Melbourne - Holiday Tour Packages
Finding Your Fill in Melbourne - Melbourne is a dynamic and cosmopolitan city that is considered the cultural capital in Australia. It is the hub of culture, style and sports.
The city has more than 100 galleries that range from smaller commercial galleries to large public institutions. Add to these the artist cooperative, and there is little doubt why Melbourne boasts of a thriving art scene. It also has Test Sites that give artists an opportunity to experiment and showcase their creativity in the city's public domain. This gives artists and art enthusiasts a place to meet and mingle. Apart from visual art, Melbourne also has a vibrant stage for theatre & musicals, literature, music and performing arts, and architecture and design.
If your idea of a vacation is to visit as many museums as possible, Melbourne has you covered as well. There is the Villa Alba Museum, Old Melbourne Gaol, National Sports Museum, First Peoples at Bunjilaka, Hellenic Museum and many others.
Are you more interested in sightseeing & activities? Who doesn't, right? Well, you are in the right place. Melbourne has plenty of parks that visiting all them in one go will make your head spin. Every park has something wonderful to offer, from playgrounds to barbecue areas. There are also the Docklands waterways where you can go fishing, sailing or just watching water activities in the Docklands Boating Hub. It is also the newest superyacht destination in Australia.
Top tourist attractions in Melbourne
Tourist attractions in the city of Melbourne, also gives you plenty of things to do during your vacation. Scienceworks, for instance, is home to a wide range of interactive scientific displays and various themed exhibitions. Make sure to check out the Melbourne Planetarium for a glimpse of the heavens on earth. The Cook’s Cottage is a historic landmark in heritage-listed Fitzroy Gardens that you can explore, especially during special events. The cottage was built by Captain James Cook’s parents and was originally located in Yorkshire, England. It was brought to Melbourne by piece and re-built exactly as the original. So make it a part of your travel bucket list.
Other tourist attractions to visit are the MCB, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, Melbourne Zoo, Royal Botanic Gardens, and SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, among others.
Top things to do in Melbourne
But there are more things to do in the city that range from free to paid, depending on what you fancy doing at the moment. Check out the Eureka Skydeck for a 360-view of the city. Visit The Shrine of Remembrance at the Kings Domain Parkland, St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, a shrine built to pay tribute to war veterans. Ride a hot air balloon and get a bird’s eye view of popular landmarks in Melbourne, including the Albert Park Racetrack, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Flemington Raceway. Shop at the Queen Victoria Market at the corner of Victoria Street and Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Travel to the home of the famous Penguin Parade, Phillip Island. There are plenty of other things to do when you travel to the city.
But one thing you should not fail to do is to drive through the Great Ocean Road, acclaimed as Australia’s “most stunning drive”.
Melbourne holiday packages
There are a wide range of Melbourne holiday packages to choose from. In fact, if you wish to see the best of Melbourne during your holiday, it is recommended to sign up for one of the Melbourne holiday package tours on offer. When choosing holiday packages, make sure to check if it is inclusive of any of the attractions and travel destinations listed above.
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