This 30 minute program is a beautiful portrait of Melbourne - capital city of Victoria. It is the second largest city of Australia and comes to life as the nation's most cosmopolitan, with a vigorous international lifestyle.
Through our camera's, you'll see Melbourne's famous trams rumbling along gracious avenues. You'll feel the tranquillity of its famous parks and colourful, manicured gardens, you will visit its elegant mansions, like Como House, Werribee Park ..... a grand landmark from a golden age.
See the oldest zoo in Australia ..... Cooks cottage in beautiful Fitzroy Gardens ..... and inside Old Melbourne Gaol, where Australia's most notorious bush ranger Ned Kelly spent his last days.
Enjoy the stunning beauty of the Dandenong Ranges where Puffing Billy, Australia's most loved steam train, still puffs its way through sunlit fern gullies. See lovely tucked away villages like Marysville, draped in autumn colours. Travel back in time to the great gold rush days of Sovereign Hill in Ballarat. Relive life as it was on the very gold fields where Melbourne's wealth was mined.
Discover the National Wool Museum at Geelong ..... Phillip Island with it's unforgettable penguin parade ..... the magnificent Australian bush sanctuary of Healesville ..... all these highlights and more are here in this one very memorable program. Another beautifully filmed program in the Panorama Australia Series.
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