Best Attractions & Activities

With all of the things to do and see in a city, deciding how to spend your time can be quite an agonizing decision. 10best has narrowed all of the available attractions in Melbourne to a list of the most appealing and reputable, to aide in your decision making. You can rest easy knowing that any choice you make from our list is sure to please.

During winter months, the Telstra Dome at the Melbourne Cricket Ground is the place to be on the weekends, watching Australian football. Locals are passionate about their "footy," and visitors find the excitement catching! Games are high energy...  Read More

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Melbourne Zoo

Take a walk on the wild side at the imaginatively deesigned Melbourne Zoo, home to over 350 wildlife species living in naturalistic, botanical settings. Located near the central business district, the zoo features an Asian elephant exhibit,...  Read More

Carlton Gardens
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The Carlton Gardens and the Royal Exhibition Building draw hundreds of visitors each year. The gardens are spectacular, featuring trees, shrubs, plants, flowers, lakes and a stunning fountain, while the Exhibition Building provides a prime...  Read More

Royal Botanic Gardens

Relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Since 1846, these lovely gardens, over 99 acres, have been delighting Australians and visitors alike with lovely grounds, extensive gardens and educational exhibits. Take...  Read More

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Bordering the Yarra River, Federation Square serves as the focal point of downtown Melbourne. In addition to sporting outstanding architecture, the Square holds numerous attractions, ranging from nightspots and restaurants to cinemas and art...  Read More

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Originally constructed in 1853, 'the G' is a local icon. Crowds gather from all over the world to watch engaging cricket matches that keep fans anxiously cheering on their favorite teams. In addition to cricket matches, the Melbourne Cricket...  Read More

Melbourne Museum

The Melbourne Museum has six floors packed with something for every visitor, from dinosaur bones and bug exhibits to rain forests and a children's museum. Located on the northern end of the grounds of the Carlton Gardens, this outstanding...  Read More

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Melbourne Aquarium

This three story aquarium is full of interesting underwater life. From sharks to tiny sea dragons, tanks are filled with rare and exotic exhibits. Colorful coral displays, stingray exhibits and schools of eels keep the crowds oohing and aahing,...  Read More

National Gallery of Victoria

The National Gallery of Victoria includes two outstanding collections of both international and Australian art located in separate buildings. The original building, constructed in 1861, houses a diverse collection of art from around the globe,...  Read More

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Eureka Skydeck 88

Located high atop the city on the 88th floor of stunning Eureka Tower, the observation deck offers outstanding, 360-degree views of Victoria's capital. You can spy everything from the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground to the Yarra River.

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