out. Leave the hustle and bustle behind and discover country style shopping with friendly customer service. 

     

    A country-style experience, only a stone’s throw away from the city.

  • Hobsons Bay Coastal Trail

    Hobsons Bay Coastal Trail

    Embark on a very special journey. The 23km coastal trail from near the Westgate bridge to Skeleton Creek takes you past the maritime historical precinct of Williamstown, botanic gardens, sandy beaches, wetlands with internationally important habitat, site specific public artworks, and spectacular buildings. The trail is easily navigated by foot or bicycle and is clearly sign posted. 

    Embark on a very special journey.

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  • Growling Frog Restaurant

    Growling Frog Restaurant

    The Growling Frog Restaurant is perched high above the rolling golf course with magnificent views of the Great Dividing Range. The Restaurant offers an impressive selection of fine food and wine in a smart yet relaxed environment. The Restaurant is open for lunch every day of the week and for dinner Thursday to Sunday. 

    The Growling Frog Restaurant is perched high above the rolling golf course with magnificent views

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  • Mordialloc Pier

    Mordialloc Pier

    Watch the waves crash up off the rocks, drop a line in or just enjoy the beauty of Mordialloc Pier.

    Watch the waves crash up off the rocks, drop a line in or just enjoy the beauty of Mordialloc Pie

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  • Yarra River

    A Melbourne icon, the Yarra River is the focus for numerous spectacular events. The banks of the river have a number of barbecue and picnic facilities, fishing platforms and jetties. In addition, there are trails and paths for cyclists, walkers and joggers.

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  • City Centre

    As you enter Melbourne’s city centre switch your curiosity to ‘high’. Look up, look down, follow that tune down that laneway and venture up those stairs. Melbourne’s city streets are a mosaic of high style, buried treasure, graceful elegance and quirky character.

    As you enter Melbourne’s city centre switch your curiosity to ‘high’.

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  • Altona Beach

    Altona Beach is Melbourne’s western suburbs largest and most pristine swimming and recreational beach. The beach is patrolled over the summer. It is home to many recreational and water sport activities such as kitesurfing, paddle boarding, sandcastle building and volley ball.  There is free parking, tree lined parks, bbq areas and public amenities all within walking distance to shops, cafes and public transport.

    Altona Beach is Melbourne’s western suburbs largest and most pristine swimming and recreational b

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  • Organ Pipes National Park

    The ‘Organ Pipes’ are basalt geological formations, formed by molten lava cooling and cracking about 2.8 million years ago. The surrounding National Park also features other natural formations like the Rosette Rock, and plenty of walking trails, wildflowers and picnic facilities.  The park is also popular with bird watchers. Located in Keilor North with access from the Calder Freeway.

    The ‘Organ Pipes’ are basalt geological formations, formed by molten lava cooling and cracking ab

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  • Fairfield Village

    Fairfield Village

    Renowned for its beloved Fido (Fairfield Industrial Dog Object) public artwork project, the Fairfield Village is a haven for locals and visitors who visit us to shop, dine and enjoy time out. Located within proximity to the famous Fairfield Boathouse and Yarra Bend Park, Fairfield Village is a great place to escape the pace and experience a truly unique atmosphere. 

    Renowned for its beloved Fido (Fairfield Industrial Dog Object) public artwork project, the Fairfield Village is a haven for locals and visitors who visit us to shop, dine and enjoy time out.

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    Point Cook Coastal Park

    The Point Cook Coastal Park & Cheetham Wetlands rank among the top places in the world for viewing migratory wading birds. The diversity of birdlife is considered second only to Kakadu in Australia. More than 200 species have been recorded, 34 of which are covered by international migratory agreements. Migratory birds travel here from as far away as Siberia, Japan & Alaska. Get a 360 degree eagle’s view from the Observation Tower or head down to the beach at low tide and get up close and personal.

