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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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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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The MCG Stadium

The ‘G, as it is affectionately known as, is probably one of the largest and greatest sport stadiums in the world. MCG stands for the Melbourne Cricket Ground. It was built in 1853 and besides being the home of cricket and footy … Continue reading

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Hanging Rock New Year’s Day Horse Races

photo from Herald Sun Newspaper   Hanging Rock is a large geological formation in central Victoria, Australia about 70kms North-East of Melbourne in the Macedon Ranges, made famous by the book and movie “Picnic at Hanging Rock”. Each year on … Continue reading

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