Itineraries48 hours: Romance
Make your weekend in Melbourne an affair to remember. Indulge in luxurious accommodation and enjoy the city's famous bars, restaurants and galleries.
Love nature and quality time spent with a good book? Book nooks abound in regional Victoria. Let us show you where to find them.
Melbourne's fashionable neighbourhoods boast their own distinct style, with a sense of fun and respect for local history, culture and creativity.
A twist at every turnInsider guides to Melbourne in winter
Explore Melbourne like a local. Follow our Melbourne insiders, through city laneways and down neighbourhood streets.
Explore Melbourne's independent brewery scene where brewers of the inner city and nearby neighbourhoods experiment with unusual flavour combinations.
ItinerariesMelbourne spring weekend
Explore what's new in Melbourne with a three day spring itinerary to take in laneways and neighbourhoods, arts and eats.
Spectator sportsRacing season
Metropolitan races take place at Flemington, Moonee Valley, Caulfield and Sandown racecourses across greater Melbourne.
Aboriginal VictoriaRegional spotlight: Budj Bim Cultural Landscape
Explore south-west Victoria’s natural wonders, including the now dormant 30,000-year-old volcano of Budj Bim, which in Gunditjmara means 'Big Head'.
From possums to platypus, our native animals love to come out at night. So for a really wild experience, stay overnight in regional Victoria.
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Melbourne meets New York and Paris at this French-style basement bistro from the award-winning team behind The Everleigh. Good Food Guide Bar of the Year 2020.
BreweriesBodriggy Brewing Co
With 64 taps pouring craft beer and wine, Latin American fare and live music, Bodriggy Brewing Co. is so much more than just a brewery.
RestaurantsDaughter in Law
Sample from a menu described as 'unauthentically Indian-Australian', while sipping tropical cocktails and bopping along to 70s Bollywood tunes.
RestaurantsDi Stasio Città
Welcome to Rinaldo di Stasio's city restaurant, where traditional Italian meets high design. Voted Gourmet Traveller New Restaurant of the Year 2020.
Dine in for lunch or dinner at a modern, light-filled restaurant covering two floors of Flinders Lane’s historic Richard Allen & Son building.
Pop over the road from Footscray train station for your daily caffeine fix at this European-style stand-up coffee house in Footscray Market.
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Find your flavour in Victoria, where cups runneth over with fine restaurants, eclectic cuisines, country pubs, regional produce and wineries galore.
Life's worth celebrating in Victoria. A packed calendar of events ensures there's a party in every corner of the state, whenever you visit.
Stimulate your senses and be inspired with visions from Melbourne and beyond.
Things to doNature and wildlife
Get outside and discover abundant nature and wildlife in Victoria's desert landscapes, rugged coastlines, lush alpine outlooks and inland waterways.