Family Getaways Blog

The Family Getaways Blog is basically the Sites mini-journal that...

  • Lets you know of any New Pages have been added to the website, informing you of more great places to take the family.
  • Lets you know of any New Ideas that may help you turn your next Family Getaway into a happy and memorable experience.
  • Brings you New and Unique Family Getaway 'Finds and Experiences'

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Oct 22, 2018

Markets Melbourne

Markets Melbourne: exciting selection of the best weekend markets held in and around Melbourne, Australia

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Oct 22, 2018

Want to know about Melbourne taxi service

How Melbourne taxi service is better than other countries?

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Mar 07, 2018

Tyabb Air Show

Tyabb Air Show - this Sunday 11 March

Mornington Peninsula Airport, TyabbGates open 8:30am

Air Display starts 11am

No alcohol, no animals (service dogs excepted). Bring your own blanket or camp chair.

To avoid delays and queues buy tickets online at

It is also an opportunity to see the only flying Lockheed Hudson Bomber in the world, as well as the last Spitfire acquired by the RAAF.

Mar 01, 2018

Moomba Festival 2018

Event: 09/03/2018 - 12/03/2018

A uniquely Melbourne program of activities and events

Held along Alexandra Gardens and Birrarung Marr, Melbourne.

4 days of carnival rides and games, kids' activities, nightly fireworks, water sports, spectacles, and much more.

The wacky Birdman Rally is held on th old Yarra River on Sunday and the iconic Moomba Parade proceeds down the new route for 2018.

This begins at Birdwood Ave, then weaves through the picturesque Kings Domain parkland, concluding on Linlithgow Avenue near Queen Victoria Gardens

The City of Melbourne presents all this, including the outstanding Moomba Masters Championship and many other events at what is Australia's largest community festival.

Moomba Monarchs crowned this year are Chrissie Swan and Jimmy Rees aka Jimmy Giggle.

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Feb 28, 2018

Laverton Market - New and Secondhand Weekend Market

Laverton Market, Melbourne's largest new & secondhand market. Open every Saturday and Sunday from 7:30am to 4pm

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Feb 28, 2018

Frankston Sand Sculpture Festival | Sand Sculptures Frankston 2018

The 2018 Sand Sculpture Festival is held on the Frankston waterfront featuring the Arabian Nights, works by world class artist in life sized themed sand sculptures.

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Feb 12, 2018

Victoria Market's Night Market

15 November 2017 to 11 April 2018(excluding 27 December)

Wednesday Nights

5pm – 10pm.

Celebrating 20 years in the sun with a dazzling program of summer food, drinks, artisan shopping and live entertainment.

Enjoy the music of the Peel St stage, head off to discover your new food experience and trek through the variety stalls.


Queen Victoria Market

Corner Queen Street and Therry Street

Melbourne, Australia

*Entry also on Peel Street

(03) 9320


Dec 01, 2017

Zoo Exhibit

The extensive Zoo Exhibit displays here at the Melbourne Zoo showcase over 460 different species from all over the world including the unique animal species that are found within Australia

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Nov 29, 2017

River Boat Cruises In A Tramboat

Experience the best of Melbourne's River Boat Cruises cruising on the tramboat exploring the Melbourne Docklands and other city waterways

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Nov 29, 2017

Water Transport

Part 4 - Water Transport in Melbourne, whether it be by watertaxi, touring in the ferries or cruising on the Spirit of Tasmania, it's all great family fun

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