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Melbourne Activities

Melbourne is loaded with so many activities that it is hard to list them all! You have water sports, charters, cruises, day tours, adventures, action, thrill rides and so much more that you can look forward to when travelling to Melbourne. Whether you wish to spend some time out on the water or cruising the calm river systems or centralising yourself in the CBD where all the action is, where you can shop till you drop, dine on sumptuous delights and see some famous attractions, you can have so much right at your fingertips in Melbourne, no matter where you do decide to stay.

Melbourne stands by the old cliché, of there is something for everyone…. And it’s true! There are designer outlets, chic fashion stores and laneways and vibrant streets that are buzzing with cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs as well as beautiful botanical gardens, skyscrapers, galleries and sports stadiums. You can catch a game or sporting match or perhaps visit the famous food and wine festival held here each year or take in a show at one of the theatres.

From street performers to art productions, exhibitions, markets, festivals and annual events there is always something happening in Melbourne. No matter what time of year you decide to visit you can rest assure that you can be treated to a world of entertainment? Some of Australia’s finest eating and dining can be enjoyed right here along the streets of Melbourne, from quaint cafes in backstreet laneways to fine dining in the CBD, al fresco dining in the Yarra Valley and dinner cruise around Port Phillip Bay. There is every taste of the world to be sampled! While taking a tour of the cellar doors throughout the Yarra Valley why not stop at one of the award winning restaurants, or perhaps go horseback riding, take a hot air balloon ride come sunset with your loved one, or for something really remarkable a horse and carriage ride is the perfect way to end the day!

It doesn’t matter if you are here for a lavish weekend, family vacation or even if you just have a couple of days while here on business, and Melbourne is a city that will serve up so many things that you can experience all the best parts. Whether you base yourself in the surrounding suburbs or right in the heart of the CBD you can be within easy reach of so much! Do a cruise or sailing trip one afternoon or even see if you can join one of the fishing, diving or snorkelling charters that head out to the open water for some excellent water activities. You can go surfing, swimming, kite surfing, windsurfing and so much more at one of the neighbouring beaches, or simply pack a picnic and head for the man stunning gardens that are scattered throughout Melbourne.

Catch an international touring show followed by dinner with friends along Fitzroy Street in the city! Book in for a pampering day session at one of the luxurious day spas. For the adventurous there is sky diving, scenic flights, hiking, bush walking and more! And for the people who just want to take it easy why not take a scenic drive through the countryside or a slow walk along the river. There are cycling tours to join in on and shopping tours that you can do. Hit the clubs of a night time to dance the night away and then come sunrise you can do it all again.

The list is endless with the variety of activities on offer in Melbourne, from entertainment, annual events and festivals, dining, shopping, cruises, charters, water sports, action and adventure to just name a few, the mind will boggle at what is in store for you when you holiday in Melbourne.