Top 10 Things To Do in Melbourne
1. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Boasting over 10,000 plant species from around the world, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is absolutely beautiful. While there you can enjoy the stretches of grass, pristine lakes, big trees and all the different kinds of wildlife. You won’t regret coming here.
2. Shrine of Remembrance
The Shrine of Remembrance was originally built to honor the men and women who served in World War I but now honors all who serve. It is a beautiful and humbling place to see.
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You’ll be adventuring all over Melbourne and the surrounding areas solving clues that will have you exploring the city, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Carlton Gardens
Carlton Gardens is one of the main reasons that Melbourne is one of the most livable cities in the world. The Gardens are shaded making it a great place to just sit back and relax. This is definitely a must-see.
5. Eureka SkyDeck 88
Eureka SkyDeck 88 is the highest public vantage point in the South Hemisphere! You can walk around on Level 88 and see for miles and if you are brave enough, you can step into the glass cube that protrudes 3 meters from the building!
6. St. Kilda Pier
St. Kilda Pier is the perfect spot to take a nice walk morning, day or night. Only 20 minutes from downtown, it is a great place to enjoy the nice beach and take in all the other fun things to do.
7. Twelve Apostles
These 12 massive limestone rocks are something that has to be seen in person to be fully appreciated. Sculpted naturally from limestone, the Twelve Apostles are shocking to see. If you are anywhere in the area, you definitely need to add it to your list!
8. Federation Square
Federation Square is the perfect meeting place. There are many attractions, over 2,000 events a year (most of which are free), restaurants, stores and so much more! With over 8 million visitors each year, you know you have to come!
9. Brighton Beach Boxes
The Brighton Beach Boxes are such a fun, unique things to see. These colorful boxes along the beach have been designed in such different and fun ways! You can walk along seeing them all and even stop to take a picture or two with your favorites!
10. National Sports Museum
The National Sports Museum is a great place not only for the sports fans but for everyone. You can see many sports artifacts, the Australian Sports Hall of Fame and even play in the interactive displays! No matter what you choose to explore, you will have a blast.