Melbourne offers visitors and locals many interesting things to see and do. There are art galleries, day trips, walks, museums, theatres, parks, along with creeks, rivers and bays to visit. For children there are circuses, farms, mini golf courses, miniature railways, play centres and zoos to keep them entertained. Sightseeing tours can also be arranged for couples, families, groups of friends and single travellers such as days out to:-
The Crown Casino
Queen Victoria Market
Phillip Island to see the amusing penguins
There are also exciting festivals, fairs and carnivals for everyone to soak up as well as the most amazing beaches to catch the sunâs rays.
Fantastic restaurants and bars
Stop off at one of Melbourneâs Italian coffee shops to taste coffee granitas and a pastry or at a bakery where you can enjoy cinnamon baked bread and cakes. A visit to Melbourne wouldnât be complete without going to the Moroccan Soup Bar. Can you really afford not to miss out on a delicious three course banquet? Chickpea bake is very popular with the locals who bring their own containers to take this tasty dish back home.
With temperatures in Melbourne often being very hot during the summer months a long, cold glass of beer doesnât come amiss. There are many unusual bars where you can pop in to cool down such as:-
Late night bars
Try a unique cocktail in a funky bar that has great views of the city or a classic drink in a 1960s styled hostelry.
With so many attractions in Melbourne visitors are quite spoilt for choice. If you love shopping at outdoor markets you definitely wonât be disappointed with the awesome Queen Victoria Market. Stallholders sell fresh fruit, vegetables, gifts and souvenirs. Well-known boutique shops offer fantastic, fashionable clothes so you can shop till you drop.
There are also many trendy clubs to dance the nights away listening to your favourite music played by experienced DJs. With so many live music venues Melbourne attracts local and international bands that play all types of music ranging from techno, jazz, blues to grunge rock. Thereâs something for everyone. Why not check out whatâs on in the many cinemas to catch the latest blockbuster movie? If you prefer to watch a cabaret or comedy show there are many theatres where professionals perform making for a great night out.