Melbourne Activities

Melbourne Activities

Visitors to Melbourne will always find plenty of activities to cater to their interests and, most importantly, their budgets. Things to do in the city include informative and entertaining sightseeing tours, culinary food & wine experiences, scenic day trips, photography workshops, arts and cultural tours, museums, plus much more.

As the sporting capital of Australia, Melbourne also offers many sporting activity options for all sports lovers. Apart from the regular sporting events, such as the AFL and Rugby League weekly matches, the city hosts many community sporting events and competitions that visitors can enjoy – such as running, cycling and swimming events.

Melbourne Kids, Family & Fun Activities To Do

Other activities for visitors to Melbourne include many art workshops, pottery classes, short music and photography workshops, and even fashion events. Here in Melbourne, you can take part in sports games, cultural festivals and local community events.

Visit one of the many zoos or kids farms to get close-up and personal with native Australian and exotic animal species. Melbourne’s world-class zoos caters to visitors of all ages, with some even allowing you to feed the animals, pat them and take close-up pictures.

Nature trails are also quite popular in Melbourne. You can rent a bicycle and ride around the city at your own pace. Nature trails are best for exploring the greatest panoramic views of the pristine beaches, nature parks and quaint suburbs.

Don’t forget to stop by one of the award-winning wineries and vineyard restaurants for the ultimate food and wine experience.

Melbourne Attraction Pass

For those looking to see a range of attractions during your time in Melbourne, you should purchase a Melbourne Attraction Pass. The Melbourne Attraction Pass is the best way to get a...

Zip Lining

Take a tour to a fun high ropes course and zip lining adventure which is a must-visit activity for all adventure lovers visiting Melbourne. There are a number of zip lining courses...

Escape Rooms

Try something adventurous and unique by attending an Escape Room experience in Melbourne. These activities are great fun for a group of family or friends where you put your skills to the...

Melbourne Horse Rides

Horse Carriage Tours

Come in to the city and take a horse carriage ride with your friends and family and explore all the best parts of Melbourne. A horse carriage ride is also a great way to celebrate a special...

Hot Air Balloons

Australia has numerous attractions and activities in which visitors to take part. One of the most popular activities is a Hot Air Balloon ride over the city landscape. Hot air ballooning is...

River Cruises

River Cruises

River cruises have recently been gaining popularity in Melbourne. A scenic river cruise is not just for romantic couples, but families with kids can also enjoy this unique and enjoyable...

melbourne Horse Riding

Horse Riding

Victoria’s diverse grasslands, quaint towns and culture always reflect a true love affair with horses. For centuries, residents of Victoria enjoyed horse riding. While this activity...

Winery Tours

Winery Tours

The wine region of the Yarra Valley is just a few hours’ drive from Melbourne. So if you are a food and wine lover, a great activity for you is to take a winery tour out to the Yarra...

Walking Tours

Walking Tours

Walking tours are a very popular way for visitors to Melbourne to acquaint themselves with this huge city. Walking tours are conducted every day during the week and your expert guide will...

Ghost Tours

Ghost Tours

Melbourne is home to many historic mansions and buildings and to explore these mansions, Melbourne tour operators offer ghost tours, lantern ghost tours and mid-night ghost tours. These...

Great Ocean Road

Hiking Tours

If an outdoor hiking adventure is on your list of things to do whilst visiting Melbourne, then look no further than a tour of the Grampians, Wilsons Promontory or the Great Ocean Road. You...

Helicopter Rides

Helicopter Tours

Melbourne’s stunning skyline, beautiful waterfront precincts and scenic areas can be well enjoyed if you take a helicopter ride around the city, with many tour operators offering private...

Hop On Hop Off

A Hop On Hop Off bus tour is one of the best and most flexible ways to explore the city of Melbourne. These tours are a great way to see all of Melbourne’s highlights whilst learning...

Food Tours

Food Tours

Whether you love gourmet fests or wining and dining, Melbourne offers a variety of food tours to match your tastes and interest. Victoria’s popular Yarra Valley offers some of the best...

