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Saturday 20th September 2014

Altona Farmers Market

Everything you love and expect at a farmers market is on offer at this vibrant farmers market. There are a variety of quality Victorian artisan producers and growers ready to serve you with a smile and plenty of space to relax after your busy morning of shopping. There is a free animal farm for the kids. Entry by gold coin donation
9am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

109 Blyth Street - Altona
Enquiries: 0415 754 666
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Bayside (Sandringham) Farmers Market

A wonderful farmers market with over 60 stalls of fresh local produce direct from farmer/producer to you.
8am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Trey Bit Reserve, Jetty Rd - Sandringham
(Mel ref76 F8) Enquiries: (03) 5664 0096
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Boroondara Farmers Market

An outdoor market in a pleasant grassed reserve featuring statewide produce including breads, olive oil, honey, fruit & vegetables. When White Hat last visited this market in July 2008 we found a good wide range of products with the fruit & vegetabls being particularly notable.
8am to 1pm, 3rd & 5th Saturday of month

 

Patterson Reserve, Auburn Road - Auburn
Enquiries: (03) 9278 4444
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Brimbank Community Market

Brimbank Community Market.is a privately owned Australian company and aims is to develop the site in Ardeer into an iconic attraction, a valuable addition to the western suburbs. It is more than a traditional weekend market. The stalls are an attraction in their own right and provide a great atmosphere where patrons will find products and services only found at weekend markets, the market will also have a huge area devoted to entertainment, with a circus, amusements, children's play area, a traditional sumo wrestling ring and other entertainment. The main objective is to provide an environment where the whole family will find something to enjoy. The entertainment and community involvement will be varied and ongoing and it is hoped that each time you visit the market you will find something new and exciting. Currently planned events include Sumo Wrestling, Dart Competitions, Basket Ball, Football and soccer shoot outs, Tug of war, Cooking competitions, Traditional folk dancing and Musical Entertainment Brimbank Community Market would welcome community groups, and the general public to participate in the events and competitions they organise.
Saturdays & Sundays

 

614 Ballarat Road - Ardeer
Enquiries: 0411 757 335 or 0421 675 150
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Brunswick Market

A general indoor market with long term stall and shop holders with butchers, a fishmonger, poultry, delis, dry goods, fruit and vegetables and some variety and clothing stores. 6am to 6pm Monday to Saturdays (Frid open till 7pm). On Sundays only the fruit and veg section is open (enter from rear) form 7am to 6pm.
Daily

 

661 Sydney Road - Brunswick
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Camberwell Fresh Food Market

Freshest gourmet produce, seafood, meat, poultry, fruit, vegetables, flowers, 5 delicatessen with highest quality fresh deli items, superb Illy's cakes, specialising in gluten free, and wide selection of multicultural takeaway. Find culinary inspiration for your dining table with friendly family traders at the CFFM.
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 7am to 7pm, Saturday 7am to 5pm

 

Camberwell Junction - Camberwell
Enquiries: (03) 9539 1361
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CERES Organic Food & Craft Market

CERES Organic Market and Shop recently celebrated their 10th birthday. The market sells fresh organic fruit and veg with an emphais on locally grown produce. The CERES Craft Market sells a mixture of hand crafted objects and second hand bargains in a social and friendly environment."
9am - 1pm (craft market 2pm), Saturdays & Wednesdays

 

CERES Community Environment Park, 8 Lee Street - East Brunswick
Enquiries: 03) 9389 0100
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Chapel Street Bazaar

A veritable Alladin's Cave of collectables, memorabilia and antiques. With over 80 independent dealers buying and selling, White Hat believes this is the largest bazaar of its type in Melbourne.
10am to 6pm, daily

 

217 Chapel Street - Prahran
Enquiries: (03) 9529 3174
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Dandenong Market

A large market with fresh produce and a wide range of goods. More information on Dandenong Market.
Tue & Fri 8am - 4pm, Sat 7am - 3pm

 

Cnr. Clow & Cleeland Street, - Dandenong
(Mel ref 90 D7) Enquiries: (03) 9701 3850
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Fairfield Farmers Market

Set in the grounds of Fairfield Primary School, with up to 40 stalls of the freshest seasonal produce including artisan breads, coffee, eggs, flowers and plants, fruit and veg, herbs and spices, meats, pasta and sauces, olive oil, preserves, handmade soaps and much much more. Gold coin entry
9am to 1pm, third Saturday of month

 

Fairfield Primary School, Langridge Street - Fairfield
Enquiries: (03) 9553 0601
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Federation Square Book Market

Federation square book market is held in the Atrium every Saturday. It has both new and second hand, as well as collectible books.
11am to 5pm every Saturday

 

