Located a short distance from many accommodation options next to the Melbourne Airport, Living Legends in Melbourne has been founded with the purpose of letting the public interact with retired racehorses.
Living legends, which is based at Woodlands Homestead in Woodlands Historic Park, is known to take care of older horses. This place also contributes to equine research. Here, one may find the stars of the famous Melbourne Cup, Japan Cup, Caufield Cup, and many other beautiful retired horses.
Things to Know
Since Living Legends is located close to Melbourne Airport, it has a service to pick visitors up and drop them off at the airport. This makes it a convenient attraction to visit during your stay at a Melbourne Airport hotel the likes of PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport.
Things to Do
For a nominal fee, you can wander over to the paddocks of these prized horses and discover what their daily routine is like. You can even join a daily guided tour for an additional fee where you can greet the horses while the guide narrates to you their racing history and personalities.
Explore Woodlands Homestead
A grand home that is also part of Victoria’s heritage, Woodlands Homestead was founded in the early 1840s. Here, one may discover rooms with a range of art and racing memorabilia that showcase the colourful pasts of retired horses.