Melbourne is a city filled with energy, always pulsing to the rhythm. At any time of day or night, you can find something to fill your batteries, have a great time and make unforgettable memories. The list is far more extensive than the following ten suggestions, but we promise it will be worth your time. Lets party!
1. South bank arts galore!
Follow the stream of river Yarra, and it will lead you to the arts centre in Melbourne. Jam-packed with exhibitions, outdoor and indoor parties, cafes, expos and restaurants, you will always have something new to see. Mouthwatering meals will replenish you and give you the strength to explore more and more of this iconic part of Melbourne. Strap on your essential fashion for going out and hit the art bank!
2. City Zoo
You can always find something new and exciting to see at Melbourne’s Zoo. New animals or shows with presentations of animal choreography are waiting for curious minds to discover. The zoo is over 150 years old, with a proud tradition that you should not miss out on.
3. Melbourne Cricket Ground
Give cricket a chance, and it will dazzle you! This traditional Indian sport is taking hold in Australia as well. When you are surrounded by cheering fans in a stadium built in 1853 you will feel this incredible energy. Even if you’ve never seen a cricket match, 100.000 cheering fans will get you riled up and filled with positive energy. Melbourne boasts itself as the “sporting capital of Australia“, and you will soon find out why!
3. The Flinders, Collins, and Bourke Streets
If you wish to hit the road and go wherever it may take you, look no further than meandering thru Melbourne’s streets. Here you can find just about anything. From high-end and luxury shopping stores to ancient and historical items displayed in antique stores to cozy back-alley bars. Pubs here offer comfort and relaxation as you let your feet cool down. Tea, coffee or some finger food is readily available before your dive back into your exploration.
4. Sensual Melbourne
Exploration can also happen inside you. Many visit Melbourne to re-discover themselves and experience something new. Melbourne’s nightlife and what happens behind curtains are known to bring people in again and again. Daringly going out into the night and visiting the sensual and best Melbourne brothels will create unforgettable memories, which you will cherish for a lifetime. With an open mind, anything is possible.
5. Salute Captain Cook
The famous Captain Cook is legendary for his adventurous spirit, exploration and discovery achievements. His cottage has become a national treasure where you can learn about his incredible life and experience some of his adventures thru a tour guide!
6. Ride the Puffing Billy!
Puffing Billy is one of the oldest steam locomotives still in active use. His scenic track goes thru the Dandenong Ranges, Mountain Ash forests, Sherbrooke Forest, waterfall and mystic landmarks. A blast from the past, this ride will fill your photo album and heart.
7. Victorias National Gallery
The great halls of culture opened in 1968, represent the intellectual centre of Melbourne. The gallery is home to over 70.000 works of art from around the world and is sure to offer something you will find exciting. It is also the oldest public art gallery in Australia, and for a good reason which we will leave up to you to discover.
8. Explore Melbourne by Tram
Some of the best things in life are free, and the City Circle Tram is one of them! Explore Melbourne by track, seeing all of your future destinations while a professional commentary fills you in. Hop on, ride, enjoy and hop off.
9. Sail the Yarra River
Once you’re done with exploring the South end, hop onto a ferry or a boat and set sails down this ancient Aboriginal sacred river. The more you find out about its history, the better!
Once you climb the Eureka Tower, you will shout its name while you are seeing Melbourn from atop. Located in its centre, this pinpoint landmark will leave you breathless!
Melbourn leaves no one left standing or hungry! Young, vibrant and open to all, this incredible city in Australia awaits you with open arms and guarantees a second visit!