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Melbourne’s year-round balmy climate makes it a favourable destination all year round. This southern Australian city boasts a climate that locals...

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Melbourne’s year-round balmy climate makes it a favourable destination all year round. This southern Australian city boasts a climate that locals often refer to as “four seasons in one day”. Towards the end...

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CityLink

CityLink is Melbourne’s network of freeways that spans a distance of approximately 22kms. The tollways consist of the North end (Citilink) which includes the Tullamarine Freeway, West Gate Freeway & Calder Freeway...

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Melbourne Airport

Melbourne Airport, VIC

Melbourne is connected to countless domestic and international destinations by two main airports. The much larger airport is located at Tullamarine; located only 20kms from the Melbourne city CBD. There are a variety of...

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Myki

Myki is the Melbourne public transport ticketing system that uses a reusable smart card which can be retained and cash is loaded onto the card to pay for travel. The Myki system requires travellers to which you can load...

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VLine

Melbourne has two types of trains – the Metropolitan system (Metro) which services the city and inner suburbs and the VLine country trains which connect the outer suburbs to the city. VLine Services going to Geelong...

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Spirit of Tasmania

Devenport, TAS

The Spirit of Tasmania is a large passenger and car ferry that travels between Melbourne and Devenport, Tasmania. The journey between the two locations takes between 9-11 hours and there are typically 2 trips per day...

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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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Melbourne Time

Melbourne is located on the south-eastern coast of Australia in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and has a GMT of +10. In the summertime, sunrise is typically between 6.30-7am and sunset is between 8-8.30pm. In...

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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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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

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 Wharf...

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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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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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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

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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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 great spot...

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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

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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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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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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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 a great spot...

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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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Skybus

Melbourne, VIC

The city of Melbourne is served by a number of public transport systems, however, there is no train currently linking Melbourne Airport to the CBD. However, the airport does have a bus transfer service that...

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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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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

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, 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

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 CBD, and...

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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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Melbourne Map

Travelling across any nation requires a handy guide, and in the case of Australia, there is no better accompaniment than a Map of the Melbourne suburbs. Melbourne Train Maps, CBD, Suburbs & Surrounding Areas For the...

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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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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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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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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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Avalon Airport

Lara, VIC

Avalon Airport is the second major airport that services Melbourne. The airport is located in the city of Avalon – just 50 km south-west from Melbourne. If you are driving from the CBD, then it will take you...

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Car Rental

Visitors often find it convenient to rent a car to explore Melbourne and its many tourist attractions. Hiring a car also helps you get around easier around surrounding suburbs where public transport isn’t that...

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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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Margaret Court Arena

Melbourne, VIC

Margaret Court Arena is a large tennis court located in Melbourne Park near the CBD and is one of the host venues of the famous Australian Open. Originally known as ‘Show Court One’, the arena opened its doors in 1988...

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Melbourne Trains

There are two types of Melbourne trains – the Metropolitan system (Metro) which services the city and inner suburbs and the VLine country trains which connect the outer suburbs to the city. The Metro train ticketing...

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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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Regent Theatre

Mebourne, VIC

Regent Theatre has been a part of Melbourne’s rich heritage since early last century. Back in 1929, this theatre first opened as an impressive palace – However, the fate of the Regent Theatre had much turmoil to...

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Chapel Street, South Yarra

Prahran, VIC

Melbourne’s Chapel Street is a one-stop destination for shopping, nightlife and dining. The street offers an exhilarating mix of dining choices; including many regional and international cuisines. Chapel Street is also...

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Dandenong Plaza

Dandenong, VIC

If you’re looking for a one-stop shopping destination in the south-east of Melbourne, Dandenong Plaza is the place to go. This major shopping centre is located in Dandenong, 35 minutes from the Melbourne CBD, and...

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Lygon Street, Carlton

Carlton, VIC

Lygon Street is another food lover’s paradise in Melbourne. While Little Bourke Street offers Chinese and Asian food options, Lygon Street’s pulsating restaurant scene is predominantly Italian. This vibrant street is...

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Melbourne Theatre Company

Southbank, VIC

The Melbourne Theatre Company is one of the oldest professional theatre companies in the city. The company was founded back in 1953 and originally was a part of the University of Melbourne. Later, it became a semi...

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Princess Theatre

Princess Theatre

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s Princess Theatre is not just an old theatre with extraordinary facilities – this grand theatre also has a magnificent history. This century-old theatre hosts some of the best and hottest shows in...

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Westfield Knox

Wantirna South, VIC

If you’re looking for a one-stop shopping destination in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Westfield Knox is the place to go. This major shopping centre is located in Wantirna South, just 35 minutes from...

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Westfield Fountain Gate

Narre Warren, VIC

Westfield Fountain Gate is one of the leading shopping centres in Melbourne. Managed by the Westfield Group, Fountain Gate has hundreds of retail shops, fashion stores and branded boutiques. Westfield Fountain Gate also...

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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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Broadmeadows Central Shopping Centre

Broadmeadows, VIC

The Broadmeadows Central Shopping Centre is a premier shopping centre located in one of Melbourne’s fastest growing residential suburbs, Broadmeadows. The centre was first opened in 1974 and has since undergone numerous...

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Festival Hall

West Melbourne, VIC

Festival Hall is one of Melbourne’s original entertainment venues. For many years, this venue has been home to many concerts, shows and live performances. Festival Hall’s unique and versatile layout makes it a...

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Greensborough Plaza

Greensborough, VIC

If you’re looking for a one-stop shopping destination in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, then Greensborough Plaza is the place to go. This major shopping centre is located in Greensborough, just 40 minutes from...

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Hamer Hall

Southbank, VIC

Hamer Hall is part of Melbourne’s popular Arts Centre precinct and the main concert venue of the Arts Centre. Hamer Hall is the prime location for many major symphonies, plays, live concerts, operas and ballets –...

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Melbourne Arena

Melbourne, VIC

Due to the growing demand for concert halls and sporting stadiums in Melbourne, a number of new venues have been created close to the Melbourne CBD. Back in 2000, Melbourne Arena was constructed to fulfil the growing...

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Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

South Wharf, VIC

While in Melbourne, stop by the award-winning Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for an event. This is the city’s largest and most popular convention centre. Those interested in exploring the award-winning venue...

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Melbourne Recital Centre

Southbank, VIC

The Melbourne Recital Centre is one of the best concert venues in Melbourne. This unique establishment is not only known for its renowned architecture and sculptures, but also for its wide array of musical performances...

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Melbourne Showgrounds

Ascot Vale, VIC

The Melbourne Showgrounds is another popular event venue in Melbourne that offers huge outdoor and indoor spaces for a variety of events and functions. This site is Melbourne’s largest event venue and within the...

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Melbourne Trams

Melbourne has a very convenient tram system that runs within the central business district and surrounding suburbs. Within the CBD, there are also “Free Tram Zones” where you can travel for free within certain precincts...

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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

St. Kilda, VIC

The Astor Theatre is a 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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The Glen

Glen Waverley, VIC

The Glen is a shopping centre located in the suburb of Glen Waverley, approximately 25 kilometres south-east of Melbourne. The centre offers the very best in clothing, shoes, accessories and homeware stores. The Glen is...

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Caulfield Racecourse

Caulfield East, VIC

Many locals and visitors come to the Caulfield Racecourse to enjoy live horseracing; located south-east of the Melbourne CBD. Those driving to the venue will be happy to know that the racecourse is just 8kms from the...

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The District Docklands

Docklands, VIC

The District Docklands (formerly 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;...

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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 a 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...