    The Point Cook Coastal Park & Cheetham Wetlands rank among the top places in the world for vi

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  • Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

    Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

    Blackburn Lake Sanctuary is one of the largest municipal reserves within the City of Whitehorse. It is an important area as habitat for indigenous plants and animals and is a great place to enjoy for local residents and visitors to Whitehorse. The sanctuary has wetlands, a visitors centre (open Sunday 2pm to 4pm) two playgrounds, extensive walking trails and facilities such as picnic tables.

    Blackburn Lake Sanctuary is one of the largest municipal reserves within the City of Whitehorse.

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  • Mullum Mullum Park

    Mullum Mullum Park

    Mullum Mullum Park is an important wildlife corridor in Melbourne’s east. This is a great park for cyclists and walkers, with the 1.6km Eastlink Trail running through the park and linking to Melbourne’s wider trail network. A perfect walk to take the family on on a Sunday, Mullum Mullum offeres amazing surroundings that is sure to cap of any great weekend. 

    Mullum Mullum Park is an important wildlife corridor in Melbourne’s east.

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  • Yarra River

    A Melbourne icon, the Yarra River is the focus for numerous spectacular events. The banks of the river have a number of barbecue and picnic facilities, fishing platforms and jetties. In addition, there are trails and paths for cyclists, walkers and joggers.

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  • Arts and Culture

    Melbourne kicks up its heels all year round for a repertoire of art and culture that ranges from comedy shows and Broadway spectaculars to film festivals and exhibitions by emerging visual artists.

    Melbourne kicks up its heels all year round for a repertoire of art and culture that ranges from

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  • Altona Beach Market

    Altona Beach Market

    The Altona Beach Market is nestled into one of Port Phillip Bay’s most appealing coastal towns. The weekly outdoor street market has been a highlight since 2004. Thousands of regular market goers visit each week to purchase fresh produce, green life, homemade soaps, candles and much more.  On market day a visit through the town's shops, café’s, restaurants and coastal pleasures completes a great day's outing.

    The Altona Beach Market is nestled into one of Port Phillip Bay’s most appealing coastal towns.

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  • The Substation

    The Substation

    The SUBSTATION presents an annual program across art forms, which actively responds to our unique building and place in Melbourne. The SUBSTATION’s program respects the original vision for the building as an asset for artists and audiences. We invite audiences and communities from across Hobsons Bay to experience The SUBSTATION’s artistic program as active participants, attendees and collaborators.

    The SUBSTATION presents an annual program across art forms, w

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  • Reservoir Village

    Reservoir Village

    Located at the heart of Reservoir and only minutes walk from Edwardes Lake, our village centre boasts over 90 businesses. Discover a vast collection of cafes, restaurants, fashion boutiques, discount stores and professional services right at your doorstep. Pick up fresh food and produce or grab a bite to eat. Shop for unique gifts and homewares, get your fashion fix or search for everyday items, medical suppliers, professional services, and much more. Home to Coles and IGA, our village offers something for every visitor.

     

    Located at the heart of Reservoir and only minutes walk from Edwardes Lake, our village centre boasts over 90 businesses.

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    Plum Garland Playground

    This beachside park is the perfect place to take the kids for a run around or simply sit back and take in the views. The well equipped playground will have the kids occupied and with picnic tables and foreshore access it makes the ideal location for a day out with family and friends.

    This beachside park is the perfect place to take the kids for a run around or simply sit back and

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  • Albert Park

    Albert Park

    Only 3km from the heart of the city, Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Attractions include sporting facilities, ovals, playgrounds, restaurants and a 5km walking and running track around the lake.

    Only 3km from the heart of the city, Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog wa

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  • Nortons Park

    Enjoy a picnic, relax with the family, or kick a ball on the rolling lawns of Nortons Park. Free electric barbecues are available in the picnic shelter.  Great place to take the dog for a walk off lead.

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  • Yarra River

    Yarra River

    A Melbourne icon, the Yarra River is the focus for numerous spectacular events. The banks of the river have a number of barbecue and picnic facilities, fishing platforms and jetties. In addition, there are trails and paths for cyclists, walkers and joggers.  Head down to the banks of the Yarra River and take in the spectacular views of the river and the city skyline in the back ground, the best spot for this is near the Royal Botanical Gardens. 

