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While some of Melbourne’s top skyscrapers offer popular observation decks, none of them can match the uniqueness and the experience offered at the Melbourne...

Melbourne Kids Activities

Melbourne’s vast list of activities and things to do includes plenty of opportunities for kids. You’ll find many zoos & wildlife parks, activity centers, museums and theme parks.

Top children’s fun attractions in and around the city include the Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne museum, Eureka Tower 88 and Luna Park.

Kids Activities, Things To Do & Attractions Melbourne


Bring your kids to the Melbourne Zoo for a chance to get upclose and personal with many of the native and rare exotic animals you’ve only seen in books. Enjoy watching the exciting native animals, popular mammal species, reptiles and birds during your visit. The zoo features more than 250 species of animals, birds and wildlife within a naturally landscaped setting.

Whether it is summer or winter, kids will love the different theme parks and indoor fun centres. The city is home to many indoor and outdoor theme parks that offer mini-coasters, rides, kid-friendly arcade games and activity options.

If you have kids and teens in your group, then take to the zip-line and ropes adventure park in the majestic Dandenong Ranges.


Melbourne Star

While some of Melbourne’s top skyscrapers offer popular observation decks, none of them can match the uniqueness and the experience offered at the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. This huge observation wheel offers an...

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Eureka Skydeck 88

Eureka Skydeck 88

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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Melbourne Zoo

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 children are...

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

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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Melbourne Museum

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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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 discount on admission to all the...

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Luna Park

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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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 available around Melbourne including...

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Old Melbourne Gaol

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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Birrarung Marr

Birrarung Marr

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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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

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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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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Scienceworks

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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IMAX Melbourne

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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Adventure Park Geelong

Adventure Park Geelong

Located on in Geelong, Adventure Park 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. The family-friendly park...

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Glow Golf Docklands

GlowGolf Docklands

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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Gumbuya Park

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

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Tunzafun

Tunzafun

Tunzafun offers hours of family-friendly entertainment; featuring an amazing range of coin-operated games and attractions for kids and adults alike.

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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

Home to dozens of Australian endangered species, the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park is an amazing getaway located in the South East of Melbourne. Just an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the conservation...

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Caribbean Gardens

Caribbean Gardens and Market

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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St Kilda Beach

St Kilda Beach

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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Funfields Amusement Park

Funfields Amusement Park

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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Victoria Police Museum

Victoria Police Museum is another popular museum in Melbourne that boasts some of the largest collections of Australia’s Kelly Gang armor, along with excellent modern exhibits that include CSI forensics, social images...

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Galactic Circus

Galactic Circus

To delight kids of all ages, Melbourne offers something fun for kids of all ages. Galactic Circus is an interactive theme park and is the largest indoor entertainment complex in the whole country. The Crown...

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RAAF Museum

RAAF Museum

The RAAF Museum (or the Royal Australian Air Force Museum) is one of the most renowned air force museums in the world; located on the site of RAAF Williams Point Cook Base in Victoria. The museum is known for its world...

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Animal Land Children’s Farm

Animal Land Children’s Farm located at Diggers Rest just 30kms from Melbourne is a delightful farm experience for the whole family. Visiting Victoria and wondering where to take the kids for a day out? This Animal...

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St Kilda Pier

The historic bay-side suburb of St Kilda features a beautiful pier and pavilion; featuring a historic kiosk which was built in 1904. These century-old structures have been a part of Melbourne’s historic precinct ever...

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Tennis World

Tennis World is a world class tennis centre located in Melbourne which offers training facilities for professional tennis players during the Australian Open. The centre manages two different facilities: Albert Reserve...

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Melbourne City Baths

Melbourne City Baths

Melbourne City Baths is the ultimate destination for all fitness lovers. In fact, this is the city’s favourite fitness and wellbeing centre. Don’t be fooled by the vintage look of this heritage building. Melbourne’s...

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Polly Woodside

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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Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

The Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre will surely meet all of your sporting needs. This huge arena is home to a basketball court, squash centre, swimming pool, multi-purpose pool, water slide, lap pool, toddler’s play...

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Brimbank Park

Brimbank Park

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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ACMI

ACMI

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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O’Brien Group Arena

If you love the idea of ice skating, then come to the O’Brien Group Arena (previously known as the Medibank Icehouse) in the popular Melbourne suburb, the Docklands. This Olympic size ice rink is one of...

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National Sports Museum

National Sports Museum

All sports fans are welcome to explore the National Sports Museum in Melbourne for a once-in-a-lifetime tour. This famous museum is located beside the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). This welcoming museum...

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Hardrock

Hardrock is an indoor rock climbing venue in the city that offers an ultimate climbing experience to everyone.

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Albert Park

Albert Park

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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Jells Park

Jells Park

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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Riverslide Skate Park

Riverslide Skate Park

Skate-lovers visiting the city of Melbourne, Riverslide Skate Park awaits you for an adventurous day of fun and skating, adding a little bit of adrenaline to your trip to Melbourne. Located within Alexandra Gardens on...

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Chesterfield Farm

Chesterfield Farm is a historical farm that offers visitors an amazing day out. The farm offers a hands-on experience not far from the city, and is therefore a unique attraction for city dwellers. Wondering how it feels...

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Greenvale Reservoir

Greenvale Reservoir

Take a break from inner-city Melbourne and have a relaxing day out at Greenvale Reservoir. This beautiful area houses grassy slopes, charming trails and abundant of birds and wildlife. The park is a popular weekend...

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Collingwood Children’s Farm

Collingwood Children’s Farm offers a charming country experience for city dwellers in Melbourne and is a must-visit for travellers to Melbourne. Located just 5 kilometers away from Melbourne lies an expansive 17...

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Royal Park

Royal Park

Royal Park is stretched over 181 hectares, which makes it the largest inner-city park in Melbourne – located just 4kms from the northern end of the Melbourne CBD. Those driving to the park should drive north from...

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Fawkner Park

Fawkner Park

Melbourne’s lush Fawkner Park welcomes visitors of all ages to explore its 41 acres of lush parkland. This verdant park was opened to public back in 1862, and on the day of its inauguration, this beautiful park was...

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Carlton Baths

Carlton Baths, a community center located on Rathdown Street in Carlton, offers a multipurpose sports and fitness center for visitors. Quite often travellers back off from their exercise and fitness programs for lack of...

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Legoland Discovery Centre

Head over to Chadstone Shopping Centre and take the kids out for a fun day of play at the Legoland Discovery Centre! Opened in April 2017, kids and adults can come and enjoy all things Lego with a number of special...

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