Things to do in Melbourne

So you’ve booked your weekend or long-weekend trip to Melbourne – what now? You need to plan it, and we’re here to help you with that. Here are the best things to do in Melbourne.

1. Flinders Street Station and Federation Square

Did you even go to Melbourne if you didn’t get a snap of the iconic Flinders Street Station? Yes, we didn’t think so.

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2. The Yarra River

Take a stroll around this beautiful river which runs right through the city of Melbourne. There are plenty of great bars and restaurants along the river banks and it makes for a great walk during sunrise or sunset.

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3. Hoiser Lane

A quirky lane in the middle of the city, with some of the nicest street art Melbourne has to offer.

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4. Brighton Beach Bathing Boxes

Located 30 minutes away from the city, this beach has a stunning view of the city and a bunch of colourful and uniquely painted beach huts along the water. If you like cycling, there are bikes ton of bikes you can hire to ride around Brighton Beach’s many bike lanes.

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5. National Gallery of Victoria

This art gallery hosts some of the best international artists and is also home to the biggest collection of Asian art in Australia.

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6. Fitzroy

If you like funky cafes, vegan restaurants, bars with names like “Naked for Satan” and a ton of street art, everywhere, Fitzroy is the suburb for you!

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7. St Kilda Beach

St Kilda is a beachside suburb about 20 minutes from Melbourne CBD. There are plenty of great cafes and restaurants around here as well as a thermal salt water pool you can go to.

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There you have it! Those are my top 7 things to do in Melbourne. If you’d like to get the ultimate travel itinerary template to help you plan your travel, click here to download our travel itinerary template, so you can keep all your important docs in one place.

I hope you enjoyed reading and happy traveling!