Location

Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia
25 McCarthy Road, Monbulk, Victoria, 3793

The Australian Dharma Celebration will be hosted by Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia, the national centre for Kadampa Buddhism in Australia. Located an hour outside of Melbourne in the lush forest of the Dandenong Ranges, it is the perfect place for enjoying inner peace. Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia has a beautiful world peace temple and holds a large range of meditation classes, courses and events, suitable for everyone.

Directions

Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia (KMC Australia) is located in the Dandenong Mountains to the east of Melbourne. The centre is just south of the Silvan Reservoir, between Monbulk and Silvan (Melways: Page 122, Ref E10). view online map

Driving

Via Eastern Freeway – online map for this route
Via Monash Freeway (M1) – online map for this route

For those coming by car there is parking available at KMC Australia, however it must be booked.

Belgrave train station pick-up service

The KMC Australia pick-up service to and from Belgrave Train Station costs $7 each way.

The Belgrave train station pick-up service can be booked when you make your booking.

PICK-UP SERVICE – from Belgrave Train Station to KMC Australia ($7)
Please note that you should allow up to 3 hours travelling time from the airport to Belgrave Station
Thursday 13 April: 6pm
Friday 14 April: 11am • 2pm • 3pm • 4pm • 5pm • 6pm • 7pm • 9.45pm
Saturday 15 April: 10am
Sunday 16 April: 10.15am
Monday 17 April: 10.15am

DROP-OFF SERVICE – to Belgrave Train Station ($7)
Please note that you should allow up to 3 hours travelling time from Belgrave Station to the airport.
Saturday 15 April: 5.45pm
Sunday 16 April:  5.45pm
Monday 17 April: 1pm • 2pm • 5.30pm

By public transport

For those coming on public transport take the Belgrave line train all the way to Belgrave (the end of the line) – the journey is just over an hour from the centre of Melbourne. From Belgrave Station the easiest option is to catch a taxi or to book a pick-up from KMC Australia online.

For details of train and bus times visit www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au

To order a taxi from Belgrave station to the KMC Australia call either Emerald Taxis (in advance) on 03 5968 2822 or Dandenong Ranges Taxis on 03 9753 6933. Cost is approximately $25.

From the airport

From Tullamarine Airport (Melbourne) take the Skybus to Southern Cross Station (formerly Spencer Street) – the buses leave every 15 minutes and the journey takes about 25 minutes. The cost is $19 one-way or $36 return. From Southern Cross Station follow the public transport directions outlined above.
From Avalon Airport (in Geelong) take the Site Sunbus to Southern Cross Train Station (formerly Spencer Street) – the journey is about an hour and costs $20 each way. From here follow the public transport directions outlined above.

 

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