Melbourne Things to Do

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  • 1. Great Ocean Road

    We took a day trip along the Great Ocean Road. This was by far the highlight of our trip. The scenery is amazing. Rocks have been eroded into a variety of spectacular shapes by the constant pounding...

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  • 2. Queen Victoria Market

    The Queen Victoria Markets are the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere since the 1850's. As well as being a tourist destination it is a great place for locals to find souvenirs,...

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  • 3. St. Kilda

    Southern Cross station on Spencer St. Compared to other beaches around Australia, it was not really for surfing, but still it was good for myself to get away from the city and relax, walk around,...

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  • 4. Phillip Island

    Phillip Island seems to be well known for the penguin parade, but there is more to do and see to make the long trip truly worthwhile. I know in asking about the island, there were many that said...

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  • 5. Dandenong Ranges

    The Germans used to have the formula for aspirin but it was "misplaced". Alfred rediscovered it and made a fortune. A fair percentage of that fortune went into a wonderful garden in the Dandenongs...

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  • 6. Rialto Tower

    One of the easiest ways to orientate yourself in a new city is to take a trip to the top of somewhere high. In the case of Melbourne, this means taking the lift to level 55 of Rialto Towers to the...

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  • 7. Royal Botanic Gardens

    The statue of Hercules is one of the two classical sculptures at the Royal Botanic Garden's Main Entrance. Both statues were unveiled in 1928 with an unknown artist. Both busts are of marble....

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  • 8. Crown Casino

    Then Crown Casino is the place for you. It is the largest casino in the southern hemisphere, and has endless rows of slot machines and gaming tables. Besides gambling, there are many other...

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  • 9. Old Melbourne Gaol

    This gaol was interesting because it provided a lot of information about the history of Melbourne. Many of the criminals mentioned inside had killed their partners through greed during the Gold Rush....

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  • 10. Federation Square

    Federation Square is a hub of activity in the CBD. The Square is an odd looking area comprised of strange structures and buildings flanking the corners. The Square is a hangout for people just sitting...

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  • 11. Chinatown

    Melbourne's Chinatown resembles most Chinatowns I have seen back in the states. This particular area of Melbourne is located on Little Bourke Street and branches out to side streets and alleyways....

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  • 12. Yarra River

    The Yarra River rises in central-east Victoria and enters the sea into Port Phillip Bay. It is here the the city of Melbourne was established. Originally known as Birrarung the river was a major...

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  • 13. Zoo

    Melbourne Zoo opened in 1862 and was the first to do so in Australia. Since then it has changed continually enlarging the site and upgrading exhibits. There are more than 320 species of animal and...

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  • 14. Shrine of Remembrance

    PLEASE NOTE; NOT ALL SECTIONS OF THE SHRINE ARE CURRENTLY OPEN AS A MUSEUM IS BEING CONSTRUCTED AND IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN TIME FOR THE 100 YEAR CELEBRATION OF THE ANZAC LANDING AT...

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  • 15. Historical Buildings

    There is a trio of buildings from the ‘marvelous Melbourne’ era which together make up the historic sections of the ANZ Banking group of buildings. The first is what has been dubbed, The Gothic...

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  • 16. Brighton Beach

    Further south along the bay from St Kilda is the upmarket suburb of Brighton, Brighton Beach and its famed sweep of colourful beach huts. Its quite an exclusive place, the more so because there is...

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  • 17. Southbank & Southgate

    Southbank and Southgate, Melbourne Victoria There is plenty to entertain you along the Yarra on a Sunday afternoon. We stared at Crown Casino and walked along the river bank, across the bridge to...

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  • 18. Cook's Cottage

    I am very interested in Captain Cook and his epic sea voyages, so I was interested to know that his family cottage had been transported and reassembled in Melbourne. We had to go visit. Cooks'...

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  • 19. Williamstown

    Williamstown is an sub-urban area of Melbourne. It is an easy and beautiful place to visit in Melbourne. This town is away from Melbourne CBD district, cause everything is very peaceful, slow, relax,...

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  • 20. Fitzroy Gardens

    I accidentally passed by this garden on my way to Carlton gardens. This garden is beautiful and big enough that you can enjoy the peaceful moment in your life and wonder around the small attractions...

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  • 21. Aquarium

    After buying my ticket online prior to walking in the door I was quite rudely told I must leave the venue to print the ticket prior to entering the venue. There is no other option. Later find a sign...

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  • 22. Healesvile Sanctuary

    This is a really cool wildlife sanctuary just an hour out of Melbourne. A great place to see alot of Australias unique native wildlife, such as Kangaroos, Koalas & Wombats. They have an awesome Bird's...

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  • 23. Museum

    The museum always has a special disp;lay we went especially to see the Mummies of Ancient Egypt. It is an alright way to spend a cool or wet day as we did. Admission is $6 adults & children or...

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  • 24. Shopping

    Since shopping is a major activity for most Melbournians, it would be a pity to not let travellers such as yourself know about the great places to shop in South Yarra, a small suburb outside of...

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  • 25. Sovereign Hill

    1999: Me & my mate made my way here DIY. I was never a big fan of theme parks but we thought we would give this one a go. Gold-panning always sound like a good idea....you know striking it rich?...

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