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    Overnewton Castle

    Brimbank pioneer William Taylor, who owned 13,000 acres of grazing land around Keilor, started building Overnewton Castle in 1849. Ten years later, following a trip to Scotland, he added the Scottish baronial castle and both exist today; much as they were. Overnewton is now the venue for weddings, functions, high tea and tours; surrounded by magnificent gardens. Luxurious accommodation is also available, and don’t forget to drop in on selected Sundays for scrumptious high tea.

    Brimbank pioneer William Taylor, who owned 13,000 acres of grazing land around Keilor, started bu

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  • Docklands

    Enjoy a picnic by the water's edge, in a grassy park, or grab a table at one of Melbourne’s most scenic restaurants by day or by night. There are plenty of options from fine dining to family friendly venues. At Docklands you can pick up a bargain or experience a number of attractions and events. Ride, walk or run around parklands dotted with modern art. Gaze over the harbour – or get out on the water. Getting to Docklands is easy, with plenty of transport options.

    Enjoy a picnic by the water's edge, in a grassy park, or grab a table at one of Melbourne’s most

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  • HMAS Castlemaine, Williamstown

    HMAS Castlemaine, Williamstown

    Come aboard one of the sixty Australian-built Bathurst Class corvettes to serve throughout World War II, and the last such vessel still afloat. HMAS Castlemaine is open to the public on weekends, public holidays and by arrangement. Visitors can visit all parts of the ship and see how crews lived and worked during the war years, witness the original main engines turning over and view a wide range of artifacts documenting Australian maritime history.

    Come aboard one of the sixty Australian-built Bathurst Class corvettes to serve throughout World

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  • Pho Sunday Rose Vietnamese Restaurant

    Pho Sunday Rose Vietnamese Restaurant

    If you love Southeast Asian cuisine then Pho Sunday Rose is for you.  Pho is Pho Sunday Rose’s specialty and you’ll find a range of options like the classic beef and brisket. Choose from a selection of piping hot pho, tom yum soups, curries, rice and noodle dishes.

    If you love Southeast Asian cuisine then Pho Sunday Rose is for you. Pho is Pho Sunday Rose’s specialty and you’ll find a range of options like the classic beef and brisket.

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    Luna Park

    Luna Park is the ultimate destination for fun in Melbourne. The spectacular carnival atmosphere and the park’s 20 exciting rides and attractions have entertained visitors for over 100 years. Mr Moon, the entrance to the park is St Kilda’s most famous face. Luna Park caters for all levels of thrill seekers - dare to ride the Pharaoh’s Curse, take the kids on the Silly Serpent, or simply take in the stunning beachside scenery on the famous Great Scenic Railway. No matter your age you’ll have a fun filled adventure at this historic fun park.

    Luna Park is the ultimate destination for fun in Melbourne.

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  • Altona Pier

    Altona Pier is an iconic landmark located on Altona Beach adjacent to shops, cafes and parkland.  The Pier provides an avenue for fishing, bird watching, leisurely strolls and summer fun. You can capture breathtaking views of the Dandenong Mountain Ranges, Point Cook Coastal Park and on a clear day you may be able to the see Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas.

    Altona Pier is an iconic landmark located on Altona Beach adjacent to shops, cafes and parkland.

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  • Werribee Open Range Zoo

    Come face-to-face with gorillas, lions, a family of hippos and many more amazing animals. Jump on board the open air safari to experience the magnificent wildlife of the African savannah. 

    Come face-to-face with gorillas, lions, a family of hippos and many more amazing animals.

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  • Organ Pipes National Park

    Organ Pipes National Park

    The Organ Pipes National Park takes its name from the spectacular basalt columns, giving us a glimpse of the rich geological history of this landscape. Picnic tables and toilets are provided, or bring your own gas barbecue, picnic rug and your favourite snacks and cook up a storm!

    The Organ Pipes National Park takes its name from the spectacular basalt columns, giving us a gli

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  • Victory Park

    Victory Park, Chelsea

    Look out for the Lighthouse! Next to the beach at Chelsea, come and enjoy the lighthouse and sand castle playground at Victory Park. The park features a lighthouse with spiral staircase and great views across the Bay, a sand castle, sand pit diggers, swings and a boat.

