Melbourne, Australia - Melbourne, Australia 50 days trip

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Melbourne, Australia

4 nights Mon. Aug 24-Fri. Aug 28

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Bendigo, Australia

2 nights Fri. Aug 28-Sun. Aug 30

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Mildura, Australia

2 nights Sun. Aug 30-Tue. Sep 01

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Adelaide, Australia

3 nights Tue. Sep 01-Fri. Sep 04

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Gold Coast, Australia

3 nights Fri. Sep 04-Mon. Sep 07

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Toowoomba, Australia

3 nights Mon. Sep 07-Thu. Sep 10

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Fraser Island, Australia

3 nights Thu. Sep 10-Sun. Sep 13

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Brisbane, Australia

4 nights Sun. Sep 13-Thu. Sep 17

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Surfers Paradise, Australia

3 nights Thu. Sep 17-Sun. Sep 20

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Hamilton Island, Australia

3 nights Sun. Sep 20-Wed. Sep 23

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Townsville, Australia

3 nights Wed. Sep 23-Sat. Sep 26

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Cairns, Australia

4 nights Sat. Sep 26-Wed. Sep 30

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Port Douglas, Australia

3 nights Wed. Sep 30-Sat. Oct 03

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Perth, Australia

5 nights Sat. Oct 03-Thu. Oct 08

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Alice Springs, Australia

3 nights Thu. Oct 08-Sun. Oct 11

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Melbourne, Australia

1 night Sun. Oct 11-Mon. Oct 12

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Things to do in and around Melbourne

  • Maelstromic Melbourne
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  • Aquarium
  • royal botanic gardens in melbourne - 25
  • 12A reversing towards Belgrave station on the Puffing Billy Railway
  • View from Yarra Yering
  • Federation Square @ Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • ACMI, Federation Square
  • Queen Victoria Markets
  • Melbourne: The Shrine of Remembrance
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  • Phillip Island
  • melbourne walk
  • Fountain in the moat
  • National Sports Museum
  • Melbourne flirtatious expressions-Victorian Arts Centre
  • Ballarat From Black Hill Lookout
  • Geelong Waterfront
  • Melbourne museum
  • St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne
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  • Her Majesty's Theatre
  • Saint Patrick Cathedral
  • Old Melbourne Gaol
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  • Ian Potter Centre, Melbourne
   
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Melbourne

Australia, Victoria region

FoodCultureBeachesNight lifeHistoric4 nightsMon. Aug 24 - Fri. Aug 28

Australia's cultural capital features a laid back charm, with trendy cafes, sprawling parks, and a great art and music scene.

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. The metropolis is located on the large natural bay of Port Phillip and expands into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon mountain ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. Founded by free settlers from the British Crown colony of Van Diemen's Land on 30 August 1835, in what was then the colony of New South Wales, it was incorporated as a Crown settlement in 1837. It was named "Melbourne" by the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Richard Bourke, in honour of the British Prime Minister of the day, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne.
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Things to do in and around Bendigo

  • Bendigo vu de Poppet Head Lookout
  • Bendigo Botanic Garden 007
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  • Charing Cross, Bendigo
  • Rosalind park, Bendigo
  • Ballarat From Black Hill Lookout
  • Ya goose
  • Chinese Gate
  • Bendigo DSC07959 Australia
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo
   
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Bendigo

Australia, Victoria region

CultureFoodHistoric2 nightsFri. Aug 28 - Sun. Aug 30

With art galleries, museums, theaters, and more, this up and coming city plays a major role in the Australian cultural scene.

Bendigo is a city in Victoria, Australia. Major features of the City include the Greater Bendigo National Park, Lake Eppalock and The Great Stupa, among many others. The Capital Theatre is located in View Street and hosts performing arts and live music. The city hosts the Victorian event of the annual Groovin' the Moo music festival, which hosts many big Australian and international acts and is held at the Bendigo Showgrounds and is usually held in late April or early May.
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Things to do in and around Mildura

  • Houseboats, Mildura
  • swan hill main street
  • Lock #11 at Mildura
  • Rio Vista in Mildura
   
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Mildura

Australia, Victoria region

Nature2 nightsSun. Aug 30 - Tue. Sep 01

Located in the middle of the wine and fruit growing region, Mildura is a major agricultural center known for its grape production.