Atrium,Federation Square - Melbourne
Enquiries: (03) 9655 1900
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Fitzroy Community Market

The market consists of 15 car boot stalls, 27 standard stalls, 4 food stalls, a kids craft area, and space for musicians and performers.
10am to 2pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Fitzroy Primary School, George Street - Fitzroy
Enquiries: (03) 9415 6580
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Footscray Market

A large indoor market with a large range of produce and general goods.
7am-3pm Wed, 7am-6pm Thur, 7am-8pm Fri, 7am-4pm Sat

 

Cnr Hopkins 7 leeds Streets (opposite Footscray Railway Station) - Footscray
Enquiries: (03) 9687 1205
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Fountain Gate Farmers' Market

Fountain Gate is a large conventional shopping mall and they have teamed with In Season Markets to present produce from local growers and makers on a regular basis. White Hat has not yet had a chance to check it out and will tell you more once we have done so.
9am to 2pm, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays

 

Fountain Gate Shopping Centre, 352 Princes Highway - Narre Warren
Enquiries: (03) 9704 6666
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Gasworks Farmers' Market

A farmers' market selling fresh produce from across the state.
8.30am-1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Gasworks Arts Park - Port Melbourne
Enquiries: (03) 5657 2337
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Highlands Farmers' & Community Market

The Highlands Farmers and Community Market takes place beside the picturesque Highlands Lake. Locals and residents can enjoy an array of fresh seasonal produce, wine, unique handmade arts and craft, fine jewellery, sweet treats, toys, jumping castle, free family fun and much more from stallholders in the atmospheric surroundings. Each month the market is themed, so there is something different to experience with each visit.
9am to 2pm, 3rd Saturday of the month

 

1 North Shore Drive - Craigieburn
Enquiries: (03) 5331 8036
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in.cube8r gallery

in.cube8r gallery is a shop/gallery which runs like a long term market. It is open to anyone who makes things by hand and supports all things craft, art and hand-made in Melbourne. The gallery is divided up into glass cubicles, shelves, racks and partitions which artists can lease for a small weekly cost over a three month period. There is no commission on items sold. When Whitehat visited in June2008 we discovered a treasure trove of new upcoming artisans as well as designers like Julie Ughetti, with an international reputation. The work ranges from the quirky to sophisticated and given the diversity of art work on display you appear to be guaranteed to find eclectic original pieces.
Tues 11 to 5, Wed to Sat 11 to 6, Sun 12 to 4

 

321 Smith Street - Fitzroy
Enquiries: (03) 8415 0321
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Lost & Found Market

Lost & Found is an indoor market based in a shop just off Smith Street Collingwood. It features vintage furniture, lighting, art, posters, clothes, books, records and anything collectable. Permenant and casual stalls available.
10am to 6pm, Daily

 

1-5 Perry Street - Collingwood
Enquiries: (03) 9419 4477
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Prahran Market

A large suburban market with produce and general goods. More information on Prahran Market.
Tue & Sat dawn - 5pm, Thur & Fri dawn - 6pm, Sun 10am-3pm

 

163 - 185 Commercial Road, (near Chapel Street) - South Yarra
Enquiries: (03) 8290 8220
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Preston Market

Preston market is a large market selling fresh produce, meat, poultry and fish as well as a wide range of general goods. White Hat particular recommends Preston Market if you are shopping for a family on a tight budget. It is located next to the railway station and trams, and there are several supermarkets in the complex if you need to top up on anything not sold in the market. More information on Preston Market.
Wed 8am - 3pm. Thur 8am - 6pm, Fri 8am - 8pm, Sat 8am - 3pm

 

The Centreway, - Preston
Enquiries: (03) 9478 3130
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Queen Victoria Market

Victoria's premier market and major tourist attraction with fresh produce and general goods. More information at Queen Victoria Market.
Tue &Thur 6am - 2pm, Fri 6am - 6pm, Sat 6am - 3 pm, Sun 9am - 4pm

 

Cnr Elizabeth and Victoria Streets - Melbourne
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Richmond (Gleadell Street) Market

A traditional outdoor street produce market with 65 stalls Fresh fruit and vegetables, foodstuufs, flowers and a fishmonger. More information at Gleadell Street Market.
7am-12.30pm, Saturdays (except Easter Sat, Christmas Sat and Sat after New Year)

 

Gleadall Street, - Richmond
Enquiries: (03) 9205 5555
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Rose Street Artists Market

Roughly based on designer markets in London, Berlin and Europe and situated only a short distance from Brunswick Street Fitzroy, this market showcases over 50 cotemporary artists and designers each week. During renovations the market will be open Saturdays only and then come (approx) December it will revert to Saturdays & Sundays. More information.
11am to 5pm, Saturdays & Sundays

