How to Spend a Week in Melbourne

How to Spend a Week in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of the world’s most livable cities. With a combination of world-class dining, fashion, shopping, art galleries and sports you won’t be disappointed when you visit. Here are some tips for exploring the city and everything in between.


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1    Explore Melbourne’s Laneways

This is one of the ‘must do’s’ in Melbourne. Begin your vacation by navigating through Melbourne’s urban center which is filled with a maze of cobbled laneways. Find beautiful arcades, cafes, coffee shops, boutiques and more.


2   Take a Road Trip to the Great Ocean Road

Travel to Victoria’s scenic Great Ocean Road and take a road trip. Stretching 234 km and only an hour and a half south-west of Melbourne, this drive is filled with sights and attractions. See the Twelve Apostles, Lord Ard Gorge, London Arch and more!


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3  See the Animals at the Zoo

Melbourne has three major zoos and an aquarium. The Melbourne Zoo is Australias oldest zoo and features a range of exhibits such as the tropical butterfly house and trails of elephants.


4   Shop til You Drop

Melbourne has amazing shopping and markets filled with produce, art and fashion. Don’t miss Queen Victoria Markets which is the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere. Find fresh produce, meats, seafood, clothing, shoes, jewelry and so much more. The market is open every day except for Mondays and Wednesdays.


5  Sip cocktails at a rooftop bar

Enjoy drinks at one of the rooftop bars with a view. Visit the bohemian neighborhoods of Fitzroy and Carlton and watch the sunset with a drink in your hand.


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6  Discover Melbourne’s Gardens and Rivers

After some busy days, try exploring at a slower pace and visit the tranquil parts of the city. The Royal Botanical Gardens spans 94 acres and is filled with 10,000 plant species, 11 lawns, a lake cafes and more. End your day with a cruise along Yarra River.


7     Taste Melbourne’s best Coffee

Melbourne is home to thousands of cafes and some of the world’s best baristas. The signature drink is a flat white, which is similar to a latte, and you will also be able to enjoy other kinds of drinks from a cold-drip, matcha tea latte, blue algae and even turmeric infused lattes!



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