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Plan a special weekend getaway

»Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Accommodation | Comments Off on Plan a special weekend getaway

Plan a special weekend getaway

You don’t need a huge amount of annual leave owing to you to be able to take a break. All you need is a regular weekend. With a bit of advance planning you can have the perfect mini-break that will leave you feeling refreshed and recharged. When booking a special weekend getaway, follow these tips for a memorable break. Planning Plan ahead to work out the best accommodation for the weekend. Seeing as your time is more limited than a lengthy holiday, make sure you are close to the action so you don’t spend all of your time travelling to the attractions. For example, if you really want to visit the infamous Hanging Rock, make sure you book accommodation near Hanging Rock, Victoria, and not too far away so that you don’t have to drive for hours just to visit...

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Planning a trip to the Macedon Ranges

»Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Accommodation | Comments Off on Planning a trip to the Macedon Ranges

Planning a trip to the Macedon Ranges

When you reach the Macedon Ranges you will have a hard time believing you are just one hour out of Melbourne. The beautiful region can feel like a whole different world, with rolling hills and valleys dotted with spectacular places to eat and drink. The entire region is filled with beautiful landscapes that will please the eye. There are native forests to be explored, waterfalls, mineral springs and of course the natural and unique features; Hanging Rock and Mount Macedon. Mount Macedon is an extinct volcano that stands 1010m from sea level, making it the highest peak of the ranges. Hanging Rock is an unusual formation that is also famous for being the setting for the novel (and then movie) Picnic at Hanging Rock. Aside from the stunning natural landscape, it is...

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Great Things to Do and See in the Goulburn Valley

»Posted by on Oct 25, 2015 in Accommodation, Restaurant & Cellar Door | Comments Off on Great Things to Do and See in the Goulburn Valley

Great Things to Do and See in the Goulburn Valley

The Goulburn Valley region is situated in the heart of Victoria centred on the Goulburn River. The region stretches from Shepparton and Kyabram in the north to Kinglake and Marysville in the south, encompassing many regional centres, small rural towns and villages along the way. There is a wide variety of things to do and see in this region, for lovers of both indoor and outdoor activities – from fine dining and visiting galleries and wineries, to fishing, hiking, mountain climbing and sightseeing. Getting around the region Much of the region had its beginnings in the gold rush of the 1850s, and many people in those days traversed the river by paddle steamer. These days, the region is easily accessible by car and rail – with VLine stations at Shepparton and...

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Five Must-See Destinations in the Macedon Ranges

»Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Accommodation | Comments Off on Five Must-See Destinations in the Macedon Ranges

Five Must-See Destinations in the Macedon Ranges

Located about an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Macedon Ranges is a region of lush valleys, charming villages and atmospheric vineyards. It’s a relaxed destination offering stunning natural attractions, fine food and wine, and quality Macedon Ranges accommodation. Where to start for a rejuvenating weekend away, or week’s exploration? From vineyards to villages, here’s our list of the must-see attractions. Hanging Rock Hanging Rock is an Australian icon, thanks in good part to Picnic at Hanging Rock, the classic Australian novel and film. The destination deserves accolades in its own right however. Situated close to the towns of Woodend and Mount Macedon, the distinctively shaped volcanic formation has stood for over six million years. Visitors to the...

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