Normans Beach Wilsons Prom

Victoria’s Little Secret…Wilson’s Prom – the Highlights and Where To Stay

Wilson’s Prom is like a closely guarded secret for Melbournians.  Officially called Wilsons Promontory National Park, in typical Aussie fashion it is shortened to just “The Prom” by locals.  Set three hours east of Melbourne, this National Park is the most southerly point in mainland Australia and offers pristine wilderness.  It offers so much for families with its safe swimming …

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2017 Moomba Parade

Marvellous Moomba Festival in Melbourne

Don’t you love the word “marvellous”?  We don’t seem to use it enough these days, but it really does describe the Moomba Festival held every Labour Day weekend in Melbourne.  The Festival combines carnival rides, a fantastic parade, a water-skiing tournament, a try-to-fly-like-a-bird competition with lots of other eclectic activities.  As someone from the Northern hemisphere, it is bizarre to have Labour …