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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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Enterprize off Ricketts Point in Port Phillip sailing for adventure on the high seas

Melbourne's Tall Ship - Enterprize

Docklands

From $35 - $295

Step aboard Melbourne's Tall Ship Enterprize and step back to a time of daring voyages and discovery. Feel the romance and excitement of sailing with...

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Cook´s cottage

Cooks Cottage

East Melbourne

From $3 - $16.50

Discover Melbourne's rich history and walk in the footsteps of Captain Cook's family through their eighteenth-century two-storey cottage and garden.

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Eureka Skydeck 88

Eureka Skydeck 88

Southbank

From $11 - $25

Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.

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tiger at Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo

Parkville

From $30 - $30

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.

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Wacky Waters

Funfields

Whittlesea

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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Polly Woodside

Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story

Southbank

From $9.50 - $43

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...

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Outdoor spaces at Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum

Carlton

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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Zebra's at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee

From $13.20 - $30

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

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Animal Farm Diggers Rest

Animal Land Children’s Farm

Diggers Rest

From $8 - $16

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...

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Trees Adventure

Trees Adventure

Belgrave

From $25 - $40

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.

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Luna Park by night

Luna Park Melbourne

St Kilda

From $15.95 - $138.95

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

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Monkey Mania

Monkey Mania

Docklands

Monkey Mania are Australia's favourite Indoor Children's Play Centre's with locations across New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and...

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Castle

Fairy Park

Anakie

From $8 - $16

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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Fed Square New Years Eve

Federation Square

Melbourne

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.

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FlowRider

MSAC FlowRider

Albert Park

From $15 - $30

Located alongside the MSAC outdoor pool, MSAC FlowRider is a 21st century surfable wave that brings together the sports of surfing, skateboarding,...

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Old Melbourne Gaol

Melbourne

From $13.50 - $55

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.

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Visitors out the front of Scienceworks

Scienceworks

Spotswood

From $4.50 - $12

Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.

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Seahorse - Seahorse Pier

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne

From $22 - $96

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

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Better Loosen Up in the rose garden

Living Legends: The International Home of Rest for Champion Horses

Greenvale

From $10 - $15

Living Legends is where you can meet and mingle with retired champion racehorses such as Apache Cat, Better Loosen Up, Silent Witness and Melbourne...

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NICA

National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA)

Prahran

National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) is a national not-for-profit organisation. Funded primarily by the Australian Government through the Office...

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knight

Kryal Castle - Adventure Park & Resort

Leigh Creek

From $19 - $89

Kryal Castle, Australia's only medieval adventure park and resort, has reopened its doors and is now welcoming visitors.

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Auscarts

Auscarts Racing

Port Melbourne

From $45 - $45

Auscarts is a state of the art indoor karting venue and entertainment complex just five minutes from the heart of Melbourne's city centre. Auscarts...

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The Meat Hall (pictured) is the oldest building on the Market site - built in 1869 - preceding hte official opening of the Queen Victoria Market by 9 years!

Queen Victoria Market

Melbourne

Shop 'til you drop at this celebrated market to see buskers, find souvenirs and to marvel at the fresh produce and the treats in the Dairy Hall.

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Award winning Wallaby Walk at Moonlit Sanctuary

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park

Pearcedale

From $9 - $40

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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Shrine of Remembrance, Eternal Flame

Shrine Of Remembrance

Melbourne

An iconic Melbourne landmark honouring the service of Australian men and women in war and peacekeeping. The visitor centre hosts exhibitions and events.

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Children playing with our Eastern Fiddler Rays

Australian Shark and Ray Centre

Dandenong South

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...

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WaterMarc Exterior from Flintoff Street

WaterMarc

Greensborough

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

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Clip 'N Climb Arena

Clip 'N Climb Melbourne

Richmond

From $12.50 - $18.50

Clip 'N Climb is Melbourne's most exciting and exhilarating indoor climbing attraction. With 33 unique and colourful climbing challenges, each...

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Melbourne Star Starring Melbourne

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Docklands

From $19 - $32

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.

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Werribee Mansion

Werribee Mansion

Werribee

From $7 - $29.40

Smell the roses - all 5000 varieties - in the magnificent grounds of the Victoria's largest private residence, pausing to admire the pastoral style.

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National Sports Museum at the MCG

National Sports Museum at the MCG

East Melbourne

From $10 - $20

Become part of Australia's sporting history through thousands of sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.

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