Table of contents
- Top attractions
- Top free things to do
- Our Choice Restaurants
- Top Bars
- Top Hotels
- Our must Do’s
- Getting There
- And Finally
Known as the most multicultural, hip city in Australia. A beautiful city bustling with an abundance of malls, coffee shops, restaurants, laneways and some of the coolest street art, Melbourne is a city that has something for everyone.
Melbourne has one of the best night scenes in Australia. So many amazing cocktail bars, clubs and live music around its hard to know where to go.
Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road is just what you think of when you consider a trip to Melbourne. Take a car and drive this iconic 243km stretch and really take in all that scenery.
Capture the Twelve Apostles and London Arch and many more endearing landscapes.
The Crown Casino in center of the city is a iconic location. Bringing a slice of Vegas to Melbourne. With some of the best restaurants and bars around and a night of sheer entertainment.
Roam the casino floor and hope to make your fortunes, and enjoy the great buzz this venue offers.
Standing a huge 297 meters the Eureka tower is Australia largest building. With the Skydeck standing at 285 meters and unbelievably the lift only takes 38 to get you there.
See the best views Melbourne city has to offer, with unrivaled 360 degree views of this quaint and quite beautiful city.
Open 7 days from midday to 8:30pm
MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground
The home of Australia cricket, take a tour around this iconic ground. The MCG is the largest stadium in the southern hemisphere and the 11th world wide with a capacity of 100,024.
The tour will take you all through the ground and even delve into the history of this iconic ground.
Top free things to do
Search the laneways
Find some little treasures tucked away in the backstreets of Melbourne. From little boutique shops to small independent coffee shops, your always find a hidden treasure or two.
Find the best street art
Melbourne has the best street art and can easily rival any city around the world for its diverse and unique art. Many back streets display current and retro pieces, its a sight to behold in these wonderful backstreets of the CBD.
Find street art walking tours and spend a day exploring.
BOOK HERE at Melbourne Street Tours and great company with a range of tours
Coffee Shop Hopping
Melbourne is the home of the coffee shop influx in Australia, no street corner, suburb or back street is complete without a trendy stop for your cup of Joe. Watch the world go by as you sip on favourite brew.
Fancy a macchiato, turmeric latte, pumpkin lattes, with more choices of milks than you have had dinners or just the traditional black and strong, Melbourne covers it all.
Queen Victoria Market
The Queen Victoria Market is the largest open air market in the southern hemisphere spanning a whopping 17 acres. Snag yourself a great bargain or try some delicious food and produce around.
A great place to even just wander and lose yourself for the day.
Melbourne Botanic Gardens
Submerse yourself in the beauty that is the Melbourne Botanical Gardens. The gardens have been part of Melbourne for over 170 years and boasting a huge 8,500 species and the garden spans over 38 hectares.
Our Choice Restaurants
Anchovy restaurant crosses there south – east Asian roots and adapted them with the trendy Melbourne dining scene.
Trendy Italian style menu with all the usual modern Melbourne touches. Great selection of tap beers and cocktails for you to delve into. Capitano is a relaxed and pleasant dining experience.
Serving modern Chinese style comfort food, fresh ingredients with all the Melbourne style you could want. Super Ling offers a new approach to Chinese food.
Cutler and Co
Sophistication and fine dining at it’s best. Cutler and Co offers pure class on the Melbourne dining scene.
No hipsters in sight just great food, wine and service, offering the ultimate dining experience
Melbourne has a great selection of bars, but we love a little hidden bar here is a link to Melbourne’s best Speakeasy bars.
And then 2 of our favorite bars in Melbourne would be
Tucked away out of view lies Everleigh, a cocktail bar that does things right. Simple and classic drinks done the way they were intended.
A relaxed environment where the best come to relax and enjoyed a great drink in relaxed environment
The unofficial kick starter to what is the trendy bar scene in Melbourne today. With a ever changing and experimental menu. Add to this Black Pearl was voted the 2017 World’s best cocktail bar, it would be hard to find better globally let alone Melbourne.
25 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Tel: 03 9653 0000
Parliament Square, Melbourne, Victoria, 3002, Australia
Tel: 03 9224 1234
8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006, Australia
Tel: 03 9292 6868
379 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
Tel: 03 9677 9900
Our must Do’s
- Street art (you must go and look at some of these)
- Great Ocean Road
- Eat at Cutler & Co
Melbourne Tullamarine is Melbournes airport. A short 25 minute jiurney to the city center is very well located.
Melbourne is known for its tremendous tram system located on every street and corner. Easy to use cards for loading payment and paying make this the most useful and affordable way to move around Melbourne.
Australia really does have some fantastic cities and Melbourne is one of our favorites.
Trends are set here and fashions are adhere to, and with it multicultural attitude its no wonder its known as as city for all.
Other cities fully suit and one that is equally on the rise would be the Gold Coast. Its not quite there yet but its getting close.
But for now Melbourne does lie at the top of the pile.