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A Post COVID Guide to Docklands

Have you missed the soaring skyscrapers, the sensational shops, and the striking stylings of metro Melbourne?  Well great news!  The shops are re-stocked, the baristas are brewing, and the scrapers are definitely soaring.  Metro Melbourne is extremely excited to welcome you back, and with exciting escapades like these, you are going to want to make…

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November 5, 2020

A Day Trippers Guide to Geelong

Get out and about for a day of fresh air and fabulousness with a trip across the bay to Geelong.  With Port Phillip Ferries docking into the heart of this gorgeous city, check out these go-getting experiences that await your enjoyment.       Get Playful  Playing host to an extensive range of highly entertaining play spaces, Geelong has four play parks, all within walking distance of the Port Phillip Ferries terminal.   …

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June 24, 2020

A Day Trippers Guide to the Docklands (these school holidays)

Looking to enjoy a day out of the house these school holidays?  Day trip across the bay with your youngsters and have some family fun revelling in the reopened delights of the Docklands…   You may not be able to fly across the county (just yet) but you can certainly fly with Melbourne Star.  Experience…

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June 24, 2020

A Day Trippers Guide to Portarlington

Escape to Portarlington for the day.  A day of fresh sea air, wide open spaces and friendly faces does wonders!  While you are there, be sure to check out these superb seaside suggestions…   The beautiful bayside of Portarlington is nestled away on the Bellarine, surrounded by stunning coastline and scenic settings.  Discover it all…

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June 23, 2020

Docklands. Shopping. Eating. Ice Skating & More

So! You’ve taken the Port Phillip Ferry to Docklands, and you’re eager to have a good time, but you don’t know what’s good in the area. It’s a struggle we’ve all experienced! Don’t worry, I’m here to help When you disembark, the first thing you’ll likely see is the Cow in the Tree. Take a…

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June 9, 2020

The District delivers the (delicious) goods

Earlier this year we were all freely walking the streets, hitting up bars, shopping with friends, and dining out at family dinners with abandon. Of course, it’s all very different now. As we adjust to this ‘new normal’ and connect with friends online via Zoom and Houseparty, we know that one thing hasn’t changed; food…

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May 20, 2020

Dream Now, Travel Later

We all know the drill. Now is not the time to travel. Instead, we’re all about short-term pain for long-term gain. We’re staying home now so we can travel soon(er). There will be heaps of time for adventures in the future. We’re not exactly sure when, but we DO know that there will be plenty…

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April 16, 2020

Geelong’s 5 Most Instagrammable Hot Spots

When you step off Port Phillip Ferries and into Geelong, you step into a land of Insta magic.  Vibrant hues, contrasting landscapes and colourful characters, there is an Insta picture waiting to be snapped around every corner.  Check out five of our faves that are all located just a short stroll (if that) from the…

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February 16, 2020

Docklands Vibes

They are fun, cool and trendy,  they are the hot spots and happenings of the Docklands, totally on track to set you up with awesome experiences.  And Port Phillip Ferries can dock your right into the heart of all these happenings.  Good times and great vibes are only a ferry ride away.   Archie Brothers…

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February 5, 2020

The Good Times Just Keep Rolling into Docklands

Docklands just keeps delivering the goods! So much so, that each week it feels like there’s a new, uber-cool venue or draw card popping-up. HOYTS is now open, plus Market Lane fresh food precinct and we hear whispers of a new interactive experience due to open for Christmas 2020 at The District Docklands! Plus, there’s…

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January 18, 2020

Art In Public – Geelong’s Creative Scene

Look to the streets, to the walls, to the paths, Geelong is absolutely bursting with public art. Statues, murals and art installations have been beautifully created by talented artists and perfectly placed across this great city. And the best part… they are all FREE to admire. So, pop on your walking shoes, take to the…

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January 7, 2020

6 Reasons To Go Play in The (Geelong Botanic) Gardens

Summer shade, Autumn hues, Winter buds and Spring blossoms; The Geelong Botanic Gardens are an absolute delight all year through. One of the top ‘Things to do in Geelong’ (TripAdvisor), The Geelong Botanic Gardens will ignite your senses with spectacular colours, perfumed scents and interactive activities. There is so much to discover within the garden’s grounds. Check…

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January 6, 2020

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