Vibrant, lively and filled with a creative-arts and good-living culture
Welcome to the eclectic and happening city of Melbourne
With a modern cosmopolitan appeal, combined with elegant and impressive architecture, Melbourne is full of hidden laneways and arcades that provide endless hours of entertainment and intrigue.
- Uncover the many different cultural boroughs around the city, understanding how they have individually helped influence the city today.
- Join a born and raised Melbourne local for an after-dark tour, discovering the unique collection of bars and restaurants frequented by locals.
- Stay at Melbourne’s only 6-star hotel, Crown Towers, located in the heart of the city.
Federation Square links the beautiful Yarra Valley riverside precinct with the heart of the city centre. Intertwined throughout Melbourne are vibrant boutique producers, multitudes of restaurants serving exquisite cuisines, and an eclectic collection of cafes catering to Melbourne’s reverent coffee culture.
Melbourne has a restless energy, urging travellers to explore every inch of this wonderful cities Australian urban style. Uncover the nightlife on an after dark walking tour, view the wonderful galleries, enjoy the year-round festivals, or time your holiday to coincide with the annual Australian Open Tennis tournament. Whatever your interests, Melbourne is sure to have it, hidden amongst its laneways waiting to be discovered or proudly displayed.
Melbourne can be known for having very fickle weather – with four seasons known to occur in one day.
Summer (December to February) in Melbourne can be hot, with temperatures ranging between 14 – 25.3°C (57.2 – 77.5°F), however the region is also prone to hot spells and temperatures can reach well beyond 30°C (86°F). Winter (June to August) is the opposite, with much colder temperatures and snow falls in the north-east. Average temperatures during this period are between 6.5 – 14.2°C (43.7 – 57.6°F).
Autumn (March to May) and Spring (September to November) are quite mild in comparison, with temperatures ranging between 90.6 – 20.3°C (49.3 – 68.5°F). These are both favourable times to visit the city.
Our Travel Designers recommend
Melbourne is a cultural and creative hub with a vibrant and incredible food scene, art, music, sport and more. It’s far less about the sites and attractions and more about getting involved and being immersed in local culture and life."