The Melbourne Star

The Melbourne Star stands proudly overlooking a newly built area in Docklands, Melbourne, located a stone’s throw away from the Yarra River. It boasts a traditional Ferris Wheel design with an impressive modern look and feel, from both a distant perspective and close by. It is made out of solid steel at 120m high and […]

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City Sightseeing Hop on Hop off bus – Melbourne

I guess it’s easy to say that Melbourne has it all. It isn’t the capital of Australia, but it certainly has all the qualities and attributes to qualify as a capital city. It boasts a busy and buzzing Central Business District, full of shops, restaurants, cafes, offices, you name it. The surrounding areas are home […]

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Bubble Soccer

Bubble Soccer. Or, Bubble Football seems more accurate, as I am from England! Either way, I guess the name gives a huge clue about what this activity involves. Giant inflatable bubbles, being worn by two teams of people during a very interesting game of soccer/football! I had seen a few hilarious videos on YouTube of […]

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The Wildlife and Steam Train Tour

Spectacular creations of Mother Nature are all over the world, and there really is nothing better than witnessing them with your own eyes. Whether it be a glorious rainforest, beautifully picturesque lakes, or the many species of animal, reptile and insect which inhibit the land and ocean, it is always a special experience to come […]

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Why Mornington Peninsula is Melbourne’s foodie gem!

When a place you visit is as stunningly beautiful as the Mornington Peninsula, it becomes hard to find the words to truly convey how it makes you feel. It is simply a part of Australia with awe-inspiring views and beautiful visions of nature. Our first stop on the Produce Tour certainly highlighted this in incredible […]

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Aussie Brewery Tours

Just imagine it: A sunny day in Melbourne, and you’re venturing on a unique tour to various breweries in the beautiful Yarra Valley to sample many exquisite beers and cider, made with loving care and attention which ensure your tastebuds tingle with each ice cold sip. Perfect? Maybe, just maybe. I had always liked beer; […]

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Penguin Parade – Melbourne – Philip Island Tour

To me, there is no better way to spend a sunny afternoon in South Australia than venturing to admire the beautifully picturesque natural treasures it has to offer, and Phillip Island is no exception. The drive itself from Melbourne CBD to the final location took a few hours, but the scenery along the way made it […]

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The Great Ocean Road – Australia

The best advice I can give when you book a Great Ocean Road Day trip with Great Sights is to arrive early to get a good seat! The front four seats on the upper deck provide the best views in every direction, failing that any window seat on the left side of the bus. After […]

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Get on Ya Bike

New cycling packages help travellers explore Australia’s Victoria High Country 250km Rail Trail. Victoria’s High Country has a range of new cycling tour packages to help visitors explore more than 250km of safe, off-road Rail Trail network and quiet country roads, against a backdrop of panoramic landscapes. The High Country offers the ultimate cycling holiday, […]

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