    Look out for the Lighthouse!

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  • Lygon Street

    Stroll along leafy Lygon Street and discover 'Little Italy' – a place where Melbourne’s famous cafe culture was born. Beautiful Victorian terraces provide a backdrop for lovers of coffee, dining al fresco. A variety of cake shops and gelati bars tempt visitors as they spill out of the theatres, cinemas and galleries.

    Stroll along leafy Lygon Street and discover 'Little Italy' – a place where Melbourne’s famous ca

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  • Greek Precinct

    Set yourself adrift under the starry lights of the Lonsdale-Russell Street intersection, in the heart of Melbourne’s own Mediterranean. Athens might be a world away, but Grecian delights await discovery in Melbourne's Greek Precinct. At all hours of the day and night, this corner is a treasure trove of mouth-watering delights. Bask in the sun or under the stars in the Greek Precinct’s al fresco culture and treat yourself to a tasty lunch, sweet treats or a coffee hit.

    Set yourself adrift under the starry lights of the Lonsdale-Russell Street intersection, in the h

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  • Williamstown Historical Museum

    Williamstown Historical Museum

    The Historical Museum is open on the first and third Sunday of the month from 2-5 p.m.  and by appointment during the week. There is a large collection of maritime material, photographs, records and other items relating to the history of Williamstown. There is also an historical kit for school groups.

    The Historical Museum is open on the first and third Sunday of the month from 2-5 p.m.

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  • Shopping & Dining

    Experience the City of Yarra’s famous retail and dining precincts. Serviced by excellent public transport or within easy walking distance from the CBD, each precinct offers unique shopping and dining experiences to suit all tastes. Come and discover the hundreds of shops, outlets, restaurants, cafés, bars and live entertainment venues located throughout the municipality.

    Experience the City of Yarra’s famous retail and dining precincts.

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  • Maple Tree Cafe

    Maple Tree Cafe

    The Maple Tree Café has based the menu around seasonal produce, organic home grown vegetables and herbs with a modern take on breakfast and lunch.

    The Maple Tree Café has based the menu around seasonal produce, organic home grown vegetables and herbs with a modern take on breakfast and lunch.

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    Marina Reserve Skateable Space

    Marina Reserve is a top rated skate park amongst boarding enthusiasts all over Melbourne. This colourful park located right on the bay is ideal for skaters of all skill levels. Take the kids for a day out in St Kilda over the school holidays or jump on the board yourself. For those who are happy to take in the sights, a picnic area is available at the park and there are both bay and city views to enjoy.

    Marina Reserve is a top rated skate park amongst boarding enthusiasts all over Melbourne.

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  • Seaplanes

    Melbourne Seaplanes operate from the water at Williamstown, providing an exciting way of seeing Melbourne. Trips range from a short ride over Melbourne to longer journeys around the bay, with spectacular views of the city and surrounds.

    Melbourne Seaplanes operate from the water at Williamstown, providing an exciting way of seeing M

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  • Banksia Park

    Banksia Park

    Banksia Park is loved by family and friends for picnics, short strolls or effortless bike rides along the Yarra River bends. Exercise dogs in the off lead fenced area, add a visit Heide Museum of Modern Art, or just lay under the canopy of trees and enjoy the fresh air. Dogs are permitted in the park but must remain on a leash at all times (except within the fenced dog off-leash enclosure).

    Banksia Park is loved by family and friends for picnics, short strolls or effortless bike rides a

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  • RAAF Museum Point Cook

    Australia’s fascinating aviation history is on display with memorabilia, permanent and evolving exhibitions and exhilarating flying displays all on offer. Free entry!

    Australia’s fascinating aviation history is on display with memorabilia, permanent and evolving e

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  • Patterson River

    Patterson River

    Patterson River is a thriving canal system of the Patterson Lakes residential area. There are four public boat ramps, parking for cars and trailers and riverside picnic facilities and electric barbecue facilities make it the perfect venue for family boating expeditions. The nearby National Water Sports Centre is used by a wide range of water sport groups. 

