An indispensable handbook

The city that never sleeps is poised to be discovered and endlessly rediscovered. Use this essential guide to explore the very latest in the inner centre and surrounding neighbourhoods – a web of intricate and ever-changing laneways awaits. Uncover unparalleled restaurants, bars and boutiques and unforgettable experiences for a tapestry of visitors.

Meander through mind-blowing museums and art galleries and don’t stop there – take note of the events calendar, perennially bursting at the seams with spectacular world-class sport and cultural festivals and events defined by the seasons.

Further afield, yet just a stone’s throw from the city, find inspiration through encounters with majestic natural vistas and outdoor thrills in the regional outskirts. Find yourself in Melbourne and Regional Victoria.

Download the OVG Winter 2023 (PDF, 18Mb) or view the guide below. Inside you'll also find useful tips, maps, what's on calendar and a range of high-value seasonal discounts from the most popular attractions.

* Main illustration by Stephen Baker

This edition showcases plenty of mid-year action to warm the soul:

  • What’s On in Melbourne
  • Get to know Melbourne’s own FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 superstar
  • Shop Melbourne’s hottest boutiques for locally made winter fashion
  • Bask in a wealth of artistic talent at this year’s RISING festival
  • Head to the hills for hearty hikes and sensational snow
  • Special deals of the season


Winter issue

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Where to find a printed guide

Hard copies of the guide can be picked up at one of the following key distribution points:

  • Melbourne CBD Hotels
  • Southgate Shopping Centre
  • Block Arcade
  • Melbourne visitor information centres
  • Melbourne Skybus
  • Melbourne Airport T4 arrivals and international terminals
  • Avalon Airport