As you head towards Melbourne from Avalon you’ll drive through Werribee. It’s worth hopping off the freeway and stopping in.
Werribee Open Range Zoo is an African themed zoo offering the opportunity of safaris, tours and sleep overs - a wonderful experience for the entire family. Just down the road is the stunning Werribee Mansion and award winning Victoria State Rose Garden.
Get back on the M1 to Melbourne and you’re on your way towards Australia’s sporting and arts capital.
Melbourne CBD is a gorgeous city atop the Yarra River and centred around Flinders Street Station and Federation Square.
Home to international sports events such as the Boxing Day Test Cricket, the Australian Open, the Melbourne Cup and Spring Carnival as well as home grown AFL.
Melbourne is also home to a host of world class arts events such as Melbourne Festival, the National Gallery of Victoria, ACCA, ACMI, Melbourne Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre.
It also boasts an independent theatre scene like no other, including the Melbourne Fringe Festival and the famous La Mama Theatre in Carlton.