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Melbourne – activities for Family and Kids

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Surf World, Surfing Museum Beach Road, Torquay (03) 5261 4606 Adults – $5.50; Child – $3.50;Family (2 Adults + 3 children) – $16 10am to 4pm This is a museum that most families will enjoy, where parents don’t have to worry about their children breaking something. The museum features a large number of interactive activities […]

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Sydney city info

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Country: Australia Population: 5 million Getting around: Many of Sydney’s prime attractions (The Rocks, Darling Harbour, The Opera House) are all located within a relatively small area and are best explored on foot. Travelers to city will find Sydney’s public transportation welcoming, efficient and economical. Ferries run to 30 docks all along Sydney Harbour, allowing spectacular sightseeing as […]

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Sydney attractions

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Overview Brash and beautiful, Sydney sits nestled in the sandstone cliffs overlooking Sydney Harbour, basking in its role as a gateway for travelers, a mecca of culture and a playground for tourists and its 5 million residents alike. Host to the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, the city is feverishly sprucing up, renovating its infrastructure and repairing […]

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Melbourne city info

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Population 3.1 million Area 2,452 sq. miles. Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia and capital of the State of Victoria. Time Zone Greenwich Mean Time plus ten hours: When it is noon in Melbourne, it is 9:00 pm yesterday in New York City and Washington, DC. (Daylight saving time turns the clocks one […]

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Melbourne – attractions

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Overview The road to Melbourne is spectacular no matter the direction from which the city is approached. There is a route through the rugged Australian Alps; as well as a Princes Highway seaside route from Sydney that passes beautiful sandy beaches. The Hume Highway is lined with vineyards and fine wineries; and the drive from […]