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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.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
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.
Enliven your zoo visit with up-close Wild Encounters tours, groove in summer to the 'Zoo Twilights' music performances, or just gawp at new arrivals.
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.
Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.
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.
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Soar above the tree tops at this eco-adventure paradise in the Dandenongs, with flying foxes and obstacle courses for the faint- and lion-hearted.
Funfields is located only 40 kilometres north of Melbourne, it is an outdoor family fun park with rides to suit all ages. Enjoy unlimited rides all...
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Cuddle up to koalas, feed kangaroos and wallabies, meet endangered species all in a beautiful bushland setting at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife...
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Fairy Park is a place dedicated to story telling of fairy tales and ancient myths and legends. A spectacular rocky hilltop has been crafted into a...
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See one of the Southern Hemisphere's most impressive collections of European, Asian, Oceanic and American art at this iconic Melbourne gallery.
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Become part of Australia's sporting history through thousands of sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.
Explorers get ready! This spring, bring the kids to Melbourne Zoo for the chance to discover a world of bugs like no other. Start your journey by...
Round and round the painting goes, where it stops nobody knows! Kids, join artist Hayley Rivers as she paints in circles. Use salad spinners to spin...
Dinosaur puppets, live exhibits, dance workshop, oh my! Romp and stomp into Melbourne Museum for heaps of great activities including live music,...
Spring into Play is the City of Casey's Children's Week Event. You are invited to play and have fun in the out of doors at the beautiful Old Cheese...
Celebrate Children's Week with ACMI and join in the fun with a focus on communication and connection through an inspiring film screening, introduced...
During Children's Week, discover what is important about where you live in our free creative arts workshops for children aged five to eight, and nine...
Come to Chesterfield Farm and experience a little bit of farm life in the city, on a real working farm. Milk a cow, feed and play with the baby farm...
Animal Land Children's Farm was originally established in 1985 with a goal provide children with a wonderful place to learn about farm animals. Meet...
The world's largest shark and sting ray feeding experience. The Australian Shark and Ray Centre sharks and rays feed all day, everyday. And feeding...
Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.
Collingwood Children's Farm is only five kilometres from the centre of Melbourne, nestled on a bend of the Yarra River lies seven hectares of...
Visit a grand National Heritage listed estate, established 1868, with sweeping lawns, trees, ornamental lake, fernery, and heritage orchard.
Enjoy the wildlife, majestic landscaping and ornamental features of these heritage-listed gardens, a popular picnic area for locals and museum visitors.
Escape to the serene Flagstaff Gardens with a picnic from the Queen Victoria Market and lounge by the roses, play bowls, and admire the monuments.
A stone's throw away from Melbourne's shopping mecca and perched high above the Yarra River lies the sanctuary of Como. Boasting one of Melbourne's...
Stand beside the Queen Victoria memorial statue and survey the ornamental lakes, palm trees, sweeping lawns and rose gardens, and stunning cityscapes.
The Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden, located at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, is a magical place for children to discover the world of...
Bundoora Park provides customers with information on the region and significant venues within Victoria. Bundoora Park provides a wealth of...
A living part of Melbourne's modern Chinatown, the Chinese Museum documents, preserves and displays the history of Chinese Immigration to Australia....
Explore the real-life stories of people who have migrated to Victoria from all over the world, through moving images, voices, memories and memorabilia.
Plug in to the city's sights with an audio tour. Listen here or download the audio files to your media player and listen while you walk.
Taste your way around Melbourne's top foodie destinations and sample local fare from fine wines to locally produced delicacies at markets and stores.
Visit some of Melbourne's major sporting venues on a guided sports tour to see the MCG, watch tennis greats, or join a bus group to the Melbourne Cup.
Cruise down the Yarra on a Melbourne boating tour, set sail on Port Phillip Bay with a chartered yacht service, or ferry across to Williamstown.
Follow a heritage trail on a walking tour through Melbourne streets or wander through the laneways and arcades on a cafe, shopping or art tour.
Tour the Queen Victoria Market, find a bargain in Melbourne's factory outlets and warehouses or shop til you drop in designer arcades and laneways.
From the West Gate Bridge to St Kilda, Melbourne looks amazing on a motorbike. Take a passenger tour on a Harley Davidson or a trike.
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