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Creswick Woollen Mills Tour
"On arrival at Creswick Woollen Mills you’ll be met by a friendly staff member and then you have the opportunity to get up close and personal with resident alpacas.Walk through 'A Very Fine Yarn' (the word 'yarn' means tell a story but also means a thread of natural fibres like wool). This showcases the journey of fibre from shearing the wool from the alpaca through to the manufacturing process and how it ends up on the shop shelf. The exhibit gives a great insight into natural fib how luxurious fibres are processed and gives visitors a chance to see Australian manufacturing as it happens. See the amazing old working machinery visit the alpaca viewing deck with the opportunity to fee and pat the alpacas.Visit the largest collection of natural-fibre
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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Private Experience
"Take in panoramic views over Melbourne from 400 feet (120 meters) up in the sky while riding in an enclosed air-conditioned cabin on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. Each of the 21 cabins comfortably holds up to nine passengers for this exclusive experience. A personal butler joins you for the 30-minute rotation serving food and beverages as you and your guests soak up the amazing sights of Melbourne. From the top of the rotation you'll get expansive views of the Docklands Melbourne city center Mount Macedon the Dandenong Ranges and Port Phillip Bay. During your flight
From AUD121.00
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
"Get great views over Melbourne as you soar nearly 400 feet (120 meters) into the sky on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. From the peak of the giant Ferris wheel you can get sweeping views of Mount Macedon Dandenong Ranges the Docklands Melbourne city center and Port Phillip Bay. Each of the 21 fully air-conditioned enclosed cabins comfortably holds up to 20 passengers. Listen to informative prerecorded commentary that provides a wealth of information on Melbourne’s history and the Melbourne Star glows with LED lighting that is woven through the wheel’s steel structure creating a spectacular light show with more than 15 million combinations of light displays. Leave time before or after your ride to learn about the city from the interpretative multimedia display Tales of Melbourne in the boarding area.
From AUD35.00

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Skydancer Butterfly Gardens and Nursery

This is a nursery and small butterfly sanctuary combined. Be aware that the butterfly enclosure isn't heated, so this part of the attraction is rather seasonal - I guess from about October-November...
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The first thing you should do ...

... is go to the Tourist Information Centre.It is in a most unusual building in the centre of town. Two very agreeable blokes gave me a free map and were busting to give me any more info I might...
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Buda Historic home and garden

Buda was built in 1861 and from the year 1863 was the home of noted silversmith Ernest Leviny and his family. The house is complete with the family’s art and craft collections, furnishings and...
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Old Castlemaine Gaol

The former Gaol of Castlemaine is now one of its main tourist attractions. The other week I went there for the first time 'on tour' with a group of us volunteers from Daylesford Visitor Information...
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Information Centre III

Inside the former market hall, the style is in the form of a Roman Basilica, with masonry arches to define the stall spaces. The market stalls were located in the side halls. Many local materials were...
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Visitor Information Centre

Castlemaine's Visitor Information centre, besides being the best place to start your visit to this small city, is also a National Trust classified significant historic building and a tourist...
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Information Centre II

And here is a better view of the arched entryway, from the inside looking out to another historic building across the street.
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