 

60 Rose Street - Fitzroy
Enquiries: (03) 9419 5529
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Rowville Farmers Market

Based at Rowville Primary School with its Stephanie Alexander Garden Program, this farmers market offers fresh seasonal produce direct from the farmers, growers and producers. Whether it has been picked, plucked, brewed or stewed you simply cannot get it fresher than fresh at a Farm Fresh Certified Farmers' Market. Rowville Farmers' Market is an authentic market allowing you to meet the farmer/grower/producer face to face, discovering exactly where your food comes from and how it was grown.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Rowville Primary School, 11 Paratea Drive - Rowville
Enquiries: 0415 754 666
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South Melbourne Market

A large undercover produce and general market. More information at South Melbourne Market.
Wed 8am - 4pm, Fri 8am - 5pm, Sat & Sun 8am-4pm

 

Cecil Street, - cnr Cecil & York Streets, South Melbourne
(Mel ref 2K B1) Enquiries: (03) 9209 6295
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St Albans Market

A relatively small but bustling produce market offering what White Hat considers to be particularly good value for food shoppers. More information > >

 

- St Albans
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The Handmade Show

The Handmade Show is a community minded makers market in the South-East of Melbourne, Victoria, where crafters and artisans showcase and sell their wares. The Handmade Show is a non-profit group run by the stall-holders. We all do our part in making this market great! So jump on board this ride with us, become a follower, and share the love of making with us all. For more details and to apply to become an exhibitor please visit our blog: http://thehandmadeshow.blogspot.com/
10.30am to 3.30pm, 3rd Saturday of month (except Jan)

 

St. Anthony’s Parish Hall Cnr Grange & Neerim Rds - Glen Huntly
Enquiries: 0438 627 830
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The Ivanhoe Makers Market

This indoor market is been curated by an artist-led viewing committee and showcases local Arts and Crafts.
10am to 4pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Livingstone Community Centre, 1 Livingstone Street - Ivanhoe
Enquiries: (03) 9497 2014
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Treasures at Trinity

A boutique market to indulge yourself with beautiful, unique and stylish items, giftware and plants. Relax in the tearoom over a cup of coffe or enjoy a barbequed sausage for lunch.
10 to 2pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

177 Union Rd (cnr Montrose St) - Surrey Hills
Enquiries: (03) 9808 0323
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Wheelers Hill Farmers Market

Fall in love with local food. When White Hat visited this market in August 2008 we found a good range of fresh produce in the very pleasant surrounds of Jells Park. Full details at www.rfm.net.au
8am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Jells Park South, Ferntree Gully Road - Wheelers Hill
(Mel ref 72 A10) Enquiries: (03) 5664 0096
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Exhibitions open on Saturday 20th September 2014

Public Art

There is much public art to be seen on the streets at any time of day as well as in many public buildings. More information on public art in Melbourne. In addition, public bodies such as the City of Melbourne sponsor temporary artworks and installations in laneways and public spaces.

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Attractions open on Saturday 20th September 2014

Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club

Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club

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The Swedish Church

The Swedish Church

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Australian National Aviation Museum

A collection of aeroplanes and displays relating to Australia's aviation history. The museum is at Moorabbin Airport. more info > >

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Bundoora Homestead

Bundoora Homestead is a wonderful Queen Anne style Federation mansion operating as a historic house, art gallery and licensed café. Free admission.More info >>

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Bundoora Park

Bundoora Park

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Chinese Museum

Situated in the heart of Chinatown, the Chinese Museum records the history and significant contribution of Chinese people in Victoria since their first major arrival with the gold rush. more info > >

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Cooks' Cottage

The cottage in which Captain Cook's parents lived. In the 1930s it was dismantled, transported to Australia and rebuilt in the Fitzroy Gardens. More information >>

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Fox Classic Car Collection

For anyone interested in classic cars, White Hat can recommend this collection as a 'must visit'. Except for special occasions, The Fox Classic Car Collection is only open on Tuesdays Wednesdays & Saturdays (closed Grand Prix Weekend, Easter & Melbourne Cup Day) more info >>

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Heide Museum of Modern Art

Heide Museum of Modern Art

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Immigration Museum

Covering Victoria's immigration history from the early 1800s to the present day. More information on the Immigration Museum

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Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne Aquarium

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National Gallery of Victoria - Australian Collection

National Gallery of Victoria - Australian Collection

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National Gallery of Victoria - International Collection

National Gallery of Victoria - International Collection

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Old Melbourne Gaol

A gaol built in the early days of European settlement and the site of over 100 hangings including that of the bushranger Ned Kelly. More information >>

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QV Women’s Centre

The QV Women's Centre in the Former Melbourne Hospital (later the Queen Victoria Hospital) is open to the public on Saturday afternoons. More information at The White Hat Guide to the Former Melbourne Hospital.