    Patterson River is a thriving canal system of the Patterson Lakes residential area.

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  • Old Cheese Factory

    The Berwick Old Cheese Factory was built in the 1860s and features the historic Springfield Homestead, Cheese Factory building and Kitchen Wash House. Set in beautiful landscaped gardens and open space, the Old Cheese Factory includes a large children's playground and barbeque/ picnic areas. Casey’s art groups use the facility to offer a variety of performing arts and art and crafts opportunities for the community. The Old Cheese Factory buildings can be hired for weddings, barbeques, social functions, children’s birthday parties, meetings, gallery exhibitions and art courses.

    The Berwick Old Cheese Factory was built in the 1860s and features the historic Springfield Homes

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  • The Grange Reserve (UFO Park)

    The Grange Reserve (UFO Park)

    Located on Osborne Avenue in Clayton South, the UFO was designed by Council to reflect the 1966 Westall UFO incident. The children’s play space features a silver UFO with red slides and warp-control as well as other equipment. In addition to the children’s play space, the park also has BBQ facilities, shade and plenty of space to have a picnic with ample parking spots and public toilets.

     

    Located on Osborne Avenue in Clayton South, the UFO was designed by Council to reflect the 1966 W

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  • CERES

    CERES Environment Park

    CERES is a non-profit community environment park beside Merri Creek, open every day with free entry. Displays, demonstrations, talks and events help visitors understand what can be done for the environment on a household, community and on a global level. Site tours are held Saturday and Sunday mornings, and there is a craft market and organic market open Saturday and Wednesday mornings.

    CERES is a non-profit community environment park beside Merri Creek, open every day with free entry.

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  • All things Art

    Whittlesea is home to a vibrant and diverse arts community, which is evident in the many events, exhibitions and installations which feature across the municipality. From the Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre to the many local restaurants and recreation facilities that actively promote the arts, the City of Whittlesea nurtures and promotes arts and culture throughout the local community. 

    Whittlesea is home to a vibrant and diverse arts community, which is evident in the many events,

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  • Historic Homesteads

    Discover some of the many historic buildings throughout the area including Carome Homestead, Westgarthtown, Farm Vigano, Whittlesea Courthouse, Turners Bakehouse Eatery, Third Place Cafe' and Le Page Historic Homestead and Art Gallery.

    Discover some of the many historic buildings throughout the area including Carome Homestead, West

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  • Westgarthtown and Ziebell's Farmhouse

    Established in the 1850s, Westgarthtown was Victoria’s first German settlement and now features a range of carefully restored historic sites, dedicated to the farming history of the region. Located in suburban Thomastown, Ziebell’s Farmhouse is open on the second Sunday of each month or by appointment. Tours of Westgarthtown are available Monday to Friday, by appointment only.

    Established in the 1850s, Westgarthtown was Victoria’s first German settlement and now features a

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  • Yan Yean Reservoir Park

    Yan Yean Reservoir Park features a range of heritage sites, including Melbourne’s oldest dam, the valve house and the original caretaker’s cottage, as well as a variety of walking tracks which allow visitors to experience the magnificent scenery of the area.

    Yan Yean Reservoir Park features a range of heritage sites, including Melbourne’s oldest dam, the

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  • Funfields

    One of Victoria’s leading adventure parks, Funfields offers a range of rides and activities for people of all ages. With toboggans, a pirate ship, waterslides, go karts, mini golf and much more! You cannot miss the world record longest Proslide CannonBowl waterslide, Typhoon. The Typhoon is over 400 feet long and reaches speeds of up to 30 kmph.  It is the perfect destination for family fun! 

    One of Victoria’s leading adventure parks, Funfields offers a range of rides and activities for p

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  • Cycling in the City of Whittlesea

    The City of Whittlesea is one of Melbourne’s leading destinations for cycling. With an extensive network of on and off-road bike routes, the municipality offers the perfect location for experienced riders and beginners alike.

    The City of Whittlesea is one of Melbourne’s leading destinations for cycling.

