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Visitors to Melbourne will be surprised at the large range of attractions and fun things to do & see around this beautiful city. Melbourne’s tourist attractions don’t just include museums, art galleries and landmarks. In fact, the city is home to many world-renowned cultural attractions enjoyed by the millions of people that flock to this city year after year.

Melbourne’s unique culture is a melting pot of many other cultures and ethnicities.

Top 10 Fun Attractions, Things & What to Do in Melbourne Today


The best scenic attractions within the city of Melbourne are wide and varied. From the unique Federation Square and Arts Centre to the historic Royal Exhibition Building and natural wonder of the Royal Botanic Gardens, there are plenty of iconic buildings and locations to see and explore.

For visitors who want to get out of the city, there are many day trip options only an hour or two from the city CBD. These include the famous Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, the Yarra Valley, Morning Peninsula and many more.

Melbourne’s diverse culinary scene is also something that visitors can’t miss. Visitors can enjoy a variety of foods, drinks and desserts at one of the thousands of restaurants and cafes. The city CBD also celebrates a number of food and wine festivals every year, where you can enjoy tasting great gourmet delicacies and handcrafted wines.

Fun history and cultural tours are very popular in the city. Explore the Aboriginal Heritage Walk through the famous Royal Botanical Gardens and learn more about the rich Australian aboriginal culture and history.

Finally, make sure you visit Federation Square and enjoy exploring this cultural landmark to learn more about the city’s vibrant art scene.


Melbourne Zoo

Parkville, VIC

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays Come to Melbourne Zoo for a great day out with your friends and family. Come on the weekend or during Victorian school holidays as...

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays The Werribee Open Range Zoo is a must visit location on your next trip to Melbourne. This beautiful zoo is located next to the Werribee Park...

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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne, VIC

The Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is a unique aquarium that is home to thousands of aquatic animals and marine creatures from all over the world. Whilst holidaying in Melbourne, stop by this famous attraction and check...

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Melbourne Star

Docklands, VIC
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Eureka Skydeck 88

Southbank, VIC

Experience breathtaking views of Melbourne’s skyline like never before and visit the highest viewing platform at Eureka Skydeck 88. At this renowned observation desk, you’ll experience awe-inspiring 360 degree...

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Tramcar Restaurant

Tramcar Restaurant

South Melbourne, VIC

Tramcar Restaurant offers a vast selection of entrée, appetizer, drinks and desserts to select from. The restaurant offers a seasonally selected menu for guests like you to choose from.

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Melbourne Museum

Carlton, VIC

At the Melbourne Museum, you’ll get an opportunity to explore the real history of Victoria. The museum showcases everything about the state; including its natural environment, cultural history, local communities...

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Melbourne, VIC

At the Old Melbourne Gaol, you’ll get an opportunity to explore a real 19th century prison – the oldest prison of the city. This historic site was once a part of Melbourne’s law and order system and is home...

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National Gallery of Victoria

Melbourne, VIC

Visit the National Gallery of Victoria whilst in Melbourne. This famous museum offers two magnificent galleries featuring hundreds of breathtaking artworks and paintings from notable artists across the globe. Both of...

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Queen Victoria Market

Melbourne, VIC

The Queen Victoria Market (QVM, or Vic Market as the locals call it) has been an essential part of Melbourne for over 100 years and was established back in 1878. Shoppers will be delighted to know that this market is...

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Federation Square

Melbourne, VIC

Federation Square is Melbourne’s most happening place for fine dining, events and exciting bars. At this renowned venue, you’ll find some of the city’s most diverse galleries, restaurants and cafes. This unique...

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MCG

Richmond, VIC

Australia is home to one of the world’s best cricket grounds, The Melbourne Cricket Ground – known to the locals as the MCG). The MCG is located in Richmond, just 3 kilometres from the CBD and is the most popular...

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Luna Park

St Kilda, VIC

Luna Park in Melbourne is also considered as the oldest family amusement venue. The park offers a diverse array of things to do, you will surely find something suitable and enjoyable for you and your family here.

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Crown Casino


Southbank, VIC

If gambling and nightlife excites you, then come to the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex in Melbourne. This huge gaming and entertainment arena is Melbourne’s primary gaming destination. The large casino and...

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Sovereign Hill

Ballarat, VIC

Sovereign Hill is an amazing open air museum located in Ballarat, just 90 minutes north of Melbourne. Go back to 1851 and learn what it was like to live in Victoria during one of the most important events in Australian...

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Scienceworks

Spotswood, VIC

Melbourne’s list of attractions offers many options for youngsters; choices ranging from family-friendly fun parks to educational attractions like Scienceworks. This science museum and planetarium is a must visit...

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Melbourne Attraction Pass


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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 discount on admission to all the...