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Melbourne's famous Royal Botanic Gardens are open daily. Free guided tours are available 11am and 2pm Tuesday to Sunday. More info >>

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Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance

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Tall Ship Enterprize

Tall Ship Enterprize

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The Hotel Windsor

The Windsor Hotel's Weekend Afternoon Tea
The Windsor Hotel's Weekend
Afternoon Tea

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Country Victoria - Events on Saturday 20th September 2014

Melbourne Surrounds

The following selected events and attractions are not in the Melbourne Metropolitan Area but can be accessed in a half day trip from Melbourne


2014 Plant Lovers Market

This year the Plant Market will feature over 20 Victorian specialist plant growers, nurseries and other specialists.

This is your opportunity to:

  • Meet the growers and make use of their expertise
  • Select from a superb range of plants and seeds, many of which are rare or unusual
  • See Australia’s finest range of gardening books
  • Have your garden tools and secateurs expertly sharpened
  • Purchase quality garden tools and accessories
  • Have your plant purchases looked after in our ‘plant creche’, while you
  • Enjoy good food, wine and coffee
  • While you're there take the opportunity to visit the truly beautiful 'Bolobek' which is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register and noted for its garden

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Entry:$5 for Plant Market / $10 for Bolobek Garden

10am to 4pm, 20th & 21st September 2014

 

Bolobek, 370 Mt Macedon Rd - Mt Macedon
Enquiries: (03) 5424 8407
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Gully Market

An outdoor market at the foot of Mount Dandenong comprises of a large Fruit and Veg stall, ferns, natives, rare bulbs, statues, jewelry, arts and crafts and many more. Water and some powered sites are available both Saturday and Sunday.
9am – 4pm daylight saving time and 9.30am – 3pm off daylight savings , Sat & Sun

 

Upper Ferntree Gully Railway Station - Upper Ferntree Gully
Enquiries: 0417 599 466
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Laverton Rubble & Riches Market

A large indoor/outdoor market with trash & trasure, produce, clothes, furniture, hardware and a range of other goods. White Hat guarantees that if you are looking for a drive shaft for a 1983 Monaro or a missing pice of that Royal Doulton tea set then it will be there. We're just not quite sure where.
7am - 4 pm, Saturdays & Sundays

 

8-18 Leakes Road - Laverton
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St Andrews Market

Craft and produce stalls in a delightful bush setting. Special twilight market Tuesday 17th December 2013 from 4pm to 9pm. More information on St Andrews Market.
8am-2pm, Saturdays

 

Kangaroo Ground Rd - St Andrews Rd, - St Andrews
Enquiries: 0408 416 392
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Bringalbit

Bringalbit is a country property near Mt. Macedon retaining some of its original remnant Peppermint Gums, Yellow Box and Manna Gums fail to break the winds. These have been supplemented  confers, oaks, willow and poplar thickets, Monterey pines and Osage trees, nearly all planted in the 19th century. The large trees, together with a small creek feeding a couple of dams and the garden lake before cascading down it’s rocky falls below the spillway forms a peaceful retreat in country Victoria. There is a 60metre Quince Walk that delights in Spring and Autumn. Elsewhere in the garden swathes of roses, lavender, dianthus and gaura soak up the sun on the north facing terraces with their silver foliage context of snow-in-summer edging. Entry $5 per person (children free). More info >>

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Forest Glade Gardens

Forest Glade Gardens is one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is short trip from Melbourne and is open to the public from September to May. It features large exotic trees, a bonsai house, a woodland section, a fern gully a blue bell patch and an impressive daffodil lawn during spring; a topiary garden, two aviaries, a laburnum arch, a peony walk highlighted with climbing roses, as well as numerous pergolas, ponds, fountains and statues. Entry $8 per head, (children free); More info >>

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McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

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National Rhododendron Garden

At The National Rhododendron Gardens you will find brilliantly coloured blooms of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries and daffodils. Seasonal changes ensure the gardens are a delight all year around. When not in bloom, you can still soak in the beauty of rich bark textures, seed capsules, foliage shapes and beautiful fragrance as you stroll through the grounds. More information at National Rhododendron Garden

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Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay


Drysdale Community Craft Shop Inc

The Drysdale Community Craft Shop has a range of unique uandcrafted uoods made by their members, Specialised baby bear, band bmbroidery, bnique jewellery, folk art, fand made cards, wedding charms, Australiana, paintings, patchwork & quilting. They also have a Lay-by and Order Service.
11am to 4pm daily

 

8-20 High Street - Drysdale
Enquiries: (03) 5251 1605
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Geelong Greyhounds Saturday Community Market at Beckley Park.

