Herdsa 2010



Melbourne city skyline
Melbourne city skyline

Etihad Stadium
Etihad Stadium, Melbourne

Albert Park, Melbourne
Albert Park, Melbourne

Chapel Street, Melbourne
Chapel Street, Melbourne

Brighton beach houses, Melbourne
Brighton beach houses, Melbourne

The Twelve Apostles, Victoria
The Twelve Apostles, Victoria

The Grampians, Victoria
The Grampians, Victoria

The Geelong Waterfront, Victoria
The Geelong waterfront, Victoria

Travel

Arrival and departure


Shuttle bus

Skybus runs a shuttle from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) to the Melbourne Central Business District. Skybus operates seven days a week, including public holidays. The trip between Melbourne Airport and the city takes approximately 20 minutes and services depart every 10-15 minutes. SkyBus also offers free hotel transfers from Southern Cross Station to most hotels and motels within the Melbourne CBD (list of hotels and motels included in this service). For information visit the Skybus web site or call +61 3 9335 2811.

The Sita Group provide transfers between Avalon Airport and Southern Cross Station seven days a week. For more information check the Sita Group web site or call +61 3 9689 6888.

By taxi

The distance from Melbourne Airport to Hilton on The Park Melbourne is approximately 25kms and will cost between $48 and $70 each way.

Getting there from Melbourne CBD by tram and train

Tram numbers 48 and 75, both from Flinders Street station, stop directly in front of Hilton on The Park. The trip takes about 10 minutes. The Hilton hotel is also located opposite Jolimont railway station. Use the Viclink journey planner to help plan your trip.

Getting there by car

For delegates who will be driving to the Hilton, daily car parking is available at a discounted rate of $21 per day (normally $29 per day). To access the car park please enter the main driveway of the Hotel, located off 192 Wellington Parade, proceed down the car park ramp and take a ticket. To ensure you receive the discounted rate please proceed to the Hotel Reception desk and advise that you are attending the HERDSA conference. If you are staying in residence at the Hotel, the cost of the parking will be charged to your room account. For delegates not staying in the Hotel, the Hotel Reception staff will exchange your parking ticket for a discounted voucher.

Explore Melbourne

Melbourne is an exciting and vibrant city renowned for its cafes, fine dining, world class sporting events, art galleries and theatres. Visitors to Melbourne can explore Melbourne's lane ways, beautiful parks and public spaces or head directly to some of Melbourne's major attractions:

For more information about Melbourne's attractions visit the That's Melbourne web site or the Visit Victoria web site.

Getting around Melbourne

Melbourne is serviced by a network of trains, trams and buses. For ticket prices, timetables, route maps and further information check the Metlink web site.

The Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle bus is free and travels on a 13 stop circuit through the highlights of the city. For further information visit the shuttle web site. The City Circle tram is a free service that circumnavigates the central business district. For further information including route maps and timetable visit the City Circle tram web site.

Regional Victoria

Take some extra time during your visit to explore regional Victoria. From the rugged coastline of the Great Ocean Road to the lush green vistas of the Grampians National Park, Victoria has something to offer all visitors including:

More information about Victoria's attractions is available on the Visit Victoria web site.