Day Out

Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC
3067
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Beautiful galleries, gardens, cafes, festivals, art therapy sessions

Phone Number: 03 9415 3600
Opening Hours: 7:30am – 10:00pm daily. Office open 9:00am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday. 
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible on most paths
Booking Required: No
Suitable Age Range: Depends on activity
Cost: Free entry
Council Area: Yarra City
Accessible Beaches
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Take a trip to the beach with Melbournes range of wheelchair accessible beaches. Accessible beaches have ramps and beach matting that make it easier for wheelchair users to enjoy our beautiful coastline

Phone Number: 1300 653 356
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible
Booking Required: No
Suitable Age Range: All Ages
Cost: Free
Council Area: Kingston, Port Phillip, Hobsons Bay, Mornington Peninsula, Bayside
Alamein Community Garden
49 Ashburn Grove, Ashburton VIC
3147
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Garden beds for rent on annual basis. Plots not always available

Phone Number: (03) 9885 9401
Accessibility: No Wheelchair Access
Booking Required: Yes
Suitable Age Range: All Ages
Cost: $15-25 per year
Council Area: Boroondara
All Access Disco
The Corner, 91 Wilsons Rd, Mornington VIC
3931
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Discos for all ages and abilities, carers are free

Phone Number: 5950 1630
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible
Booking Required: No
Suitable Age Range: All Ages (Under 16 must be accompanied by a carer)
Cost: $5 entry (carers free)
Council Area: Mornington Peninsula Shire
Blue Hills Berries and Cherries
27 Parker Road, Silvan VIC
3795
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Self pick blueberries, cherries and strawberries, there’s also a gift shop for local produce, jams and ice-cream

Phone Number: (03) 9737 9400
Opening Hours: Consult website for up-to-date opening hours
Accessibility: Not wheelchair accessible
Booking Required: No
Suitable Age Range: All Ages
Cost: Free entry (Picking prices vary depending on berry type)
Council Area: Yarra Ranges
Boroondara Farmers Market
Patterson Reserve, East, Aubrun Rd Hawthorn VIC
3122
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Buy fresh local fruits and vegetables

Phone Number: 9278 4444
Opening Hours: Every third and fifth Saturday of the month from 8:00am – 1:00pm
Accessibility: Crowded
Booking Required: No
Suitable Age Range: All Ages
Cost: Free Entry
Council Area: Boroondara
Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Melbourne Museum, 11 Nicholson St, Carlton VIC
3053
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Bunjilaka presents the Koorie experience. Discover the stories and vibrant culture of Victoria’s first nation peoples

Phone Number: 13 11 02
Opening Hours: Daily 10am–5pm, Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible (free wheelchair hire available)
Booking Required: No
Suitable Age Range: All Ages
Cost: $15 for Adults, free for Child and Concession (Companion Card accepted).
Council Area: Melbourne
Cactus Country
4986 Murray Valley Hwy, Strathmerton VIC
3641
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Several gardens and trails filled with lots of different species of cacti and succulents. All trails are wheelchair accessible, but may be difficult in rainy/wet weather. There’s also a Mexican restaurant that serves special cake and ice cream made from edible cacti

Phone Number: 0427 745 271
Opening Hours: 7 days 9.00am – 5:00pm.
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible (may be difficult in wet weather)
Booking Required: No
Suitable Age Range: All Ages
Cost: Adult: $17.50 Seniors: $15.00 Children (5-15 years): $7.50. Companion Card accepted
Council Area: Wider Melbourne (Strathmerton)
Camberwell Sunday Market
Market Place, Camberwell, VIC
3124
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A market filled with hand crafted and second-hand goods; you can also hire a stall to sell your own handcrafted goods

Opening Hours: Every Sunday, 6:30am -12:30pm, except Sundays occurring 10 days before Christmas
Accessibility: Crowded
Booking Required: No
Suitable Age Range: All Ages
Cost: Free Entry
Council Area: Boroondara
Council Festivals
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Range of different festivals and shows throughout the year

Phone Number: (03) 9840 9355 (Manningham Council)
Accessibility: Depends on the venue
Booking Required: No
Suitable Age Range: All Ages
Cost: Depends on event
Council Area: Manningham