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  • Buying Direct From Local Producers

    Buy Direct From Local Producers

    The City of Whittlesea is home to some incredible local producers, offering a range of seasonal and locally made baked goods, fruit, cheese and wine. Fresh and high quality produce can be purchased directly on-site at Donnybrook Farmhouse Cheese, Mernda Bakery Café, Merri Merri Olive Estate and Just Picked Berries & Fruit.

    The City of Whittlesea is home to some incredible local producers, offering a range of seasonal and locally made baked goods, fruit, cheese and wine.

  • Community markets

    Community Markets

    A number of local community markets are held throughout the municipality each month, offering a range of local produce, plants, arts and crafts and collectibles. Attracting local residents and visitors alike, these markets support the local community while also giving local producers a platform to sell their products.

    A number of local community markets are held throughout the municipality each month, offering a range of local produce, plants, arts and crafts and collectibles.

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  • Monteleone Restaurant

    Monteleone Restaurant

    Monteleone Restaurant is operated by the Monteleone family, who for 5 generations have been making Artisan gourmet cheese. Located at Donnybrook, the restaurant was founded from a simple philosophy that cheese enhances every delicious meal. Experience the rustic charm and surrounding countryside while watching the dairy cows graze.

    Monteleone Restaurant is operated by the Monteleone family, who for 5 generations have been makin

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  • Bicentennial Park

    Bicentennial Park is an old favourite with many locals who know it as Mount Chelsea. The park is located on Scotch Parade and features a regional play space, kilometres of walking trails with links to the Long Beach Trail and the Chelsea Netball Centre.

    Bicentennial Park was awarded the 2011 National Playspace Award. There is a Liberty swing, shelters with BBQs and tables, toilets, seats (including some wonderful curved seats) and water taps are spread around. The area is surrounded by fences with child proof gates. Come and expolore the magnificant playgrounds with big mound slides, a smurf village, giant basket swing, flying fox, monkey bars and so much more. This renowned park is guaranteed to give the family hours of entertainment.

    Bicentennial Park is an old favourite with many locals who know it as Mount Chelsea.

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  • Waves Leisure Centre

    Waves Leisure Centre has a State-of-the-Art Health and fitness centre comprising of all the areas you need to get fit and healthy. With access to our fantastic timetable, impressive gymnasium and aquatic facilities, Waves Leisure Centre is a one stop solution to everything you need to reach your Health and Fitness goals. Waves Leisure Centre also hosts birthday parties and fun school holiday programs, phone for more details - 9559 7111

    Waves Leisure Centre has a State-of-the-Art Health and fitness centre comprising of all the areas

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  • Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne

    The Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne is one of Victoria's most precious areas of native bushland and offers nature lovers the chance to explore 363 hectares of untouched heath lands, wetlands and woodlands. These expansive natural gardens are also home to thriving bird and animal life, including several rare and endangered species. The park is open to the public daily from 9 am to 5 pm (closed on Christmas Day and days of Total Fire Ban). With walking and bicycle tracks, picnic areas, cafe, souvenir shop and meeting rooms, the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne has it all.

    The Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne is one of Victoria's most precious areas of native bushland

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  • Wilson Botanic Park, Berwick

    Only minutes from the Monash Freeway, Wilson Botanic Park attracts local and international visitors and provides a sanctuary for an abundance of native animals. The picnic areas of Wilson Botanic Park are the perfect place for a barbecue with friends, the playground is popular with children and there are walking tracks around the picturesque lakes. The park features spectacular exposed rock formations, unique fossils dating back 22 million years and native and exotic gardens. Two rotundas with magnificent views provide beautiful settings for weddings and photographs.

    Only minutes from the Monash Freeway, Wilson Botanic Park attracts local and international visito

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  • Shopping in Casey

    Shopping in Casey

    Experience the vibrant atmosphere in the City of Casey’s fabulous retail precincts. Each precinct offers unique shopping experiences to suit all tastes and has good public transport options. Come and discover the hundreds of shops and outlets throughout the municipality including Westfield Fountain Gate Shopping Centre, Berwick High Street’s retail precinct as well as the newer Casey Central in Narre Warren. 

