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Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Bring the kids and make the most of Victoria's interactive museums and festivals, exhilarating outdoor adventures and fascinating wildlife parks.
All aboard for a ride on Australia's oldest steam railway, through thick forests and lush fern gullies, or travel first class for olden-times romance.
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Touch and feel your way through local history; give Phar Lap a nod, explore a rainforest, rest in a rollercoaster car, and discover Koori heritage.
Lose yourself in hedge and 3D indoor mazes, explore themed gardens and a sculpture park, or up the adrenaline on giant tube slides and tree surfing!
See Phillip Island's little penguins emerge from the sea, peek at life inside a burrow, and spot other Australian animals at this wildlife wonderland.
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.
Watch for waking koalas and peek at a joey in a kangaroo's pouch, meet keepers or observe vets in the animal hospital, all in an Aussie bush setting.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Strike it rich with a day out in 1850s Ballarat and pan for gold, ride in a horse-drawn carriage and relive the Eureka Rebellion with sound and light.
Sentence yourself to a day of fun or a spooky night at Victoria's oldest prison, which housed tough criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
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Step back in time to Victoria's treacherous southern coast as it was in the 19th century, when 160 ships were lost at sea, in this recreated village.
Kryal Castle, Australia's only medieval adventure park and resort, has reopened its doors and is now welcoming visitors.
Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.
Ballarat Wildlife Park is an award winning Park that is owned and operated by Greg Parker and his family. Founded in February 1985 through a passion...
Super charge your summer at Victoria's biggest theme park! With awesome family fun all day long, Adventure Park Geelong is home to some of the...
Take the kids for a day of optical illusions, puzzles and mazes, that will have you rolling around with laughter and scratching your heads in wonder.
Collingwood Children's Farm is only five kilometres from the centre of Melbourne, nestled on a bend of the Yarra River lies seven hectares of...
Develop a delicious addiction, with chocolates to taste, try and buy, at this wondrous factory, cafe and art gallery celebrating all things chocolate.
Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.
Launched in Belfast in 1885, the Polly Woodside sailed 1. 5 million kilometres around the globe. Located in the heart of Melbourne's South Wharf...
Enliven your zoo visit with up-close Wild Encounters tours, groove in summer to the 'Zoo Twilights' music performances, or just gawp at new arrivals.
Clip 'N Climb is Melbourne's most exciting and exhilarating indoor climbing attraction. With 33 unique and colourful climbing challenges, each...
Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.
In the tradition of the world's busiest public spaces, "Fed Square" buzzes with a daily program of events, restaurants and cafes and bold galleries.
20% off the full ticket price to award winning magician Luke Hocking's show, Impossible Occurrences.
Take a family holiday to Phillip Island Surf and Circuit. Stay in a two bedroom self contained unit and entertain the kids with all the resort facilities - tennis court, swimming pool, playground.
Pottery Painting at Glaze It Studio is a unique, fun and creative activity for all ages and occasions, which involves decorating ready-to-paint...
Join in a fun session of stories, songs and rhymes, designed for children two and under to explore language with the Library's own show-stopping...
Love Melbourne, Love Moomba! A celebrated part of the Melbourne events calendar for 60 years, Moomba will be back in 2014 with an exciting program of...
Imagine a drawing that has become bored of paper and wandered off the page in search of new adventure. Now imagine the setting for this creative...
Tomato Slam Festival at The Fruits of Life is a great day out for the whole family. Dive into 4000 kilograms of tomatoes for your chance to win. It's...
Join the European Chocolatiers on Saturday mornings for the latest Junior Chocolatier Class series. Kids aged six to 12 will be guaranteed plenty of...
Discover Victoria's stunning beaches
Find out about skiing and snowboarding at Victoria's alpine resorts, their proximity to Melbourne, on-mountain accommodation and annual activities.
Head off the highways to tackle spectacular scenery and some of Australia's best four-wheel drive country, including rocky outcrops and sand dunes.
Fish Victoria and cast a line on the bay, a lonely beach, river or inlet, head out to sea or fly-fish for trout in a mountain stream or alpine lake.
Experience Victoria from the saddle and explore windswept beaches, snow-capped alps, rolling hills and eucalypt forests from a different perspective.
Grab your treddly and hit the road, track or trail to make the most of Victoria's thriving bike culture and dizzying mix of bike-friendly terrain.
Set sail for a day on Victoria's waterways, explore an underwater shipwreck, swim at a calm Murray River beach, or waterski around Gippsland Lakes.
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