Vacation? Staycation? Top 5 Must-See Attractions in and Around Melbourne
Got a little time off the daily grind and want to plan a getaway? Perhaps travelling abroad is no longer what it used to be, but that shouldn’t leave you feeling trapped! Staycations in Melbourne aren’t such a bad thing at all, considering the wealth of natural and cultural beauty in our very own backyard. Below are five must-see attractions in and around Melbourne:
- Mornington Peninsula Winery Tour
The region’s best wineries just happen to be located in the scenic, beautiful Mornington Peninsula only an hour’s drive south of Melbourne. What’s not to love? Beautiful panoramic views, a relaxing reprieve from big city life, and a glass (or two, or three) of some of the country’s (and the world’s) best wines – it’s an all-around win.
Of course, enjoying wine is best done when you or a loved one is not driving! That means taking transit, which can take over twice as long to get there. Why not hire a minibus to get there comfortably instead? No stress, just enjoy the fine wine and scenic views and leave the car keys at home!
- Great Ocean Road Tour
An ever-popular destination for tourists and locals alike, the Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage destination stretching over 240km of beautiful landscapes just a short way west of Melbourne.
Getting to the Great Ocean Road can take anywhere from less than an hour (south of Geelong) to over three hours at the furthest ends. With so much to see and do, from the 12 Apostles to Lorne Beach to scenic national parks, there’s something for everyone on the great ocean road tour.
Since the journey is best done by personal vehicle, plan your stress-free getaway with friends, family, or colleagues by minibus.
- Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Take a break from the concrete jungle of Melbourne in our very own inner-city paradise at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. Walk leisurely amongst over 8,500 species from all around the world, showcasing a richness of diversity of colours and textures. The garden’s been around for 170 years, extending to over 38 hectares in the heart of Melbourne.
Getting to the Melbourne Gardens doesn’t need to be stressful, nor should it be. Enjoy the tranquillity and arrive in style by hiring a minibus tour to bring you and your friends, family, or colleagues and enjoy the peaceful gardens at your leisure.
- Eureka Skydeck
Want to see Melbourne on a totally different level? Head on up to floor 88 of the highest vantage point in the entire southern hemisphere right here in Melbourne. The Eureka Skydeck features an observation deck overlooking the entire sprawl of Melbourne and beyond from a height of 300 metres. Hope you aren’t afraid of heights!
While the observation deck is the highlight of any visit to the Skydeck, there’s also an immersive theatre featuring 6-D pods for kids and families to enjoy. Head on down (or technically, up) to the Eureka Skydeck in comfort and style with a luxury minibus hire.
- National Gallery of Victoria
Since 1861, the National Gallery of Victoria has long been the premier cultural and historical landmark, hosting Australian, indigenous, and international artwork. In addition to the expansive permanent collection, the gallery also hosts world-class temporary exhibits and collections from around the world.
Arrive in style with a luxury minibus hire and spend the day exploring the gallery at your leisure.
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