Melbourne, the second most populous city in Victoria State in Australia has a magical atmosphere and uncountable places to visit. The city is surrounded by the national parks and valleys on the eastern side and by the sea on the southern end which gives you plenty of opportunities to travel all around the city. When it comes to Indian Travellers, their selection is quite different from the people of other countries. Here are extraordinary places to visit on your trip to Melbourne:
Start your day by sitting on the top of the Eureka Tower and view the Melbourne City. You can move out with your kids at the tower to get some beautiful views. The tower is almost 300 metres high and it is the second highest viewing platform in Southern Hemisphere. It’s thrilling to stand at the top of the tower and click some selfies. Recently, during the Chinese New Year, there were many fireworks lightened at the tower making it look even more beautiful.
When you visit the Yarra Valley, you will be amazed by the beauty of nature. Lush green fields, trees all around the valley, a view just as dense forests etc will give you a chance to watch all of them at one place. This list goes on with a picnic area, berries & cherries farm, blue lotus water gardens and so on. You can try to give a special treat to your loved by ones by preparing Italian dishes at Al Dente Cooking School. Alowyn gardens will give you lot of things to learn apart from the beauty of it. You can also view the total valley on your balloon ride. Give it a try and experience a new way to explore the valley.
Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium
Watching the marine life in Melbourne is something you must not miss if you are visiting the city. Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is located on the banks of Yarra River and opposite to Crown Tower (152m height) known for casinos. You can see more than 10,000 animals in the aquarium which has the largest crocodiles, sharks, electric fishes and many more. The crocodile’s lair is one that you should never miss to view the crocodiles in full 360 degree view. Dare to dive in the Oceanarium with the largest sharks and face them. Will you try it?
Puffing Billy Railway
One more spot in the Yarra Valley ranges to enjoy the atomosphere, see the beauty of nature and travel in a narrow gauge train. It’s a heritage railway in the Dandenong Ranges in the valley. If you love to have a ride on the mountain tracks of railway in the older locomotives, Puffing Billy Railway is a perfect spot to visit. The ‘Thomas Train’ which you might have watched on the POGO or Cartoon Network Channel is right here for you. You can book the tickets for this Autumn, they are already on sale. Hurry!
Well, this is not the end to the Melbourne destinations. There is lot more to explore in the city. Will update about the same pretty soon. Until then, happy travelling!