Melbourne has so much on offer for you to explore depending on the time you have and your interest. Below are just a few ideas for you to consider or click here for more suggestions on what you can enjoy in Melbourne and its nearby surrounds.
Created to reach for the sky, nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemispheres highest viewing platform. Open daily Adult: $17.50, Child: $10.00, Family: $39.50.
Weaving a maze through the city grid, Melbournes laneways uncover hidden treasures and a charming, intimate atmosphere. Al fresco eateries, one-off shops and bars that are off the beaten track, all nestle side-by-side in laneways winding in all directions throughout the city. Tours run from Tuesday to Sunday at $49.00 per person.
The modernist Melbourne Museum is the largest museum complex in the Southern Hemisphere. Spread over three levels, the museum draws on the latest technology to give an insight into Australias flora, fauna and culture. Open daily Adult $8.00, Concession and child (3-16 years) free entry.
With more than 320 species on view, Melbourne Zoo offers a window into the diversity of the worlds wildlife. Visiting the Zoo is an opportunity to get back in touch with the wonders of nature only 4km from the city centre. Open daily Adult: $25.40, Child $12.60, Family from $50.00.
Home to Melbournes oldest prison, historic Magistrates Court and former Police City Watch House, Russell Street has been the heart of crime, law and order in Melbourne since the 1840’s. Open daily Adults $22.00, Children $12.00, Family: $52.00.