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There's plenty of things to do for the whole family in Melbourne. From interactive museums and kids' festivals to exhilarating outdoor adventures and wildlife parks, you'll discover a whole host of things to do with the family.

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Casey Recreation and Aquatic Centre (RACE)

Located in Melbourne's South East, this centre is used by Melbourne Football Club and has something for everyone. From toddlers to serious lap...

Spectator sports

Melbourne Cricket Ground

See a match or tour the home of Aussie cricket and the Australian Football League, the site of the 1956 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

Water sports

Melbourne's Tall Ship - Enterprize

Step aboard Melbourne's Tall Ship Enterprize and step back to a time of daring voyages and discovery. Feel the romance and excitement of sailing with...


Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Take a 30-minute ride on Melbourne's newest star attraction for extraordinary views and a unique bird's-eye perspective of the city and surrounds.


Public Record Office Victoria

Public Record Office Victoria holds a vast array of records created by Victorian Government departments and authorities including the State's courts,...

Art galleries


Venture into Fed Square and explore the world of film, television and digital media with year-round exhibitions, rare screenings and cultural events.

Leisure activities

GlowGolf Docklands

Amazing GlowGolf Docklands is under ultraviolet lighting, or UV, making the clever combination of mini golf and UV black lights and specially...

Parks & gardens

The Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden

The Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden, located at Melbourne Gardens, is a magical place for children to discover the world of plants. It is a...


Essendon Fields

Fly, shop, play or stay at Essendon Fields - with dozens of experiences that are based at or experienced to and from Essendon Fields. With over 25...


Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club

Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club is hosting the Scoresby Steamfest. There will be displays of blacksmithing and old time crafts, vintage tools,...

Wildlife, zoos & farms

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.


Jewish Museum of Australia

The Jewish Museum of Australia is an award-winning museum showcasing the rich history and diverse culture of the Jewish people with a particular...


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Delve deep into the history of places near and far at Melbourne's varied museums, dedicated to all manner of the city's quirky local stories.

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Explore Melbourne on foot with an expert walking guide, join a bus tour or follow the historic City Circle Tram route on a tour of the city's cafes.

Nature & wildlife

Wildlife and zoos

Featuring state of the art aquarium, award-winning zoos and parklands teeming with fauna, you don't have to go far in Melbourne to see wildlife.

Nature & wildlife

Parks and gardens

Discover abundant parks and leafy gardens in Melbourne and take a break from the hectic pace of the city with a relaxing stroll or picnic on the lawn.