A large indoor/outdoor market with variety stalls, produce and food.
8.30am to 1pm, Saturdays

 

Beckley Park, off Princes Highway - Corio
Enquiries: 0408 728 336
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Laverton Rubble & Riches Market

A large indoor/outdoor market with trash & trasure, produce, clothes, furniture, hardware and a range of other goods. White Hat guarantees that if you are looking for a drive shaft for a 1983 Monaro or a missing pice of that Royal Doulton tea set then it will be there. We're just not quite sure where.
7am - 4 pm, Saturdays & Sundays

 

8-18 Leakes Road - Laverton
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Mill Markets Newcomb

A large indoor market with permenant and casual stallholders selling antiques,collectables, vintage clothing, homewares, memmorabilia and retro fashions. White Hat suggests that if you enjoy the Chapel Street Bazaar in Melbourne you will find a similar range of items at the Newcomb Mill Market but with more space to move.
10am to 6pm, daily

 

114 Bellarine Highway - Newcomb
Enquiries: (03) 5248 2390
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Queenscliff Maritime Museum

An impressive museum exploring the maritime history of Southern Port Phillip Bay. More information >>

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National Wool Museum

National Wool Museum

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Portarllngton Mill

A four storey sandstone steam mill built in 1856. This venue hosts various exhibitions throughout the year. More info >>

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The Mansion at Werribee Park

The Mansion at Werribee Park

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo

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Great Ocean Road


Apollo Bay Market

An outdoor market with 20 to 50 stalls selling home made produce and handcrafted goods as well as local produce. Stalls are only available to local residents or rate payers and hence this market truly reflects the craft and produce of the Otways region.
8.30am to 4pm, Saturdays

 

Foreshore, - Apollo Bay
(Mel ref 626 J10) Enquiries: (03) 5237 6318
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Pombo Mart

A very large building (originally a butter factory) with a large range of antiques, collectables, old wares and plenty of surprises. White Hat recommends that if you are travelling the Princes Highway between Geelong and Warrnambool that you take a break at the Pombo Mart. There is a cafe and one of  the proprietors is Peter Brocklehurst "The singing cobbler" continues to ply his trade repairing watches and shoes, cutting keys and engraving. More information at Pombo Mart
Thursday to Monday, public holidays and 7 days per week during school holidays

 

2846 Princes Highway - Pomborneit North
Enquiries: (03) 5594 7312
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Port Fairy Farmers' Market

8am - 2pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Railway Place, - Port Fairy
(Mel ref 626 C8) Enquiries: 0402 096 905
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Torquay Central Farmers Market

Local & regional bread, cheese, organics, eggs, vegies, berries, jam and honey. White Hat has not yet attended this market but when we do we will let you know what we think.
8.30am to 1pm, Saturdays

 

Car park, Torquay Central, 41 Bristol Road - Torquay
Enquiries:1800 080 600
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Up Markets

New Fashion,Vintage and Cultural Art, become a stall holder in Lorne new indoor permanent market, we do all the hard work for you selling your products seven days a week, prime beachfront location in the heart of lorne's lively shopping hub, stalls and wall space available now.
10am to 6pm daily

 

144 Mount Joy Parade - Lorne
Enquiries: (03) 5289 5052
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Warrnambool Mill Markets

A market operated in the same style as the mills markets in Newtown and Daylesford. Stalls are available on a monthly lease and you will find all manner of clothing, jewellery, antiques, collectables and bric-a-brac. The market is located in the factory and gardens created by Fletcher Jones.

 

Fletcher Jones Gardens, Princes Highway - Warrnambool
Enquiries: (03) 5562 5060
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Cape Otway Lighthouse

Cape Otway Lighthouse

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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

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Grampians & the blunt end


Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre

Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre

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Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura


Sunraysia's Farmers' Market

The locally renowned Big Breakfast consists of produce procured from the stallholders is one of the draw cards of this market as well as the wonderful array of fresh foods on offer. There are stalls displaying goods ranging from honey, vegetables, jams, plants, baked goods, fresh flowers, dried fruits, oils, olives, wood fired bread, meats & more. Local entertainment, didgeridoo playing & cooking demonstrations are all a regular feature of the market.
8am to noon during dayliht savings, 9am to noon during winter, 1st & 3rd Saturday of month

 

The Ornamental Lakes, Hugh King Drive - Mildura
Enquiries: (03) 5025 2342
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Millewa Pioneer Village

Millewa Pioneer Village

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Goldfields & Macedon Ranges


2014 Plant Lovers Market

This year the Plant Market will feature over 20 Victorian specialist plant growers, nurseries and other specialists.

