Discover Whitehorse

With over 300 parks and an abundance of recreation and leisure centres, you are guaranteed to have a fun day in Whitehorse. Visit Box Hill for top quality Asian dining or relax in the leafy areas of Surrey Hills and Blackburn in one of the many premium cafes. Many of the leisure facilities include Morack public golf course and Aqualink Nunawading and Box Hill. The city of Whitehorse has many hidden gems such as the Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, one of the most important bird refuges, the Schwerkolt Cottage and Museum Complex, a heritage listed pioneer's stone cottage in Mitcham and Mont Albert and Laburnum shopping precinct for a boutique shopping experience.

Suburbs include:

Blackburn Blackburn North Blackburn South Box Hill Box Hill North Box Hill South Burwood Burwood East Forest Hill Mitcham Mont Albert Mont Albert North Nunawading Surrey Hills Vermont Vermont South

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  • Bakersfield Mist

    Bakersfield Mist

    1 September - 2 September 2017

    Based on a true story, Bakersfield Mist is comedic theatre at its best! Gold Logie Award-winning actor John Wood is joined by Julie Nihill in this hilarious drama/comedy. Maude an unemployed bartender, has bought a painting from an op shop. Despite almost trashing it, she now thinks it’s a Jackson Pollock and worth millions. In fact she’s certain it is! When world-class art expert arrives at her trailer park home in Bakersfield to authenticate the painting, he really has no idea what he’s about to discover.

    Based on a true story, Bakersfield Mist is comedic theatre at its best!

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  • Mirusia – From the Heart

    Mirusia – From the Heart

    15 September - 16 September 2017

    Australian soprano Mirusia will present her new concert From The Heart. Let André Rieu's ‘Angel of Australia’ touch your heart with her songs about the heart – be it those full of love, those still looking for love or hearts broken by love.

    Australian soprano Mirusia will present her new concert From The Heart.

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  • Spring Festival

    Spring Festival

    Sunday, 15 October 2017

    Celebrate the return of warmer weather at Whitehorse City Council’s ever popular Spring Festival on Sunday 15 October 2017. Spring Festival is a free, fun-filled day that celebrates our vibrant community! Offering a perfect day out for all the family, enjoy a huge variety free rides, performances, workshops and activity sessions – have your face painted, play with the giant garden games and see the best local bands and artists across five stages. 

    Celebrate the return of warmer weather at Whitehorse City Council’s ever popular Spring Festival

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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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  • Walking and Cycling Trails in Whitehorse

    Walking and Cycling Trails in Whitehorse

    Whitehorse has an abundance of walking tracks and bike routes that are suitable for all different levels of fitness and of different lengths. With trials located all throughout the municipality, there are many options for cyclists and walkers to explore stunning scenery, picturesque views and beautiful landscapes that Whitehorse has to offer.

     

    Whitehorse has an abundance of walking tracks and bike routes that are suitable for all different

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Box Hill Town Hall and Whitehorse Art’s Space

    Located only 25 minutes from the City, the Box Hill Town Hall on Whitehorse Road is centrally located in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. Box Hill Town Hall is one of the most iconic buildings in the City of Whitehorse and is regarded as the municipality’s historic landmark building. Officially opened on 15 April 1935, the Town Hall undertook a major $6.5 million refurbishment to create this modern hub as the Whitehorse Art Space to house the City of Whitehorse Art Collection.

    Located only 25 minutes from the City, the Box Hill Town Hall on Whitehorse Road is centrally loc

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  • The Whitehorse Centre

    The Whitehorse centre holds a diverse program to suit any taste, including plays, musicals, opera, ballet, shows for children, works by renowned Australian play writers as well new productions by up-coming writers. The centre holds a variety of function rooms that can be hired out by the public for a variety of occasions.

    The Whitehorse centre holds a diverse program to suit any taste, including plays, musicals, opera

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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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  • 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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  • 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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