An indispensable handbook

The city that never sleeps is poised to be discovered and endlessly rediscovered. Use this essential guide to explore the very latest in the inner centre and surrounding neighbourhoods – a web of intricate and ever-changing laneways awaits. Uncover unparalleled restaurants, bars and boutiques and unforgettable experiences to suit every visitor.
Meander through mind-blowing museums and art galleries and don’t stop there – take note of the events calendar, perennially bursting at the seams with spectacular world-class sport and cultural festivals and events defined by the seasons.
Regional Victoria shines the light on the best of the season. Head outdoors under bluebird skies and explore historical attractions, take a hike in the great outdoors, or go tasting in one of the many acclaimed wine regions.

Download the OVG spring 2023 (PDF, 18MB) or page through the guide below. Inside you'll find useful tips, maps, a what's on calendar and a range of seasonal discounts from the most popular attractions.

* Cover illustration by Manda Lane

As the days get longer, dip into this edition to revive and revitalise. Get the edge on:

  • What's On in Melbourne
  • Explosive live music events on the spring horizon like The Eighty-Six and Melbourne International Jazz Festival
  • Expert advice on where to eat from Marco Pierre White
  • What’s trending in upmarket shopping and what’s fresh from market makers and creators
  • Outdoor adventuring – from boating and hiking to picnics and forest walks
  • Accessible riverside activities along the banks of the Birrarung
  • New and luxurious Melbourne hotels

And so much more!

Spring issue

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Where to find a printed guide

Hard copies of the guide can be picked up at one of the following key distribution points:

  • Melbourne CBD Hotels
  • Southgate Shopping Centre
  • Block Arcade
  • Melbourne visitor information centres
  • Melbourne Skybus
  • Melbourne Airport T4 arrivals and international terminals
  • Avalon Airport