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Interesting Facts About Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and is a relatively modern city which is less than 200 years old and never sits still. New futuristic designs add to the fascinating mix of architecture and ensure the skyline is constantly changing. Melbourne is very much about lifestyle. It is no huge surprise to residents that their city has been ranked as one of the world’s most liveable cities.

Travel to Melbourne couldn’t be easier; the city is a major hub for domestic and overseas air travel and is also well serviced by rail, bus and even shipping connections. However you travel and wherever you’re from, the city is within easy reach.

Cruising Melbourne with your Motorhome / Campervan or RV is the best part of visiting a new city is when you unexpectedly depart from the tourist trail and glimpse the city’s “real” side. While the big attractions can be great fun, often it’s the more subtle “insider” experiences that leave you feeling really satisfied.

Melbourne is the perfect place for lots of natural adventures. Rent a campervan or motorhomes for a unique experience of adventure in Melbourne. Driving your rented motorhome or campervan on holidays can be most comfortable journey and unforgettable experience that you ever enjoy.

Decide how many people are going to travel with you. This will help to decide how many berth you need.Specify your needs and basic requirements that you want when hiring motorhome / campervan or rv.

It can be very exiting experience for your trip having your Motorhome / Campervan for adventure. You can enjoy each and every moments of your Motorhoming holiday with your family having full freedom.

Melbourne has a well-deserved reputation for its changing weather. Over the course of a day it can be possible to experience a little something of the four seasons. A tip for any visitor to Melbourne is to be prepared for anything – take an umbrella and wear shorts!""

As a general rule, Melbourne enjoys a temperate climate with warm to hot summers, mild and sometimes balmy spring and autumns, and cool winters.

Yarra River - A visit to Melbourne would not be complete without a good look at its main river system – the Yarra River. Often the centre of many jokes due to its brownish colour, it is actually not dirty – just muddy.

Bourke Street - Street performers, buskers, trams, students, shoppers! ‘People’ is what Bourke Street is all about. For a lunch with a difference, grab yourself a meat pie, a well-deserved drink and sit in Bourke Street Mall to take in the scenes.

Melbourne Observation Deck - An essential experience for visitors to the city, providing uninterrupted 360 degree views of Melbourne and its surrounds atop the tallest building in the southern hemisphere.

Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct - Southgate has been a popular meeting place for Melburnians since its opening in 1992. There are three levels of high quality shopping, bars and restaurants.

Mornington Peninsula - As you drive along the Mornington Peninsula you could be forgiven for thinking that you have left Australia behind. Rolling hills of olive groves and vineyards meet accommodation with sea views, and local produce is served in romantic restaurants and sold at bustling markets. All an hour from Melbourne.

Phillip Island - is a 90-minute drive from Melbourne. Experience Australian wildlife in its natural habitat with penguins, seals, koalas and birds. Take to the track on the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit or see it from the skies on a helicopter tour..

Royal Botanic Gardens - Established in 1846, the Royal Botanic Gardens cover 90 acres and are home to over 12,000 different species of plants and a natural sanctuary for native wildlife.

The Grampians - The Grampians offers an abundance of summer holiday accommodation and adventure activities. The superb national and state parks provide a diverse array of native wildlife, picturesque walking tracks and breathtaking scenic attractions.

Great Ocean Road - Winding along the western coast of Victoria, the Great Ocean Road offers stunning ocean views, beachside activities, laidback coastal towns and maritime villages. You will find limitless opportunities to leave everyday life behind.

Here is small list of Tourist Park / Caravan park in Melbourne

  • Apollo Gardens Caravan Park - 284 - 290 Hume Hwy Craigieburn Victoria Apollo Gardens Top Tourist Park is just 21km from the Melbourne City Centre with public transport outside our door. A unique Top Tourist Park, Residential and Corporate Accommodation Village and Self Storage Facility set amongst 18 Hectares of bush and grasslands in Metro Melbourne.(Melways Reference: 180 D3) GPS: South 37 Degrees 37.06 East 144 Degrees 56.53 / Telephone 61-3- 9305 5656 | Facsimile 61-3- 9305 5335 |Toll Free 1800 886 352
  • Ace Hi - 810 Boneo Rd Cape Schanck Victoria - Ace-Hi is situated in what’s called the Cups Country at Cape Schanck, only minutes from Rosebud on the Mornington Peninsula. It is a term used to describe dunes or rolling hills, representative of this region. Making this an ideal setting for a camp.810 Boneo Rd, Cape Schanck VIC 3939 Phone: 03 5988 6262 - Fax: 03 5988 6698
  • Amaroo Caravan Park - 97 Church St Cowes Victoria - Originally known as Douglas House, Amaroo Park has a history of providing hospitality to visitors on Phillip Island that stretches back to the early 1920's. Today the homestead is the focal point of the 2 ½ acre site. Housing the onsite bar and dining room, large verandas for all weather entertaining and a cosy lounge room with open fire for relaxing in the cooler months
    97 Church Street, Cowes
    Victoria, 3922. Australia / Phone: +61 3 59 522 548 /Fax: +61 3 59 523 620
  • All Seasons Caravan Park - 818 Calder Highway Mildura, Victoria 3502 Postal Address PO Box 4068, Mildura VIC 3502 Phone 1800 22 33 75 - We're in a great location, only a short stroll to the Gateway Tavern and the Centro Shopping Centre (7 days) and only 4kms to the centre of town and the Mighty Murray River. There is public transport right outside our door and a Free Tour & Information Booking Office so you'll be able to explore and discover all Mildura has to offer
  • Anglesea Beachfront Family Caravan Park - Cameron Rd Anglesea Victoria - Anglesea, a relaxed peaceful destination along the Great Ocean Road for the many families young and old, who enjoy the natural beauty of the bush and beach all year round.35 Cameron Road, Anglesea, Victoria, Australia 3230.Telephone: +61 3 5263 1583 | Facsimile: +61 3 5263 3055

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