Melton is an urban area within metropolitan Melbourne located 35 kilometres west of the city’s central business district. Melton is considered to be Victoria's home to harness racing and is a popular tourist destination for those involved with the sport. The region is abundant with trainers, drivers and enthusiasts, making it an ideal destination for anyone who enjoys racing.
Melton is also home to some of the best and rarest examples of dry-stone walls in Australia, and there is a local trail which allows the public to experience and enjoy this important historical element.
Melton City is part of the Sunbury Wine Region and is a haven of award winning wineries. Visitors have the opportunity to experience sample world class wines at the vineyard cellar door.