Brewery Tours

Brewery Tours

Brewing courses, beer tasting and brewery tours are gaining popularity just as the winery and wine tasting tours have gained traction in the Yarra Valley. So come and learn about beer and...

Whale Watching Tours

PLEASE NOTE: The 2016 whale watching season has now finished. Tickets for the 2017 whale season will be available soon! Head down to Phillip Island for a fabulous Whale Watching experience...

Segway Tours

Take a unique tour in the beautiful Yarra Valley by hopping on a Segway and get a unique perspective of the scenic vineyards. These tours will help you explore this region up close in a...

Shopping Tours

Shopping Tours

Melbourne is the capital of fashion in Australia, therefore it makes sense that Melbourne has a huge range of luxury malls, outlet shopping and markets. If your schedule doesn’t allow you...

Bike Tours

Bike Tours

Melbourne’s climate and favourable roads offer an excellent opportunity for all visitors to explore the city by taking bike tours. Melbourne also offers a number of scenic bike trails...

Grampians

Bushwalking Tours

There are so many great places to go bushwalking outside of the Melbourne CBD; the Grampians, Wilsons Promontory and the Great Ocean Road, just to name a few. You can find a range of...

Wildlife Tours

With heaps of wildlife tours available both in the city and the surrounding suburbs, Melbourne offers visitors so many things to see and do. From witnessing the penguin parade on Phillip...

Dolphin Tours

It may surprise you that dolphin watching is one of the fabulous activities that you can enjoy whilst in Melbourne. So why not head out into Port Phillip Bay or Sorrento to try and catch...

Sports Tour

Melbourne is famous for its sporting culture, with AFL, Cricket and Tennis taking centre stage. Go on a sports tour around some of Melbourne’s iconic stadiums and museums including the...

Enterprize Ship Trust

Enterprize Ship

If you are interested in sailing, then come and check out a replica of Melbourne’s very first ship known as the Enterprise. The wooden replica of the original tall ship Enterprize is...

Mt Buller

Ski Tours

Head to Mt. Buller on an organised tour where you can sit back and relax as you are transported to and from the slopes from Melbourne. The Alpine resorts attract avid skiers and families...

The Age Run Melbourne

Running Tours

If you are a runner and are wondering where the best spots to run in Melbourne are, look no further than a guided running tour. These tours will take you to all the best running spots in...

melbourne Go Karting

Go Karting

For family fun and exciting activities, why not enjoy go-karting in Melbourne. This activity is fun for everyone! Plan a weekend trip to Melbourne’s famous family fun centres for an...

High Tea

High Tea

High tea is not just confined to a traditional English family. Now the whole world can enjoy a friendly gathering over a cup of tea, some scrumptious snacks and delicious dessert...

Skydiving

Skydiving

Skydiving is not just for adventure seekers, this unique activity is also a lot fun for people of all ages. Experience a thrilling adrenaline rush with tandem skydiving ride and enjoy a...

melbourne Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

The hilly destinations around Victoria offer excellent rock climbing opportunities for all adventure seekers. Visitors will be excited to know that there are a plenty of outdoor...

Cooking Class

Melbourne is known for its culinary delights and what better way to get in touch with the cultural diversity of Melbourne than by taking a cooking class. These private cooking classes will...

Kayak

When planning a visit to visit Melbourne in the warmer months, your list of things to do should include spending a day out on the water with a kayak tour. These kayaking tours will take you...

melbourne Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

Australia has some of the best scuba dive locations in the country. Although Victoria is known for its beautiful hilly terrain, popular wine regions and scenic towns, the state is also a...

melbourne Fishing Charters

Fishing Charters

Many coastal towns, inland rivers and lakes near Melbourne offer amazing fishing opportunities for visitors. You can bring your own rod and reel and enjoy fishing at any of these...

melbourne Paintball

Paintball

Melbourne has many paintball venues where visitors can enjoy the day. This game is not only fun, but also a great work out! If you’re here for vacation or simply looking to fill in a...

