Melbourne is Australia’s capital of culture with a diverse range of attractions spread out across its wide boulevards and hidden laneways. From the quality dining, shopping and clubbing opportunities in the city centre district to the fascinating galleries and the relaxing urban green spaces, Melbourne is a stylish melting pot of international influences and local flair. Melbourne is also Australia’s sporting hub with popular annual events including the Australian Formula One Grand Prix, Spring Racing Carnival and Australian Open tennis, whilst the world-famous MCG lets visitors take in exciting cricket and Aussie Rules football matches. Melbourne’s alternative side can be explored in Brunswick Street, whilst the fashionable beachside suburb of St Kilda serves up some of the trendiest venues of Melbourne’s buzzing restaurant, bar and club scene. Melbourne is also the gateway for nearby attractions including Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island, famous for its fairy penguins.
Melbourne & Surroundings
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When to Visit
Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.