Melbourne Travel Tips

Melbourne Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 144 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

What's your pleasure? Sports? Shopping? Art? Food? Wine? Wildlife? Melbourne ticks all these boxes and more. Straddling the curvy, lazy Yarra River, Melbourne is Australia's second largest city and, ...  Read more

Australia and New Zealand During the Cricket World Cup

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1249 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The ICC Cricket World Cup attracts international visitors from around the world, especially those fans from the UK and India. And although it may not draw the same buzz as the FIFA World Cup, the ...  Read more

Spring Carnival in Melbourne

By Viator, December 2014

The Melbourne Cup really is a race that stops the nation with an estimated 20 million Australians watching the horse race on the first Tuesday in November each year. Running since 1861, the race is ...  Read more

New Year's Eve in Melbourne

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1258 Ratings

Each year, more than half a million people flock to Melbourne's central business district to see the New Year in with a series of firework displays and free events for all ages. An Australian New ...  Read more

Picking a Great Ocean Road Tour

By Viator, November 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1084 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Stretching 150 miles (243 km) along the south-eastern coast between Torquay and Allansford, the Great Ocean Road is Australia?s ultimate road trip, a dramatic route that winds along the coastal ...  Read more

Yarra Valley Wine Tours

By Viator, September 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 87 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As one of Victoria's premier wine regions, mention the Yarra Valley to a local and you'll hear a daydreamy sigh as they envisage the emerald glow of the valleys and the straw-gold glow of the wine.  ...  Read more

Winter Activites in Melbourne

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 70 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When the northern hemisphere gears up for a summer of sunbathing and open-air festivals, Australians wrap up warm and move the barbecues indoors as the days get shorter and colder. Of course, winter ...  Read more

A Guide to Australian Rules Football

By Viator, June 2014

Tours & Tickets

One of the best ways to get beneath the skin of a country is through sport, and when you?re talking Australia, and Melbourne in particular, that sport would have to be Australian Rules Football. ...  Read more

Melbourne's Best Views

By Viator, June 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Melbourne is an incredible city with so much to see and do as you make your way through city streets and waterways. That said, another great way to experience the city is from above it! Look down at ...  Read more

Day Trips to Phillip Island

By Viator, October 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 43 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Less than two hours outside Melbourne, Phillip Island is an incredibly popular day trip destination for visitors to Victoria?s capital city. Phillip Island has one of the world?s most accessible ...  Read more

Street Art in Melbourne

By Viator, August 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Melbourne?s street art has become as well known an attraction in the city as famous attractions like Flemington Racecourse, or shopping. Rich and diverse, the street art occurs all over the city.  ...  Read more

Victoria Police Museum

By Emma , Australia, February 2013

If, like many people, crime, criminals or the law fascinates you, you will love the exhibitions, photographs, stories and artifacts at the Victoria Police Museum. This undervalued and little known ...  Read more

Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre

By Emma , Australia, February 2013

Not far from the magnificent Grampians area in Victoria is the township of Ararat and the excellent Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre. The center tells the story of the Chinese immigrants who found ...  Read more

Sovereign Hill

By Emma , Australia, February 2013

Melbourne?s fortunes were made in the Victorian goldfields in the 1850s, when thousands of migrants descended upon the area after the discovery of gold. The town of Ballarat was at the epicentre of ...  Read more

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

By Emma , Australia, February 2013

It?s not an exaggeration to say that the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is one of Australia?s biggest food and wine events. Visited by more than 300,000 people each year, the festival attracts big ...  Read more

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