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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.
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.
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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.
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!
Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.
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.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
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.
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.
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Clip 'N Climb is Melbourne's most exciting and exhilarating indoor climbing attraction. With 33 unique and colourful climbing challenges, each...
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.
Develop a delicious addiction, with chocolates to taste, try and buy, at this wondrous factory, cafe and art gallery celebrating all things chocolate.
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.
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...
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.
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...
Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.
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.
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...
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.
Kryal Castle, Australia's only medieval adventure park and resort, has reopened its doors and is now welcoming visitors.
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 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.
Stay two nights in a Deluxe Cabin at Rivergum Holiday Retreat. Included is a three hour chauffeur driven Rutherglen winery tour and dinner voucher for D’Amicos Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria.
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...
Explore the Wildlife at the Animal Adventure Animatronic Display. Get set to explore the world's most exotic animals as they come together in an...
The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms both Fed Square and City Square into magical adventure playgrounds with some of the most unpredictably...
Don't be late for this very important date. These school holidays take a trip to Wonderland at Kryal Castle. Meet Alice, The White Rabbit and The Mad...
Being swallowed by a dinosaur is a pretty bad way to start the day. It couldn't get any worse, right? Wrong! Shane Matheson and Madeleine Culp are...
Discover Victoria's stunning beaches
Pack a picnic, map and camera and discover Victoria on foot on walking trails close to Melbourne or within easy driving distance of the city.
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.
Find out about skiing and snowboarding at Victoria's alpine resorts, their proximity to Melbourne, on-mountain accommodation and annual activities.
Take to the skies and survey Victoria's landscape from a hot air balloon or scenic flight, or experience the thrill of skydiving or hang-gliding.
Head off the highways to tackle spectacular scenery and some of Australia's best four-wheel drive country, including rocky outcrops and sand dunes.
Strap on a helmet and get out of your comfort zone with adventures in rock climbing, caving, abseiling, or even jumping out of a plane.
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