Flinders Street Railway Station - Things to Know Before Visiting
Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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About Flinders Street Railway Station
The main station building, completed in 1909, is a cultural icon of Melbourne. The art nouveau style building, with its prominent dome, arched entrance, tower, and clocks is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. It is the busiest railway station in Australia, and the station has Australia's longest platform which is 708-metres long.
Attractions Near Flinders Street Railway Station
An African themed zoo. You can see animals such as the hippo as well as animals of the grassland, such as zebra, waterbuck, giraffe, ostrich, and rhinoceros, as well as the camel and the oryx.
Lysterfield Park was the venue for mountain biking events of the 2006 Commonwealth Games. It features a wide array of trails suitable for XC and trail MTB riding.
Anakie Gorge Walk is a 11.3 kilometer loop trail located near Staughton Vale, Victoria, Australia that features a lake. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. The Anakie Gorge is steep and rocky, making for picturesque views with dry forest and high escarpments.
A shallow, curving, 18 square kilometers tidal embayment with a single channel to the sea. The inlet has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area (IBA) because it supports over 1% of the world populations of double-banded plovers and red-necked stints, and has supported the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.
A hike through beautiful sceneries to the summit of mount Bishop.
Great hiking destinations with beaches, wild animals and a breathtaking sunset.