Melbourne Travel Tips

New Year's Eve in Melbourne

By Viator, March 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1247 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

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

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

Melbourne Hot Air Balloon Rides

By Viator, August 2010

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 95 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

If you're not a morning person, the thought of getting up at 3:45am to jump into a wicker basket and take off into the air might be the stuff of nightmares. But if you steel yourself for the early ...  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

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

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

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

Shopping in Melbourne

By Viator, October 2012

4.5 star rating: Recommended 52 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Melbourne is considered one of Australia's premier shopping destinations - even some in-the-know Sydneysiders come to Melbourne exclusively to go shoe shopping - and it is possible to have several ...  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

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

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

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

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