Surrey Hills Water Hole

Surrey Dive in Surrey Hills in the mid 1950’s. It was an old quarry that had been converted into a swimming hole. My dad remembers that it was very deep and the water very cold. Photo taken about 1955-56. Source: facebook.com/LostMelbourne

Fitzroy Gardens

Since the beginning of time, Melburnians have spent lazy days at the Fitzroy Gardens with so much to do and see… the delightful Fairies Tree, the recently renovated Tudor Village, The Conservatory and not forgetting Captain Cooks’ Cottage.

Werribee Open Range Zoo

We used to call it Werribee Zoo but its real name is Werribee Open Range Zoo, and after you have visited this excellent zoo you will understand why. The bus tour will take you on a journey where you will be amazed by the sights and sounds of Africa yet you are not far from Melbourne. SOURCES […]

Darebin Creek

Darebin Creek runs through the northern suburbs of Melbourne into the Yarra River. The creek flows through Epping, Reservoir, Bundoora, Fairfield, Darebin Parklands then running into the Yarra at Alphington. Darebin Creek is the municipal boundary between the City of Darebin and City of Banyule. RESOURCES wikipedia.org/wiki/Darebin_Creek friendsofdarebincreek.org.au Fix La Trobe Lakes Bridge Darebin Bridge […]