Mildura is a regional city in northwestern Victoria, Australia. The city's situation on the Murray River makes it a hub for watersports, paddlesteamers and boat cruises. The still conditions make Mildura ideal for hot air ballooning and the Mildura International Balloon Fiesta attracts many visitors. The Australian Inland Botanic Gardens, located nearby in Mourquong is another popular attraction which draws visitors to the city. Mildura is host to many annual festivals such as the Mildura Country Music Festival, the International Balloon Fiesta, the Jazz Food & Wine Festival and Murray River International Music Festival.
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Things to do in and around Adelaide

  • Adelaide skyline from the River Torrens north bank (May 7, 2013)
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  • Adelaide Street
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  • Half Ravaged
  • Beerenberg, Hanhdorf
  • Crafers. Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens. Deciduous azaleas flowering in spring.
  • Adelaide Central market: South Australia
  • Blue Skys
  • purple flowers in adelaide botanic gardens
  • Old Adelaide Gaol
  • View from Bethany, Barossa Valley South Australia
  • The splendid Princess Royal Homestead near the copper mining centre of Burra. Built in 1864 and designed by Edmund Wright noted Adelaide architect.
  • South Australian Museum, Adelaide 2001
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  • Chinatown (Adelaide)
  • St Peters Cathedral
  • National Wine Centre
   
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Adelaide

Australia, South Australia region

CultureNight lifeBeachesFood3 nightsTue. Sep 01 - Fri. Sep 04

Home to a number of colonial churches, this city also boasts an impressive arts and music scene with trendy pubs and great eateries.

Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. As South Australia's seat of government and commercial center, Adelaide is the site of many governmental and financial institutions. Most of these are concentrated in the city center along the cultural boulevard of North Terrace, King William Street and in various districts of the metropolitan area. Today, Adelaide is noted for its many festivals and sporting events, its food and wine, its long beachfronts, and its large defense and manufacturing sectors.
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Things to do in and around Gold Coast

  • The Gold Coast, Australia
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  • Sea World, Gold Coast
  • Movieworld
  • Art Gallery 1
  • Dreamworld
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary  020
  • Wet n Wild Waterslides
  • Australian wildlife 0069
  • Movie World
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  • View from Pinnacles lookout
  • The Tree of Souls
   
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Gold Coast

Australia, Queensland region

BeachesNight lifeActiveNatureFood3 nightsFri. Sep 04 - Mon. Sep 07

Founded along a stretch of pristine beaches, this surfer town is known for its laid back atmosphere, nightlife, parks, and fun activities.

Around 10 million tourists visit the Gold Coast area every year. Tourism is the region's biggest industry, directly accounting for one in four jobs in the city. There are approximately 65,000 beds, 60 kilometres (37 mi) of beach, 600 kilometres (370 mi) of canal, 100,000 hectares of nature reserve, 500 restaurants, 40 golf courses and 5 major theme parks in the city.
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Things to do in and around Toowoomba

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  • Toowoomba, Queensland (3)
  • Toowoomba walk sept 11 022
  • Locomotive 221A
  • garden statues
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  • mt. lofty lookout
  • Japanese Gardens
  • Cobb & Co Museum
  • Backstreet Glimpses -Toowoomba Saturday Morning  - 12
  • Brisbane
   
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Toowoomba

Australia, Queensland region

3 nightsMon. Sep 07 - Thu. Sep 10

Home to over 150 public parks and gardens, this city hosts annual festivals and features notable historic sites.

Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. Toowoomba hosts the Australian Carnival of Flowers each September, and Easterfest is held annually over the Easter weekend. Many of the city's major parks and gardens are especially prepared for the carnival of Flowers, including a parade of flower floats.
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Things to do in and around Fraser Island

  • Noosa Heads
  • Eli Creek, Fraser Island
  • La plage de Seventy-Five Miles Beach
  • Indian Head
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  • Lake Mckenzie
  • Lake Birrabeen
  • Lake Wabby, Fraser Island, QLD
  • Champagne Pools, Fraser Island
  • Turtle Hatching at Mon Repos
  • Noosa National Park
  • Hervey Bay
  • Bundaberg, After Flood Jan 2011
   
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Fraser Island

Australia, Queensland region

NatureBeachesActive3 nightsThu. Sep 10 - Sun. Sep 13

Take a 4-wheel-drive to explore the world's largest sand island with its eucalyptus forest, rainforest, and other natural attractions.

