Mt Alexander Regional Park

Just over 100kms north of Tarneit along the Calder Freeway in Harcourt is Mt Alexander Regional Park. Rising to about 650 to 700m above sea level, this fantastic regional park in the Victorian goldfields features walk-in dispersed camping with a bonus – dogs are allowed on lead! There aren’t too many good camping spots (free…

Bellbridge Drive, Hoppers Crossing

Altitude: 100m. Bell bridge Drive on Hoppers Crossing, facing south – as seen from the sky. This suburb is about 7 to 10minutes drive from Tarneit. Bellbridge Primary School can be seen to the left of the pano. To the right is the Hoppers Crossing drainage reserve. Closer to the horizon are the Hoppers Crossing…

Truganina

An almost-360 panorama of Truganina, Tarneit’s next door neighbour, facing north. Compared to Tarneit, the suburb is about five kilometres closer to the city but they’ve yet to get their train station built. Altitude: 100m Shot with: Tarneit from the Sky by BT is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at https://livingintarneit.wordpress.com….

Skeleton Creek, Truganina

Truganina is Tarneit’s next door neighbour. Here is Skeleton Creek with its surrounding homes. Taken off Morris Road. This panorama faces north. Shot with: Altitude: 30m Tarneit from the Sky by BT is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at https://livingintarneit.wordpress.com. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at https://livingintarneit.wordpress.com.

Leakes Road Construction

An update on the construction around Leakes Road. Mid-February 2017. Shot with: Tarneit from the Sky by BT is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at https://livingintarneit.wordpress.com. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at https://livingintarneit.wordpress.com.

Melbourne Zoo

Aerial panorama of Melbourne zoo. The Melbourne CBD sits on the horizon. In the foreground is the train lines of Royal Park station. A short 30min drive eastwards from Tarneit, the Melbourne zoo is highly recommended for a day out with family! >> Image Available at Wikicommons Shot with: Tarneit from the Sky by BT is licensed under…

Point Gellibrand Heritage Coastal Park

There are plenty of seaplanes and aerial traffic here. Had to keep the quadcopter at a relatively safe altitude of 50m. Quite a few transmission towers here too so keeping the quad talking via wifi to the controller. It proved difficult flying here without Lightbridge. Altitude: 50m Shot with: Tarneit from the Sky by BT…

Williamstown

Williamstown, taken from Hatt Reserve. This beautiful gateway to the Yarra is just 30minutes drive from Tarneit down Kororoit Creek Road. Here there’re loads of large areas for families, off-leash dog parks aplenty, plus you’re sure to get some extraordinary sunsets with the CBD and Port Philip Bay in accompaniment. Ships can be seen coasting…

A Dance of Shadows

Taken over Baden-Powell Road with the upcoming Tarneit Central in the background. Shot with: Altitude: 100m Tarneit from the Sky by BT is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at https://livingintarneit.wordpress.com. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at https://livingintarneit.wordpress.com

Serendip Sanctuary

Serendip Sanctuary is a gem that’s a 30-minute drive from Tarneit. Come experience the open grassy woodland and wetlands of the volcanic Western Plain and frolick in more than 200 ha of wildlife reserve. There’s an abundance of birds and a handful of mammals (Wallabies and Eastern Grey Kangaroos) that make this spot a must visit…

Bacchus Marsh

Just 30 minutes away from Tarneit via the Western freeway, the lush valley of Bacchus Marsh features a good number of fruit farms and vineyards – great for a family day out. Altitude: 120m Tarneit from the Sky by BT is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at…