Harry Potter Melbourne

Harry Potter Melbourne: The 17 Best Things to do

There are millions of Harry Potter fans out there looking for the perfect Potter Experience. Luckily when it comes to Harry Potter Melbourne, there are many authentic experiences to choose from. You might even say that Melbourne is the Harry Potter capital of Australia! Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is playing exclusively in Melbourne, the biggest  Harry Potter store has just opened and is the perfect place to immerse yourself and get all of your Harry Potter merch! So join us as we say Accio (come here in wizarding language) and explore Harry Potter in Melbourne

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Maria Cafe Upwey facade

Maria Cafe, Upwey: The Best Dandenongs Cafes

The Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges are an easy fun packed day trip from Melbourne. Just an hour east of the Melbourne CBD there’s plenty to do and in the case of the Dandenongs, they’re also easy to get to via public transport.  Cafes in the Dandenong Ranges have been traditionally known for their high teas and pub style fare. With its ever increasing popularity as a tourist destination and also an area of Melbourne that is expanding residentially, there’s a new wave of places to eat in the Dandenong ranges that are just as good as, if not better

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Otway fly

The Most Thrilling Day Trip from Melbourne: The Otway Fly

The Otway fly is located in the Otways region of Victoria. It is around 2 hours west of Melbourne and the region encompasses parts of the Great Ocean Road. The Great Otway national park region is known for its beautiful sub tropical rainforest, which makes it the perfect spot for the Cape Otway fly treetop adventures. Combining a tree top zip lining course with a tree top walk, the attraction is one of the best things to do in the Otways. If you want to get up close to ancient forests, zip through the trees and enjoy a bird’s eye

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Werribee Park Mansion

Great Melbourne Activities: The Best Things to do in Werribee

When it comes to great Melbourne activities, you can’t look past Werribee. There’s a huge range of things to do in Werribee, Victoria and best of all they’re all located within a few minutes of each other. Where is Werribee? Werribee, Melbourne is just a 45 minute train ride west of the CBD. It’s easily accessible by car and public transport making it a great day trip for those visiting from overseas or interstate. So, what is there to do in Werribee? Well, if historic mansions, high tea, zoo safaris, the beach or Victoria’s largest rose garden appeal, you’ll want

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Cherry blossoms in Melbourne

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

If you love cherry blossoms then some of the best cherry blossoms in Australia. In fact, they are one of the best trips from Melbourne in spring. The best cherry blossoms in Melbourne in September, however if you are visiting Melbourne in October there are still places you can enjoy the famous white blossom trees. As local’s we adore the Australian cherry blossom season and have created this comprehensive guide so you can experience the best Melbourne blossom.

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Melbourne at Christmas

Where to Celebrate Christmas in Australia

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

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high tea

Unique Melbourne High Tea: Puffing Billy High Tea Express

A great high tea is a Melbourne institution. The tower of finger sandwiches, artful cakes and hot savouries is one of the best ways to enjoy an afternoon. Whilst we are familiar with the traditional concept of high tea, the Puffing Billy High Tea Express has added a unique twist to this institution. The Puffing Billy High tea mixes a traditional high tea with a steam journey through Melbourne’s Dandenong ranges. Consequently the old world styling, steam train charm and beautiful views make it one of the most unique Melbourne high teas.

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Werribee Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo Australia: An Amazing Safari Adventure

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

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Top 5 Best Day Trips from Melbourne

Melbourne is a wonderful and diverse city. There is a broad range of things to do and see, however when visiting somewhere new, it is important to get out of the city. Leaving the city allows you to gain a deeper understanding of the people, culture and place you’re visiting.  We’ve gathered the top 5 best day trips from Melbourne to help you do just that. Let’s hit the road! The best Melbourne day trips The best Melbourne day trips allow you to see more of Australia. They will get you up close to flora and fauna. Great food is

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Hanging rock

Melbourne Day Trips You Need to Know About – Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock is a favourite day trip amongst Melburnians. It’s mostly visited by locals, so it is somewhat of a hidden gem. It’s only 1 hour from the city and even closer to Melbourne airport. The drive is easy and relaxing and once you’re there you’ll be taken aback by the natural beauty of the area. If you love geological wonders, or unique locations, then Hanging Rock reserve is for you.

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