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 for KIDS in Melbourne


Top 10 sightseeing destinations!

 1. Federation Square
 2. Queen Victoria Market
 3. Crown Casino
 4. Eureka Skydeck
 5. Great Ocean Road
 6. Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
 7. Melbourne Zoo
 8. Melbourne Sealife Aquarium
 9. Phillip Island Penguin Parade
10. Sovereign Hill

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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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Australian Hi-Fi & AV Show 2016 
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The Australian Hi-Fi & AV Show 2016 is your chance to hear the world’s finest audio products in one place. Bring your music and hear it on some of the world’s best systems. Before you buy, get hands-on experience and compare all types of audio ge Read more..

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Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 
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Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Moto GP PHILLIP ISLAND 21-23 OCTOBER 2016 The world’s best motorcycle racers will descend upon the iconic Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit for the much anticipated 2016 Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. T Read more..

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Australian Speedway Grand Prix 2016 
2016 QBE Insurance Australian FIM Speedway Grand Prix Etihad Stadium, Docklands, VIC Sat 22 Oct 2016, 07:00 PM Speedway action returns in 2016 when the world’s best riders come to Etihad Stadium on Saturday 22 October. The 2015 Australian FIM Read more..

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Bendigo Agricultural Show 2016 
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It’s on again - Bendigo’s best and brightest event Bendigo Agricultural Show - 2016 21st - 22nd October 2016 Held over two days, Friday and Saturday, the ever-popular Bendigo Agricutural Show will again draw the crowds with fantastic entertainme Read more..

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Cake Bake & Sweets Show 2016 
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Cake Bake & Sweets Show is the greatest baking, dessert and entertaining show on Earth. Filled with everything from cakes, pastries and chocolate, to breads, savouries and other delicious temptations. It's the destination to INDULGE, EXPERIENCE and B Read more..

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Carlton Italian Festa 2016 
Celebrate Italy at the Carlton Italian Festa. There'll be live performances by local and Italian artists including Anthony Callea, cooking demonstrations, an Italian inspired kids corner, soccer clinics, bocce games, Italian car and motorcycle di Read more..

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Cuban Jazz Festival 2016 
The Cuban Jazz Festival will be held at to Yarra Valley Racecourse on Sunday 23rd October 2016. Main Stage - Live Cuban band, salsa dance lessons and live dance performances Vineyard Courtyard - Live jazz band, cigars, wine, cake & fudge Salsa Read more..

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Diwali Indian Festival of Light 2016 
Let Celebrate India take you on a magical journey of India through the breathtaking vibrant program of Indian cinema, classical, folk and Bollywood dances, dance and craft workshops, traditional henna painting, floral floor art Rangoli, the beat of d Read more..

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Garage Sale Trail 2016 
Saturday 22nd October 2016 | Garage Sale Trail, Australia’s fastest-growing sustainability/reuse event is a chance to declutter, reuse, meet your neighbours and make a few extra dollars all at the same time! This not-for-profit community event pro Read more..

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Melbourne Festival 2016 
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The Melbourne Festival running from 6-23 October 2016 encompasses dance, circus, theatre, contemporary and classical music, visual arts, film and more. Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festivals and one of the m Read more..

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Melbourne Shopping Festival 2016 
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MELBOURNE SHOPPING FESTIVAL 2016 We are thrilled to announce one of the Australia’s largest and unique three-day shopping event Melbourne Shopping Festival taking place just before the arrival of summer. MSF is one of the most exclusive premiu Read more..

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Motorclassica 2016 
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Australia’s premier automotive event, Motorclassica, will return to Melbourne’s magnificent 19th century Royal Exhibition Building from 21-23 October 2016. Motorclassica is Australia’s only internationally-significant exhibition of rare and exotic Read more..

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Nillumbik Pet Expo 2016 
On Sunday 23 October between 10am and 4pm, you and your pet are invited to Marngrook Oval for the annual Nillumbik Pet Expo. This free event is a fun-filled day, offering displays and demonstrations from a range of exhibitors including vets, club Read more..

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Sandringham Village Festival 2016 
Sunday 23rd October 10.00am - 5.00pm A wonderful family day for all the community with activities and fun for everyone. The Sandringham Village Festival will be held in Melrose, Waltham and Station Streets. Over 100 stall holders and trad Read more..

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Say Cheese! Prahran Market Cheese Festival 
This year Prahran Market’s Say Cheese Festival will be bigger and better than ever with a brand new format and over double the amount of exhibitors. Now in its fourth year, the highly anticipated event scheduled for Saturday October 22, will spill on Read more..

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The Bloody Long Walk 2016 
It’s a Bloody Long Walk towards vital research… 46,200 steps More than 3000 people from Melbourne and the surrounding areas will put on their sneakers to participate in The Bloody Long Walk, the national fundraising series of the Australian Mitoch Read more..

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The Stitches & Craft Show 2016 
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The Stitches & Craft Show is bringing great shopping and inspirational displays to Melbourne craft enthusiasts this October 20 – 23. The show will be held at Caulfield Racecourse where shoppers will be able to buy a huge range of unique craft pro Read more..

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What's On this Week | 18 - 25 October 2016 
Tuesday 18th October 2016 to Monday 25th October 2016 Top Events This Week .nobrtable br { display: none }   Australian Hi-Fi & AV Show, Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Australian Speedway Grand Prix, Bendigo Agricultural Sh Read more..

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Williamstown Wine and Cheese Fest 2016 
Join us Sunday, October 23rd for our third annual Wine and Cheese Fest! The festival is back at the Seaworks in Williamstown this year, which means sea breezes and plenty of space to explore the booths of over sixty participating vendors. Expect l Read more..

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World Travel and Cruise Expo 2016 
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FREE ENTRY Join us in Melbourne for the new World Travel & Cruise Expo on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 October. This expo will represent the best of the world with a strong showcase on world river and ocean cruising. With leading airlines, tour Read more..

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