Things to do
Heritage buildingsBrighton Bathing Boxes
Dive into Port Phillip Bay under the watch of 82 distinctive bathing boxes, a row of instantly recognisable wooden huts lining Brighton Beach.
Spectator sportsMelbourne Cricket Ground
See a match or tour the home of Aussie cricket and the Australian Football League, the site of the 1956 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Wildlife, zoos & farmsWerribee 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.
Wildlife, zoos & farmsSEA 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.
Wildlife, zoos & farmsMelbourne Zoo
Get up close with more than 250 species as you explore rainforests, bushland and underwater worlds. Don't miss the zookeeper talks and feeding times!
Art galleriesThe Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
See superb collections of Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous art on permanent display as well as special exhibitions at The Ian Potter Centre.
Venture into Fed Square and explore the world of film, television and digital media with year-round exhibitions, rare screenings and cultural events.
Art galleriesNGV International
See one of the most impressive collections of European, Asian, Oceanic and American art at this iconic Melbourne gallery.
History & heritageOld Melbourne Gaol
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.
History & heritageWerribee Park and Mansion
Smell the roses - all 5000 varieties - in the magnificent grounds of the Victoria's largest private residence, pausing to admire the pastoral style.
MarketsQueen Victoria Market
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.
Arts & cultureKoorie Heritage Trust
Discover Aboriginal Victoria at the Koorie Heritage Trust. Be inspired by the rich and complex history of the world’s oldest continuous living culture...
Things to do
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Light up your January with the first tennis Grand Slam of the year. Be there as the biggest names in the game try to start the season off with a bang.
SportsICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 - Postponed
The ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Australia, which was postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, will now take place from: 16 October - 13 November...
Horse racingLadbrokes Cox Plate
The 100th running of the W.S. Cox Plate will be a history-making occasion that will form the jewel in the crown of the 2020 Victorian Spring Racing Carnival.A...
Horse racingMelbourne Cup Carnival
Be part of Australia’s most loved and iconic world-class event, the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Experience this incredible event that combines sport, entertainment,...
Theatre & performing artsMelbourne Fringe Festival
Melbourne Fringe is a celebration of cultural democracy and art for anyone. By embracing diversity and a spirit of independence, Melbourne Fringe create...
ExhibitionsNGV Triennial 2020
Exploring some of the most globally relevant and pressing issues of our time, including isolation, representation and speculation on the future, the NGV...