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7 Super Useful Free Travel Apps for Easter Holiday 2016

March 18, 2016, 3 Mins Read.
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Getting away for a long weekend is something we all look forward to here in Australia, and with a 4 day long Easter break coming up from 25 March, you might be thinking about leaving the big city for a couple of days.

The team here at WebAlive loves to travel so we’ve decided to share some useful mobile apps that make it easy to access information quickly when you’re travelling around Victoria. Below are our top 7 travel apps that you’re sure to find useful:

1. Penguin Parade, Phillip Island

Penguin Parade, Phillip Island

This app provides detailed and interactive information which will enhance your visit to the world famous Penguin Parade at Philip Island.

Key features include:

  • Daily updates on the arrival times of penguins and directions
  • History of the Penguin Parade and how to protect the little penguin colony
  • Adopt your own penguin and contribute to conservation
  • Hear the Welcome to Country by a local Aboriginal elder and listen to her story about penguins
  • Detailed information about penguins through rich interactive images

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 2. Great Ocean Road

 Great Ocean Road This app provides you with all the information you need for travelling down the world famous Great Ocean Road, including walks and waterfalls, places to stay and the best restaurants in the area.

It also allows you to filter the results by interests, get directions to over 500 places, book accommodation online, see trip itineraries, save your favourite places to share with friends and a whole lot more.

Key features include:

  • Information on 150 accommodation options
  • Online booking over 75 accommodation options from your phone
  • Browsing over 180 attractions in the area
  • Find koala and kangaroo hot spots
  • Map directions to over 500 popular travel destinations
  • Phone or email businesses directly from your phone
  • Details of all Information Centres and Vline Bus services
  • $3.00 discount from the Cape Otway Light station when you show this app

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 3. Visit Marysville Victoria

Visit Marysville VictoriaNestled in the rolling hills of the Great Dividing Range, Marysville offers a year-round feast of fabulous activities. This app features the best of what Marysville has to offer and incorporates not only well-known attractions but also regional delights and seasonal activities.

Key features include:

  • A sensational range of short to longer walks with directions
  • Audio and soundscapes to accompany some walking trails
  • Day and weekend planners
  • Information on surrounding towns
  • A spectacular photo gallery of local images
  • Flora and fauna field guides
  • Current weather
  • Services map
  • Ability to save your favourites and share them

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 4. Mt Buller Live

Mt Buller Live

This app serves as a unique and comprehensive all-season guide to Mount Buller Resort, providing a vast amount of information at your fingertips.

Key features include:

  •  Locate yourself on the Mt Buller trail map
  •  Share your location or see your friends’ locations on the trail map
  •  Record your runs and log vertical metres and distance
  •  Find up-to-date information about the mountain, including which trails are groomed, snow conditions, weather, and webcam images
  •  Easily locate and contact key places at the resort and Village with the built-in directory
  •  Learn about events from the events calendar
  •  Learn facts, statistics and history of the resort

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5. Discover Daylesford

Discover DaylesfordFrom leading spas to incredible restaurants, shops and galleries this app will ensure you find the best experiences Daylesford has to offer.

Key Features:

  • Information on Daylesford’s best dining, spa, shopping, nature and cultural experiences
  • Useful hints and tips
  • A selection of itineraries to help plan your time in Daylesford
  • Locating the activities taking place at nearby places
  • A range of featured local events featured
  • List your favourite spots and share them with your friends

6. Great Southern Touring Route

Great Southern Touring Route

This app covers Geelong & the Bellarine, Great Ocean Road, Grampians and Ballarat Goldfield regions. The app provides detailed information on the places that you must visit along with useful information of accommodations and restaurants.

Key features include:

  • Detailed regional information
  • Detailed information on tour operators, accommodation, attractions and restaurants
  • Instant access to product contact details
  • Dynamic video content
  • Detailed mapping
  • Itinerary Planner

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7. Fuel Map Australia

 Fuel Map Australia

Fuel Map is a crowd-sourced database of petrol stations and fuel prices from all across Australia. The slide-in site list makes it easy to find the cheapest petrol station nearby in seconds. Fuel Map also comes up with a handy fuel log so you can keep track of your fuel purchases, as well as your vehicle’s fuel economy.

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