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Australia's Garden City
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center. Wrapped around the Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne has a relaxed yet somehow lively air that complements its scenic setting. Beach life is an important part of the city’s psyche, as is cultural development and environmental preservation. Established in 1835, the city has grown into a metropolis of nearly 4.25 million people. Take a peek at our custom trip planner: Melbourne and its charms laid bare and easily scheduled.
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Top Melbourne tours
$110 BOOK WITH VIATOR Phillip Island Penguin, Brighton Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary from Melbourne
Duration: 12 hours
$212 BOOK WITH VIATOR Melbourne Super Saver: Great Ocean Road + Phillip Island + Attraction Pass
Duration: 2 days
$204 BOOK WITH VIATOR The Ultimate Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour (Max 6 guests)
Duration: 7 hours
$118 BOOK WITH VIATOR Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary with 12 Apostles and Lunch from Melbourne
Duration: 13 hours
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Message from Tourism Australia
With Melbourne's combination of world-class dining, art galleries, homegrown fashion and a packed sports calendar, it's no surprise Victoria's capital is regarded the world’s most livable city. The centre of Melbourne is threaded with cobbled laneways, which have become a mecca for coffee shops, cafés and unique shopping boutiques. Follow this guide to discover its hidden charms. International flights arrive direct to Melbourne Airport from many global hubs. From the airport it’s an easy 30 minute taxi or shuttle bus ride to the central business district.