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  • 1. Great Ocean Road

    I constantly fly to Melbourne with my partner and I always call Private Budget Tours Australia. They are a local couple from Melbourne whom provide private tours at affordable rates. They are very...

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  • 2. St. Kilda

    St Kilda is one of inner city suburbs of Melbourne and in recent years, it has begun to shake off a seamy reputation and is home to many of Melbourne's famous visitor attractions including Luna Park,...

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  • 3. Flinders Street Station

    The station at Flinders street is a wonderful old building serving the train loving people of Melbourne. I have used this station for transport since 1977 and the place has only gotten grubbier since...

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  • 4. Crown Casino

    I stood one night, unknowingly, beside the river when all was suddenly light. From whence had this emanated I immediately wondered. It was over in moments, so I was unsure, then it burst with a roar...

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  • 5. Queen Victoria Market

    Check out the Queen Victoria Markets. Located on the corner of Elizabeth & Victoria Streets. At the markets you will find all sorts of things - fresh produce, clothes, crafts, jewelry, leather goods...

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  • 6. Victorian Arts Centre

    If you see a picture of Melbourne, one of the most distinguishing landmarks is the large spire that resides on the southside of the Yarra River. Standing at about 115 metres high, it is one of the...

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  • 7. Melbourne Cup

    If you want to find out why Australia is the only country that stops work for a horse race, then this is a good place to start. All items on display at the new Champions Australian Racing Museum come...

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  • 8. Trams

    I would reccomned a tour I went on called Tramtastic Tours. They take you on the tram around Melbournes fabulous inner city suburbs, which I didn't even know existed despite having been here before....

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  • 9. Melbourne Cricket Ground

    attend a major sporting event at the MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground). I would recommend football, it's uniquely Australian and it's a great spectator sport, the crowd alone will make it worth while....

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  • 10. Cook's Cottage

    Captain Cook's Cottage In 1933 the owner of the cottage in Gt. Ayton, that was built by Captain Cook's father, decided to sell it. In a patriotic attempt to prevent its being taken to the United...

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  • 11. Australian Open

    Op Court 1 weer een nederlander, Peter Wessels moet het opnemen tegen Andrew Ilie, een publiekslieveling bij de Australiers. Het hele court zat vol met Aussies, wij met de nederlanders zoveel mogelijk...

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  • 12. Melbourne Museum

    We visited the Melbourne Museum...it was very interesting... The Melbourne Museum is located in the Carlton Gardens just out of the CBD area. It is open between 10 am and 5 pm daily (except Christmas...

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  • 13. Shrine of Remembrance

    visit the lovely SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE monument Did you notice the lovely building in the background(??); then hop onto one of these green trams plying the city center.... and finish off your day...

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  • 14. Rialto Towers

    RIALTO TOWERS. The Melbourne Observation Deck is located 253 metres above the city on the 55th floor of the landmark Rialto Towers, the tallest office building in the Southern Hemisphere. The...

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  • 15. Conservatory

    Located in Fitzroy Gardens - 26.1 hectares (or 35 and even over 40 if you believe other sites) of lush parkland at the northern end of the CBD and also the resting place of Melbourne's earliest...

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  • 16. Royal Botanic Gardens

    The trails either side of the Yarra follow the river for substantial distances upstream, featuring many early morning scullers, lovely riverside mansions, stately trees (with appalling quantities of...

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  • 19. Christmas Time In Melbourne

    Christmas is a favorite holiday for my wife and I. In particular we love how a city decorates and celebrates Christmas. Melbourne is much like New York at...

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  • 20. Mobile Phone SIMS

    It's always cheaper to get a local prepaid SIM. You can buy a local SIM card from any Woolworths supermarket - a $29 recharge gets you more value than you can...

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  • 21. Walking Trails Galore - Grampians National Park

    The Grampians National Park is a 3.5 hour drive out of Melbourne City on the Western Freeway. The most convenient and reasonable way to get to the Grampians is...

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  • 22. Taxis

    I agree about taxi drivers, many these days have no idea where they have to go, it would be good if you have the address of the hotel you are staying at,and...

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  • 23. Forum answer-regarding Dandenongs/Healesville

    The only section of this question I am able to answer is regarding the Dandenongs. We spent about 2-3 hours in May this year in the Ranges and really did little...

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  • 24. Walking

    Melbourne is a great city for walking. Off every main road there are these little alleys where you will undoubtedly something to interest you. Quirky shops, hip...

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  • 25. As Dame Edna says, "Hello Possums."

    Barry Humphries aka Dame Edna Everage has been starting off 'her' TV and stage shows with 'Hello Possums' for longer than most of us can remember - after all...

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