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Where is the branch located?
We are located at 319 Princes Hwy, Melbourne.
It’s time for your Hoppers Crossing Downtown Thrifty trip! Hoppers Crossing is an up-and-coming suburb within Melbourne, so if you choose to stay here you’ll have the best of the city but in a quieter locality.
The weather in Hoppers Crossing can vary every day. Be prepared for all kinds of weather - Melbourne is famous for having all four seasons in just one day. Simply pack a rain jacket and a spare jumper in your Thrifty rental just in case!
Hoppers Crossing will be a great base for your Victorian adventures. Ideally located in the southwest of Melbourne, Hoppers Crossing is close to the CBD and beaches, but also perfectly close to the start of some epic road trips, too. So, bring your sense of adventure as you’ll have heaps of fun in Hoppers Crossing with Thrifty.
As with any Melbournian suburb, Hoppers Crossing takes pride in its coffee options! Start your day with a spot of brekky and the perfect cup of coffee at either Jock + Mock, Morris and Heath, or Grindstone Kitchen! This will be the perfect start to your long day of adventures.
Let’s head into the main city for some sightseeing and shopping. Take in the sights of Melbourne and beyond from Eureka Skydeck. Sitting nearly 300 metres in the sky, this viewpoint is not for the faint-hearted! It does, however, promise views quite unlike any other in Melbourne.
Other top activities in Melbourne include the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Cricket Ground, and the National Gallery of Victoria. Melbourne is always busy with plenty to do and see - as Australia’s culture capital, it’s the host of some epic world-famous events. Take note of when your trip to Hoppers Crossing is - if you’re lucky something big will be happening in the city, too! From the Australian Open to the Grand Prix, there is something for everyone in Melbourne and the surrounding suburbs!
Are you ready for a trip to the beach? Because Hoppers Crossing is close to some epic ones! Embrace the sandy white shores at Werribee South Beach, Altona Beach, or Williamstown Beach. These beaches are typically quite flat so while you’ll not be able to get your surfboard out here, you will be able to enjoy long swims and other water-based activities!
Hoppers Crossing is close to the start of one of the most famous road trips in Victoria: The Great Ocean Road. Let’s head to the servo and get some great snacks for this roady because while it’s beautiful, it is long - so you’re going to need plenty of supplies! If you can, stay the night somewhere en route as you don’t want to miss what this gem of a trip has to offer. From the Twelve Apostles to Apollo Bay and Loch Ard Gorge, it’s so easy to see why this road trip is popular with both Australians and international travellers!
Hoppers Crossing is the perfect base for your Victorian adventure. This chilled-out suburb has plenty of cafes and dining options and is close enough to both the city and the surf that you’ll never run out of things to do! Plus, it’s close to the Great Ocean Road, which will be one of the best road trips you’ll ever take. And the best part of it all is that you can do it with your Thrifty rental! We can’t wait to see you soon at Hoppers Crossing Downtown!