Category Archives: Australia

Australian National Aviation Museum

  Located in Moorabbin, a suburb of Melbourne is the Moorabbin Air Museum or Australian National Aviation Museum. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, it is very reasonably priced at $10 AUD for adults and $5 for kids it is staffed and … Continue reading

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Elsternwick Golf Course

A public golf course of nine holes in suburban Elsternwick, Melbourne on the corner of Glenhuntly Road and Nepean Hwy. (not far from St Kilda and Brighton). It is quite pretty, with plenty of mature trees, some small rivers and … Continue reading

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OzComicCon at Melbourne 2014

Held in the historic Melbourne Exhibition Buildings in Carlton this was truly a nerd’s paradise or a teenage kid’s playground. Book your tickets online, 15% discount and we skipped a two hour queue at the entrance of the exhibition. Kids … Continue reading

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Royal Melbourne Zoo

The Royal Melbourne Zoo is definitely worth a visit, particularly for the kids. There’s plenty to do, decent maps all over the zoo plus good food options for when you get hungry. The zoo also has evening performances and holiday … Continue reading

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Melbourne City Walking Tour

I discovered a free walking tour of Melbourne,  so one winter’s day decided to try it out. “The Melbourne Free Tour is a three hour walking tour around one of the most culturally captivating cities in the world. Follow the story of Melbourne from … Continue reading

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Sunset at a suburban football ground

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Kryal Castle, Ballarat. (Perfect for kids)

An hour or so out of Melbourne, on the way to Ballarat, is a medieval castle called, Kryal Castle. A replica, of course, since Australia does not have a medieval history involving European castles. 🙂 But this replica castle is … Continue reading

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NYE along the Yarra River in Melbourne

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Hang Gliding in Byron Bay

There’s a number of places in Byron Bay that offer to teach you hang gliding or allow you to experience the thrill of flying via a tandem flight. Expect to pay $100-$150 depending on how long and who with. Obviously … Continue reading

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Microgliding over Mount Buffalo in Victoria

Microgliding or Microlighting over Mount Buffalo in Victoria. Is a cross between flying and hang gliding. You use a motor engine to get the machine up into the air and then once at a suitable height turn the engine off … Continue reading

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