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ACMI

Melbourne, VIC

Art enthusiasts often find Melbourne’s cultural and art scene very fascinating. This is probably because the city’s vibrant cultural scene offers a range of top-class galleries, cutting-edge performance art centres and...

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Draculas

Carlton, VIC

Dining at a cabaret restaurant is truly an amazing experience. If you’re interested in taking your loved one or a group a unique dining experience in Melbourne, then come to the Draculas! This themed dining venue...

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IMAX Melbourne

Carlton South, VIC

IMAX theatres are commonly found all over the world, however, Melbourne’s is certainly something new and unique. This impressive theatre houses one of the world’s biggest screens, state-of-the-art sound and a...

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Funfields Amusement Park

Funfields Amusement Park

Whittlesea, VIC

Fun awaits at Funfields Amusement Park located in Whittlesea, Victoria. One of Australia’s popular theme parks, Funfields is a fun day out for the whole family. The park is located just just 40kms from Melbourne...

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Southern Cross Station

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne is served by many different forms of public transport; including buses, trams, taxis and trains. However, the railway system is the most convenient and popular mode of transportation in the city. The city...

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State Library of Victoria

Melbourne, VIC

The State Library of Victoria is a famous and iconic landmark in Melbourne. This unique library was built back in the 19th century and even after so many years, this beautiful landmark is considered one of the most...

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Kryal Castle

Leigh Creek, VIC

Kryal Castle is the only medieval park of its kind in Australia – it is a land of mythical adventure that regales you with tales of knights and wizards from medieval times. Kryal Castle has a number of fun attractions...

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Supreme Court of Victoria

Melbourne, VIC

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the most senior court in the state of Victoria and, as such, handles the most serious civil and criminal cases. The Supreme Court of Victoria was established in the 1850’s with the...

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Adventure Park Geelong

Adventure Park Geelong

Wallington, VIC

Located just 50kms south-west of Melbourne, Adventure Park Geelong is the biggest theme park in Victoria. The park has numerous rides and attractions, making it ideal locations for visitors to spend a hot summers day...

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Shrine of Remembrance

Melbourne, VIC

The Shrine of Remembrance is one of Melbourne’s most renowned and one-of-a-kind landmarks. This historic site was built to honour those who have served in the World Wars during the early 1900s. More than 114,000...

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Government House

Government House

Melbourne, VIC

Government House is another important historic landmark in Melbourne. This grand manor was built in 1876 and at that time, was regarded as the most elegant house in Australia. This beautiful and exquisite manor...

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Arthurs Seat Eagle

Arthurs Seat, VIC

Board a state-of-the-art gondola at the Arthurs Seat Eagle and fly over the State forest to the highest point of the beautiful Mornington Peninsula where the views will take your breath away. Arthurs Seat Eagle –...

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Melbourne Town Hall

Melbourne, VIC

The famous Melbourne Town Hall is a popular venue that has been serving patrons for over 135 years now. Many Melbournians claim that the City Town Hall is the prime host to the city’s most celebrated events. Therefore...

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Ballarat Wildlife Park

Ballarat Central, VIC

A trip to Ballarat Wildlife Park offers you the most exciting experience with some of the country’s most unique animals and a range of exotic reptiles. Established in 1985, the family business has since grown to be one...

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Caribbean Gardens

Caribbean Gardens and Market

Scoresby, VIC

Melbourne’s metro setting also features some excellent shopping centres, local markets and esplanades. Caribbean Gardens has been a prime market and entertainment venue since 1965. Whether you love shopping or just want...

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Enchanted Adventure Garden

Arthurs Seat, VIC

The Enchanted Adventure Garden is a wonderful family-friendly attraction located 1 hour south-west of Melbourne in an area known as Arthurs Seat. At the Enchanted Adventure Garden, you will find a maze, zip lining, tube...

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Otway Fly

Weeaproinah, VIC

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures gives visitors the experience of a lifetime with exhilarating adventures through a stunning natural rainforest. You get the best of both worlds when you visit Otway Fly because it gives you...

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Melbourne Central

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s shopping scene offers an eclectic range of options; including high-end shopping malls, flea markets, local shopping centres and factory outlets. Melbourne Central is among the city’s most popular upscale...

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South Melbourne Market

South Melbourne Market

South Melbourne, VIC

If you love to shop at a local market, come to the South Melbourne Market for a delightful shopping experience. This huge market is one of Melbourne’s large and most popular markets. The market was first opened in...

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Prahran Market

South Yarra, VIC

Melbourne’s Prahran Market is one of the oldest and longest running food markets in Australia. This market first started in 1864 and even after a century, the market still operates on its original site; offering a...

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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 test to try and escape a room by...

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Hanging Rock

Newham, VIC

Hanging Rock is Mount Macedon’s most famous landmark and a beautiful place to take a day trip as there are many scenic attractions here. Hanging Rock is also a popular location for concerts, markets as well as...