Boat Hire

For those who enjoy being out on the water, why not hire a boat and head out on the Yarra River with some family or friends. There are a couple of options for private boat hire in...

melbourne Day Spa

Day Spa

Enjoy a rejuvenating aromatherapy treatment or a relaxing massage at some of Melbourne’s top day spas. Get instant relief from stress by unwinding at a day spa centre. Experienced...

Southbank, Melbourne

Dinner Cruises

There is no better way to enjoy Melbourne in the evening than by taking a comfortable dinner cruise along the Yarra River. These river cruises provide a 3-4 course meal and travel past many...

Paddleboarding

Stand up paddleboarding is a fun way to spend some time on the water, whilst getting a great workout at the same time! Paddle boarding is an activity that can be enjoyed by all ages and...

Bells Beach Surfing Classic

Surfing Lessons

Blessed with extensive sun-kissed beaches, the Great Ocean Road offers a multitude of activity options including surfing lessons. Travel just one hour from Melbourne and learn how to surf...

Snorkelling

You may not think of Melbourne as a snorkelling destination in Australia, but there are actually some great places where you can go snorkelling in Victoria. Most people go snorkelling in...

Abseiling

ON SALE NOW! Christmas Special – 50% OFF! Purchase by 2 January 2017 (travel anytime) If you are looking for a fun activity to enjoy whilst in Melbourne, take a thrilling abseiling...

Shark Diving

For those wanting an underwater adventure go on a scuba shark diving experience where you can dive with sharks. The SEA Life Aquarium is a unique aquarium that is home to thousands of...

Tall Ship

Head out on the water and enjoy Melbourne’s beautiful Port Phillip Bay with a sail experience on a tall ship. A sailing experience will put you on a 60 metre traditional timber tall ship...

Jet Boat

The amazing city of Melbourne a haven for all adventure lovers. Whether it’s skydiving, para sailing, a hot air balloon ride or a jet boat adventure, Melbourne has something for...

Lunch Cruises

Take a sightseeing tour around Melbourne in the best way possible, with a relaxing lunch time cruise. There are a number of cruises scheduled throughout the day in Melbourne as well as a...

Sail Experience

Head out on the water and enjoy Melbourne’s beautiful Port Phillip Bay with a sail experience. A sailing experience will put you on a 60 metre traditional timber tall ship where you will...

Windsurfing

In the warmer months, head down to St. Kilda Beach and get some windsurfing lessons in the beautiful waters off Port Phillip Bay. Travel just 15 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and learn how...

Rally Driving

Gather your friends and family and head out west to Mount Cotterall rally school for a rally driving adrenalin rush you will never forget. At Mount Cotterall, you can take to the rally...

Rap Jumping

ON SALE NOW! Christmas Special – 50% OFF! Purchase by 2 January 2017 (travel anytime) If you are looking for a fun activity to enjoy whilst in Melbourne, take a thrilling Rap Jumping...

Southbank

Day Cruises

Boat cruises are an excellent way to explore Melbourne with river, day, sea and evening dinner cruises available. Whether you are cruising with family and friends or are looking for a...

Animal Experiences

With heaps of animal experiences available both in the city and the surrounding suburbs, Melbourne offers visitors so many things to see and do. From Zoo experiences, wildlife adventures...

Yarra Valley

Scenic Flights

Make your day a special one by taking a scenic joy flight above the magnificent Melbourne CBD, Phillip Island or the Yarra Valley. Fly high in the sky with an authentic Tiger Moth aircraft...

Great Ocean Road

Joy Flight

Make your day a special one by taking a scenic joy flight above the magnificent Melbourne CBD, Phillip Island or the Yarra Valley. Fly high in the sky with an authentic Tiger Moth aircraft...

Sunset Cruise

After a long day of sightseeing, what better way to relax in Melbourne than by taking an evening or night cruise. There are so many cruises available, right in the CBD including dinner...

Race Car Experience

If you are looking for an adrenaline rush whilst in Melbourne, then look no further than a race car experience. With a heavy-duty V8 HSV sports sedan, you will have a thrilling experience...

Southgate

Night Cruise

After a long day of sightseeing, what better way to relax in Melbourne than by taking an evening or night cruise. One of the best cruises to take is an evening dinner cruise along the...