Category: Travel

Awesome Day Trips Near Melbourne

There are a great many desirable places to set up as a base camp for an Australian motorhome hire trip. Easily one of the top destinations for travelers has long been the exciting city of Melbourne. With its bustling streets and multitude of activities and places to see, shopping and eating options, and stunning scenery, this famous city has been on the top of the list for Australian destinations for the many decades that campers have been travelling the continent. There are a number of exciting day trips to undertake in the immediate area, so travelers can enjoy the sights and sounds of the city while venturing out on day trips in the surrounding region. If you’ve made the right choice and will be using Melbourne as your base, then check out these top day trips in the immediate Melbourne region.

Melbourne Gardens

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Destined For Destinations – A Guide to Australia’s Best Yachting Spot

Australia is home to some of the most beautiful and diverse cruising grounds for yachts in the world. From the coasts of Tassie and Victoria, up to the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and the northern territory beyond, there is an abundance of prime yachting locations in Australia, below are just a few key locations to get you started.

The Whitsundays

Once you’ve found yourself a great motor yacht for sale, one of the best places in the world to take a yacht is to the Whitsundays in Queensland. The Whitsunday Islands make up the largest offshore string of islands on the east coast of Australia, and they are nestled amongst the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. The more famous of these islands include Hamilton, Hayman and Daydream – and being amongst the beauty of these islands really is like being in a wonderful dream.

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The Beachside Bucket List – A Surfer’s Guide to Australian Beaches

Australia has long been a draw for surfers from around the world. The country has produced multiple world champions who have perfected their craft in the world-class waves around the country. For many Australians, surfing is a way of life, with saltwater in their veins and sand between their toes, this surf-crazy nation has breaks to suit all levels and abilities.

Whether you want to learn to gently glide over the surface of the ocean in Bondi on your longboard or get barrelled in heaving, powerful waves at Snapper Rocks, you will find a spot to suit your needs. Dare-devils ride giant waves off the coast of Tasmania and Western Australia, while the best surfers in the world gather on the Gold Coast and at Bells Beach every year to compete in some of the best waves in the world.

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Luxury accommodation on the Bellarine Peninsula

 

Are you planning on traveling to Australia with your partner? Perhaps you’ll visit the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria? Summer is the ideal time to get away, have fun and rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul. Before going on your trip, you have to ensure that you have everything planned including your accommodation. This involves choosing the right place to stay while you enjoy your time away.

Choosing a luxury accommodation is one which, fulfills all your needs including your budget. When making your selection, there are important aspects you need to consider. These will narrow down your search. The type of accommodation you choose highly determines how much you will enjoy your stay. During the accommodation booking, you should not rush to choose a hotel just because it is the only one available. Go for the one with all the amenities and facilities required for a comfortable and vacation … Read the rest


Sydney’s road to being fit and hip

Sydney might be better known for its iconic opera house or “Finding Nemo,” but the city is establishing itself as a fitness capital. Though Australians are more commonly perceived as the easy-going, rugged, outdoor types à la Crocodile Dundee, surfing, and hiking. Getting fit has never been more popular in Australia, and the health and fitness industry is flourishing.

The fitness sector is booming, with some estimates putting its value at around 2.4 bn Australian dollars. Sydney seems to be doing its best to lead the way.. the coastline and beaches are a natural asset for the city, and with wellness tourists spending 65 percent more than other foreign visitors to the country, the prospects for new and existing brands to capitalise on Australia’s growing wellness reputation are vast.

Market Saturation

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