Top tourist’s spots to see in Melbourne Australia while enjoying the f1 race week
Mark your calendars as March 17, 2013 is fast approaching! The prestigious and most talked about motor racing championship for Formula 1 cars or as we all know it – the 2013 Formula 1 Grand Prix is about to begin in Albert Parke, Melbourne, Australia. And I bet everyone’s just so excited to know what’s in store for us all with this year’s race!
But while everyone else’s level of intensity of excitement for the races comes to a burst, surely most if not all are already thinking and or planning of places/point of interests as to where to go and or what to do after experiencing such heart pounding events from the race. And we have just collated a couple of the best and famous tourist spots/events in Melbourne to help you relax, unwind, and plan ahead of time! Check them all out:
On top of our list is the Colonial Tramcar restaurant Tour of Melbourne.
One of the star attractions being offered by Melbourne is enjoying a meal with your family, friends and or co-formula 1 enthusiast/buddy with a sightseeing tour of Melbourne. Aside from having a fine food in a tram along your way to see Melbourne, your ride will make you experience a journey to the past with all the tram’s luxurious fittings and period details which will make your trip a more romantic and remarkable one. Also, the Maitre d’, wine waiter and silver service waiters to cater all your needs is something to look forward!
Next is the Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise.
Yarra River, a river in east-central Victoria, Australia and is originally known originally Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang. The lower stretches of the river is where the city of Melbourne was established in 1835 and today Greater Melbourne dominates and influences the landscapes of its lower reaches. This is where the cruise will take you! While viewing all those magnificent changing vistas and colored lights makes this moveable feast a truly an amazing experience during your stay in Melbourne!
Phillip Island: Penguins, Koalas and Kangaroos Day Tour from Melbourne.
Were you really expecting you’d only see fast cars, race tracks and roaring engines during your stay in Melbourne for the Formula 1 Grand Prix? Think again! If you want to have a break from them why not give it a try experiencing the wildlife in Melbourne? You’ll see little penguins, koalas, wallabies, kangaroos and seals on this full day tour in Melbourne. This tour also includes a visit to Warrook Cattle Farm, the Koala Conservative Center and the famous Penguin Parade.
The Great Ocean Road Small Group Eco Tour from Melbourne.
If you’re not into wildlife, why not try the winding Great Ocean Road? This will also bring you to Kennett River where spectacular and breathe taking views and sceneries can be found! This is where you’re guaranteed to spot koalas in their native habitat! This tour continues to the Otway Ranges for strolls at Maits Rest panoramic rainforest walk.
Yarra Valley Wine and Winery Tour from Melbourne.
Ever wondered how does it feel after watching a race and give yourself a lunch with vineyard views at Balgowine Estate? Or a private tour, sparkling wine and a tasting platter at Domaine Chandon? What about a Yarra Valley (Australia’s most picturesque wine region) wine tour and visit four of the region’s best known wineries: Yering Station, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and Domaine Chandon? For sure, this is going to be a perfect day to complete your whole Melbourne Experience!
Puffing Billy Steam Train, Yarra Valley, and Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary Day Tour.
This 9 hours (approx) day tour will make you enjoy in the Victorian countryside just outside of Melbourne. This will bring you to the cool fern gullies and rolling countryside of the magnificent Dandenong Ranges. Then experience the beautiful verdant hills and prosperous vineyards of the Yarra Valley and visit Healesville Sanctuary and its 200 species of native Australian wildlife.
Other top tourist destinations/events are the Melbourne or Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise, Melbourne City Afternoon Tour, Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne, Melbourne Outlet Shopping Tour, Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs, Savannah Walkabout Australian Animals Eco Tour, and a lot more!
Indeed, Melbourne, Australia has lots of things in store for us aside from the 2013 Formula 1 Grand Prix! Now, does that make the level of your excitement at its peak?