Exploring Victoria: Charter a Coach to Castlemaine

Once one of Victoria’s great gold mining towns, the town of Castlemaine is still imbued with an old world grandeur which envelops you as soon as you arrive. It’s not only the ornate heritage buildings on every corner that makes you feel like you’ve stepped back in time but the essence of the town itself. Life in Castlemaine runs at a slower pace which seems to hark back to an earlier, simpler time. Our charter bus hire services are the perfect way to explore this historic town on a day tour and we’ve put together a Castlemaine itinerary to inspire you. Continue reading

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy is something of a local icon that every Melbournian should ride at least once in their lifetime but the beloved train has a long and interesting history you may not know about. In this article we take a closer look at Victoria’s favourite heritage railway, and uncover some little known facts about it’s history. Continue reading

Enjoy A Day on the Green with Melbourne on the Move

As summer fades to a close, what better way to relish in the last of the warm weather than with a day of music, food and fine wine with friends. A Day on the Green has become somewhat of an Australian icon and has been graced by both international and local stars in its 15 year tenure. The upcoming Victorian leg of A Day on the Green takes place in the beautiful Rochford Wines, situated in the stunning Yarra Valley. About an hour’s drive from central Melbourne, Rochford Wines is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy the first weekend of autumn. Continue reading

Top Melbourne-Area Wines

For one type of day trip, it isn’t just relaxing to go by bus instead of driving; it is clearly the most responsible choice. One of our most popular tours is the Yarra Valley Day Tour, where you can sip away at delicious wines to your heart’s content without worrying about a designated driver, because we have that covered. Due to its amazing variety of wines and the fact that it is close to a major urban centre, the Yarra Valley has become a popular area for wine tourism, with many of our local vineyards making a special effort to welcome visitors.

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Great Ideas For History-Focused Excursions

Here at Melbourne on the Move, we have years of experience in showing people the sights, landscape, history and culture of Victoria. The area around Melbourne is rich in history stretching back to early Aboriginal civilisation, and there are countless places with an interesting past to explore. Whether you have a school group or a community of pensioners, we’re happy to arrange a fun and educational group outing. Depending on your group and your needs, you have two options in booking a historical tour with us:

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Day-Long Tours: Four Things To Bring

The beauty of using a coach hire company for your day out is that you can travel to all sorts of places that may be up to three hours away from the city, and you could end up anywhere from a beach to a ski slope, all without having to drive. Whichever of our day-long bus tours from Melbourne you choose, be prepared for anything by considering our list of four things to pack.

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Fans AND Bands Love Melbourne on the Move

Going to see a show is one of the best times to travel by bus… no stress, no hassle, and you don’t have to think about the serious business of driving after you have been letting your hair down for hours. Melbourne on the Move is the premier coach hire company for big musical events near Melbourne. Here are some of the reasons why Melbourne on the Move is loved by fans and bands alike.
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