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Places To Go in Melbourne Victoria Australia

General Attractions

  • Collingwood Children’s Farm – Country Life for City Folk. Open every day of the year from 9am – 5pm
  • Bimbimbie Fauna & Picnic Park – Australian Native Animal Park. Feed and walk through enclosure to feed kangaroo, wombats, emus, deer and see a variety of Australian birds. (sorry link broken)
  • Federation Square website includes information about the development and architecture, exhibitions, events, maps etc…  Farmers Market Held every Friday at Federation Square along the River. 12 noon until 6 pm
  • Fitzroy Gardens detailed descriptions and photographs of features within the garden.
  • Gasworks Arts Park a place of art, ideas and events, where people meet, explore and create. Situated in Albert Park, Victoria Gasworks is 3 kms from the Melbourne GPO. It is an arts precinct housed in renovated industrial buildings on what was the site of the Port Melbourne gas production plant.
  • Heritage Victoria includes a Melbourne walking tour map with details of buildings to see. You can find out about the Victorian Heritage Program, browse or search the heritage register, and download application forms.
  • Melbourne Aquarium
  • Old Melbourne Gaol The Old Melbourne Gaol is home to Melbourne’s oldest prison, historic Magistrate’s Court and former Police City Watch House. Most of Australia’s infamous characters, including the iconic bushranger Ned Kelly and notorious gangster Squizzy Taylor have spent time within the walls of this amazing precinct. Winner of the Victorian Tourism Awards from 2008-2010.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Information about the gardens, including attractions and history.
  • Tall Ship Enterprize Experience sailing on the replica of the tall ship that brought the first European settlers to Melbourne. Short sails and overnight adventure. Fun and excitement for all. Sails from Williamstown and other locations. Full details on website.
  • Three Great Zoos – Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Each of Victoria’s 3 Zoos has an innovative master plan that displays a representative sample of the world’s fauna and flora in bioclimatic zones. Victoria clearly has three of the world’s great zoos.
  • The Wheeler Centre is Australia’s first Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas. See their website for a calendar of events.

 

 

Abseiling, The Tower of Fear and Obstacle Course - MelbourneAdrenalinAbseiling, The Tower of Fear and Obstacle Course – Melbourne

It’s time to let your inner child loose to run, jump, climb, swing, splash and more as you take on the Tower of Fear and Obstacle Course! All set in beautiful bushland close to Melbourne (from Adrenaline)

Beer Lovers Paradise, Carlton & United Brewery Tour - MelbourneAdrenalinBeer Lovers Paradise, Carlton & United Brewery Tour – Melbourne

This is the opportunity to give the beer fanatic in your life the chance to join our friendly guides for a fun and interactive tour of Australia’s largest brewery. (from Adrenaline)

Carlton & United Brewery Tour with Beer And Food Matching - MelbourneAdrenalinCarlton & United Brewery Tour with Beer And Food Matching – Melbourne

This is the opportunity to give the beer fanatic in your life the chance to join our friendly guides for a fun and interactive tour of Australia’s largest brewery. (from Adrenaline)

Enchanted Adventure Garden and Maze Entry, Mornington Peninsula - MelbourneAdrenalinEnchanted Adventure Garden and Maze Entry, Mornington Peninsula – Melbourne

Head to the Mornington Peninsula for an amazing day out for all the family! Young and old will be Enchanted by these Gardens – 22 acres packed full of mazes and attractions. (from Adrenaline)

Eureka Skydeck 88 And The Edge Experience - MelbourneAdrenalinEureka Skydeck 88 And The Edge Experience – Melbourne

The Skydeck Experience was created to give you the best views of Melbourne, anywhere! Nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for this awe inspiring view of Melbourne. (from Adrenaline)

Kryal Castle History Horrors and Hauntings - Regional MelbourneAdrenalinKryal Castle History Horrors and Hauntings – Regional Melbourne

Enter the labyrinth of Australia’s only haunted Castle in a unique, after dark experience. Discover the ghost of a boy in the sweet shop whose skeleton was displayed in the torture chamber. (from Adrenaline)

Melbourne Sports Lovers Morning Tour with Melbourne Cricket Ground OR National Sports MuseumAdrenalinMelbourne Sports Lovers Morning Tour with Melbourne Cricket Ground OR National Sports Museum

An unforgettable experience for sports lovers – Explore behind the scenes of the venues that play host to some of Australia’s favourite sporting events! (from Adrenaline)

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel AdmissionAdrenalinMelbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission

Experience Melbourne like never before with a ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel! (from Adrenaline)

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Day & Night Admission (2 Flights!)AdrenalinMelbourne Star Observation Wheel Day & Night Admission (2 Flights!)

Experience Melbourne like never before with a ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel! (from Adrenaline)

Peninsula Hot Springs 1 Day Tour - Departs MelbourneAdrenalinPeninsula Hot Springs 1 Day Tour – Departs Melbourne

Travel down the Great Ocean Road and see the Twelve Apostles. Discover first hand why this trip has become a tourism pilgrimage for so many. (from Adrenaline)

Pentridge Prison Ghost Tour - MelbourneAdrenalinPentridge Prison Ghost Tour – Melbourne

Join us for an amazing tour of Pentridge Prison home to some of Australia’s most famous criminals including Chopper Reed and Ned Kelly. (from Adrenaline)

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium EntryAdrenalinSEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Entry

With interactive animal encounters, iconic state-of-the-art displays, animal feeds and diver presentations, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is an excellent, educational and completely engaging experience. (from Adrenaline)

Sport And Beer Tour Of MelbourneAdrenalinSport And Beer Tour Of Melbourne

Treat your sport loving beer-enthusiast! Tour behind the scenes at the venues that play host to some of Australia’s favourite sporting events followed by a beer odyssey at a local brewery. (from Adrenaline)

Tree Surfing, Tree Top Adventure plus Enchanted Maze Entry - Mornington Peninsula, MelbourneAdrenalinTree Surfing, Tree Top Adventure plus Enchanted Maze Entry – Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne

This Tree Surfing, Treetop Adventure is fun for kids big and small! You will be amazed by Grand Course with over 50 different Obstacles in the trees. Please note minimum height is 135cm. (from Adrenaline)

Zoo - Werribee Open Range Zoo Off Road Safari - MelbourneAdrenalinZoo – Werribee Open Range Zoo Off Road Safari – Melbourne

Take a ride on the wild side with this amazing 4WD Safari through Werribee Open Range Zoo. (from Adrenaline)

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