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Renowned for its fashion districts, Melbourne is one very stylish city. It’s also a city of creative flair which is reflected in the quirky bars, street art and fantastic music scene. Stroll around the city centre and discover gorgeous cafes and hidden bars with curated Melbourne tours. Take a drive through the scenic Great Ocean Road, sample the finest wines of the Yarra Valley, and enjoy a relaxing spa day at the Mornington Peninsula. Experience the best of Melbourne attractions with a range of personalized tours for an unforgettable experience.
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Our tips for Melbourne

  • Shop till you drop. A throng of marketplaces, quirky vintage stores and up-and-coming retailers make Melbourne the perfect place to find something unique. Here, personal style is celebrated, so embrace your individuality.
  • Brunch, anyone? A stroll down one of the inner-city laneways uncovers a number of first-class eateries. These café and restaurants offer epic brunches for affordable prices and are a worthy pit stop on your tours in Melbourne.
  • Layer up. From summer to winter and everything in between, layers are your greatest ally in Melbourne. Wherever your Melbourne sightseeing day trips take you, be sure to keep a cardigan handy, this coastal city’s temperamental weather can dart between warm and cold often.
  • Tram ride, anyone? One of the city’s oldest and most iconic transport links, riding a tram is an attraction in itself, so be sure to add it to your list of things to do in Melbourne.
  • Beach, please. Touring Melbourne isn’t complete without a few solid beach trips. The Pacific Ocean’s rips and undercurrents mean precautions are necessary. Be sure to swim at patrolled beaches and between the lifeguard’s flags.

Good to know

The coastal capital of Australia, Melbourne is a melting pot of cultures. Founded in 1835 by John Batman, the city was initially known by the name of Batmania. In 1837, the name was changed to Lord Melbourne after the then-British Prime Minister (William Lamb) by governor Richard Bourke.
Melbourne is known for its chic cafés and bars. It has the most café per capita in the world. And if you’re into sports and special events, Melbourne hosts the Australian Open Grand Slam Tennis, Spring Racing Carnival and the Australian Grand Prix. Every night in Melbourne is like a special event because this place knows how to party!
Philip Island is known for its colony of wild penguins. Melbourne has many names for coffee. For instance, you will find Long Black here instead of Americanos. The city is also famous for being the fox capital of the world with over 23 foxes per square km. The tram system in the city is the largest in the world. The city has been awarded as ‘the most liveable city in the world by the Global Liveability index.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit Melbourne?
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    Winds from this coastal city can bite, especially in the winter, while temperatures remain generally temperamental year-round. So, Australia does get cold. When considering when and what to do in Melbourne, pick a time that suits your interests and budget. Opt for a summer or autumn visit for the most pleasant weather, but if it’s the culture you’re after, Melbourne is great to visit at any time. The city’s population of forward-thinking creatives ensures there is always something new to explore in this urban playground.

  • Q: How do I get around the city?
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    Navigating Melbourne’s labyrinth of laneways can be tricky for newcomers. The city’s historic tram system is one of the city’s most convenient transport methods, running between most of the key spots. However, the city’s buses offer cheap, far-reaching travel, and are ideal for Melbourne sightseeing on a budget. Avoid boarding in the rush hour. Pedestrians should opt for the back streets and laneways to get a dose of this city’s culture on their Melbourne day tours.

  • Q: What are the top tourist attractions in Melbourne?
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    Depending on your itinerary, you can visit major attractions such as Yarra Valley, Great Ocean Road, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne Skydeck, Mornington Peninsula, and Philip Island.

  • Q: How is the nightlife in Melbourne?
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    Melbourne loves to party, thanks to its vibrant nightlife. Whether you are looking to indulge in late-night food cravings, go bar hopping or watch live music events, Melbourne has it all.

  • Q: What should I pack for Melbourne?
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    While packing for your Melbourne trip, make sure to have options for both warm layers and lightweight clothes. Carry comfortable shoes or sandals, sunscreen, hats, sunglasses and sundresses for your Melbourne sightseeing.

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