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Attractions

  • Inner Circle Rail Trail

    www.railtrails.org.au

    This paved walking and cycling track is on the site of the former train line which ran from Rushall station in Fitzroy North to Carlton North and Royal Park, with a branch line through Edinburgh Gardens to the former Fitzroy station. Along its 4 kilometre route are relics of the former railway and several parks, with crossings at what are now major thoroughfares in the city.

  • Melbourne Zoo

    www.zoo.org.au

    Melbourne Zoo first opened its doors in 1862 and is now home to over 300 animal species. An exhilarating day can be had viewing native and international species of animals such as kangaroos, elephants, tigers, many different types of reptiles and cuddly koalas. Highlights include the lion gorge, orangutan sanctuary, giraffe viewing platform and the magical butterfly house. Melbourne Zoo offers great day out for the whole family.

  • Royal Park

    www.thatsmelbourne.com.au

    Covering 170 hectares, Royal Park features native bushland, a wetland habitat, the Australian Native Garden, many sporting facilities and the Melbourne Zoo

  • University of Melbourne

    www.unimelb.edu.au

    The University of Melbourne is one of Australia's most prestigious educational institutions. Teaching began in in 1854 and visitors can take a self-guided walking tour of the Parkville campus which has a variety of cultural, architectural and landscape features.