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Melbourne

A hub of education, culture and activity, Australia’s second most populated city beckons.


Melbourne Overview

It is easy to see why Melbourne is touted as one of the world's most livable cities. As the second largest city in Australia and home to 4 million residents, Melbourne makes no qualms about being a melting pot of culture, art and innovation.
A city that is both new and old - with both Victorian architecture and skyscrapers punctuating the landscape - Melbourne moves at a pace that is relaxed enough for you to breathe it all in, yet fast enough to keep you on your toes.

Federation Square

It’s easy to see why Federation Square is also known as ‘Melbourne’s Meeting Place’ – this cultural and entertainment landmark is instantly recognizable.


Federation Square

Federation Square is one of the city's most iconic landmarks and encapsulates Melbourne's identity as a city of culture and diversity. Fed Square, as it is affectionately known among locals, is home to Australian culture centres, coffee shops, restaurants and specialty stores.
The Ian Potter Centre is dedicated exclusively to Australian art, while the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has the world's largest dedicated screen gallery and celebrates film, television and digital culture.
There is never a dull moment at Fed Square with over 2000 events each year filling the civic centre with festivals, exhibitions, performances, concerts and more.

Queen Victoria Market

The Queen Victoria Market is more than just a market – it’s a
cultural landmark that offers you a chance to live and shop like a local.

Queen Victoria Market

The open-air Queen Victoria Market is the pulse of Melbourne, with an old world charm and pulsating vibe that lends a quaint touch to the city.
Known for offering a huge variety of fresh produce, QVM has a medley of fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, chicken, seafood and delicatessen products. Aside from food, stalls sell speciality local products and souvenirs.
Sundays are especially festive at QVM, with Queen Street closed and converted into al fresco dining area, with children's rides and other activities. QVM is accessible by tram or train, and is within minutes' walk from the CBD.

Sydney overview

Australia’s largest and oldest city is a melting pot of culture, adventure, fashion and entertainment.


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Sydney was the site of the first British colony in the land Down under in 1788. More than two centuries later, the city is today the most populated city in the continent and in 2010 was ranked 10th best on a list based on quality of living.
A visit to the Australian state capital of New South Wales is bound to be an active and exciting one. A hugely multi-cultural population fuels the food and social scene, while its aboriginal heritage continues to live strong through in the arts. Soak yourself at Bondi, scale to the top of the Harbour or scavenge your way through Oxford Street.

The Rocks

Immerse yourself in the colourful past and vibrant present of Australia.


The Rocks

The Rocks, was the site of the first European settlement in late 1700s; today, it is a bustling tourist spot. Named after its original sandstone buildings and cobbled roads find some of the oldest surviving buildings in Sydney as well as galleries depicting how the settlement began, here. Boutiques, shops, cafes and restaurants also fill the area.

Circular Quay

Home of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.


Home of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

If you could put a face to Sydney, it would either be the iconic image of the Opera House of Harbour bridge. The Opera House is celebrated the world over for its magnificent design and Harbour Bridge is the scene of many thrilling adventures - scale the world's widest long span bridge on a BridgeClimb.

Auckland

A city borne from volcanoes, Auckland is a picturesque natural beauty.


A city borne from volcanoes, Auckland is a picturesque natural beauty.(Hans Strand for Corbis)
Sitting on the Auckland Volcanic Field, Auckland's landscape is the result of 56 of these eruptive forces of nature. Lava flow formed the city's main thoroughfares, and many volcanoes now take the form of cones, lakes, lagoons, islands and depressions.
To really get under the skin of the Maori city, you'll have to get physical. Birth place of the infamous bungy jumps, Auckland is packed with thrill-seeking adventures.

Auckland Bridge Bungy Jump

Take the plunge in the home of the bungy.


Auckland Bridge Bungy Jump

You can't visit the home of the world's first harbour bridge bungy and not take the leap. After scaling the bridge to reach a specially built bungy pod, you'll dive out over the Waitamata Harbour, 40m below.

Sky Tower

An observation deck with an edge.


An observation deck with an edge.

The tallest man made structure in New Zealand is also the site of some exhilarating adventures. Base jump off the tower, or walk around the outer edge of the tower, suspended 192m above ground!

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iPai said...

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