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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.

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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Take a 30-minute ride on Melbourne's newest star attraction for extraordinary views and a unique bird's-eye perspective of the city and surrounds.

Wildlife, zoos & farms

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.

Art galleries

ArtVo Immersive Gallery

Welcome to Australia’s first immersive, ‘trick-art’ gallery. ArtVo lets you experience a new perspective on art with mind-bending artwork. Stepping...

Maritime history

Polly Woodside

Launched in Belfast in 1885, the Polly Woodside sailed 1. 5 million kilometres around the globe. Located in the heart of Melbourne's South Wharf...

Cinemas

IMAX Melbourne

Immerse yourself in stunning 3D documentaries and Hollywood blockbusters with one of the world's largest screens wrapped in digital surround sound.

Shopping

Essendon Fields

Fly, shop, play or stay at Essendon Fields - with dozens of experiences that are based at or experienced to and from Essendon Fields. With over 25...

Wildlife, zoos & farms

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.

Family

WaterMarc

WaterMarc is the largest indoor aquatic and leisure facility in the northern region of Victoria with two giant water slides. Other features include a...

Literature

State Library of Victoria

Leaf through tomes and browse exhibitions in the Domed Reading Room at this grand library and enjoy the great program of events for kids and adults.

Leisure activities

GlowGolf Docklands

Amazing GlowGolf Docklands is under ultraviolet lighting, or UV, making the clever combination of mini golf and UV black lights and specially...

Leisure activities

Luna Park Melbourne

Ride adrenaline-pumping, heart-stopping rollercoasters and try your luck with carnival games. There's a galaxy of amusements for all ages to explore.

Entertainment

That VR Joint - Virtual Reality Cafe

Virtual Reality is the new buzzword, and That VR Joint has tons of tech to let you experience all that this amazing technology is capable of. There...

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Tours

Explore Melbourne on foot with an expert walking guide, join a bus tour or follow the historic City Circle Tram route on a tour of the city's cafes.

Art & culture

Museums

Delve deep into the history of places near and far at Melbourne's varied museums, dedicated to all manner of the city's quirky local stories.

Nature & wildlife

Parks and gardens

Discover abundant parks and leafy gardens in Melbourne and take a break from the hectic pace of the city with a relaxing stroll or picnic on the lawn.

Nature & wildlife

Wildlife and zoos

Featuring state of the art aquarium, award-winning zoos and parklands teeming with fauna, you don't have to go far in Melbourne to see wildlife.