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Australian Tourism and Bushfires

Australian Tourism and Bushfires

It is more important than ever to support Australian tourism providers, whether in unaffected regions or those that will recover from these bushfires in the months and years to come. The best way to support Australia, Australian communities, and the tourism sector is to keep visiting. If you cannot travel to an affected area due to bushfires, one of the many ways to help includes rescheduling instead of cancelling a planned trip to support the communities in the coming months. Read more about how to stay up to date and know whether bushfires can affect your trip.
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Attending 2020 Superbike World Championship on Phillip Island

Attending 2020 Superbike World Championship on Phillip Island

Just 90 minutes from Melbourne lies Phillip Island. Home to pristine white beaches, stunning wildlife and hi-octane sporting events, there is endless family fun everywhere you turn. Teach your kids to swim on a quiet beach, see koalas and penguins in their natural habitats, and take in the SBK Championship in 2020. The FIM Superbike World Championship is a must-see event, and we’ll fill you in all of the fun things to take in below. There are plenty of reasons to plan a holiday to Phillip Island, and it’s perfect for the entire family. This small island is huge on activities for everyone.
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Visiting Australian Grand Prix 2020 in Melbourne?

Visiting Australian Grand Prix 2020 in Melbourne?

Are you ready to go on an exhilarating ride with some of Australia’s best drivers? Do you love the thrill of high-speed races? If so, F1 Australia is an event you can’t miss! The Australian Grand Prix is an annual event hosted right in Melbourne, and it draws thousands of spectators each year. If you’d like to know more about Formula 1 in Melbourne and what you can do when you visit this vibrant city, read on. Along with a host of events that go on the entire four days of the Australian Grand Prix, there are several sites to see and things to do in Melbourne. You can make a week of it and spend a few days before and after the Prix exploring this vibrant city.
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Enjoy the President’s Golf Cup and other events this December

Enjoy the President’s Golf Cup and other events this December

The President’s Cup is a biennial men’s golfing event where 12 of America’s top professional golf players face off against an international team with players selected from other countries, not including Europe. Outside of the four majors, the President’s Cup – created and organised by the PGA Tour – is one of the most highly anticipated golf events in the world. And this year, it returns to the Royal Melbourne Golf Club for the third time in its illustrious history. Read more to see how you can enhance your President's Cup experience with us.
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What to do in Melbourne during the 2020 Australian Open

What to do in Melbourne during the 2020 Australian Open

You might be headed to Melbourne to enjoy the Australian Open, but that doesn’t mean you should miss out on all the other delights. From the foodie heaven of Flinders Street to the shopper’s delight of Lonsdale Street, to the wonder of the heritage buildings spread along the Golden Mile – Melbourne is a tourist’s mecca with attractions to suit everyone who visits. We can put together a custom package for your entire trip that includes accommodation, a selection of our most popular private tours and our full range of AO 2020 packages.
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Experience Melbourne with a private tour guide

Experience Melbourne with a private tour guide

Tours are a great way to experience the best that Melbourne as a destination has to offer and because they’re often tailored around specific interests, finding one that will allow you to experience the side of Melbourne you’re most curious about is relatively easy. But let’s be honest. A lot of people prefer to stay very far away from group tours – and for good reason. In this post, you'll learn why it makes sense to explore Melbourne with a private tour guide.
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Is sustainable tourism possible?

Is sustainable tourism possible?

The concept of sustainable tourism is on the rise in the industry, with all of us becoming much more aware of the environmental and social impacts of the choices we make as consumers, and this is reflected in the travel experiences we choose. More and more travellers are turning their backs on traditional holidays provided by large multinational organisations, in favour of more authentic experiences from smaller companies. These smaller companies are generally more respectful to the natural environments, cultures and traditions of the destinations they cover.
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Carbon neutral travel: Why this needs to be an ambition for all of us

Carbon neutral travel: Why this needs to be an ambition for all of us

With climate change now an imminent threat to the wellbeing of our planet, we all need to think about changes we can make to our lifestyles. But how can you still enjoy fulfilling travel experiences without causing further damage to the environment? Responsible tourism initiatives are essential when it comes to offsetting carbon emissions and preserving the natural wonders of our planet for future generations. Here are some of the steps Melbourne Private Tours is taking to provide carbon neutral travel.
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What is eco tourism and what does it mean for the future of travel?

What is eco tourism and what does it mean for the future of travel?

Travellers all over the world are becoming more and more interested in sustainable travel options. This is particularly topical in Australia, as we have such a rich and diverse natural environment as well as a long, proud indigenous culture. But what does eco tourism mean? How can you make sure you are travelling responsibly and ethically? And what impact will ecological measures have on the future of travel? Here we take an in-depth look at the issue of eco tourism, enabling you to become more conscious of sustainability and make more ethical travel choices.
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A Triple Treat: Three of the best reasons to visit regional Victoria

A Triple Treat: Three of the best reasons to visit regional Victoria

To get a real sense of the beauty and atmosphere of regional Victoria, you need to take some time exploring it. From the beautiful beaches along the Great Ocean Road to the majestic scenery of the Grampians and the history and culture of Ballarat, there is so much to discover in this diverse and fascinating Australian state. Here we take a look at some of the real highlights Victoria has to offer, to inspire you if you want to know what to see on a visit to the region.
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