Located 15 km from Melbourne CBD, Box Hill comprises of a large and energetic Asian community. With a population of 9762 people, this suburb comprises mainly of a population of couples and also students from the TAFE College in Box Hill. This Melbournian suburb is a bottle neck of sorts for most travellers who need to travel further by trams and buses. Therefore, it is very well connected by public transport, which also comprises of a large bus terminus. The Belgrave and Lilydale lines service the Box Hill railway station, which is located under Centro Box Hill. Tram route 109 was extended from Union road in Surrey Hill to Box Hill in May 2003 and runs along Whitehorse Road, running all the way to Port Melbourne via the city.
All these factors and much more add to its highly energetic vibe making Box Hill one of the liveliest suburbs of Melbourne. One of the primary suburbs of National Car and Truck rental, Box Hill is a mere 20-minute drive from Melbourne CBD.
Formerly known as Whitehorse Aquatic and Leisure centre, Aqualink Box Hill is run by Whitehorse council and provides residents with basketball courts, a gym, squash courts, tennis courts and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Box hill also has an 18-hole golf course, which is located at 202 on Station Street.
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Box Hill boasts a local Australian Rules football club. Currently affiliated with the Hawthorn football club; this club is playing in the Victorian Football League. Named after the city’s mascot, the white horse, this team was formerly known as the Mustangs. Box Hill is well equipped with educational institutions for all ages. St. Peter’s Anglican Kindergarten, Kingswood College Early Learning Centre, The Box Hill High School, Koonung Secondary College, Our Lady of Sion College, Kingswood College, Box Hill Senior Secondary College, are just a few to name. Residents also have easy access to Deakin’s Burwood Campus, La Trobe University and Monash University, via efficient bus services from the bus terminus at Box Hill. The University of Melbourne is a 30-minute train ride, where as the Swineburn University can be reached in just 10.
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Box Hill is home to some of Melbourne’s highly popular tour spots, such as the Box Hill Market. This market is the most authentic Asian market where you can find the freshest Asian produce, original seasonings, sauces and even genuine Chinese utensils that have been in use since centuries. The Louis Economy Shop is one of the most popular discount stores in Box Hill. The store has been in operation since 30 years and offers clothing merchandise to suit all seasons and ages, at unbelievably cheap prices.
Another great location in Box Hill is the Box Hill Community Art Centre. This is a hub for clay and tile artists and an absolute pleasure to walk around in. If you have any interest for observing a naturalistic style of architecture, the community art centre will have your eyes craving for more.