Fraser Island is a heritage-listed island located along the southern coast of Queensland, Australia, approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Brisbane .It is Queensland's largest island, Australia's sixth largest island and the largest island on the East Coast of Australia. The island has rainforests, eucalyptus woodland, mangrove forests, wallum and peat swamps, sand dunes and coastal heaths. Fraser Island has been inhabited by humans for as much as 5,000 years.
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Things to do in and around Brisbane

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  • South Bank Parklands
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  • Brisbane
  • roma street parklands (63)
  • Dreamworld
  • Wet n Wild Waterslides
  • Planetarium
  • Kangaroo Point cliffs is flooded
  • Story Bridge
  • Zen Garden
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  • Lost Creatures
  • Queensland Art Gallery
  • St. John's Cathedral in Brisbane
  • brisbane city church fortitude valley (6)
  • Movie World
  • Australian wildlife 0069
  • 2008-08-30 Old_Museum_Brisbane
  • Treasury Casino
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary  020
  • Kangaroo at Australia Zoo
  • The Gold Coast, Australia
  • The Tree of Souls
   
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Brisbane

Australia, Queensland region

Night lifeCultureFood4 nightsSun. Sep 13 - Thu. Sep 17

Australia's third largest city is a fine metropolis, boasting a great art scene, many good eateries, parks, and nearby attractions.

Today, Brisbane is well known for its distinct Queenslander architecture which forms much of the city's built heritage. The city is a popular tourist destination, serving as a gateway for visitors to the state of Queensland, particularly to the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, popular resort towns immediately south and north of Brisbane, respectively. Several large cultural, international and sporting events have been held at Brisbane.
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Things to do in and around Surfers Paradise

  • Skypoint Observation Deck
  • Skypoint Observation Deck
  • surfers paradise - Aerial View
  • surfers paradise town centre
  • Dreamworld
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary  020
  • Wet n Wild Waterslides
  • Australian wildlife 0069
  • Movie World
  • P9010112
  • View from Pinnacles lookout
  • The Gold Coast, Australia
   
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Surfers Paradise

Australia, Queensland region

BeachesNight lifeFoodActive3 nightsThu. Sep 17 - Sun. Sep 20

Perfect for surfers and sun worshipers, this seaside town offers amazing beaches, excellent surfing, and incredible restaurants.

Surfers Paradise is a suburb of Gold Coast City in Queensland. Colloquially known as 'Surfers', the suburb has a wide surf beach. Cavill Avenue is one of the busiest shopping strips in Queensland, and the centre of activity for night life Surfers Paradise is the Gold Coast's entertainment and tourism centre and is also one of Australia's iconic coastal tourist destinations, drawing visitors each year from all around the world.
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Things to do in and around Hamilton Island

  • Hamilton Island - dawn
  • Beach
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  • View over the Marina
  • Whitsunday Island Australia
  • Long Island
  • Whitsunday Islands
  • Heart Reef
  • Airlie Beach - Whitsundays (8 of 44)
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Hamilton Island

Australia, Queensland region

BeachesNatureActiveFoodNight life3 nightsSun. Sep 20 - Wed. Sep 23

A laid back Australian island, home to stunning beaches, great water sports, and access to Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Hamilton Island is the largest inhabited island of the Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia. The island is a popular tourist destination since it is located in the Great Barrier Reef. Visitors can catch glimpses of migrating whales as they make their way through the warm waters of the Whitsundays from July through September each year.
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Things to do in and around Townsville

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  • View from my balcony
  • Reef HQ
  • Main Street. Charters Towers.
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  • Magnetic Island
  • Crocoldile
  • Castle Hill Summit 2013 5MB
   
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Townsville

Australia, Queensland region

BeachesNight lifeNatureFoodActive3 nightsWed. Sep 23 - Sat. Sep 26

Nestled between the hills and the sea, this vibrant university town features 19C architecture, great museums, and stunning beaches.

Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Popular attractions include "The Strand", a long tropical beach and garden strip; Riverway, a riverfront parkland attraction located on the banks of Ross River; Reef HQ, a large tropical aquarium holding many of the Great Barrier Reef's native flora and fauna; the Museum of Tropical Queensland, built around a display of relics from the sunken British warship HMS Pandora; The Townsville Sports Reserve; and Magnetic Island, a large neighboring island, the vast majority of which is national park.
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Things to do in and around Cairns

  • USS Blue Ridge Sailors man the rails as the ship pulls into Cairns, Australia
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens
  • Street
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  • The Great Barrier Reef - 164
  • Kuranda train trip. Cairns Queensland.
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Croc Show_23
  • Plage déserte sur Green Island
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Barron Falls
  • daintree rainforest
  • cultural performance
  • Port Douglas
   
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Cairns

Australia, Queensland region

NatureActiveNight lifeFood4 nightsSat. Sep 26 - Wed. Sep 30

A great base for exploring the majesty of the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is also the starting point for many amazing hikes and treks.

