Melbourne Key Attractions
Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne.
Melbourne Zoo, contains more than 320 animal species from Australia and around the world. The zoo is 4 kilometres north of the centre of Melbourne.
Overlooking the famous Port Phillip Bay, this historic park has been a destination for Melbourne families for the past century.
Home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores, this modern piazza has become the heart and soul of Melbourne.
Every great city has its icon, its point of recognition, the gem in its urban skyline.
For Melbourne, it’s the Eureka Tower, a 297 metre (975 ft.) gold plated skyscraper by the Yarra River in the heart of the Southbank precinct.
Widely recognised as the home of Australian sport, the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has outstanding heritage value to Australia.
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is the oldest and most visited gallery in Australia. Situated over two magnificent buildings – NGV International and NGV Australia – the Gallery hosts a wide range of international and local artists, exhibitions, programs and events; from contemporary art to major international historic exhibitions, fashion and design, architecture, sound and dance.
When the Old Melbourne Gaol was built in the mid-1800s, it dominated the Melbourne skyline as a symbol of authority. Inside the Gaol, dangerous criminals were held alongside petty offenders, the homeless and the mentally ill.
Built in Belfast in 1885, the three masted cargo vessel carried coal and wheat between England and South America.
You can join the crew, come aboard for a tour of the ship and discover what life was like on a tall ship sailing the seven seas.
Located only 90 minutes from Melbourne, managing five major attractions: the Penguin Parade; the Koala Conservation Centre; Churchill Island Heritage Farm; Wild Oceans EcoBoat Tours; and the Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre as well as other recreational areas, including beaches, wetlands and woodlands.
Immerse yourself in the depth’s of truly Big Nature. From the wild and unpredictable Southern Ocean to the volcanic plains steeped in history. Explore vastly different landscapes and share in their stories.
The journey aboard Puffing Billy takes you through the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, located only one hour east of Melbourne.
St Kilda is home to many of Melbourne’s famous visitor attractions including Luna Park, the Esplanade Hotel, Catani Gardens, Acland Street and Fitzroy Street. It is home to St Kilda beach, Melbourne’s most famous beach, several renowned theatres and several of Melbourne’s big events and festivals.
Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.
Events, attractions and accommodation in the Grampians region.
Natural thermal mineral waters flow from deep underground into the many pools, experiences and private baths at Peninsula Hot Springs.
The Yarra Valley is recognised as one of the world’s premier wine growing regions with over 80 sensational cellar doors, superb restaurants serving fresh regional produce, luxury accommodation, iconic scenery and stunning artwork.