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 Brighton Bathing Boxes Brighton Bathing Boxes
The 82 Brighton bathing boxes are one of Melbourne's most unique attractions visited by people from around the world. Built well over a century ago in response to very Victorian ideas of morality and seaside bathing, the bathing boxes remain almost unchanged. All retain cl Read more..

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 City Circle Tram | Free Tourist Tram City Circle Tram | Free Tourist Tram
The City Circle Tram service provides a free and convenient way to get around central Melbourne. Tourists, shoppers, office workers and families can use the City Circle Tram to travel to major attractions, shops and city events. The City Circle route is serviced by heritage W Read more..

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 Colonial Tramcar Restaurant Colonial Tramcar Restaurant
Dining on culinary delights and touring scenic streets surrounded by all the sights, the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is a historic and iconic part of any experience in the city. Dining in Melbourne can be a fabulous experience, especially aboard our famous fleet of historical Read more..

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 Cooks' Cottage Cooks' Cottage
Cooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia. James Cook was born on the 27th October 1728 in a thatched cottage at Marton-in-Cleveland which was demolished in 1786. Cook's father wh Read more..

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 Crown Entertainment Complex Crown Entertainment Complex
There is always something happening at Crown from live entertainment to themed displays and riverside festivals, Crown truly is A World of Entertainment. Located on the north bank of the Yarra River combines gaming, hotel, convention, restaurant, retail and comprehensive entertai Read more..

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 Enterprize Wharf Enterprize Wharf
Standing on the banks of the Yarra River next to Queen's Bridge is one of our favourite Melbourne locations, Enterprize Wharf. Enterprize Landing is the birthplace of Melbourne, when on Sunday 30th August 1835, settlers on the tall ship schooner Enterprize docked on this spo Read more..

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 Eureka Skydeck 88 Eureka Skydeck 88
Created to reach for the sky, nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere's highest viewing platform. Skydeck 88 is the only observation deck in the world that can thrill you with 'The Edge' - a glass Read more..

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 Federation Square Federation Square
Federation Square is Melbourne's favourite meeting place as well as a unique cultural precinct which brings together a creative mix of attractions, museums and galleries, and the finest of dining with its many restaurants, cafes and bars. Federation Square is also a hub of M Read more..

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 Flinders Street Railway Station Flinders Street Railway Station
Flinders Street Railway Station at the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets is the oldest station in Australia (1910) although the first station on this site opened in 1854! Flinders street is the busiest suburban railway station in the southern hemisphere even after the c Read more..

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 Lights At Night Building Lights At Night Building
Melbourne's newest attraction is the Lights At Night 15-storey tower building in Docklands. 58,000 lights come on every night at dusk changing to reflect the weather. The light installation interprets the weather brings Melbourne's famed "four seasons in one day" to life is Read more..

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 Luna Park Luna Park
For almost a 100 years, Melbourne’s Luna Park has been a galaxy of amusements and sensations... Just for Fun! Melbourne’s Luna Park is a galaxy of amusements and sensations. From the jaw dropping, eye ball popping super thrill rides like the Pharaoh’s Curse, Metropolis and th Read more..

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 Melbourne Attraction Pass Melbourne Attraction Pass
Save money when sightseeing in Melbourne with this great value attractions pass that grants discount entry to two of the best sightseeing destinations within the city: the Eureka Skydeck and Melbourne Aquarium. With this double Melbourne attraction pass you'll save money whil Read more..

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 Melbourne Cricket Ground - MCG Melbourne Cricket Ground - MCG
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is an iconic Australian sporting venue located in Yarra Park in inner Melbourne, home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. It holds the world record for the highest light towers. The MCG is an easy walk from the city centre, and is serviced by Ric Read more..

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 Melbourne Curiosities Melbourne Curiosities
There are some quite interesting but lesser known spots in Melbourne to spend an hour now known as Melbourne Curiosities. Area of Solitude for Missing People - With Hope in Our Hearts A bench located in Carlton Gardens stands as a memorial for the 30,000 people reported mi Read more..

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 Melbourne Laneways Melbourne Laneways
Melbourne Laneways are known worldwide for a rich art culture, one-off boutiques, unique galleries, tiny cafés and hidden bars. No trip to Melbourne is complete without a visit to Melbourne's laneways. Victoria's tourism slogan aims to make Melbourne the destination of choi Read more..

