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Melbourne Self-Guided Audio Tour
"Enjoy the modern and diverse city of Melbourne a city famous for its culture and the arts. In this audio tour be captivated by the Flinders Street Station the largest market in the Southern Hemisphere and the Old Melbourne Gaol where the infamous Ned Kelly was executed. This vibrant city has a lot to offer including several fascinating museums and sport venues. You will also see St Paul's Cathedral the Immigration Museum the Koorie Heritage Trust Cultural Centre
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Central Melbourne Walking Tour
"Federation Square locally known as Fed Square is one of the most ambitious architectural designs in Australia and covers an entire city block in Melbourne’s Central Business District (CBD) blending both the cultural heritage of Melbourne with civic purpose. Here is where your city walking tour will commence with a brief introduction to the history of Melbourne. Follow Melbourne’s timeline from the original indigenous landowners to the immigration and migrant policies of the 1970s that shaped and formed the fabric of Melbourne’s rich culture. Wander the laneways are home to emerging and well-known local craftsmen and artisans. Soak up the atmosphere created by the café scene smell the aroma of coffee and spices
From AUD40.00
 
Small-Group Grampians Day Trip from Melbourne
"Meet at St Paul’s Cathedral in the early morning and depart the city in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus for the 3-hour drive to Grampians National Park. Take a break for morning tea before continuing into the park to visit the Boroka Lookou with depictions of people handprints animal tracks and birds among the findings. Learn about local indigenous cultures at your next destination Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Browse interactive displays
From AUD135.00

More General in Melbourne

Rent a car

While you're in Melbourne, do consider renting a car. There's lots to explore outside the city. You can drive around Port Phillip bay and visit the picturesque little towns, like Portsea or...
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dracko
Dec 18, 2003

Melbourne's Public Toilet

Favourite thing about Melbourne? Clean public toilets. :)If you can't stand dirty toilets (I doubt anyone can ;)), be rest assured that those in Melbourne are extremely clean, even the one at the...
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eviltooth
May 10, 2003

State Flag of Victoria

The Victorian state flag was created as a colonial flag - a British Blue Ensign with the badge of the colony added to the blue field. Because some of the Australian state badges were originaly created...
xuessium
Jun 17, 2005

Melbourne's Pastime - The Flat White

If you were to ask someone what my favorite thing about working in Melbourne is, it would have to be the coffee shops. When I first arrived in Melbourne, I thought it was ridiculous that people would...
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ATXtraveler
Feb 05, 2006

Melbourne Aquarium

The Melbourne Aquarium was really nice...although not as good as the Sydney Aquarium if you ask me. Also the price was a bit steep ($22 for an adult). Still, I loved watching the fish and could have...
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CandS
Jan 29, 2003

The Shelter

This shelter at the Spencer end of Bourke Street was provided by the Government of Nauru to honour Victoria's 150th's Anniversary. A bit dusty on the roof, but nonetheless useful especially on those...
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eviltooth
Oct 02, 2003
 
 
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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 Christmas time except it is very hot...
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cjg1
Aug 02, 2013

The great cone in the sky

Little Lonsdale is home to Melbourne Central, a spectacular blend of ultra-modern architecture with a huge glass cone, the largest freestanding glass structure in the world, enveloping a historic shot...
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iandsmith
May 16, 2005

Smoking is a general tip?

I am not sure whether this can be considered a general tip? But believe me, I saw quite many cigarettes and smokers, and the way they set up their cigarette-dustbin is like this, at roadside. As a...
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l_joo
Dec 20, 2005

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 there is a surcharge after 10pm and you may...
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lorrainece
Mar 01, 2010

Info point

In first days I was in Melbourne I found myself in front of this quite big glassy building, that 'is Federation Square, opened on 26 October 2002. If you go inside, you'll find yourself in the...
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paoseo
Oct 28, 2006

Lion Stoned

Sorry I was unable to recall the name of the place, I saw there a pitiful lion being stoned, don't know why they did it but I guess it was for displaying, viewing or maybe taking photos. They stoned...
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l_joo
May 24, 2006

School girls in uniform

School girls in uniform portraying a group of school girls walking towards another direction in uniform, grey color, white football stockings with black shoes, looks cool, discipline and beautiful, I...
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l_joo
May 25, 2006

Victoria Bitter

Victoria Bitter is a product, is a beer, is probably created by local Victorians to make money or perhaps something else I don't know. I only know that my country would not want to make money, they...
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l_joo
May 25, 2006

Top Hotels in Melbourne

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1 Southgate Ave, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006, Australia
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8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006, Australia
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187 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia
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380 William St., Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia
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1 Parliament Square, Melbourne, Victoria, 3002, Australia
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636 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia
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Top Things to Do in Melbourne

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Great Ocean Road

We flew with 'Adventure Flight Co' from Melbourne to the 12 Apostles and it was great experience. We see more from the air even Cape Otway Lighthouse and Great Ocean Road but no Koalas! Beautiful...
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Phillip Island and Penguins

The park is hands on, literally. Feed kangaroos out of the palm of your hand. This 60 acre park had about 100 species. Many different animals to get up and close with. You can see Koalas up close and...
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Queen Victoria Market

Hard to believe - There is more! I found old buildings along Victoria street which had been turned into shops. These two storey shops opened in 1887, and in 1884 the single storey shops were opened...
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Fitzroy Gardens

Located near Grey street in Fitzroy Gardens is a wonderful children's playground. I guess the centrepiece would have to be the 20 tonne sculpted concrete dragon that is 7 metres long and 3 metres...
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Rialto Tower

The observation deck closed in 2009. A gleaming glass cigarette lighter ripped straight from the intro sequence of Dallas. It could only have been built in the 1980s. It was once the tallest building...
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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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Top 5 Melbourne Writers

balhannah

" under construction"
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leffe3

"Wherever I Lay My Hat - That's My Home"
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ATXtraveler

"Melbourne - Our Home for 2005 and 2006"
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davidjo

"MY THIRD TIME IN THE CITY"
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iandsmith

"Melbourne is a Dive"
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