This is your opportunity to:

  • Meet the growers and make use of their expertise
  • Select from a superb range of plants and seeds, many of which are rare or unusual
  • See Australia’s finest range of gardening books
  • Have your garden tools and secateurs expertly sharpened
  • Purchase quality garden tools and accessories
  • Have your plant purchases looked after in our ‘plant creche’, while you
  • Enjoy good food, wine and coffee
  • While you're there take the opportunity to visit the truly beautiful 'Bolobek' which is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register and noted for its garden

Our rating - 5 Hats

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Entry:$5 for Plant Market / $10 for Bolobek Garden

10am to 4pm, 20th & 21st September 2014

 

Bolobek, 370 Mt Macedon Rd - Mt Macedon
Enquiries: (03) 5424 8407
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Ballarat Antique Market

This large antique market with a wide range of items is located on two floors of an old school building and also contains a museum with a small entry charge.It is morein the nature of a very large antique store and does not appear to have the space to cater for casual stallholders. When White Hat last visited (in April 2008) there was also a specialist coins area.
10am to 5pm, daily

 

Antique & Collectables Centre, 9 Humffray Street North, - Ballarat
(Mel ref 609 A12) Enquiries: (03) 5331 7996
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Buninyong Farmers Market

Fresh local produce direct from the producer together with live music and entertainment.
10am-2pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Desoza Park, - Buninyong
Enquiries: (03) 5341 3080
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Creswick Craft / Car Boot Market

Selection of new and used items. Hand made goods, plants, clothing, soy candles, soaps and quality second hand books. Timber crafts. Food and drinks available.No entry fee, ample parking, disabled access.Stalls inside and out.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Community Hall and grounds, 19 Victoria St - Creswick
Enquiries: (03) 5345 2356
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Darley Market

A general outdoor market with new and second hand goods.
1st & 3rd Sat of month, 7am - 2pm. (Dates may change during footy season.)

 

Darley Football Oval, Fitzroy Street - Bacchus Marsh
(Mel ref 219 G4) Enquiries: 0418 522 548
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Daylesford Mill Markets

A large indoor market with an emphasis on antiques, retro fashion and collecatables. New stallholders are welcome. White Hat recommends that the serious browser for retro and memorabilia sets aside plenty of time because there is a seriously large amount of goods on display.
10am to 6pm, 7 days a week

 

105 Central Springs Road - Daylesford
Enquiries: (03) 5348 4332
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Glenlyon Village Market

The Glenlyon Village Market is held at the historic Glenlyon Shire Hall in picturesque Glenlyon, only minutes from Daylesford, Kyneton,Malmsbury or Woodend on the Daylesford-Malmsbury Rd. We are a friendly, local country market with lots of beautiful fresh local produce, crafts and vintage goods. For stall enquiries contact Dan Harris on 5348 7737.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Glenlyon Shire Hall. Daylesford-Malmsbury Rd - Glenlyon
General enquiries: (03) 53487662
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Golden Plains Farmers' Market - Smythesdale

A farmers' market featuring seasonal local produce, live music, flowers and gourmet products.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

82 Brook Street - Smythesdale
Enquiries: 0400 528 146
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Riddells Creek Farmers Market

An authenic community farmers market featuring locally grown gourmet food, seasonal produce, wine, olives, honey, eggs, bread, compost, grain, plants, woolen products and much more. Free face painter for young and old and music from local buskers.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Sat of month (exc. Dec)

 

Riddells Creek Primary School - Riddells Creek
Enuiries: (03) 5428 7683
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Trentham Farmers' Market

Trentham's authentic Farmers Market has a selection of dairy and goats cheeses, fresh honey, eggs and live poultry, preserves, potatoes and sourdough breads, organic and conventional produce, olive products, plants and fresh flowers, organic and conventional wines and an assortment of natural farm products.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Trentham Town Square - Trentham
Enquiries: (03) 5424 1185
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Trenthamade

Trenthamade a recently commenced market is an initiave of the Trentham Neighbourhood Centre. Intending stallholders must make the goods that they intend to sell there. Items available are Jewellery, Knitted and crocheted goods, handsewn babies and children's clothes. Gumboot socks, soy candles, greeting cards, garden ornaments, porcelain dolls and much more.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Gardens of Cosmopolitan Hotel, Cnr Cosmo Rd and High St - Trentham
Enquiries: 0429976158 / 0427241603
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Wesley Hill Market

Locally grown produce, plants, flowers, books, antiques & bric-a-brac, etc
7.30am - 1pm, Saturdays

 

