Enter through the iconic mouth of Mr Moon to experience the innocent joys of Melbourne’s Luna Park in St Kilda.
This ultimate city fair has brightened St Kilda’s Lower Esplanade for more than a century, featuring a classic Ferris Wheel, the Jewel in the Crown Carousel, the Silly Serpent Rollercoaster and a haunted Ghost Train, as well as many other family-fun and thrilling rides.
The most famous Luna Park ride is the Scenic Railway Roller Coaster, which has delighted passengers with paramount views of Port Phillip Bay since the Park opened in 1912.
Entry to Luna Park is free and rides charge a standard fare. Adult rides are $9.95, kids aged 4 to 12 cost $7.95 and toddler of 3 years and under cost $3.95.
The Park sells all sorts of wonderful carnival food, like fairy floss and hot chips, to keep patrons well fed between rides.
Getting there is a breeze, with regular trams and buses between central Melbourne and St Kilda.