Melbourne

What you need to know before you go

    Melbourne is a mix of many cultures, resulting in interesting architecture, art galleries, diverse cuisine, and a hugely popular café scene. There’s always something interesting taking place throughout the year – check out cooking demonstrations and wine tastings at Queen Victoria Night Market and the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, and cheer for your favourite team at the Australian Open and Melbourne Cup Carnival.

    Natural wonders are within driving distance of Melbourne – the Great Ocean Road is home to fantastic surf beaches and the iconic 12 Apostles, while Mornington Peninsula and Dandenong Ranges offer miles of scenic hiking trails. If you’re a wine lover, the Yarra Valley wine region is dotted with award-winning vineyards, restaurants and bars.

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