Many of Melbourne’s highlights can be found close to Melton, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. The Galli Estate Winery and Galaxy Land are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Watergardens Town Centre and the Sunbury Visitor Information Centre.
Looking for ways to keep the kids busy? Everyone will be thoroughly entertained at some of the child-friendly close by. Bring the family to a visit to the Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee South, and get a glimpse of some unique wildlife.
Take time out from the sights and play a game of golf at the Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club in Point Cook and the Goonawarra Golf Club in Sunbury.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on food or just people-watch at nearby shopping hotspots like the Highpoint Shopping Centre in Maribyrnong.
If you're vacationing child-free, be sure to visit Shadowfax Winery in Werribee.
Enjoy the Carlton Football Club take on the opposition on their home ground, the iconic Etihad Stadium. The stadium also offers interesting backstage tours, giving sports fans a chance to learn about the stadium’s inner workings and about current and past local heroes.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider staying close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep check out the Best Western Airport Motel and Convention Centre, Attwood, the Mantra Tullamarine, and the popular PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport.