Day Trips Away From The Peninsula

 

Melbourne Aquarium

The Melbourne Aquarium is an entertaining and educational experience with four exciting worlds to discover. Marvel at the penguins, the Seahorse Pier, floor-to-ceiling Coral Atoll, and dive deep into the depths of the southern Ocean in Sharks Alive.

Cnr Flinders & King St, Melbourne
Phone (03) 9923 5999
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Puffing Billy

This century-old steam train is still running on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the scenic Dandenong Ranges. Puffing Billy Railway travels from Belgrave to Lakeside and Gembrook in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges.

1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave
Phone (03) 9757 0700
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Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum includes a gallery just for children. Highlights include a complete skeleton of a blue whale, a living rainforest, Phar Lap and an IMAX theatre on site. The discovery centre is home to dinosaur skeletons, animals, plants, history and technology.

11 Nicholson St, Carlton
Phone 1300 130 152
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Scienceworks

The museum presents science and technology in unexpected and involving ways. Hands-on participation is positively encouraged and visitors can take part in live demonstrations, shows, guided tours and special activities. Scienceworks is also home to the Melbourne Planetarium.

2 Booker St, Spotswood
Phone (03) 9392 4800
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Werribee Zoo

Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne. The Melbourne Zoo, contains more than 320 animal species from Australia and around the world. They also have exciting new interactive exhibits designed especially for kids.

K Rd, Werribee South
Phone (03) 9731 9600
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Melbourne Zoo

Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne. The Melbourne Zoo, contains more than 320 animal species from Australia and around the world. They also have exciting new interactive exhibits designed especially for kids.

Elliott Ave, Parkville
Phone (03) 9285 9300
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