    Experience the vibrant atmosphere in the City of Casey’s fabulous retail precincts.

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  • Casey Fields

    Set on a 76-hectare site in Cranbourne East, Casey Fields is the premier outdoor sports facility in Melbourne's south east and features a broad range of active and passive recreation opportunities for the entire region including, football, cricket, fishing, athletics, netball, rugby, tennis and cycling. There is plenty to see and do at Casey Fields, from playgroundclimbing the rope bridge in the play space to having a picnic or barbecue.

    Set on a 76-hectare site in Cranbourne East, Casey Fields is the premier outdoor sports facility

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  • Myuna Farm

    Myuna Farm

    A public community farm in the south-east of Melbourne, Myuna Farm is an excellent example of farming life with lots to do for the whole family. Located next to the Dandenong Creek, the farm encourages visitors to experience hands-on contact with a variety of animals. Set among a special environment of river gums, wetlands and bird life right in the heart of the City of Casey. From education through to relaxation, Myuna Farm is preserving the agricultural history of Casey. All of Myuna Farm's attractions are presented in an educational and informative way. Open to the public every day of the year from 10 am to 4 pm except Christmas Day.

    A public community farm in the south-east of Melbourne, Myuna Farm is an excellent example of far

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  • Hurstbridge Farmers Market, Farmers Market, Hurstbridge, Family, CFA, Sunday

    Hurstbridge Farmers' Market

    Hurstbridge Farmers' Market is held all year round, from February to December on the first Sunday of the month from 8.30am – 1pm in the delightful setting of Fergusons Paddock in Hurstbridge. Entry is by gold coin donation with proceeds to the local CFA.

     

    Hurstbridge Farmers' Market is held all year round, from Febr

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  • Sugarloaf, Reservoir, Christmas Hills, Water

    Sugarloaf Reservoir - Christmas Hills

    Sugarloaf Reservoir is an integral part of Melbourne's water supply and a great place for a relaxing picnic or walk. This is a tranquil setting for a picnic or a stroll near the reservoir shores, offering wonderful views across the water. For the more energetic, there is a 15km walk that circumnavigates the reservoir.

    Opening hours: Every day of the year. Gates open at 8.30am and close at 7.00pm during daylight saving. Outside of daylight savings, the park closes at 5.00pm.

    Sugarloaf Reservoir is an integral part of Melbourne's water supply and a great place for a relaxing picnic or walk.

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  • Ponyland Equestrian Centre

    Enjoy the tranquility of a trail ride through the Australian bush. Ponyland has a wonderful team of horses and ponies to suit every rider.  Hosted by experienced and friendly guides.

    Opening hours: Open 7 days.
    Location: Osborne Road, Christmas Hills. Melways Ref 266 A10
    Contact: 9730 1334; ponyland@optusnet.com.au

    Enjoy the tranquility of a trail ride through the Australian bush. Ponyland has a wonderful team of horses and ponies to suit every rider.

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  • Tracks and trails

    Tracks and Trails

    The Nillumbik Shire trails network provides a great opportunity for walkers, cyclists and horse riders to enjoy the Shire's natural and cultural heritage. Residents and visitors are encouraged to enjoy the 25 kilometres of urban trails, 6 kilometres of rural trails and many informal trails that run throughout Shire of Nillumbik. Urban trails link to the Melbourne Metropolitan Trail Network and include the Diamond Creek Trail, the Plenty River Trail and the Aqueduct Trail. Other trails of interest include the Heidelberg Artists Trail, Heritage Walks and the Gawa Wurundjeri Aboriginal Resource Trail.

    The Nillumbik Shire trails network provides a great opportunity for walkers, cyclists and horse riders to enjoy the Shire's natural and cultural heritage.

  • Parks and trails

    Parks and Trails

    Come and enjoy the many parks, playgrounds and walking and cycling trails on offer in Brimbank.The ongoing development and upgrading of Brimbank’s many parks, playgrounds and open spaces means there is something for everyone to enjoy including the latest in playground equipment, quality picnic facilities, easy-to-access shared pathways and everything in between. 