Tourism plays a major part in the Cairns economy. The Cairns region is the fourth-most popular destination for international tourists in Australia after Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. There is a growing interest in Cairns from the Chinese leisure market with occasional direct flights from Chinese cities such as Shanghai and Guangzhou. The city is near the Great Barrier Reef, the Wet Tropics of Queensland, and the Atherton Tableland. The Cairns esplanade includes a swimming lagoon with adjoining barbecue areas.
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Things to do in and around Port Douglas

  • Port Douglas
  • Half between Cairns and Port Douglas
  • Rainbow lorikeet
  • Town Centre, Isle of Man
  • The Great Barrier Reef - 164
  • Kuranda train trip. Cairns Queensland.
  • daintree rainforest
  • Croc Show_23
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Plage déserte sur Green Island
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Barron Falls
   
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Port Douglas

Australia, Queensland region

BeachesNatureFoodNight lifeActive3 nightsWed. Sep 30 - Sat. Oct 03

With easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, this coastal town is also known for its stunning beaches.

Port Douglas is a town in Far North Queensland, Australia, approximately 70 km (40 mi) north of Cairns. The town's population can often double with the influx of tourists during the peak tourism season. Port Douglas developed quickly based on the mining industry. Other parts of the area were established with timber cutting occurring in the area surrounding the Daintree River and with settlement starting to occur on lots around the Mossman River by 1880. The town is situated adjacent to two World Heritage areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Port Douglas was No. 3 on Australian Traveller magazine's list of 100 Best Towns In Australia.
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Things to do in and around Perth

  • Perth Skyline
  • Perth, Scotland
  • Scarborough Beach
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  • Big finale
  • Rottnest Island
  • Yanchep National Park
  • Small fountains in Kings Park, Perth
  • City Beach, Perth
  • Bridge over Swan River and Island from Bell Tower in Perth
  • Perth mint
  • PICT2101
  • Kohuna Koala Park
  • Western Australian Museum, Perth
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  • Perth art gallery
  • St Mary's Cathedral HDR
  • Fremantle
   
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Perth

Australia, Western Australia region

FoodBeachesNight lifeCultureHistoric5 nightsSat. Oct 03 - Thu. Oct 08

Enjoy the exquisite culture and shopping, as well as incredible beaches and parks of the fourth most populous city in Australia.

Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. The Perth Cultural Center is the location of the city's major arts, cultural and educational institutions, including the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Western Australian Museum, State Library of Western Australia, State Records Office, and Perth Institute of Contemporary Art. The State Theater Center of Western Australia is also located there, and is the home of the Black Swan State Theater Company and the Perth Theater Company. Other performing arts companies based in Perth include the West Australian Ballet, West Australian Opera and West Australian Symphony Orchestra, all of which present regular programs.
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Things to do in and around Alice Springs

  • Alice Springs from Anzac Hill
  • Kangaroos on alert
  • Birds of prey
  • Todd Street Mall
  • Alice Springs, September 2008
  • The Red Centre
  • Aboriginal art
   
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Alice Springs

Australia, Northern Territory region

ActiveNatureHistoricCultureSmall towns3 nightsThu. Oct 08 - Sun. Oct 11

A great base for exploring the Outback, this beautiful city is known for its Aboriginal culture, music, and tradition.

Popularly known as "the Alice" or simply "Alice", Alice Springs is situated in the geographic center of Australia. The site is known as Mparntwe to its original inhabitants, the Arrernte, who have lived in the Central Australian desert in and around what is now Alice Springs for thousands of years. The town straddles the usually dry Todd River on the northern side of the MacDonnell Ranges. The surrounding region is known as Central Australia, or the Red Centre, an arid environment consisting of several different deserts.
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Things to do in and around Melbourne

  • Maelstromic Melbourne
  • Untitled
  • Aquarium
  • royal botanic gardens in melbourne - 25
  • 12A reversing towards Belgrave station on the Puffing Billy Railway
  • View from Yarra Yering
  • Federation Square @ Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • ACMI, Federation Square
  • Queen Victoria Markets
  • Melbourne: The Shrine of Remembrance
  • DSC00049
  • Phillip Island
   
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Melbourne

Australia, Victoria region

FoodCultureBeachesNight lifeHistoric1 nightSun. Oct 11 - Mon. Oct 12

Australia's cultural capital features a laid back charm, with trendy cafes, sprawling parks, and a great art and music scene.

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. The metropolis is located on the large natural bay of Port Phillip and expands into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon mountain ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. Founded by free settlers from the British Crown colony of Van Diemen's Land on 30 August 1835, in what was then the colony of New South Wales, it was incorporated as a Crown settlement in 1837. It was named "Melbourne" by the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Richard Bourke, in honour of the British Prime Minister of the day, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne.
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