The idea behind this post is to share some travel places and tourism spots at one of the major cosmopolitan,elegant & chic city "Melbourne" .If you are planning to travel Australia,this new year is the best time to visit & If you are a beach lover this is the best time to enjoy .We all know Dec-Feb is Summer time in Australia.With Sandy bay beaches and a rivers through Melbourne city ,there are lots of activities to do on ,by the water from kite boarding to kayaking by moonlight ,there are several other water sports you can enjoy this season .
So let's explore what are the key places & adventures you can enjoy in Melbourne .
Philip Island Nature Park
(Natural & Wildlife ) :
It's a beach for everyone & you can enjoy bay beaches & wild surf beaches including other interesting places like Churchill Island heritage farm ,Koala Conservation Centre .Don't dare to miss famous Penguin parade at Summerland beach .
(Parks & Garden)
The garden features rockpools, waterholes, an arid garden and a serpentine path.
Mornington Pensuila /Bathing boxes
(History & Heritage)These iconic bathing boxes are the local symbol of summer & one of the popular tourist attractions in Melbourne .These are passed by one generation to another & part of heritage.These are perfect for lazy beach days .
Melbourne Cricket Ground :
My favourite MCG ,we all have been watching those exciting matches here ,but you cant miss the inner sanctum of this ground ,which reveals the truth behind Australia's great sport country .You can check by the National sport Museum to recollect some historical moments in field of cricket .
Queen Victoria Market :
(Shopping & Markets)
This market is the heart & soul of Melbourne from last 100 years .This historical market consist of variety of Australian fruits , food cuisine's ,international cosmetics, branded clothing's & other accessories .Perfect place for you if you are a shopaholic like me .
National Gallery of Victoria (NGV):
The NGV art gallery is famous for two art galleries,both are located at short walking distances .Its like buy one get one .Visitors can enjoy both galleries at same place .NGV consist of international art & collection of American ,European ,Asian & oceanic aircraft's & unique visual art .
Ballooning & Scenic flights :
You can enjoy ballooning & scenic flight & watch sunrise over Melbourne from a hot -air balloon or take in the expansive view of city ,it hills & iconic bay on a scenic flight .
Flinders street Station
A contest for all my readers:
Tell me which of these places would you like to visit In Melbourne and Why ?Give your answer in comment section & the best comment will stand a chance to win Rs 500 voucher.
Contest will close on 5 Jan '15
For more info on Melbourne tourism visit :Tourism Victoria website