5 Amazing Experiences in Melbourne
Australia is such a unique and foreign country to visit.It’s a huge continent located in the middle of the ocean where it’s cold in the summer and hot in the winter.Besides, the collision of the diversity of fauna and flora with the metropolitan life have offered travelers amazing journeys. Speaking of the latter, Melbourne, the second largest city in Australia, would be an ideal place for you to enjoy the city, the architectures and the people.
Flight to Melbourne Australia
Flights from Ho Chi Minh city to Melbourne are around $350~ $750. Flights from Ha Noi to Melbourne are from $ 400 ~ $ 750. Flights from Da Nang to Melbourne are from $ 500~ $1000. Melbourne is a year round destination so your flight options are various. But keep in mind that July is the hottest period of the year. Book flights and hotels with cryptocurrency now at Travelaki.com
Transportation in Melbourne
There are several options to go from the airport to the city center. You can hail a taxi ,it will cost around $AUD 60 , if you are on budget, you can walk to the Skybus stand and hop on one, the price is around $AUD 24. And both will take probably 50 mins to get to the center. Trains,Trams and Buses are commonly used transports.
Things to do in Melbourne
1.Checking – in at the iconic Flinder Street Station
Flinders Street Station is the most famous attraction in Melbourne. This station is always bustling with people since it serves the entire railway network. The structures inside looks like a mix of classic Harry Portter style and a breath of modern world, there are row of clocks at the entrance of the station which show time around the world. The station extremely stands out looking from the outside, an old-fashioned building surrounded by scattering modern architectures. Despite being the busiest station in the world, the station is said to be haunted because many passengers have seen a ghostly figure vanishing into the thin air.
Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
2.Taking a tour with City Circle Tram
The City Circle Tramp Melbourne aka Melbourne tram route 35 is a free tram running around the city in both clockwise and anti-clockwise direction, travelers can spend all day on the tram touring the city conveniently. You need to get a map to know where to hop on and hop off since this tramp route 35 will be passing many remarkable attractions such as Flinders Street Station, The Melbourne Observation Deck, The Melbourne Museum, The Princess Theatre, Parliment House, The City Museum…ect. So if you want to explore the city in a cheaper way, City Circle is the best option for you.
=> Also check out Traveling Hongkong with Tram system
3.Experiencing Gold Mining at Sovereign Hill
If you are coming from a modern city and not interesting in wandering around in the same surroundings, Sovenreign Hill would be a nice destination to check out. It located Ballarat, about 90 mins away from Melbourne going by train or car. Sovenreign will bring you back in time to the Gold Rush period 1850s, the architectures here were recreated with Victoria era style ,and costumed staffs are all around the street, strolling, working, selling things to make the tourists feel like they really travel back to the prosperous gold mining time .
There are also a mining site for you to explore inside the mine and learn how to mine the gold yourself! Find more cheap flights from Ha Noi to Melbourne at Travelaki.com to explore this town !
Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw St, Golden Point VIC 3350, Australia
4. A journey with Puffing Billy
Puffing Billy is a preserved steam railway and it runs everyday ( except Xmas) . It is not just a train taking you on a short rail route. It’s actually a transportation method taking you to different stations such as Belgrave Station,Menzies Creek Station, Emerald (Township),Lakeside, Gembrook and many stations and stops in between to visit. You can visit the website of Puffing Billy to book the ticket and see the routes and schedules. A good option for a day trip near Melbourne!
5.Going back in time in Gippsland Heritage Park
Here is another picturesque old town reconstructed to portray the settlement era of Gippsland from the 1850s through to the 1950s . Since it is actually an open air museum, there are alot of things to do within the area such as visiting Lions Park, Apex Park., talking a nature walk in Edward Hunter Bush Reserve,discovering truth of the Holden car brand at Trafalgar Holden Museum ..ect.
.Gippstown Melbourne is also about 90 mins ride away from Melbourne.
=> Also discover exotic Old Town Hoi An Da Nang in VietNam.
“Used to love going as a kid now I love taking my kids and they love it.. The community events there are great family friendly events my kids loved the Halloween and fairies in the park events”
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