If you get a break day after all the days of long work and studies, plan a day trip to enjoy the short holiday with your friends and family. Whether you live in Melbourne or you live in another area, you need to explore the most essentials and things you haven’t this time in the city. True, that the city is packed with so many entertaining activities that are impossible to finish all in one day but you need to somehow cramp in some. Carefully select these activities and have a great day trip!
Day trip to surf beaches
The city has amazing sandy beaches that one could never stop visiting again and again. Not just that, but all the beach related fun activities will surely catch you off guard. So, plan a day trip to Phillip Island Melbourne, a place where you will be enchanted by the Australian native animals like kangaroos, kookaburras, koalas and wombats and watch the famous Penguin Parade. You need to contact a tour service that will escort you to different destinations in and out the island. Also you don’t want to miss the Great Ocean Road coastline and its wonderful landmarks. It’s quite hard to visit both in one day so; you need to choose one of them, which is a hard decision to make.
Visit the Yarra Valley
You can’t miss the place if you visit the city. The valley is given this name after the Yarra River. The place is famous for wine growing industry and for the cool climate. So, you can plan a day trip these wineries and taste world-class wines. The valley hosts different wineries which you can search online and also you get the chance to visit different cellar doors and places to taste handmade chocolate and cheese. If you are searching for accommodation, check online and make your booking early. Other places where you can visit wineries in the city are Puffing Billy Railway.
Get mixed with the forests
Even though the city is full of the hustle and bustle for a person who is trying to get away from it for a day, there are so many places to go and get closer to nature and to relax. So, you need to try the Dandenong Ranges for really lovely villages, mountains, and towering forests. You can also explore the wildlife in the Dandenong Ranges Nationla Park. You can also find elegant, style and eclectic restaurants and places to lodge during your stay in the Ranges. Perfect for a honeymoon too.
Get to know the culture
If you are a person who likes to do some exploring in the iconic museums and art galleries, this is the chance for you. Melbourne hosts different museums and galleries for any type of traveler. The Nationla Gallery of Victoria is one of the famous art and historic museums you want to visit during your day trip. Other places like Australia Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne Museum are Polly Woodside is some of them.