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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.

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




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

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

Melbourne Zoo

Parkville, VIC

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’s tickets are FREE! Opened in 1862, Melbourne Zoo is the oldest zoo in...

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee South, VIC
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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 Mansion and is bordered by the Werribee River. Within this open range zoo, you...

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Highpoint

Highpoint

Maribyrnong, VIC

If you’re looking for a one-stop shopping destination in Melbourne, Highpoint Shopping Centre is the place to go. This major shopping centre is located in Maribyrnong in the city’s western suburbs...

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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne, VIC
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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 Skydeck

Melbourne Skydeck

Southbank, VIC
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Featuring the Southern Hemisphere’s highest observation deck, the Melbourne Skydeck (previously known as Eureka Skydeck 88) experience dazzles, entertains and informs through its spectacular and ever-changing...

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Chadstone

Chadstone

Chadstone, VIC

Give your credit card a workout at the Chadstone Shopping Centre. Whether you love to shop at high-end stores or something a little more budget-friendly, you’ll find everything right here. For the ultimate...

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Dfo South Wharf

DFO South Wharf

South Wharf, VIC

Melbourne’s well-known shopping centres also include a variety of discount shopping outlets. If you’re sick of paying full retail prices and looking for a bargain, then plan a visit the DFO located in South...

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Eastland

Eastland

Ringwood, VIC

While in Melbourne, plan a day out at the Eastland Shopping Centre. This is the ultimate destination for fashion shopping, dining and entertainment. Bring your friends and family to Eastland for a fun-filled and...

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Melbourne Museum

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

Old Melbourne Gaol

Melbourne, VIC
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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...

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National Gallery Of Victoria

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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Mcg

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...

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Marvel Stadium

Marvel Stadium

Docklands, VIC

Marvel Stadium is a major venue for many international & national sporting and entertainment events in Melbourne (previously known as Etihad Stadium); boasting seating capacity of more than 50,000 people. Therefore...

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Queen Victoria Market

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

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...

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Dfo Essendon

DFO Essendon

Essendon Fields, VIC

Melbourne’s well-known shopping centres also include a variety of discount shopping outlets. If you’re sick of paying full retail prices and looking for a bargain, then plan a visit to DFO Essendon. DFO is a...

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Luna Park

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

Crown Casino


Southbank, VIC

If gambling and nightlife excite 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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Southland

Southland

Cheltenham, VIC

Owned by the Westfield Group, Southland is exquisite, upscale, and diverse. This famous shopping hub offers a super regional retail complex, clothing store options, departmental stores, homeware shops and fashion stores.

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Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill

Ballarat, VIC
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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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St Kilda Beach

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...

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Dfo Moorabbin

DFO Moorabbin

Cheltenham, VIC

Melbourne’s well-known shopping centres also include a variety of discount shopping outlets. If you’re sick of paying full retail prices and looking for a bargain, then plan a visit to DFO Moorabbin. DFO is...

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Mordialloc Beach

Mordialloc Beach

Mordialloc, VIC

Mordialloc Beach is fondly referred to as Mordi Beach and is a popular place for visitors and locals who are looking for a place to swim or take a relaxing walk. Mordialloc Beach is also popular for families as there is...

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Northland

Northland

Preston, VIC

Melbourne’s vibrant shopping scene also includes the famous Northland Shopping Centre, which is nestled just outside of the city’s periphery.

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Scienceworks

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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Artvo

ArtVO

Docklands, VIC
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ArtVo is a fun way to spend an afternoon down at the Docklands, with a unique take on presenting pieces of artwork by a variety of artists. The art museum thrives on a type of art called Trick Art. Just as the name...

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Southbank

Melbourne Attraction Pass

Many Melbourne Attraction Pass Options Available, All Over Melbourne
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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

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...

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Watergardens

Watergardens

Taylors Lakes, VIC

If you’re looking for a one-stop shopping destination in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, then Watergardens is the place to go. This major shopping centre is located in Taylors Lakes, just 20 minutes from the...

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Doncaster

Westfield Doncaster

Doncaster, VIC

If you’re looking for a one-stop shopping destination in the north-east of Melbourne, Westfield Doncaster is the place to go. This major shopping centre is located in the residential suburb of Doncaster, just 20...

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Bourke Street, Melbourne

Bourke Street, Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s bustling city centre is home to many vibrant streets and laneways. One of them is the famous Bourke Street and its mall; best known for its lively shopping, restaurants and pubs. Locals often name this...

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Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach

Brighton, VIC

Brighton Beach is located in Brighton, a leafy beach-side suburb nestled 11kms south-east of Melbourne’s CBD. An affluent suburb, Brighton has some of the most expensive residential properties in Melbourne. The...

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Pacific Epping

Pacific Epping

Epping, VIC

If you’re looking for a one-stop shopping destination in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, Pacific Epping is the place to go. This major shopping centre is located in Epping, just 20 minutes from the Melbourne...

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Imax Melbourne

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...

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Funfields

Funfields

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 40kms from Melbourne which...

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Southern Cross Station

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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Rod Laver Arena

Rod Laver Arena

Melbourne, VIC

Rod Laver Arena is a famous tennis stadium in Melbourne and serves as the main venue for the world famous Australian Open. The venue was purpose-built for tennis, as the previous stadium was no longer suitable to...

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State Library Of Victoria

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

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 many fun attractions including...

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Aami Park

AAMI Park

Melbourne, VIC

AAMI Park is one of Melbourne’s top sporting venues and is home to many exciting sporting events. There are many local sports teams which call AAMI Park home; including the Melbourne Rebels, Melbourne Storm and...

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