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Horseback adventures and farm stays in Central Victoria

By at June 9, 2017 | 4:19 pm | 0 Comment

Vibrant rural living abounds in Central Victoria, history and adventure all in one place.  Come and enjoy the beautiful trails and the country hospitality, and what better way to experience this than to do it on horseback. There are plenty of great places to go riding, and plenty of steady horses to take you on, whether you’re a beginner looking to go for your first

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Bendigo Joss House Temple

By at March 1, 2017 | 11:54 am | 0 Comment

Bendigo’s Joss House Temple is a fantastic attraction in Bendigo. Ever since gold was first discovered in in 1851 through to the present day, the Chinese community has been an integral and proud part of the history of Bendigo. Discover more about Chinese beliefs and the story of those who came to Bendigo in search of gold. Leaving everything behind to come to a

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The Yi Yuan Gardens

By at January 16, 2017 | 3:25 pm | 0 Comment

After a visit to the fantastic Golden Dragon Museum and perhaps a spot of lunch you should pay a visit to the Yi Yuan Gardens, located just outside. The incredibly tranquil air of the zen garden it’s clear that every little detail has been designed to soothe the mind and soul and induce serenity in visitors. Picking up on information about the statues in the garden

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Bendigo’s Vintage Talking Tram Tours

By at September 9, 2016 | 4:34 pm | 0 Comment

A trip to Bendigo is not complete without a ride aboard one of Bendigo’s famous Vintage Talking Trams. It’s one of the best ways to explore the historic old town in comfort and charm. Bendigo’s grand architecture is spectacular and your tram will tell you of it’s storied past. It’s a hop on hop off tour which allows you to travel through the heart of the

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Self Drive Adventures in Central Victoria

By at August 11, 2016 | 1:22 pm | 0 Comment

Take off into a world of your own and discover Central Victoria on one of the many self drive tours that take you on a journey of discovery and wonder.In Victoria there are many tourist drives and scenic road trips that let you explore at your own pace.  Itineraries help you get started with tips on where to stay, what to see, where to eat and the best time of year to

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The Great Aussie Beer Shed

By at July 28, 2016 | 4:58 pm | 0 Comment

It's a great name and a great place to visit when exploring Central Victoria.Located in Echuca, the Great Aussie Beer Shed is a popular destination. It's also a Heritage Farm and there's plenty to see and do for the curious traveller, and it's not just about beer!The owners and operators really put the 'Great' in the Great Aussie Beer Shed, priding themselves on making

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The Army Tank Museum

By at May 4, 2016 | 4:44 am | 0 Comment

Located in Puckapunyal, 10km west of Seymour in Central Victoria, the Australian Army training facility and base is now home to the Army Tank Museum and the Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial. The museum is a fantastic look at our storied history in wartime and features over 70 armoured fighting vehicles on outdoor and indoor display! The powerful vehicles on

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Eerie Ballarat Ghost Tours

By at April 5, 2016 | 1:52 pm | 0 Comment

Spend a fascinating evening exploring the dark and paranormal side of the City of Ballarat.Ballarat is steeped in early Australian History and features a backdrop of the beautiful Gothic inspired architecture. Experience the night on a tour with a knowledgeable and in-character guide. Learn the uncanny tales and strange occurrences that tell of the birth of the Australian

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Outdoors at Trentham Falls

By at December 4, 2015 | 2:22 pm | 0 Comment

Explore the Wombat Forest and discover fantastic waterfalls on a bushwalk through the scenic Ballarat wilderness.Trentham Falls, Victoria’s highest single drop waterfall (42 metres tall!) is located in the Wombat State Forest, roughly 70 kilometres northeast of ballarat.The falls are estimated to have been formed over 5 million years ago when molten lava cooled rapidly

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Adventure flights, scenic flights and sky diving

By at November 18, 2015 | 10:13 am | 0 Comment

Rated as one of the best experiences in Central Vic, you can take to the skies and experience unparalleled views on an adventure flight, scenic flight or adrenalin pumping sky dive.Launch yourself from a height of 10,000 feet or more and plummet to earth for around 45 seconds in an exhilarating tandem skydive with an experienced professional tandem master.Open the chute

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Central Deborah Gold Mine Adventures

By at November 5, 2015 | 1:14 pm | 0 Comment

The Central Deborah Gold Mines near Bendigo are a fantastic attraction. See what life was like in the pioneering days and discover the rich history of Bendigo and the Gold Rush.Descend into the 500m deep mine with a geologist and discover a whole world of history and science. Don your hard hats and lights before you’re taken down the shaft to inspect the operations. See

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