City Edge Motel, Abbotsford is conveniently located on Melbourne's doorstep and is ideally suited for business, travelers, visitors and long weekends or for those looking for a longer-term place to stay close to all city venues. Only 10min tram ride away from CBD City Edge Motel is close and has an easy access to major sporting events and tourist attractions. An abundance of shops including Smith St. and Bridge Road factory outlets; restaurants and cafes on Victoria and Brunswick St. Close to Mercy private hospital, St. Vincent Hospital, Epworth Hospital. Anything you need just a short tram ride away!
Established in 2002, this Victorian Farmers' Market Association accredited market brings more than 50 Victorian producers to inner-city Melbourne on the second Saturday of each month.
The market is thrilled to have been awarded Australia's Outstanding Farmers' Market at the 2010 Delicious Magazine National Produce Awards....
Improvisation workshop for beginners with Impro Melbourne.
Spontaneity is an introduction to the skills, language, theory and concepts of improvisation explored through the use of games, exercises and discussion in a safe, friendly, playful atmosphere.
Spontaneity is a great way to challenge yourself, bring laughter and play into your world and break out of your comfort zone.
Spontaneity is the mandatory first course of the Impro Melbourne workshop program. It requires no prior improvisation or performance experience.
There are two courses starting:
Tuesdays in Prahran and Wednesdays in Abbotsford
Note: Impro Melbourne workshops are for ages 18 and over....
Sea Kayak Australia was established in 1994 and is based in Melbourne. Sea Kayak Australia undertakes kayak tours, kayak courses and kayak hire around Victoria.
Sea kayaking is unique, adventurous and environmentally interactive as you get to see dolphins, seals and eagles at close quarters in a tranquil setting. It is a great way to see the countryside and experience something new.
Kayak hire is located 300 metres from the Yarra River in Abbotsford and located close to public transport via bus or train. Kayak hire is available all year round. A kayak trolley is provided to transport your kayak down to the river. You can paddle into the city from the hire location or take a leisurely paddle for a few hours.
All kayak tours include kayaking gear, sea kayak guide, historical commentary, drinks and gourmet lunch. Sea kayak tours are a great idea for birthday parties, corporate events and schools excursions.
Half day tours are located in the City, at St Kilda beach and Williamstown. Full day sea kayak tours are six hours duration (four hours paddling time) and are located at Sorrento and Phillip Island.
Gift vouchers are available online. Please see the website for further details....
The 2016 Supper Market season will run on Friday night from January 6 to February 24.
Escape the hustle and bustle for an enchanting evening out. Bring your picnic rug and enjoy sitting on the garden lawns while eating delicious food served from the stalls, while being serenaded by a music that's perfect to set your mood for the weekend.
The Supper Market also offers a selection of stalls selling summer threads, second hand books, hand crafted jewellery, herbs, seedlings and more.
Eats ' Beats ' Treats...
For a true destination experience, catch the 30 minute ferry from Circular Quay, or any of the many stops in between along the idyllic Parramatta River to the Abbotsford Wharf, home of the famous Sydney Rowing Club.
Established in 1870, the Sydney Rowing Club is the oldest rowing club in NSW with past members including A.B. 'Banjo' Patterson, and the first Prime Minister of Australia, Sir Edmund Barton. After a recent major redevelopment Sydney Rowing Club has received many awards.
Uninterrupted 270 degree water views, multiple dining options including indoor and outdoor, live entertainment, and conveniently accessible by car, bus or ferry. Sydney Rowing Club is an amazing venue and combined with the ferry trip it is a 'must do' Sydney experience.
Come behind the scenes at Carlton Brewhouse, the home of Australia's favourite beers such as Carlton Draught, Victoria Bitter, Pure Blonde, Fosters and more.
Join the friendly guides for a fun and interactive tour of the countries largest brewery, where you can see how over two million litres of beer is brewed daily, and admire over 1000 beer bottles being filled and sealed every minute.
The Carlton Brewhouse overlooks Australia's largest brewery and the home to some of Australia's favourite beers including Carlton Draught, Victoria Bitter and Carlton Dry.
Visitors can enjoy a beer expedition, following the River of Beer through the iconic Abbotsford Brewery while the Brewhouse visitor centre boasts multiple interactive displays and a beer garden complete with footy and cricket nets.
The Carlton Brewhouse features a Brewery Fresh unpasteurised beer tank, ensuring guests can taste the freshest Carlton Draught, straight from the brewery and the Brewhouse café offers delicious meals matched to our extensive range of beers and ciders.
The Carlton BrewHouse Cafe is also open seven days a week offering delicious traditional pub style meals before or after your tour. Bookings for lunch are not required....
Collingwood Children's Farm is only five kilometres from the centre of Melbourne, nestled on a bend of the Yarra River lies seven hectares of paddocks, gardens, orchards, rustic buildings and shady trees.
Open every day of the year. Visitors can milk the cow at 10:00am and 4:00pm, bottle feed young lambs (seasonal), wander around, feed the animals, help with farm chores, go into the paddocks with the sheep and goats, cuddle a guinea pig, waddle with the ducks, feed the chooks, look for eggs or just sit and unwind under a shady tree or on the banks of the Yarra River.
A Farmer's Market is held on the second Saturday of every month and family day with pony rides, tractor rides and a reasonably priced barbecue is on the first Sunday of every month.
The Farm Cafe offers a variety of foods catering for adults and children....