The town of Essendon lies 10 Km from the central business district of Melbourne. It is is a perfect place to enjoy a weekend away from the city hustle bustle, after a hard week of work. Essendon is bounded in the west by Hoffmans Road, in the north by Keilor Road and Woodland Street, in the east by the Moonee Ponds Creek, and in the south by Buckley Street. Essendon is best known as the birthplace of Steve Irwin - the croc hunter. The town experiences a pleasant weather all year round - with the highest average high of 26.3 degree celcius in January and lowest average low of 5.5 degree celcius in June.