Take in some of Melbourne's favorite sights as you cycle, run or walk along one the many sports trails throughout Melbourne. Blessed with some fantastic public parks and ovals, Melbourne is always a thriving sports hub all weekend. Let the kids run loose to play beach volleyball, have a kick of the footy or go ice skating in the Docklands! If these idea's don't tickle your fancy, why not take the whole family along to one of Melbourne's world renowned sporting events at the MCG, Olympic Park precinct or along the Albert Park Formula One Grand Prix track!

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  • The Greatest Show on Wheels

    Sunday, 3 September 2017

    Come join the vibe and buzz of the 4th annual “Greatest Show on Wheels” as the Acland Street Village Precinct is transformed into traffic-free showcase of classic cars and bikes with over 300 vehicles on show.  Enjoy this FREE family friendly day, packed with entertainment, children’s activities, live music, great food and much more.  On show in Acland Street and surrounds will be pristine classic cars, hot rods, street machines and 20+ Movie cars (Mad Max & Batman). 

    Come join the vibe and buzz of the 4th annual “Greatest Show on Wheels” as the Acland Street Vill

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  • golf, lake, sport, golf course, links

    Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club

    The Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club features an 18 hole Greg Norman designed championship golf course. Demanding considerable concentration and an appreciation of the effect of weather on golf strategy, the links style layout is testing to the novice and challenging to the champions.

    The Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club features an 18 hole Greg Norman designed championship golf course.

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  • golf, park, sport, golf course, links

    Werribee Park Golf Club

    Located along a beautiful section of the Werribee River this 18 hole champion golf course offers breathtaking views. Well known for the lush fairways and excellent greens the open design and strategically planted trees will even test the most professional golfer. After a day on the green, enjoy a lovely meal or drink at the clubhouse which features views of the You Yangs, Werribee River and Bellarine Peninsula.

    Located along a beautiful section of the Werribee River this 18 hole champion golf course offers

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  • beach, sup, paddleboarding, windsurfing, kite surfing, sports, extreme sports, kite board, adrenaline

    Seeking Adventure?

    Head down to St Kilda beach if you’re in the mood for some adventure. A multitude of organised water sports for all levels of experience are on offer. Try your hand at some stand-up paddle boarding or if you’re looking to challenge yourself, give windsurfing a shot. Better yet, have a kite boarding lesson from any of the friendly instructors at St Kilda West beach who can guide you through all the excitement and adrenaline of this latest water sport craze. Perhaps you would like to learn to sail? Royal Melbourne and other sailing clubs offer social sailing to pique your interest.

    Head down to St Kilda beach if you’re in the mood for some adventure.

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  • skate, skateboard, skate park, park, picnic, view

    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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  • sport, beach, tennis, volleyball, summer

    Hit the beach

    Sport goes hand in hand with summer and sun, so what better way to enjoy the summertime than to head seaside for some friendly beach sports. Challenge your friends to a game of beach tennis at Port Melbourne in the warmer months, or enjoy a sunset game of beach volleyball in St Kilda. If you’re really competitive, take part in the SLAM Festival held on St Kilda beach each January, or simply lay out a towel, relax and watch all the excitement from the sand.

    Sport goes hand in hand with summer and sun, so what better way to enjoy the summertime than to h

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  • park, sport, swimming, golf, rowing, yachts, lake

    Get involved - Albert Park Sport Precinct

    Albert Park is one of Melbourne’s most famed sporting destinations as the host to the Grand Prix each year. But the sporting action never stops with the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC), Albert Park Golf Course and a variety of sailing, rowing and yacht clubs all conveniently located within the 220 hectares of lush parkland. Walk or run the lakeside track, admire the bird life, try a watersport or just relax and enjoy a lakeside picnic with the family.

    Albert Park is one of Melbourne’s most famed sporting destinations as the host to the Grand Prix

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Maribyrnong River

    Maribyrnong River

    The Maribyrnong River offers a range of outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy. Cycle or walk along the tranquil Maribyrnong River Trail (28km from the city to Brimbank Park) and take in the fantastic views of the Melbourne’s skyline and the river, while passing Flemington Racecourse, Victoria University, sporting clubs, native bushland, riverside parks and other attractions. Take a river cruise on the Maribyrnong and enjoy the scenery and commentary.

    The Maribyrnong River offers a range of outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy.

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  • Essendon Fields

    Essendon Fields has emerged as Victoria’s newest tourism destination.  It offers a new way to shop and play - Come and see it for yourself! Shop at Australia’s premier factory outlet shopping centre, LaManna supermarket and Australia’s ultimate car showroom. Play at Bounce, experience sky diving or take a scenic flight over Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road and beyond!  

     

    Essendon Fields has emerged as Victoria’s newest tourism destination.

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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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  • The Ultimate Karting Experience

    Get your adrenalin pumping at The Ultimate Karting Experience. Get a bunch of friends together and take to the track. You can speed along the winding course challenging your friends or attempt to beat your own record. Whether experienced or amateur it is sure to be a fun filled day.

    Get your adrenalin pumping at The Ultimate Karting Experience.

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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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