Melbourne Things To Do
Set on the shores of picturesque Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne; the city where creativity and innovation come together to deliver great events, exciting places to explore and cutting-edge advancements that are globally acclaimed.
Melbourne is easy to navigate and perfect to explore on foot or via our extensive transport network. It invites delegates to discover its creative culture, expressed in its food, fashion, events, arts and music scene.
For those wanting to explore further afield, the unique natural beauty of regional Victoria is just a short trip away. Inspiring day trips are waiting to be enjoyed just over an hour from the city centre. Discover some Victoria’s rugged and dramatic coastlines, incredible food and boutique wineries, wellbeing experiences and charming regional villages that.
Day Trip to Great Ocean Road
Experience the Great Ocean Road and its incredible landscapes. See koalas and birds, take a rain forest walk, discover the 12 apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, and have morning tea on Torquay surf beach.
Escape the heat in Australia’s only ice bar where things are kept at a fun and frosty -10°C all year round. Enjoy a cocktail or mocktail with this great entry package deal and experience the chill in an authentic ice-themed bar wearing snow gear.
Phillip Island Penguin Parade and Koalas Tour
Spend a day engaging with Australian wildlife and exploring the diverse coastline of Phillip Island on a bus tour. Watch little penguins waddle across the shores of Summerland Bay in the evening.
Step into a timeless world of wonder with Australia’s favourite steam train: Puffing Billy, located in the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, only one hour east of Melbourne.
Sea Life Aquarium
Visit SEA LIFE Aquarium in Melbourne, and discover more than 10,000 aquatic animals including a saltwater crocodile. Enjoy interactive adventures like sitting among penguins with this entrance ticket.
Highpoint Shopping Centre
Delivering a world class shopping destination, Highpoint features over 450 stores including Australian and international designer fashion, homewares and lifestyle brands, plus more than 7,300 parking spaces with Smart Park technology offering convenient access to the Centre.
July marks the coolest month of the year in Melbourne and is known for its cloudy conditions. The average daily high temperature for this time of the year is a cool 14°C (57°F) but what makes this month the coldest of the year is that the overnight drop to their lowest and fall to 6°C (43°F). This is slightly cooler than the prior month of June. With the wind coming in off the coast it can also feel much colder so packing a jacket and scarf is a good idea during this time of the year. Overall, the average daily temperature is 10°C (50°F).
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