Sydney-Melbourne Touring is the primary place to plan a road trip and adventure between Melbourne and Sydney along the two scenic routes, the Coastal Drive and the Inland Heritage Drive. Plan your itinerary, select accommodation and browse and book activities like bus tours, campervans, kayaking, bushwalking and hot air ballooning.
Along the journey visit splendid little towns and hamlets bursting with hospitality and things to do.
Explore the south-east coast of Australia with more than 1400 kilometres of coastline and over 800 beaches (290 of them being surf beaches). Travel the inland route and experience Australia's pioneering and agricultural spirit with gold, food and wine around places like Bendigo, Albury and Goulburn, and visit Australia's capital city, Canberra, with days and days of museums, galleries and activities to experience.
Start your Sydney-Melbourne roadtrip tour here.
Cockington Green Gardens first opened to the general public on November 3, 1979. Created by Doug and Brenda Sarah, Cockington Green Gardens is a family owned and operated business with four generations involved in its creation.
The original display consists of building from the U.K only, however, in 1977 work commenced on developing the international section. This international exhibit was first incorporated into the gardens in 1998. After initial interest from a few Embassies in Canberra, the project has gradually grown into a wonderful multicultural display with 31 countries currently represented, including some from Australia.
All of these buildings are set within beautifully landscaped gardens. We have over 600 varieties of plants, many of wich are miniatures and dwarf varieties. Twice a year approximately 15.000 annuals are planted in border display beds.
Attached to our cafe is the Rose room indoor display. This display includes an international doll collection, two remarkable doll's houses. The larger is a thirty-two room Victorian mansion "Waverly". The other is "Misrule", which is associated with the story "The Seven Little Australian's" written by Ethel Turner.
Other features such as a miniature steam train ride, barbeque facilities, playground, cafe and gift shops makes Cockington Green Gardens an ideal family destination.
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Distance to main touring route:On touring route Operating season:All year round. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day
11 Gold Creek Road, ACT 2913
Phone: +61 2 6230 2273
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Drive from Sydney to Melbourne and Melbourne to Sydney for a memorable roadtrip. Find activities and accommodation along the coast and inland. Meet the wildlife, enjoy the food and wine and stay at some wonderful, welcoming cottages, guesthouses, camp grounds and motels. Plan your holiday now.