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 with KIDS


Sightseeing destinations

 1. Federation Square
 2. Queen Victoria Market
 3. Crown Casino
 4. Eureka Skydeck
 5. Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
 6. Melbourne Zoo
 7. Melbourne Sealife Aquarium
 8. National Gallery of Victoria
 9. Melbourne Museum
10. Royal Exhibition Building

11. Melbourne Cricket Ground [MCG]



 1. Great Ocean Road
 2. Phillip Island Penguin Parade
 3. Dandenong Ranges
 4. Sovereign Hill
 5. Dandenong Ranges / Puffing Billy
 6. Yarra Valley
 7. Grampians
 8. Mornington Peninsula
 9. The Snowfields
10. Scienceworks
11. Werribee Open Range Zoo

Melbourne Source: Top 20 Destinations



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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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland® 
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Magnificently theatrical and bursting with invention, Christopher Wheeldon’s full-length Alice brings to life the vivid visions of Lewis Carroll’s classic book. Wheeldon, The Royal Ballet’s resident choreographer, has delighted Australian audiences w Read more..

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AstroLight Festival 2017 
Scienceworks joins forces with astronauts, astronomers, scientists, stargazers and artists to present a night starring astronomy and light. Enjoy a special evening talks and performances for all ages, Planetarium and Lightning Room shows, plus an Read more..

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Australian Dance Awards 2017 
Australian Dance Awards When: Sunday 24 September Where: Playhouse Arts Centre Melbourne Time: 7:00pm Tickets: Adult $50 / Concession $40 Bookings: Celebrating twenty years in 2017, the Australian Dances Awa Read more..

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Australian Native Orchid Show 2017 
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Come and join with us at the Mount Waverley Community Centre and experience first hand the wonders of these amazing plants. ANNUAL SPRING SHOW Every year ANOS Victoria holds its orchid show on the last weekend in September. Come along and jo Read more..

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Caroline Springs Spring Family Fun Day 
Caroline Springs 3rd Annual Spring Family Day is being held on Saturday 23 September 11am to 3pm on the foreshore of Caroline Springs Lake near the Children's Playground. $5 for kids 4+ includes unlimited jumping castles, face painting, games, ri Read more..

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Doveton Show 2017 
The Doveton Show offers everything you expect from a show with show bags food drinks side shows animals free entertainment and of course rides. The 13th annual Doveton Show is to be held on Sunday 24 September 2017 at Myuna Farm. Held each ye Read more..

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Dutch Weekend | Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2017 
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SEPTEMBER 22ND - SEPTEMBER 24TH Dutch Weekend Grab your clogs and come out to Tesselaar Tulip Festival this weekend as it transforms into a mini Holland! Celebrate Dutch traditions Grab your clogs and visit the Tesselaar Tulip Festival this Read more..

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Listen Out 2017 
Listen Out is Australia’s premier dance music event, bringing quality dance music to four spectacular inner city venues across Australia this spring. Listen Out is an over 18s event. Sat 23rd Sept at Catani Gardens. Starring in alphabetical Read more..

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Melbourne Fringe Festival 2017 
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2017 MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL: 14 Sept – 1 Oct The Melbourne Fringe Festival is Victoria's most vibrant independent arts showcase, developing, championing and celebrating the independent arts. Melbourne Fringe has grown and evolved over 34 yea Read more..

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Melbourne Juggling Convention 2017 
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Melbourne Juggling Convention returns once again. Melbourne Juggling Convention is a 4-day circus festival in the heart of Melbourne. Workshops, performances, networking, and heaps of juggling fun! Friday 22nd September - Monday 25th September. Read more..

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Melbourne Storm v Broncos | NRL Final 
The NRL has confirmed the times and venues for Week Three of the NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series, which will begin with the match between Melbourne Storm and Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park on Friday night. Sydney Roosters will face North Quee Read more..

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Members' Millinery Showcase 2017 
2017 Members' Millinery Showcase Wednesday, 20 September 2017 Gate 22, Station Street, Caulfield East, VIC 3145 From runway to racecourse: Your exclusive millinery preview Join us at the MRC Members' Millinery Showcase as this member favourit Read more..

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Newsletter | #560 | What's On this Week 
Welcome to Newsletter | #560 What's On this Week in marvellous Melbourne Tuesday 19th September 2017 to Monday 25th September 2017 Royal Melbourne Show 2017 .nobrtable br { display: none }   Share an unforgettabl Read more..

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Oz Kink Fest 2017 
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The Ultimate Alternative Lifestyle Festival Oz Kink Fest Carnivale Celebrating 10 Years Oz Kink Fest returns in 2017! Sept 15 to 25 After a massive festival in 2016 we are now counting down to Australia's "Biggest Kink Festival" in 201 Read more..

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Richmond v GWS Sydney | 2017 AFL Preliminary Final 
THE AFL has announced the fixture for weeks two and three of the 2017 Toyota AFL Finals Series. Adelaide v Geelong Cats at Adelaide Oval on Friday, September 22. Richmond v Greater Western Sydney at the MCG on Saturday, September 23. Full f Read more..

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Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest 2017 
Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest Saturday 23 Sep 2017 Since the early 1800’s, Oktoberfest has been the world’s largest Volksfest (Beer Festival), and to celebrate over 200 years of fun, the Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest will see lederhosen clad partyg Read more..

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School Holidays Melbourne Guide | Spring 
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Our guide to keep the kids entertained during the Spring School Holidays, running from September 22 to October 9, 2017. Scroll down the page to [Related Links] for dated activities. See All Day Long Activity Guide for activities that last 'al Read more..

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Sunshine Short Film Festival 2017 
Short Film Festival is hosted by the Sunshine Business Association. The Festival offers the chance for everyone to have fun, be creative and tell a visual story in a film that runs no longer than five minutes. Finalists have their films scr Read more..

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Virtual Reality Fringe Festival 2017 
The Virtual Reality Cinema presents the virtual reality fringe festival 2017. 6 massive VR Programs 20-30 minutes each. See Africa's largest Animal Migration in this enthralling wild life documentry. EXODUS Experience a Koreon womens sear Read more..

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Whitehorse Community Fair 2017 
The Whitehorse Community Fair is on again, offering great fun for the whole family on the Kingswood College oval, Box Hill. There'll be a large range of affordable kids activities such the cha cha, giant slide, animal farm, jumping castles, carnival Read more..

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