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Melbourne Tourist Attractions & Activities

It’s no secret why Melbourne is consistently named “the world’s most liveable city” year after year. It’s easy to get around there’s plenty to see and with seemingly endless options for things to do in Melbourne it’s an incredible place to call home for even a short time. From vibrant nightlife to amazing restaurants that feature every type of cuisine from around the world

this gem in Victoria is popular with travellers adventurers and families alike. Come and see why millions of people flock to Melbourne every year.

What to Do in Melbourne

Whether you are an art enthusiast or prefer to live life in the fast lane Australia’s cultural capital has no shortage of tours and sightseeing options for whatever type of getaway you seek. For those who prefer a refined holiday the National Gallery of Victoria Australia’s oldest public art museum is a must-see and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art holds a unique collection of modern art unlike anywhere else. There are also plenty of art film and cultural festivals that take place nearly year-round across the city and the East End Theatre District boasts a number of nightly performances for all interests and budgets. Catch a show enjoy a nightcap and marvel at the artistic beauty radiating throughout this neighbourhood.

For those with a taste for active pursuits another of Melbourne’s nicknames may appeal to you—the "World's Ultimate Sports City". Between tennis Formula One racing golf and a multitude of other sporting opportunities a day watching or playing sports is virtually always available. Of course no holiday is complete without a trip to the top of the Eureka Skydeck 88 (one of the top Melbourne tourist attractions). A bird’s-eye view of the city awaits those who face the 360-degree panorama.

You’ll find first-rate adventures around every corner in Melbourne. If you’re up for some more exploration expand your journey north and discover the plethora of things to do in Sydney as well. No matter where you sojourn in Australia you’ll find great deals on Expedia.com.au. Our affordable packages make it easy for you to plan book and go. With hotels flights and car hire deals it’s never been easier to start planning your getaway leaving you with extra time (and money) to enjoy the journey. Book your trip today and start experiencing the best of Melbourne right away.

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Melbourne Central Business District

Explore the magnificent Southbank riverfront, experience the city’s cultural charms in the arts precinct and see a glimpse of colonial history in central Melbourne.

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Southbank

Explore this eclectic neighbourhood, which features hotels, galleries, bars and a casino complex on the south side of Melbourne's Yarra River.

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St Kilda

Just behind Melbourne’s iconic St. Kilda Beach, this historic suburb is famous for its art scene, live music venues, mouth-watering cakes and the wild rides of Luna Park.

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Docklands

A gorgeous harbour with waterfront dining and jaw-dropping city skyline views… this might sound more like another popular Australian city, but surprise – it’s Melbourne!

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Fitzroy

Delve into the eclectic mix of art galleries, second-hand clothing stores, gourmet cafés and trendy bars in Melbourne's first suburb.

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Richmond

Home to a diverse range of cultures, this inner-city suburb has fantastic shopping, courtyard cafés, delicious Vietnamese food and a thriving live music scene.

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