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Perth or Melbourne?

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Perth or Melbourne?

I m planning to bring my 2 kids to Australia during mid November, this is my first time to Austalia, please suggest should I choose Perth or Melbourne. My kids are 6 yrs old boy n 11yrs old girl. Planning to stay for about 5 days there. Thx

Broome, Australia
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1. Re: Perth or Melbourne?

Gosh, a very hard question, as both cities are great places to visit for children and adults alike.

I cannot see how any of us can really answer that question without you being more specific as to what you most want to do, enjoy, see and get from this holiday.

St. Gallen...
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2. Re: Perth or Melbourne?

Personally, I would pick Melbourne for holiday if it's your first time to Australia especially if you are more interested in urban areas rather than nature.. More things to see and do within the city limits.. But It's rather hard choice to pick if you are interested in nature as well.. So might be good if you specify you interest??


rural West Aussie
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3. Re: Perth or Melbourne?

If you're looking for nature, beaches, wildlife etc, then Perth. If you want edgy urban environment and the arts, Melbourne.

Nannup, Australia
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4. Re: Perth or Melbourne?

Why not Sydney or the Gold Coast?

Sydney, Australia
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for Sydney, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Business Travel, New South Wales
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5. Re: Perth or Melbourne?

Yes; why not Sydney ???

It does depend on your family interests ???

ie.. do they like swimming, shopping, nature etc.etc...

South Pole
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6. Re: Perth or Melbourne?

perth, only becuse it's closer.

Broome, Australia
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7. Re: Perth or Melbourne?

Maybe he has friends who have travelled to or studied in Perth or Melbourne...best we wait to hear me thinks.

8. Re: Perth or Melbourne?

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