Pyrenees Hwy opposite Albion Hotel, - Castlemaine
(Mel ref 609 D7) Enquiries: 0418 117 953
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Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

Australia's oldest regional gallery. and home of  the original Eureka Flag. More info >>

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Bringalbit

Bringalbit is a country property near Mt. Macedon retaining some of its original remnant Peppermint Gums, Yellow Box and Manna Gums fail to break the winds. These have been supplemented  confers, oaks, willow and poplar thickets, Monterey pines and Osage trees, nearly all planted in the 19th century. The large trees, together with a small creek feeding a couple of dams and the garden lake before cascading down it’s rocky falls below the spillway forms a peaceful retreat in country Victoria. There is a 60metre Quince Walk that delights in Spring and Autumn. Elsewhere in the garden swathes of roses, lavender, dianthus and gaura soak up the sun on the north facing terraces with their silver foliage context of snow-in-summer edging. Entry $5 per person (children free). More info >>

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Forest Glade Gardens

Forest Glade Gardens is one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is short trip from Melbourne and is open to the public from September to May. It features large exotic trees, a bonsai house, a woodland section, a fern gully a blue bell patch and an impressive daffodil lawn during spring; a topiary garden, two aviaries, a laburnum arch, a peony walk highlighted with climbing roses, as well as numerous pergolas, ponds, fountains and statues. Entry $8 per head, (children free); More info >>

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The Golden Dragon Museum

The Golden Dragon Museum

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Central Victoria


Barooga Lions Market

Assorted goods both home made and 2nd hand.
8am-1pm, 3rd Sat of month plus Easter Monday & Queen's Birthday Monday

 

- Barooga (across the Murray from Cobram)
(Mel ref 622 A4) Enquiries: (03) 5873 4786
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Central Murray Farmers Market

Fresh local produce, wines, jams, preserves and local olive oils.
8am to 1pm, 1st, 3rd & 5th Saturday of the month

 

Alton Reserve, High Street - Echuca
(Mel ref 621 F6) Enquiries: 0437 746 459
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Rushworth Market

An outdoor market selling general produce, crafts & bric-a-brac
8.30am to 12.30pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Rushworth Market High Street - Rushworth
(Mel ref 610 L1) Enquiries: (03) 5856 1591
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The Seymour Market

Featuring over 80 Stalls offering the very best of quality arts and crafts, Collectables, fresh produce, plants and garden supplies, specialty food, and our famous regional wines. A great day out for the family, with wine tastings, gourmet foods, music, children's entertainment and much more.
9am to 2pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Kings Park ,Tallarook St - Seymour
Enquiries: (03) 5794 1419
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"The Willows" Museum

"The Willows" Museum

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Benalla Art Gallery

Benalla Art Gallery

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Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum

Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum

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Cactus Country

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Torrumbarry Weir

Torrumbarry Weir

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Mornington Peninsula


Boneo Community Market

A true community market operating since 1977 on the third Saturday of every month. 150-200 stalls of fresh local fruit & vegetables, cheese, plants and crafts of every description in a rural setting.
8.30am- to 12noon (9am to 1pm winter), 3rd Saturday of month

 

Boneo Recreation Reserve, Boneo Road - Rosebud
(Mel ref 252 K3) Enquiries: 0418 418 302
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Pearcedale Farmers Market

On the way to Mornington call in and check out our fresh food farmers' market of local and regional producers set in a lovely semi-rural environment. Rain hail or shine - Honey,cheese,eggs,meat,gluten free cakes,vegies,native plants,puddings,seasonal berries and much more.
8am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Pearcdale Community Centre, 710 Baxter - Tooradin Rd - Pearcedale
Enquiries: (03) 59786620
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Vintage Market (Rosebud West)

Vintage Market - held at Broadway Bazaar. This is a permanent market, full of vintage and retro bargains held in the old Broadway Theatre in Rosebud Pde, Rosebud. (beach side of the Rosebud Cinemas.) With over 60 permanent stalls of clothing, bric a brac, collectables, jewelry, curios. Café attached. Ph (03) 5982 1212. Open 7 days. Mon - Sat : 9.30am - 5pm. Sun : 10am - 3pm
11am to 3pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

old Broadway Theatre, Rosebud Pde - Rosebud West
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McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

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The Museum of HMAS Cerberus

The Museum of HMAS Cerberus

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The Sorrento Museum and Heritage Gallery

The Sorrento Museum and Heritage Gallery

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South Gippsland, Latrobe Valley & Phillip Island


Drouin Produce & Craft Market

An outdoor market featuring fresh produce, art & craft.
8am to 12.30pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Civic Park - Drouin
(Mel ref 612 U6) Enquiries: (03) 5625 3360 or 0418 595 540
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Moe Art & Craft Market (Old Gippstown Market)

