Each year Melbourne celebrates the return of the warmer weather with a number of local street festivals. Here’s a list of some of our favourites:
Eating on a budget in Melbourne doesn’t mean you have to survive on takeaway burgers and fries. If you know where to look, you can eat a healthy and varied diet from numerous food outlets, cafes and restaurants.
Melbourne is an incredible city with so much to see and do as you make your way through city streets and waterways. That said, another great way to experience the city is from above it! Look down at the Victoria‘s capital and enjoy the views from one of these top vantage points:
To walk through the doors of Werribee Mansion is to step back in time to the late 1800s and the beginning of European settlement in Australia. A huge Italianate-styled mansion built for wealthy pastoralists in 1877, Werribee Mansion’s grand architecture, formal gardens and carefully restored furniture and furnishings are a fine example of life as it was lived by wealthy settlers in the 19th century.
The Crown Entertainment Complex offers a whole variety of experiences under one roof. Overlooking the city on the Yarra River at Southbank, the complex means different things to different people and includes places to stay, eat, drink, shop and gamble.
If you want to do a spot of touring you can’t find a drive much better than Victoria’s Great Ocean Road. Famous for its steep inclines, spectacular views, Bells Beach and the Twelve Apostles, the Great Ocean Road hugs the southern coast of Victoria for 263km (163m).