Melbourne Tourism welcomes in , for all your accommodation and travel needs, book your holiday today.The Fire Station Inn, part of the North Adelaide Heritage Group is a remarkable two storey Victorian building. It was built in 1866 as a shop and in 1904 was converted to a fire station. It remained a fire station until the present conversion to luxury accommodation by Rodney Twiss. The Fire Station Inn is versatile, as it can be booked as one complete townhouse of four bedrooms with three spa bathrooms or three separate suites each with their own ensuite spa bathroom. The Fire Engine suite is open plan with separate bathroom, which still has the fireman's pole. It features an enormous two person spa bath. The kitchen is hidden behind a red jarrah bar and is ideal for entertaining. This suite would not be complete without a real live fire engine - A red 1942 International complete with pumps and ladders. North Adelaide Heritage Group is a 2010 Fodor’s Choice recipient – for the fifth year in a row.
has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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