While staying in this region -   you will be ideally situated to take day trips by car or train to visit Melbourne .... only about an hour away

and Geelong which is even closer.    

and nearby you can do day visits to - 

  • Bacchus Marsh Village - with local produce,  Pick Your Own farms [seasonally]
  • Lerderderg Gorge, Werribee Gorge, Long Forest Nature Reserve, and Wombat State Forest 
  • Torquay and the Surf Coast
  • and the famous Great Ocean Road.
  • Point Cook RAAF Museum, Point Cook Homestead and Point Cook Coastal Park and Cheetham Wetlands


Special Events nearby

The famous Meredith Music Festival - annual festival 

The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is held at Avalon every two years. One of Asia-Pacific's most prestigious aviation and aerospace events and the most comprehensive aviation, aerospace and defence exposition in the southern hemisphere.

Also check more about What's in this Region - there is so much on offer.