Don't miss Melbourne & beyond

Nature & Wildlife

Penguins

Meet the island's famous penguin and experience that electrifying moment as you spot the first one emerge from the sea and waddle along the beach.

Nature & Wildlife

Beaches

Relax in the summer sun on calm bay beaches across Melbourne from the popular swimming spots at St Kilda to the landmark bathing huts at Brighton.

Wilsons Promontory

Wilsons Promontory

Wilsons Promontory National Park sits at the southernmost tip of the Australian mainland, offering visitors stunning scenery and wildlife.

Food & Wine

Coffees

Get a taste for Melbourne's serious coffee culture with a perfect brew or take-home beans from favourite local coffee roasters and cafes.

Nature & Wildlife

Beaches

Meet the island's famous penguin and experience that electrifying moment as you spot the first one emerge from the sea and waddle along the beach.

Beaches & Coastlines

12 Apostles

Witness the rugged splendour of the famous 12 Apostles, magnificent rock stacks that rise up from the Southern Ocean on Victoria's dramatic coastline.

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Local wildlife

Acquaint yourself with old friends and discover the unusual species of wildlife and birds that call Victoria's waterways, zoos and reserves home.

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Golf

Play some of Australia's best golf courses at Victoria's sandbelt, links-style and resort courses.

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12 Apostles

Feast your eyes on the breathtaking 12 Apostles as you make you way along the Great Ocean Road, one of the world's most scenic coastal drives.

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Food and wine

Get a taste for Melbourne from a melting pot of cuisines, with cafes and restaurants serving up groundbreaking gourmet and homespun favourites.

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Destinations

Throw away your map and dive into Melbourne's city streets and hidden laneways, or venture into urban neighbourhoods to discover new favourite places.

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City laneways

Uncover Melbourne's best bars, eateries, boutiques and galleries in the quintessential bustling alleys known as laneways.

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Road Trips

Hit the road and travel from the mountains to the coast and to the city in next to no time thanks to Victoria's compact size.

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Melbourne's wineries

From Yarra Valley to Geelong, Mornington Peninsula to Sunbury and Macedon Ranges, discover five wine regions within an hour and a half of Melbourne.

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Aboriginal Victoria

Journey through Aboriginal Victoria for a contemporary interpretation of 60,000 years of culture.

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Art and Museums

See Melbourne from a new perspective after visiting its museums and galleries - inspiring spaces celebrating Aboriginal history, local arts and more.

Major events Melbourne & beyond

Theatre & Performing arts

Midsumma Festival

Move your feet at Melbourne's annual queer celebration with outdoor parties and city-wide cultural events, and show your pride at the closing march.

Plays & Musicals

Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical

Dream Lover, the extraordinary true story of Bobby Darin, opens December 27 for this summer only. Starring the incomparable David Campbell as Bobby...

Exhibition

NGV Triennial

The inaugural NGV Triennial presents an unprecedented, large-scale exhibition of international art, design and architecture from 15 December 2017 to...

Plays & Musicals

Priscilla - Queen of the Desert

The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of more than 500 award-winning costumes, 200 headdresses and a non-stop...

Arts & Exhibition

White Night Melbourne

Dusk till dawn, enjoy an all-night wonderland with more than 80 free events celebrating music, food, film, art and light in and around Melbourne's CBD.

Sports

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers 2018

The Australian Boomers will return to Melbourne for the next round of World Cup qualifiers. Fresh from a series of impressive victories in the first...