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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
USD 25.84
Enjoy spectacular views of Melbourne from high above Port Philip Bay and the Yarra River during a scenic ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. Get a bird's-eye view of famous landmarks such as Etihad Stadium and Flemington Racecourse, and in the distance, the Dandenong Ranges. At night, the wheel glows with millions of colorful LED bulbs. Want to see the views both day and night? Upgrade to the Encore package for great savings on two entrances.

Puffing Billy Steam Train, Yarra Valley and Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary Day Tour

Puffing Billy Steam Train, Yarra Valley and Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary Day Tour
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Visit the Dandenong Ranges on a day trip from Melbourne that takes you riding through forests of towering mountain ash gum trees and giant tree ferns on the Puffing Billy steam train and meeting Australia's unique wildlife at the Healesville Sanctuary. Discover the beauty of Melbourne's most scenic regions as you feed cockatoos and rosellas in the Dandenong Ranges.

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Melbourne Tullamarine Airport TransfersSafely Arrive or Depart Stress-Free at the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport -- Book a safe and convenient private Melbourne Tullamarine Airport transfer from USD 103 or a safe and economical shared Melbourne Tullamarine Airport shuttle transfer from USD 22/AUD 29.
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Melbourne Tullamarine International Airport

Where is Melbourne Tullamarine Airport?  

Melbourne is the capital of the state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. Located on a large natural bay, Port Phillip, Melbourne is nicknamed the "Garden City".

Considered to be cultural capital of Australia, Melbourne is the birthplace of important Australian film, television, art, music and dance movements - and Australian rules football. A highly liveable city, Melbourne is also home to the world's largest tram network.

Melbourne International Airport (IATA: MEL, ICAO: YMML), also known as Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, Tulla Airport, or simply Melbourne Airport, is located in the suburb of Tullamarine, 23 kilometres (14 miles) from Melbourne city centre, in the state of Victoria, Australia.

In 2012, Melbourne Airport served 29,297,387 passengers, making it Australia's second busiest airport.

Melbourne International Airport is the primary airport serving the city. There are also three smaller airports serving the Melbourne metropolitan area: Avalon Airport (AVV), Essendon Airport (MEB) and Moorabbin Airport (MBW).

Melbourne Airport is a hub for Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Regional Express Airlines, Tiger Airways Australia and Virgin Australia. Other airlines that fly to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport include Air China, Air Pacific, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Skywest Airlines, Thai Airways International, United Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.

Among the cities with flights to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport are Abu Dhabi, Auckland, Bangkok, Beijing, Chengdu, Christchurch, Denpasar, Doha, Dubai, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Manila, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, among others.

Your best bet for a Melbourne Tullamarine Airport transfer is the shuttle. Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Melbourne Airport transfer from IHateTaxis - from the International Terminal or the Domestic Terminal.


 Other Items of Interest at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport has 4 terminals. While T1, T2 and T3 are in the same building, post-security they are completely separate, and you cannot move between them. T4 is a short walk away. The terminals are:

  • T1 (or "North Terminal") is a domestic terminal - used by Qantas and Jetstar
  • T2 is the International Terminal - used by all international flights
  • T3 (or "South Terminal") is a domestic terminal - used by Virgin Australia and REX Regional Express
  • T4 is a domestic terminal - used by Tiger Airways Australia


Services at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport include:

  • Smartphone app
  • Pharmacy - T2
  • Medical clinic - T1
  • Luggage storage
  • Hanrob Pet Hotel (nearby)
  • Showers - T2, Departures level (Qantas Link) near Nando's
  • Web access kiosks
  • Melbourne Airport Golf Club (nearby, 25 minutes away)

Additional Melbourne Tullamarine Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 13 Feb 2015