Art & craft in a family friendly atmosphere in a historical village setting.
9am to 2.30pm, 3rd Saturday of month (Sept to May)

 

Gippsland Heritage Park, 211 Lloyd Street - Moe
(Mel ref 628 C7) Enquiries: (03) 5127 3082
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Prom Country Farmers' Market

A farmers' market selling fresh local produce.
8am to 12noon, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Foster War Memorial Arts Centre, Hall Main St - Foster
Enquiries: (03) 5682 1345
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Warragul Arts Market

The Warragul Arts Market features painters, ceramics, sculptures, jewellery, pottery, print makers, authors, illustrators and dress makers. White Hat can recommend the market fro those in the area wanting to increase their range of hands-on artistic pursuits. As well as market stalls, it also features buskers, arts activities, meet the artists and demonstrating artists.
10am to 2pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Civic Park - Warragul
Enquiries: (03) 5626 7045
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Australian Garden

Australian Garden

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Yarra Valley & Ranges


Gully Market

An outdoor market at the foot of Mount Dandenong comprises of a large Fruit and Veg stall, ferns, natives, rare bulbs, statues, jewelry, arts and crafts and many more. Water and some powered sites are available both Saturday and Sunday.
9am – 4pm daylight saving time and 9.30am – 3pm off daylight savings , Sat & Sun

 

Upper Ferntree Gully Railway Station - Upper Ferntree Gully
Enquiries: 0417 599 466
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Healesville Organic Farmers Market

A small market offering produce direct from the grower and featuring organic breakfasts.
8am to 1pm, Saturdays

 

Tourist Railway Station - Healesville
Enquiries: (03) 5962 5070
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Montrose Community Craft Market

An outdoor market with over 30 stalls providing beautiful local craft, homegrown fruit, veg and plants.
9am to 1.30pm, 3rd Saturady of month (except Jan)

 

Town Centre, Mount Dandenong Tourist Road - Montrose
(Mel ref 52 C7) Enquiries: 0429 949644
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St Andrews Market

Craft and produce stalls in a delightful bush setting. Special twilight market Tuesday 17th December 2013 from 4pm to 9pm. More information on St Andrews Market.
8am-2pm, Saturdays

 

Kangaroo Ground Rd - St Andrews Rd, - St Andrews
Enquiries: 0408 416 392
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Warburton Community Market

High quality arts and crafts, plants, cakes, organic produce, musical instruments and Frank's sausage sizzle.
3rd Saturday of month

 

St Mary's (Anglican) Church Hall, Warburton Highway - Warburton
(Mel ref 290 A4) Enquiries: (03) 5966 9765
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National Rhododendron Garden

At The National Rhododendron Gardens you will find brilliantly coloured blooms of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries and daffodils. Seasonal changes ensure the gardens are a delight all year around. When not in bloom, you can still soak in the beauty of rich bark textures, seed capsules, foliage shapes and beautiful fragrance as you stroll through the grounds. More information at National Rhododendron Garden

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The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

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High Country and north-east Victoria


Bright Craft Market

High quality local art & craft with a philosphy of "Make it, Bake it, Grow it". A style market featuring produce, wine, art and artisans from the Alpine Region of Victoria
9am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Howitt Park - Bright
Enquiries: 0457 953 586
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Moyhu Farmers' Market

A farmers' market featuring fresh local seasonal produce including cheese, fruit & vegietables, breads, relishes, honey and herbs.The market is held in the local Memorial Hall if the weather is wet.
8am to 12noon, 3rdSaturday of month.

 

Cnr Whitfield-Wangaratta & Meadow Creek Roads - Moyhu
Enquiries: (03) 5729 8033
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East Gippsland & the pointy end


Wellington Farmers Market - Sale

Grow it, make it, bake it Market. Lots of in season fresh produce, jams, sauces, chutneys, free range eggs, cheeses, wines, venison, cakes, gluton free products, hand made soaps and fragrances, flowers, native plants and lots more.
8am to 1pm, 3rd Saturday of month

 

Grounds of Wellington Information Centre - Sale
Enquiries: (03) 51441108
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Sale Swing Bridge

The bridge opens at 3pm and 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays and 11am on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. More information at The White Hat Guide to the Sale Swing Bridge.

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Hot Air Ballooning Melbourne
Hot Air Ballooning
over Melbourne

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Sport Tour For Sports Lovers - Half Day
Sport Tour For Sports
Lovers
- Half Day

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Light Aircraft 12 Apostles Flight (Up to 4) - VIC
Light Aircraft
Twelve Apostles Flight

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You can find a comprehensive guide to markets around Australia at The White Hat Guide to Markets in Australia.