In This Issue:
Rise to new heights in Melbourne
One of the city’s most exciting new attractions, Eureka Skydeck 88, will open this month on level 88 of Eureka Tower - a stunning new architectural icon on Melbourne’s skyline.
Victoria scores Hollywood Epic
Victoria has beaten international competition to provide the setting for a new World War II-era TV mini-series produced by Hollywood heavyweights Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks.
New Bits and Pieces
The Chocolate Bar at ARIA Lounge Onder Gronds, Two Fingers, Il Tempo Bove, Laksa Me, The Toff in Town and Society.
Victoria’s spas lead the way
Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul at one of Victoria’s finest day spas, offering some of the best treatments and product lines in the world.
Take a visual journey through Melbourne Docklands
Docklands is Victoria’s new waterfront destination. Located to the west of the CBD on Victoria Harbour, the area has unique urban art, grand promenades, historical wharves, new marinas and parkland, and three kilometres of Yarra River frontage.
Be informed and inspired on new city walking tours
Melbourne is a city of discovery, and its food and wine scene is continually evolving.
Albert Park welcomes new hotels
Centrally located on Queens Road and overlooking the beautiful Albert Park Lake in Melbourne, the former Carlton Crest hotels are undergoing an extensive refurbishment program following a recent acquisition by Mirvac Hotels and Resorts and have been re-branded to Citigate Albert Park Melbourne and The Sebel Albert Park Melbourne.
The Forest Resort puts Creswick on the map
Tourism in Creswick, located in the heart of Victoria’s Goldfields, will get a boost next March when the brand new Forest Resort opens the next stage of its $200 million development, a 4.5 star Novotel Hotel and day spa, conference centre, and championship golf course in addition to the existing Grand Mercure Apartments.
Explore the Deep Blue in Warrnambool
A brand new resort will open in Warrnambool this month, a four-hour drive from Melbourne along the Great Ocean Road.
Sample Mornington Peninsula’s finest drops
The Mornington Peninsula, a 90 minute drive from Melbourne, has more vineyards per kilometre than anywhere else in Australia – 174 vineyards at last count.
Walkabout the wineries in Rutherglen
Over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, head to the north-east of Victoria for the annual four-day Rutherglen Winery Walkabout festival.
A holiday at Hotham provides skiing and boarding on some of Australia's most challenging terrain, amid 320 hectares of ski area – including 80 downhill runs.
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