    Come and enjoy the many parks, playgrounds and walking and cycling trails on offer in Brimbank.Th

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  • Bayside Walks and Trails

    With its diverse architecture and magnificent coastline, Bayside offers some of the best walks and trails in Melbourne.  The walks and trails of Bayside are designed for leisurely exercise with opportunities to discover some of the truly beautiful buildings and parks that make the area so distinctive.  The newly-revamped Coastal Trails celebrate the lives and artwork of notable Australian artists.

    With its diverse architecture and magnificent coastline, Bayside offers some of the best walks an

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  • Parks, Gardens and Heathlands

    Nature buffs, children and even pampered pooches can explore and enjoy over forty parks, gardens and heathlands.  Most areas are family-friendly with facilities such as on-street parking, toilets, barbeques, drinking fountains and sporting equipment.  Bayside welcomes dogs and has designated areas where they can romp off-leash. The times vary between locations and also during daylight saving hours, so visit the Council website for accurate information.  Please observe any signs in parks, reserves and beaches as these rules are there to protect the native wildlife.

    Nature buffs, children and even pampered pooches can explore and enjoy over forty parks, gardens

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  • Kangaroo Ground, War Memorial, Dandenong Ranges, Kinglake Ranges, Viewing Platform

    Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Park & Tower of Remembrance

    The Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Tower is built on the highest hill in the district. It was unveiled on 11 November 1926 and is used as a fire-spotting tower in the summer. It offers 360 degree views which take in Melbourne, the north-east suburbs and the Dandenong and Kinglake Ranges. The surrounding park has a viewing platform, toilets, picnic facilities and gardens. 

    The Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Tower is built on the highest hill in the district.

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  • Heidelberg, Artists, Walk, Cycle, Nillumbik, Warrandyte

    The Heidelberg School Artists Trail

    The trail consists of 57 interpretive signs celebrating the artists of the Heidelberg School who lived and painted in this area. It is a self-drive, cycling or walking trail that stretches from Heidelberg through Nillumbik, through to Warrandyte and to the Dandenongs. For a brochure call 13 19 63. 

    The trail consists of 57 interpretive signs celebrating the artists of the Heidelberg School who lived and painted in this area

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  • Boroondara Farmers Market

    If you are passionate about food, the planet and your community, join a special group of farmers and locals at the Boroondara Farmers Market, where you can shop for produce from all around Victoria. You’ll find fresh fruit and vegetables, seasonal organics, meat, herbs, honey, eggs, bread, olives, cakes, dips and sauces, chocolate, flowers and plants, even wine and beer. Tthird and fifth Saturday of every month, 8am till 1pm.

    If you are passionate about food, the planet and your community, join a special group of farmers

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  • Hawthorn Craft Market

    The Hawthorn Craft Market is one of Melbourne’s longest running makers’ markets. You’ll find a range of beautifully designed, handmade items, perfect as a gift or simply to indulge yourself. There are over forty stalls with artists working across a variety of mediums. You’ll find jewellery, clothes, children’s toys, bags, cards, candles, photo-art, sculpture, plants, furniture and unique one off pieces.

    The Hawthorn Craft Market is one of Melbourne’s longest running makers’ markets.

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  • Inflatable World

    Inflatable World

    Bring the whole family and bounce on into Inflatable World. It's not just for the kids - we encourage the parents to have fun with their children too. Sessions are for two hours per single entry fee and you can play on the inflatable activities as many times as you like during the two hour session!

    Bring the whole family and bounce on into Inflatable World.

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  • Eucalypt Community Market, Wollert

    Eucalypt Community Market, Wollert

    In partnership with Stockland and Third Place Café in Wollert, this monthly market runs at the Eucalypt Estate providing locals with access to fresh produce, arts and craft that will be sure to have something for everyone. A great way to connect with your local producers and find out what little treasures are in your own backyard! 

    In partnership with Stockland and Third Place Café in Wollert, this monthly market runs at the Eu

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