Things to do in Melbourne

Things to do in Melbourne

Where to go, what to see

There is so much to see and do in Melbourne, whether you are a local, interstate or international visitor. Hundreds of things to do and places to visit.


Use the guides below to see Where To Go and What's On.


Things to do in Melbourne

Things to do with KIDS


Sightseeing destinations

 1. Federation Square
 2. Queen Victoria Market
 3. Crown Casino
 4. Eureka Skydeck
 5. Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
 6. Melbourne Zoo
 7. Melbourne Sealife Aquarium
 8. National Gallery of Victoria
 9. Melbourne Museum
10. Royal Exhibition Building

11. Melbourne Cricket Ground [MCG]



 1. Great Ocean Road
 2. Phillip Island Penguin Parade
 3. Dandenong Ranges
 4. Sovereign Hill
 5. Dandenong Ranges / Puffing Billy
 6. Yarra Valley
 7. Grampians
 8. Mornington Peninsula
 9. The Snowfields
10. Scienceworks
11. Werribee Open Range Zoo

Melbourne Source: Top 20 Destinations



Yarra River Cruise to Williamstown

One of the most popular ways to see Melbourne is on this river cruise.



Neighbours Tour


Everyone loves our Good Neigbours Tour


Things To Do in Melbourne

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 Pirate's Revenge at Luna Park 
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Luna Park's first ever water ride TEMPORARY RIDE FOR SUMMER HOLIDAYS Features: lots of water, ups and downs Boats are propelled up slopes to a height of 13 metres, before plunging down into a pool of water. Passengers will get wet! The Read more..

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Aladdin & The Arabian Tales | Sand Sculpting Exhibition 
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Sand Sculpting Australia presents their much anticipated exhibition ‘Aladdin & The Arabian Tales’. This summer, you’ll be transported back in time to explore the ancient and ever-so-magical stories of the 1001 Arabian Nights, made completely from Read more..

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AO Live Stage 
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AO Live Stage is one of Melbourne’s hottest parties, returning with 15 days of consecutive music, including the hugely popular Coopers' Saturday. We’ll be hosting the likes of Client Liaison, TLC, Tina Arena, Rudimental, Illy, Hoodoo Gurus and pl Read more..

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Arboria | FedSquare Walk-In Sculpture 
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Explore a world of colour and light inside a giant, blow-up labyrinth of winding tunnels and soaring-high domes. ARBORIA is a monumental, walk-in sculpture with a 10-metre high grand dome at its centre. Inspired by the shapes and form of the Read more..

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Australian Open 2018 | Tennis 
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2017 15th - 28th January Melbourne in January means only one thing – the Australian Open. With the world’s top tennis players fighting it out for the first Grand Slam® title of the year, there’s no better place to be. The st Read more..

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Big Bash League | Melbourne Stars -v- Sydney Thunder 
The next KFC BBL|07 - Big Bash League in Melbourne: Sat Jan 20 Melbourne Stars -v- Sydney Thunder Melbourne Cricket Ground 18:10 18:00 Big Bash League 07 More games, more venues - the new season of the Big Bash League promises to be bigg Read more..

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Brickvention | 2018 LEGO Expo 
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The next Brickvention will be held over the weekend of 20th and 21st January 2018 at the Royal Exhibition Building where anyone can view the amazing creations made out of LEGO. Brickvention is an Australian based convention for LEGO® fans. Bri Read more..

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Clydesdale & Heavy Horse Festival 2018 
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Over the past 10 years the Festival has grown to be one of the largest displays of heavy horses on show in the southern hemisphere with patronage by the members of the public has grown close to 1000 over the two day event. Full commentary, demonst Read more..

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Gippsland GeekFest 2018 
GeekFest is back for a one day event on Sunday the 21st January 2018, 10.00am – 5.00pm and the theme is TIME TRAVEL. We are attempting a world record of ‘the most people gathering as Dr Who characters’ on the day, can we get 500? Or more?? Dress u Read more..

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Herring Island Summer Arts Festival 2018 
HERRING ISLAND SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL Weekends: 13 January 2018 - 15 April 2018 The Herring Island Summer Arts Festival showcases contemporary Australian visual art including painting, photography, sculpture and fibre art, as well as special Austra Read more..

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Lantasia 2018 - Night Garden & Light Walk 
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Lantasia is back this summer illuminating the Boneo Maze with new and exciting sculptural lanterns and light installations. Come and enjoy an evening amongst the lights, with lantern making workshops, twilight mini golf and more. Our lakeside Read more..

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Melbourne Bridal and Honeymoon Expo 2018 
Victoria’s largest bridal expo company is proud to present The Melbourne Bridal & Honeymoon Expo 2018. Brides to-be, enjoy a fabulous one day event featuring two sensational never before seen fashion parades showcasing Melbourne’s finest in bridal Read more..

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Splashland - Inflatable Waterslide Pop-Up 
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Swisse Kids Presents Splashland – Inflatable Waterslide Fun For Families Slip, slide and splash into summer! The ultimate school holiday activity is returning again this December, with Swisse Kids Presents Splashland at Caulfield Racecourse back, Read more..

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Spotlight's Triple J Hottest 100 Party 
Celebrate Triple J’s Seminal Hottest 100 Countdown at the Windsor Alehouse in 2018! Don’t forget, due to public demand, the date has now changed to Sat Jan 27th (1 day after Australia Day). The Windsor Alehouse will be broadcasting the Countdo Read more..

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Sugar Mountain Festival 2018 
Sugar Mountain 2018, held at the Victorian College of the Arts, will welcome Joey BadA$$, Cut Copy and Gerd Janson, along with an eclectic undercard including Beaches’ three-guitar attack, Sydneysider Love Deluxe and the Northern Territory’s Kardajal Read more..

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Sunset Sounds 2018 | Free Outdoor Concert 
After the success of previous, Sunset Sounds is back in 2018 with a series of free Sunday evening live music concerts across the City of Stonnington’s beautiful parks and gardens. The three events will combine some of Australia’s best-loved music Read more..

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The Odditorium - A Vaudeville Experience 
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The circus steals the spotlight at the MC Showroom, Prahran’s up and coming theatre jewel, as three stunning stage oddities strut their stuff in an evening of whimsy, delight and pure magic. Hosted by effervescent cabaret starlet Sophie deLightful Read more..

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What's On this Week | 16 - 22 January 2018 
Welcome to Newsletter | #577 What's On this Week in marvellous Melbourne Tuesday 16th January 2018 to Monday 22nd January 2018 Brickvention | LEGO Expo .nobrtable br { display: none }   Brickvention brings togeth Read more..

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Wonderfest 2018 
YMCA Manningham Youth Services will be hosting it’s first ever event as part of Victoria’s LGBTQI Midsumma Festival in 2018. With the theme of ‘diversity and positive mental health,’ WONDERFEST will be a celebration of arts, culture and life. The Read more..

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