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Unmissable attractions in Melbourne -Don’t leave Melbourne without experiencing these!

Melbourne is an amazing city with so many beautiful sites and attractions worth seeing! Here are our top 7 must-see experiences while in Melbourne.

1

Melbourne star

The Melbourne Star experience is 360-degree views of Melbourne and the bay. It’s a great activity whether you are travelling solo, as a couple or with a family or group. Added to this, you have the option to enjoy a glass of beer, wine or cider from 11 am to 9 pm before or during the flight for a few dollars extra.

2

Queen Victoria Market

Every day of the week this historic market, which is Australia’s largest open-air market comes alive with farmers from across the state of Victoria selling a dizzying array of produce. Imagine everything from cured meats to organic vegetable and fruit, ready-made pies and a huge selected of cheeses. Every Wednesday night, the market stays open late into the night with live bands and food stalls and a festive atmosphere.

3

Eureka Sky Deck

Located on at Level 88, Eureka Skydeck is literally a glass cube which sticks out about 3- metres from the building, with observers in it! While it’s a relatively new addition to Melbourne’s attractions but offers an awe-inspiring experience of viewing the city, unlike any other in Melbourne and possibly the world.

4

MCG

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), is the 10th largest stadium in the world. Built in 1853, the MCG is listed as an Australian National Heritage site and is often revered as Melbourne’s most symbolic landmark. The grounds are a great place to tour for any sports enthusiast and is conveniently located near several hotels in Melbourne that offer comfort and ease of access like Park Royal Melbourne Airport. Cricket fans can catch a game on most days during the club season, or if you’re lucky, an international match.

5

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is considered a masterpiece of neo-gothic architecture and is centrally located in the city to allow you to take in other key sites of interest in one go. The cathedral has been an integral part of Melbourne society since the city’s foundation. It offers an ethereal experience during its morning service.

6

Royal Botanical Gardens

Established in 1846, Melbourne’s Royal Botanical Gardens is made up of some 94 acres of gardens and is among the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world. With over 10,000 plant species, you’ll also stumble across a variety of birds and butterflies. Allow for a few hours to take part in a guided tour of the gardens which will give you an insight into the fascinating history and story behind how the garden was curated.

7

South Bank

A boat ride along South Bank is another must-do activity for anyone travelling to Melbourne, this is a magical and romantic way of viewing the city from the water and the selfie opportunities are endless! The South Bank also has several parks and play areas that are ideal for families who want to relax with a nice picnic under the trees.

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