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Discover Melbourne's secret laneways and rooftops, the cultural hub of Federation Square, buzzing bars, boutiques and eateries, and the iconic MCG. Experience St Kilda, the Royal Botanic Gardens, bohemian Brunswick Street and the nation-stopping excitement of the Spring Racing Carnival. Join world class events such as the Australian Grand Prix. Day trip to the Mornington Peninsula or to Phillip Island for fairy penguins.

Discover Melbourne's wide streets and hidden laneways, galleries and parklands, eclectic precincts and a dynamic food and wine scene.

Exploring Melbourne's laneways is just one aspect of this diverse city. Get a cricket or football fix. Soak up art and culture. Go high-end dining or grab the best pub burger. Shop for local designer fashion or cycle the bayside. Whatever you fancy, Melbourne is a city of choices.

Experience Victoria's beautiful beaches and rugged landscapes coastlines stretching for almost 2000 kms. Take in pristine landscapes ranging from sandy beaches, wetlands and heathland to forests, sheer cliffs and rocky shores.

  • Just six kilometres from the CBD, St Kilda is Melbourne's seaside playground and is part of the City of Port Phillip
  • Take a ride through nature on the spectacular Great Ocean Road, which winds alongside the wild and windswept Southern Ocean
  • The Yarra Valley produces some of Australia’s finest pinot noir, sparkling wine and other cool-climate wines and is home to more than 80 wineries
  • See your footprints in the sand of endless Ninety Mile Beach. Or cruise Gippsland Lakes, Australia’s biggest expanse of inland waterways
  • Boredom isn't an option on Brunswick Street, the vibrant strip where people from all walks of life go to shop, eat, drink, meet and dance.
  • Not far from Melbourne you'll find the rolling hills, orchards, olive groves, and more than 200 vineyards of Victoria's Mornington Peninsula
  • The Nobbies
  • 12 Apostles
  • Cape Woolamai

From World's Longest Lunches in breathtaking places to avant-garde tasting dishes from global culinary superstars, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival has it all. Indulge the senses over 17 days as a diverse program of one-off events unfold throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria.

From the most luxurious suites complete with spa and city views to the simplest backpacker accommodation for the adventurous twenty-something – you're bound to find what you're looking for in Melbourne.


Tullamarine Airport (MEL) - 25 minutes to the city by car, around 20 minutes to the city by shuttle bus


Station Pier, Port Melbourne - 15- 20 minutes to the city by car

For more information please visit: www.visitvictoria.com


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