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6 nights in mel in may

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6 nights in mel in may

hello, need some advise

a group of 4 adults and a 1 YO will be visiting mel in may. we intend to have a short stay in a farm (prob 2 nights) and the rest will be in a serviced apartment. any recommendation?

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1. Re: 6 nights in mel in may

What is your budget? In the meantime, look into the Quest apartments - a number of venues scattered around the city.

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2. Re: 6 nights in mel in may

Quest serviced apartments.

Rug up.

Where are you coming from?

remember to google MYKI card as you need to purchase on for each person

The brown Tram number 35 is FREE and circles the CBD. and goes to Docklands and the Big Wheel./

Melbourne gaol - Russell Street

Botanical gardens - St Kilda Road

Captain Cooks Cottage - Fitzroy gardens.

national Gallery Victoria - federation Square and St Kilda Road

State library - Swanston street

Parliament House - Spring Street

Chinatown - Little Bourke Street

Chinese Museum - Little Bourke Street

St Pauls cathedral - Swanston Street

Immigration Museum - Flinders Street

Victoria Police Museum - Docklands

the Aquarium - Flinders Street

Polly Woodside Ship - Southbank

Crown Casino and restaurants - South Bank

South Bank and the restaurants

Hire the blue bikes and helmets - Swanston street

Docklands and waterfront City - get free tram 35 .

Free tram number 35 hop on hop off circles the CBD and main attractions.

Sunday market - Arts and craft = St Kilda Beach - St Kilda.

Luna park - St Kilda Beach road

Acland Street - St Kilda - lovely restaurants, European cake shops plus some nice pubs.

Luna park - St Kilda Beach Road.

Edited: 06 February 2014, 02:50
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3. Re: 6 nights in mel in may

And not to forget, the Melbourne Zoo (a large and excellent zoo with lots of Australian animals, reptiles, larger animals and even a butterfly cave for your little one) Have a great trip.

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4. Re: 6 nights in mel in may


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5. Re: 6 nights in mel in may

As you seem to like farm life and animals why not consider a night on Phillip island and see the penguins?

In may it would be good as the dark nights will be here and it would be an early viewing.

You can go for the day book a motel and have dinner at the penguin parade venue and watch the penguins come ashore.

Visit Nobby's point infact drive round the island.

it gets very cold and you need to rug up really well.

easy to get to and could even drive back to Melbourne after the parade.

Google penguin parade, Phillip Island and see for yourself.

Edited: 06 February 2014, 19:59
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6. Re: 6 nights in mel in may

Have you researched your farm stay? It will be in the country, so a few hours drive from Melbourne. I believe there is one along the GOR & maybe one down Gippsland way? I only know what has been mentioned on the forum's. I've never researched them myself. You will need to rent a car, so it might be worth you doing some more sightseeing while you are in the area. If we know which area you are looking at, we can help you more with the planning.

Also, are you planning to split your time in Melbourne, or do the farm stay at the start or end of your trip?

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Not sure if this will help you

Edited: 06 February 2014, 20:48
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9. Re: 6 nights in mel in may

cool, thanks all

did a very high level route for our trip. wont be doing farm stay after all

day 1: touchdown melb, 1 night stay at GOR(port campbell)

day 2: early slow drive back to melb

day 3: philip island

day 4: st kilda

day 5: yarra valley

day 6 onwards stay within city

throughout we will only stay a night at port campbell and the rest of the nights at a serviced apartment

will it be too rush?

Edited: 10 February 2014, 12:59
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10. Re: 6 nights in mel in may

I'm sorry, what does >>very high level route<< mean?

I do not advise starting with the GOR. What time do you arrive in Melbourne?