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 Melbourne Museum Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Museum is regarded as one of the world's most modern enlightening museums. Situated in Carlton Gardens, Melbourne Museum is an exciting and innovative attraction - including permanent and touring exhibitions, dynamic performances and events, cafés, IMAX Theatre, gift Read more..

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 Melbourne Star | Observation Wheel Melbourne Star | Observation Wheel
Melbourne Star invites you to experience Melbourne in a whole new way, giving visitors and locals alike a new way to engage with Melbourne's vibrant cityscape. Visitors to Melbourne Star will enjoy a wealth of information about Melbourne, including its history, culture, eccent Read more..

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 Melbourne Visitor Shuttle Melbourne Visitor Shuttle
Explore the city on board the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle. Be taken to bustling markets, cultural precincts, lush gardens, shopping arcades, sporting stadiums and more. Make use of the free Wi-Fi on your journey while you listen to the audio commentary that shares stories of our Read more..

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 Melbourne Zoo Melbourne Zoo
Over 250 species from around the world can be found in the beautifully landscaped settings of Melbourne Zoo, just five minutes from the city centre. Stroll through the lush Asian and African rainforests, Australian bushland and even underwater! Walk where tigers roam and monke Read more..

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 Old Melbourne Gaol Old Melbourne Gaol
Looks can be deceiving because the Old Melbourne Gaol is one of Melbourne's best historical places and truly worth a visit. Old Melbourne Gaol dominated the Melbourne skyline as a symbol of authority when it was built in the mid 1800s. Between 1842 and its closure in 1929 th Read more..

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 Polly Woodside Polly Woodside
Polly Woodside is a National Trust tall ship: an 1885 three masted iron ship from Belfast moored in a dock next to Melbourne's Yarra River at South Wharf. With an interactive gallery and an exciting program of events, this ship is a rich reminder of Australia’s maritime histor Read more..

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 Puffing Billy Railway Puffing Billy Railway
Australia's century-old steam train is still running every day except Christmas Day on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the scenic Dandenong Ranges, just 40 km east of Melbourne, Victoria. The Railway is the sole survivor of four experimental lines use Read more..

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 Queen Victoria Market Queen Victoria Market
Queen Victoria Market is more than just Melbourne’s shopping mecca - it’s an historic landmark, a tourist attraction and an institution for Melburnians. This vast and vibrant centre of trade and commerce was officially opened on 20 March 1878 and has served consumers needs fo Read more..

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 Royal Exhibition Building Royal Exhibition Building
The magnificent Royal Exhibition Building was completed in 1880 in time to host Melbourne’s first International Exhibition. The first exhibition was a huge success, over 8 months attracting over one million people to the eight hectares of exhibitions. The cultural, industrial Read more..

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 Sandridge Bridge Sandridge Bridge
Sandridge Bridge forms a unique link with Melbourne's past and present and well worth the short walk from Flinders Street Station. Sandridge Bridge was the first steel bridge over the Yarra River forming a link between the city and Port Melbourne, where thousands of immigrants Read more..

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 Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium
Melbourne Aquarium features 12 amazing zones of discovery, including interactive animal encounters and iconic state of the art displays. Home to thousands of aquatic animals, the must-see SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is an entertaining and educational experience with four amazi Read more..

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 Shrine of Remembrance Shrine of Remembrance
The Shrine of Remembrance was built between 1928 and 1934 in remembrance of those 114,000 men and women of Victoria who served and those who died in the Great War of 1914-1918. 89,100 of them served overseas and 19,000 did not return. The people of Victoria felt that their de Read more..

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 South Wharf Promenade South Wharf Promenade
South Wharf Promenade is Melbourne's hottest "go-to" location for amazing food, sensational shopping, bars, walks and wonderful views of Melbourne. Take a leisurely stroll along South Wharf Promenade, take in the views, dine at one of the award winning restaurants, cafes or ba Read more..

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 Southgate Complex | Southbank Southgate Complex | Southbank
The southern side of the Yarra River is an entertainment and dining complex including Southgate Promenade, Eureka Tower, Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne Exhibition Centre and Polly Woodside Maritime Museum. The area of Southgate is also Melbourne's artistic centre inclu Read more..

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 Where To Go in Melbourne Where To Go in Melbourne
I get asked this all the time, where should we take visitors in Melbourne. Sometimes the question is a statement; yes we know the touristy and popular places but where can we them that's a little different? So here goes: a few lists that include the obvious and the not so o Read more..

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Once Only Film Event at The Astor
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