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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Adelaide -v- Richmond - AFL | Toyota Grand Final 2017 
A.F.L. | Australian Rules Football Home There is no bigger day on Melbourne's sporting calendar than the Australian Football League Grand Final played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The 2017 AFL Grand Final will be played on Saturday 30th Se Read more..

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland® 
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Magnificently theatrical and bursting with invention, Christopher Wheeldon’s full-length Alice brings to life the vivid visions of Lewis Carroll’s classic book. Wheeldon, The Royal Ballet’s resident choreographer, has delighted Australian audiences w Read more..

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Big Heart Appeal 2017 
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Big Heart Appeal 1-30 September Heart disease does not discriminate – it affects young and old, men and women. It is still the single biggest killer of Australians, taking a life every 26 minutes. Please register as a volunteer doorknocker to h Read more..

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Cherryhill's Blossom Festival 2017 
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To celebrate the launch of our Cherish Cherry Spritzer, this Spring we're opening our Yarra Valley orchard gates or our Blossom Festival 29th Sept - 2nd Oct. Come and wander through rows upon rows of our stunning cherry trees in full bloom or sit Read more..

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Daylight Saving | Start 
This is a reminder to turn your clocks FORWARD one hour for the official start of the 2017/2018 daylight saving period on Sunday, 1 October 2017. Clocks are moved clockwise one hour from 2am to 3am. Turn Your Clocks FORWARD ONE HOUR Rem Read more..

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EC17 | Education Changemakers Event 
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EC17 is the flagship event of EduChange Week. Two days of powerful sessions, led by people making change in education. This is not your average conference. In fact, it is not a conference at all. There are no dot-point dull presentations, no Read more..

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Elton John | A Day On The Green 
Elton John Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley, VIC Sunday, October 1, 2017 SOLD OUT Busby Marou Chris Watts Elton John In one of the most exciting announcements of 2017, a day on the green, in conjunction with Chugg Entertainment, is thrilled Read more..

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Footy Festival 2017 
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FOOTY FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 27 - 30 A.F.L. | Australian Rules Football Home The Footy Festival celebrates all that is brilliant about Melbourne showcasing the best Melbourne has to offer in food, music, and of course, footy. All fans are invi Read more..

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Funfields Family Park | Open 
Closed for Winter, re-Opening 29th Sept 2017! With 23 Awesome Rides & Attractions, our Water / Theme Park includes all NEW Gravity Wave, the Worlds Longest Proslide Wave and Victoria’s Biggest & Tallest waterslide, along with Kraken 4 lane watersl Read more..

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MCG Open Day | Free Family Fun 
Explore the ‘G for free! Enter the hallowed turf and have a kick On Sunday October 1st, the day after the 2017 AFL Grand Final the MCG will open its gates and welcome the public to its 5th annual MCG Open Day. This is a FREE event for everyon Read more..

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Melbourne Chinese Moon Festival 2017 
The 2017 Melbourne Moon Festival is back! This popular annual event will be held on Saturday, 30 September 2017 (10am - 5pm) at Main St and Market St mall in Box Hill. Organised by the Melbourne Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce the 2017 Festival Read more..

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Melbourne Fringe Festival 2017 
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2017 MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL: 14 Sept – 1 Oct The Melbourne Fringe Festival is Victoria's most vibrant independent arts showcase, developing, championing and celebrating the independent arts. Melbourne Fringe has grown and evolved over 34 yea Read more..

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Melbourne Storm v North Queensland Cowboys | NRL Grand Final Final 
The Melbourne Storm are into the 2017 Telstra Premiership Grand Final after an emphatic 30-0 defeat of the Brisbane Broncos. The North Queensland Cowboys have qualified for the 2017 Telstra Premiership grand final in incredible circumstances, forc Read more..

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Men's Shed Week 2017 
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During ‘Men’s Shed Week’ members showcase their shed by: • Holding an OPEN DAY • Running a BBQ • Invite everyone to share a cuppa and a chat MEN’S SHED WEEK CELEBRATES SHEDS #DOINGLOCALGOOD A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, welcoming shared Read more..

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ownit! street art exhibition 
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Melbourne loves street art! As part of Emerald City’s performing arts events at the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2017, this exhibition will showcase: STREET/GRAFFITI ART | STENCILS | PASE UP | STICKER BOMBERS | STREET ART PHOTOGRAPHY LOCAL MELBOU Read more..

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Police Blue Ribbon Day 2017 
Friday 29th September 2017 | The Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation perpetuates the memory of members of the Victoria Police killed in the line of duty through the support of worthwhile community projects within Victoria. In total, 159 Victor Read more..

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School Holidays Melbourne Guide | Spring 
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Our guide to keep the kids entertained during the Spring School Holidays, running from September 22 to October 9, 2017. Scroll down the page to [Related Links] for dated activities. See All Day Long Activity Guide for activities that last 'al Read more..

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Silvers Grand Magic Circus | Maribyrnong 
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Australia's "best" circus is the incredible Silvers Grand Magic Circus. Suitable for all ages, the show includes the Phoenix Riders in the Globe of Death, the Wheel of Steel, aerial acts, clowns and the latest in Los Vegas illusions. Establishe Read more..

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Virtual Reality Fringe Festival 2017 
The Virtual Reality Cinema presents the virtual reality fringe festival 2017. 6 massive VR Programs 20-30 minutes each. See Africa's largest Animal Migration in this enthralling wild life documentry. EXODUS Experience a Koreon womens sear Read more..

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What's On this Week | 26 September - 2 October 2017 
Welcome to Newsletter | #561 What's On this Week in marvellous Melbourne Tuesday 26th September 2017 to Monday 2nd October 2017 AFL Grand Final Week 2017 .nobrtable br { display: none } Adelaide -v- Richmond   Read more..

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