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Living Legends

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Greenvale, Victoria 3059, Australia
+61 407 551 289
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Melbourne Airport’s closet tourist: Living Legends offers exclusive functions, kangaroo and horse tours at one of Australia’s most historic thoroughbred Homesteads. Visitors will get up close and pat retired legends of the turf including Melbourne Cup winners Might and Power and Efficient along with Hong Kong’s superstar Silent Witness. Heritage gardens and surrounding bush land with large mobs of wild kangaroos complete this traditional Australian setting. Devonshire Tea available in the homestead. Open 7 days a week except Christmas Day. All this 6 minutes from Melbourne Airport.
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Greenvale, Victoria 3059, Australia
+61 407 551 289

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We love visiting the old guys - they truly are wonderful and each horse definitely has a personality of their own. Although it is sometimes a bit hit and miss on who wants to be patted, with a bit of patience and coaxing usually you...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fabulous initiative in stunning surroundings. The legends of racing are seeing out their retirement in very fitting style, well loved and cared for by a great team of people. It was a lot of fun for the kids feeding and patting some of the greats...More

Thank MrCreosote24
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Have been wanting to visit here for years. What a wonderful attraction. The Woodlands Homestead is very interesting, a heritage timber home bought to Australia from Britain, in 1843. Beautiful parklands too if you want to have a birthday party in the grounds. You can...More

Thank Miffy112015
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I had read about this place and wanted to visit for a while and I spent a delightful few hours here - so close to the city but so quintessentially Australian country. How wonderful to see these talented, clever, famous racehorse winners live out their...More

Thank Kamema
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I had been wanting to visit for ages, and had a couple of hours free, the girl I spoke to before we got out there was just lovely and so helpful. We caught a cab out, and did the self guided walk. The highlight was...More

Thank Tammy Q
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

What a great way to spend the day, hiking through Gellibrand Park, followed by Devonshire Tea at the homestead. Lots of kangaroos to see.

1  Thank IanE4
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I had always wanted to visit the Living Legends after viewing some of the histories of the Great Horses of the past and how, in their retirement, they were enjoying their lives at Living Legends. Both my wife and I took our 9 year old...More

1  Thank petertS2520AU
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was visiting Melbourne last year to attend the Melbourne Cup. It was my 60th Birthday on the actual day of the Cup - 3 November. As the Cup is always on or near my birthday I have always followed the race and had a...More

1  Thank Muriyal
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I live near here, and know it is probably the best place close to Melbourne CBD to see Kangaroos in the wild. I drive past here everyday and never fail to see a kangaroo, there must be 1000's in here. I love being able to...More

1  Thank DCB95
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Was taken here for my birthday. What a wonderful time. I recommend guided tour as your host has a bag of carrots so the horses come right up to the fence. You're welcome to take photos. Offered to feed the horses. Lovely fresh scones, jam...More

Thank Samantha S
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