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Melbourne

Being the capital city of Victoria, Melbourne is a hub of activity full of tourist hotspots complete with an electric atmosphere. Perfect for couples on a luxury city break or families wanting the ultimate summer holiday, this unofficial culture hotspot of the country is yours for the taking.

Southbank can be found on the southern side of Yarra River and is an amazing place to see street performers, stop for a bite to eat and go shopping. Alternatively, for an evening you won’t forget, head to the Crown Entertainment Complex where you could potentially strike it lucky in the casino. If you are after a more scenic affair, the Dandenong Range is just 35 kilometres from Melbourne and is ideal for daytrips for tourists that want to explore and trek through rainforests and winding valleys.

Situated nearby is the Eureka Skydeck where you can see fantastic vistas of the city, before heading to countless museums and exhibitions all within walking distance. After dark, Melbourne has got you covered. Be sure to pack your dancing shoes as the metropolis’ thriving night scene is a safe bet for a good time. From star-studded haunts to secluded sanctuary’s, there is sure to be a pub, club or bar that will suit you down to the ground.

Restaurants are another thing that are in abundance in this urban beauty with menus to suit every type of taste bud. Toto’s was Australia’s first pizza restaurant opening in 1961 and is still going strong today. For more authentic cuisine, the Arbory Bar and Eatery serves barbecue-style dishes and a fabulous friendly atmosphere to match.

This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Melbourne, as there are also national monuments, a zoo, sports stadiums and much more to explore. What’s more, the hotels are gorgeous, luxurious and glamorous so you are sure for a pleasant stay. It’s easy to see why people come back to this beautiful city time and time again.

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Melbourne is the unofficial sports capital of the country making this ideal for lovers of tennis, football and cricket. The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) can be found here which has a capacity of 100,000 spectators so make sure you check the listings to see if there are any matches on. The Rod Laver Arena is great for tennis-lovers too as it is where the Australian Open final is held.


 
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Good to know

  • Time difference: UTC +9
  • Currency: AUD
  • Flying time to destination:
    25-hours from London
  • Nearest Airport: Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

Best Time To Travel

Average Temperatures
Jan: 21°c   Feb: 21°c   Mar: 19°c  
Apr: 17°c   May: 14°c   Jun: 11°c  
Jul: 10°c   Aug: 11°c   Sep: 13°c  
Oct: 15°c   Nov: 17°c   Dec: 19°c  

Location

THINGS TO DO IN Melbourne

Melbourne in a nutshell

After Dark Destinations
 
  • Eau De Vie is a fine bar and cocktail lounge that looks like it has come straight from the 1920’s. Expect a plethora of alcohol lined up at the bar behind you, with a glamorous whiskey roof if you prefer something stronger. The Library is a great place to privately dine too, with enough room for up to 16 guests.
     
  • Lux has it all for a fantastic night out, complete with a dance floor, chandeliers and decadent booths. Expect an eclectic night with circus performers dancing to music from the 80s and 90s. You will be singing along knowing every word as you party in this star-studded spot. It has quickly become one of the trendiest and upmarket clubs, so this is a place you don’t want to miss out on.

     
  • Maha is a fantastic restaurant found centrally located in the city offering beautiful Middle Eastern dishes. Tuck in to fabulous fare loved by locals and holiday makers alike. You can also enjoy a burger and a beer courtesy of the weekday lunch special if you fancy some home comforts.
     
  • For an eclectic mix of cuisine inspired by Executive Chef Adam D’Sylva’s worldwide travels, you can expect a wide range of dishes to devour with most having Asian influences at Coda. A short walk from Yarra river, this Southbank eatery has romantic décor perfect for a date night.

     
Soak Up The Culture
 
  • The City Circle Tram is a fantastic way to see all the sites of Melbourne for the grand price of absolutely nothing. Venture through the streets of the city, finding hidden hotspots that you will probably have missed when travelling via the subway or in a taxi. If you can get one that isn’t too busy, you are in for an amazing whirlwind tour.
     
  • The Shrine of Remembrance is Melbourne’s most iconic site commemorating Australian men and women that have lost their lives at war. It is something so grounding and peaceful you will just have to experience it for yourself.
     
  • For culture-vultures, the Southbank district is well-known for its fantastic restaurants, shops and entertainment facilities with street performers and markets everywhere you look. Make sure you head down to see the sights and sounds of one of the most up and coming places in Melbourne.



     
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