Things to do
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.
Architecture & designEureka Skydeck 88
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.
Architecture & designFederation Square
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.
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.
Wildlife, zoos & farmsMelbourne Zoo
Get up close with more than 250 species as you explore rainforests, bushland and underwater worlds. Don't miss the zookeeper talks and feeding times!
History & heritageOld Melbourne Gaol
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.
Maritime historyPolly Woodside
Climb aboard and roam the decks of the historic Polly Woodside, one of Australia’s last surviving 19th century tall ships. Experience the turbulent trials...
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SportsICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020
Headlined by hosting the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on International Women’s Day, Melbourne will see a series of blockbuster matches for...
SportsCommBank Women’s T20 International Tri-Series: Final
Who will make the final for the Commonwealth Bank T20I Tri-Series? In what is going to be an exciting preview to the ICC T20 World Cup, this is a match...
SportsCommBank Women’s T20 International Tri-Series: Australia vs England
This could be the clash that determines which teams make the final, and with Australia taking on England it is sure to be a match you will not want to...
SportsCommBank Women’s T20 International Tri-Series: India vs England
Get down to Junction Oval for your chance to see India take on England in the fourth match of the Commonwealth Bank T20 INTL Tri-Series. If you are planning...
Experience Werribee Open Range Zoo like never before at Sunset Safari, an exclusive after-hours event.Spend an incredible night out with some of the world’s...
FamilyMonski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall
Selling out shows all over the world come find out why Monski Mouse and her Dancers are a hit with children and parents alike. Recently ex-Londoner, Aussie...
DanceThe Australian Ballet: Boys Day
This boys-only event brings young male dancers together to take class from one of the Australian Ballet's artists, some of whom started out in Boys Day...
DanceOnce Upon A Time: The Nutcracker
Sugar plums, waltzing flowers and a giant Christmas tree. The Australian Ballet presents Once Upon a Time: The Nutcracker, created especially for girls...
FamilyFather's Day Breakfast and Brunch at Werribee Zoo
Show Dad how special he is by bringing him to Werribee Open Range Zoo and enjoy a Father’s Day Breakfast or special Buffet Brunch hosted in the Meerkat...
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Things to doOutdoor activities
Make the most of the rivers, parks and coastline Melbourne has to offer with a range of outdoor activities to suit your interests and lifestyle.
Nature & wildlifeParks 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.
Things to doTours
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 & wildlifeWildlife 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.