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Things to see in Melbourne

Melbourne Attractions


The second largest city in Australia, Melbourne is brimming with a wide variety of attractions to enthral just about every kind of traveller. Whatever your taste or interest, there is bound to be something in Melbourne for you.

Art lovers will enjoy the National Gallery of Victoria; history buffs will relish touring the Old Melbourne Gaol; and culture vultures will love exploring the Chinese and Melbourne Museums. Those with a fear of heights should steer clear of the Eureka Tower, but thrill-seekers will be in heaven on the 88th floor of Melbourne's tallest building, which offers breath-taking panoramic views of the city. Children of all ages will love the Melbourne Zoo which boasts more than 350 different species of animals, and a day in the Royal Botanical Gardens is not to be missed.

Visitors keen on sightseeing will do well to purchase one of the iVenture Cards specific to Melbourne, all of which can lead to huge discounts on attractions and tours when used extensively enough. The cards come in several different categories and can be purchased online.



Cooks' Cottage

This cottage was originally built in the village of Great Ayton in Yorkshire, England, in 1755, by James and Grace Cook,…

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Eureka Tower

The Eureka Tower is the tallest building in Melbourne and the tallest residential building in the world, standing at…

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Federation Square

Occupying a whole city block, Federation Square is one of Melbourne's major attractions. A remarkable cultural nucleus,…

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Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is one of the most impressive stadia in the world, and is well worth a visit even…

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Melbourne Museum

A fascinating museum complex situated in the Carlton Gardens, the Melbourne Museum is the largest in Australia, with…

read more


Melbourne Zoo

Housing more than 350 different animal species, Melbourne Zoo is a worthy attraction, even by the standards of a country…

read more


Old Melbourne Gaol

Victoria's oldest surviving remand prison gives visitors a chilling insight into prison life in a model 19th-century…

read more


Queen Victoria Market

If you are planning a picnic at Birrarung Marr or the Botanic Gardens or just looking for some affordable souvenirs,…

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Yarra River

A visit to Melbourne would not be complete without a good look at its main river system, the Yarra River. Often the subject…

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Things to see in Melbourne

Melbourne Attractions


The second largest city in Australia, Melbourne is brimming with a wide variety of attractions to enthral just about every kind of traveller. Whatever your taste or interest, there is bound to be something in Melbourne for you.

Art lovers will enjoy the National Gallery of Victoria; history buffs will relish touring the Old Melbourne Gaol; and culture vultures will love exploring the Chinese and Melbourne Museums. Those with a fear of heights should steer clear of the Eureka Tower, but thrill-seekers will be in heaven on the 88th floor of Melbourne's tallest building, which offers breath-taking panoramic views of the city. Children of all ages will love the Melbourne Zoo which boasts more than 350 different species of animals, and a day in the Royal Botanical Gardens is not to be missed.

Visitors keen on sightseeing will do well to purchase one of the iVenture Cards specific to Melbourne, all of which can lead to huge discounts on attractions and tours when used extensively enough. The cards come in several different categories and can be purchased online.



Cooks' Cottage

This cottage was originally built in the village of Great Ayton in Yorkshire, England, in 1755, by James and Grace Cook,…

read more


Eureka Tower

The Eureka Tower is the tallest building in Melbourne and the tallest residential building in the world, standing at…

read more


Federation Square

Occupying a whole city block, Federation Square is one of Melbourne's major attractions. A remarkable cultural nucleus,…

read more


Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is one of the most impressive stadia in the world, and is well worth a visit even…

read more


Melbourne Museum

A fascinating museum complex situated in the Carlton Gardens, the Melbourne Museum is the largest in Australia, with…

read more


Melbourne Zoo

Housing more than 350 different animal species, Melbourne Zoo is a worthy attraction, even by the standards of a country…

read more


Old Melbourne Gaol

Victoria's oldest surviving remand prison gives visitors a chilling insight into prison life in a model 19th-century…

read more


Queen Victoria Market

If you are planning a picnic at Birrarung Marr or the Botanic Gardens or just looking for some affordable souvenirs,…

read more


Yarra River

A visit to Melbourne would not be complete without a good look at its main river system, the Yarra River. Often the subject…

read more