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St Kilda Beach

St. Kilda, VIC

Melbourne’s most famous St Kilda beach is just a number of kilometres from the city. Those driving from the CBD will just have to drive a short 6km to reach this expansive sandy beach; offers a vibrant promenade and...

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Abbotsford Convent

Abbotsford Convent

Abbotsford, VIC

The Abbotsford Convent is an exciting destination for anyone looking for a beautiful wedding location, or just somewhere to explore on a relaxing weekend getaway. Set on an expansive 16 acres, the Abbotsford Convent...

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Astor Theatre

Astor Theatre

St. Kilda, VIC

The Astor Theatre is movie lover’s paradise, offers something unique for all locals and visitors of Melbourne. From the theatre’s unique architecture to its projection rooms, you will love the Astor Theatre. No...

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Flinders Street Station

Melbourne, VIC

Flinders Street Station is one of Melbourne’s most famous cultural icons. As the transport hub of Melbourne, Flinders Street Station is a popular meeting place and a convenient launching place for visitors coming to...

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Royal Botanic Gardens

South Yarra, VIC

Melbourne’s metro area is also home to a number of lush and leafy public parks and botanical gardens. While some of these are used as everyday walking and cycling spots, some are exclusively meant for a weekend picnic...

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Gumbuya Park

Tynong, VIC

Gumbuya Park is a nature amusement park located in the area of Tynong; located south-east of Melbourne. This park features a beautiful natural oasis; featuring water rides, a toboggan slide, paddle boats, mini-golf and...

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Glow Golf Docklands

GlowGolf Docklands

Harbour Town, VIC

GlowGolf Docklands is undoubtedly one of the best family outings in Melbourne. This beautifully maintained mini golf course not only offers great game play, but also provides a unique glow-in-the-dark experience. This...

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Harbour Town

Harbour Town

Docklands, VIC

Dockland’s Harbour Town Shopping Centre is one of the city’s major shopping areas. This waterfront shopping promenade is home to major fashion outlets, sporting good stores and specialty shops; featuring over 180 outlet...

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Albert Park

Albert Park

Albert Park, VIC

Melbourne’s pulsating Central Business District is also close by to a tranquil public park known as ‘Albert Park’ – nestled only 3km from the heart of the city. The 225 hectares of lush parkland offers...

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Arts Centre

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s rich cultural scene includes an vast mix of museums, art galleries, exhibition halls and theatres. As you explore this exciting city, you’ll be able to discover Melbourne’s vibrant and dynamic culture...

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Fairy Park

Anakie, VIC

The Fairy Park at Anakie is a great place to take your kids for a fun day of fairytales and adventure. The park is located just one hour west from Melbourne. There are three main areas inside the park including...

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Fitzroy Gardens

East Melbourne, VIC

Fitzroy Gardens is not only valued for their aesthetic, architectural and historic significance, but also for their unique setting and many attractions. At the Fitzroy Gardens, there is plenty to see and do. Some of the...

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Hosier Lane

Melbourne, VIC

Hosier Lane is one of the city’s most remarkable streets, thanks to its art that has placed Melbourne on the global map. Taking a walk down the iconic bluestone laneway gives you a glimpse into the city’s vibrant...

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Immigration Museum

Melbourne, VIC

Victoria’s rich culture and heritage is comprised of a diverse mix of native and modern ethnicities – with Victoria culture home to plenty of modern immigrated communities. The cultural Melbourne precinct is the...

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Royal Exhibition Building

Carlton, VIC

Come and explore the nationally acclaimed, heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne’s inner-north. This building dates back to 1880 and was built exclusively for the first International Exhibition in...

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Southbank

Melbourne, VIC

Southbank’s affluent and exciting setting offers ample shopping, dining and entertainment choices for visitors; boasting some of the best restaurants in the city. A foodie’s favourite and the ultimate dining...

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Woodlands Historic Park

Woodlands Historic Park

Greenvale, VIC

To experience nature and wildlife at its best, come to Melbourne’s Woodlands Historic Park. This beautiful nature park will offer you an enthralling glimpse of diverse Australian landscapes, natural habitats and a...

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Birrarung Marr

Melbourne, VIC

Birrarung Marr is another newly established park close to the Melbourne CBD – nestled on the northern banks of the Yarra River that adjoins Federation Square. Birrarung Marr was opened to the public back in 2002...

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Jells Park

Jells Park

Wheelers Hill, VIC

Jells Park is a natural oasis that features an array of native and exotic plants and a wide variety of wildlife. This beautiful nature park is nestled on the scenic Dandenong Creek, and the lush parkland is home to some...

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QV Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

Queen Victoria Village or “QV” is a shopping village in Melbourne. This beautiful shopping arena is nestled just few blocks away from the central Business district in Melbourne. The Queen Victoria Village...

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Chesterfield Farm

Scoresby, VIC

Chesterfield Farm is a children’s farm located in Scoresby and is the perfect way to spend a day out with your family. Open daily, Chesterfield Farm has a huge range of activities which can be enjoyed by your...

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Chinatown, Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s vibe undoubtedly has a very multicultural flavor and many ethnic restaurant districts to choose from. No doubt Chinatown is the most distinctive and popular in Melbourne. It is believed that Chinese...

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City Circle Tram

Melbourne, VIC

The City Circle Tram was first introduced for the convenience of tourists in Melbourne. This free transport is incredibly useful to the many families who visit Melbourne every year; running daily along the city cbd...

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Ice Bar Melbourne

Fitzroy, VIC

**CURRENT OFFERS** Kidz go free (15th September – 15th October) free childs entry (up to 18yrs) with every full price adult entry Melbourne Cup (29th October – 5th November) 20% off all entry packages *must show...

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Kings Domain

Melbourne , VIC

The Kings Domain Gardens are a little slice of luxury, located in the heart of Melbourne. Located near Flinders Street Station and Federation Square, Kings Domain is a great place to have a picnic or take a quiet stroll...

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St Kilda Sea Baths

St. Kilda, VIC

The St Kilda Sea Baths is a much loved attraction in Melbourne and is located on Melbourne’s most famous beach along he St. Kilda foreshore. With a gymnasium, sea water pool and day spa located on site, as well as...

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Yarra River

Yarra River

Melbourne, VIC

The scenic Yarra River runs through some of the prime suburbs in Melbourne; beginning from its source in the Yarra Ranges and then flowing 242 kilometres west through the Yarra Valley, before it opens out into plains as...

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Bundoora Park Childrens Farm

Bundoora, VIC

The Bundoora Park Childrens Farm is a great place for kids and adults to get up close with some beautiful Australian animals, as well as pet and feed farm animals. Located just 15kms from the Melbourne CBD, the Bundoora...

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Como House

South Yarra, VIC

Como House and Garden is a mansion that was built by Australian aristocracy back in 1847, just prior to the gold rush. Built by the Armytage family, this house remained in their family for over a century and became...

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Melbourne Emporium

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne Emporium is shopping mecca for those living or visiting Melbourne, as it consists of a number of upmarket stores, all offering varied retail products. Located right near the famous Bourke Street in the...

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Polly Woodside

Melbourne, VIC

Polly Woodside is a preserved iron-hulled sailing vessel; originally built in Belfast and launched in 1885. The presence of Polly Woodside is a central feature of the South Wharf area. William J. Woodside was the...

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Princes Park

Princes Park

Carlton North, VIC

Princes Park is one of Melbourne’s best recreational grounds and parklands – stretching for nearly two kilometres in the suburb of Parkville and is quite close to the city CBD. For many years, Princes Park has...

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Werribee Park

Werribee Park

Werribee South, VIC

If you have a fascination with history and nature, then look no further. Plan a visit to the famous Werribee Park to discover the story of an Australian pastoral empire. This beautiful parkland welcomes all enthusiasts...

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Acland-Street

Acland Street, St Kilda

St. Kilda , VIC

With its magnificent esplanade and stunning shopping precinct, Acland Street in St Kilda provides the perfect setting for visitors to indulge, with the vibrant street drawing many visitors everyday. While many come here...

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Albert Park Golf Course

Melbourne, VIC

The Albert Park Golf Course is one of the finest public golf courses in Australia and welcomes all golfers to its grounds. The golf course is conveniently located about two kilometres from the CBD, making it the perfect...

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Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens

Shoreham, VIC

Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens is one of Melbourne’s most scenic destinations, and continues to draw visitors from across the world. These gardens are located on the Mornington Peninsula and is home to Australia’s...

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Werribee Park Mansion

Werribee South, VIC

The Werribee Park Mansion is set within the famous sculpture park in Werribee. This beautiful mansion also overlooks the renowned Victoria Rose Garden. Whether or not you love history, you’ll surely love exploring...

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Brimbank Park

Brimbank Park

Keilor East, VIC

Melbourne’s Brimbank Park is a great family destination for weekends; located along the scenic Maribyrnong Valley. Guests will be pleased to know that this lush and leafy park is home to grassy outdoor areas, picnic...

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Carlton Gardens

Carlton, VIC

Melbourne’s Carlton Gardens were designed back in the 1880’s, with the original plans set out for the Melbourne International Exhibition held in that year. Later, the city council declared the gardens and the...

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Edinburgh Gardens

Fitzroy North, VIC

Edinburgh Gardens is a hugely popular park located in Fitzroy North and is a favourite spot for locals to enjoy a picnic or BBQ on the weekend. Established in 1862, the beautiful gardens have been well maintained and...

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