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Digging Into Australia’s Illustrious Gold Rush History

In May of 1851, a prospector named Edward Hargraves was panning in an area northeast of Orange in NSW when he found a payload of gold. Up until that point, there had only been whispers of Australia’s vast gold reserves, which had quickly been quashed by local officials for fear that settlers and workers would abandon their post in search for greater riches. However, once Hargraves found that first payload of gold, news travelled quickly and before a week had passed there were over 400 people digging in that area, by the end of the month there were over 2000. Continue reading

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5 Reasons The Grampians National Park Should Be on your Bucket List

Just 3 hours northwest of Melbourne is a unique bush landscape that has to be seen to be believed. Stark sandstone mountain ranges that echo with the sound of native bird calls, air thick with the scent of gum, and clear country light are what you can expect when you pay a visit to the incredible Grampians National Park. Melbourne On The Move offer Grampians tours and to celebrate the unique beauty of this otherworldly landscape, we’ve put together a list of 5 reasons why you have to visit this part of Victoria at least once in your lifetime. Continue reading

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Finding Victoria’s Best Public Golf Courses

Golf is one of the great outdoor sporting experiences and Victoria is brimming with dozens of gorgeous public courses just waiting to be tried out. In this article, we take a look at some of the best courses in regional Victoria which are the perfect places to indulge your love of this gentlemanly sport and see some of the state’s beautiful country landscapes.

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10 Interesting Facts About Mt Buller

This weekend marks the beginning of the ski season at Mt Buller, one of Victoria’s most popular alpine resorts. Whether you’re a fan of carving up the white powder on your skis, or warming your toes by a roaring fire and sipping hot chocolate whilst the snow falls outside, Mt Buller has something to offer everyone. Continue reading

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Discovering the Incredible Wildlife of Phillip Island

Phillip Island has a unique ecosystem that is teeming with wildlife that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world. Melbourne on the Move offers a bus charter from Melbourne to Phillip Island to see the Penguin Parade, as well as several day tours that encompass some of the other, lesser known wildlife attractions on the island. In this article, we celebrate the stunning flora and fauna of the island by taking a look at four of it’s unique inhabitants. Continue reading

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The 5 Wonders of the Great Ocean Road

Perhaps Victoria’s most famous tourist attraction, the Great Ocean Road is 243 kilometres of windswept coastline, towering rock formations, sparse vegetation and vibrant regional towns. In this article, we uncover five of the biggest drawcards that the Great Ocean Road has to offer. Continue reading

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Eat Your Way Around the Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is Victoria’s food bowl. Jutting out into the blustery Bass Strait, the Peninsula offers up a plethora of breathtaking landscapes, and colourful regional communities. The Peninsula’s fertile soils have long attracted farmers to the area and although few commercial scale agricultural operations still exist in the area, an increasing number of small producers are choosing to setup farms that co-exist harmoniously with the natural environment. The result is a veritable horn of plenty just an hour outside the city and to celebrate the wonderful produce that comes from this region, we’ve found four of the best farm gate experiences to be had on the Mornington Peninsula. Continue reading

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Getting the Most of Melbourne During the Wintertime

Frequently voted as once of the most liveable cities in the world Melbourne is a diverse city full of sights and delights to enthral even the most jaded urbanite. Although famous for it’s unpredictable weather and temperature extremes, Melbourne is a great place to visit year round and there are a whole host of great seasonal activities to get involved in once the cold weather rolls around. In this article, we look four great things to do in Marvellous Melbourne during winter. Continue reading

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Seeking Out Victoria’s Best Fishing Spots

Now that the cooler weather has set in, it’s the perfect time to plan a fishing trip with your friends. There are plenty of great locations just a few hours away from Melbourne where you can cast a line and settle in for a day of carefree drinking, socialising, and enjoying the great outdoors. Melbourne On The Move offers a range of charter bus hire services and can cater to groups of any size, so get a group of fishing buddies together and start planning your next adventure. To inspire you, we’ve found 5 of the best fishing spots in and around Melbourne. Continue reading

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A Visit to Hanging Rock

Last year marked 50 years since the release of Picnic at Hanging Rock, arguably, the first film to truly capture the eerie romance of the Australian bushland. Whether you like the film or not, Hanging Rock is a stunning natural rock formation that typifies the subdued charm of Victoria’s bushland and well worth a daytrip now that the weather has cooled down. Melbourne on the Move has your transport covered with bus hire from Melbourne with a driver for social groups. In this article, we’ve put together a Hanging Rock itinerary to help you plan your trip. Continue reading