The National Opal Collection

The National Opal Collection is the leading supplier of Australian opals including beautiful black opals, white opals and boulder opals as well as exquisite opal jewellery. Located in the heart of Sydney and Melbourne and showcased in two stunning showrooms, The National Opal Collection is a treasure trove of beautiful Australian opals. Whether it be […]

Posted in Attractions, Featured, Shopping | Comments Off on The National Opal Collection


Phillip Island Nature Parks Phillip Island Nature Parks comprises over 1,805 hectares of Crown Land set aside for the conservation of areas of natural interest or beauty or of scientific, historic or archaeological interest. Located only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island Nature Parks manage four major parks: the Penguin Parade; the Koala Conservation Centre; […]

Posted in Attractions, Featured, Visitor Info | Comments Off on ATTRACTIONS

St Kilda ~ Seaside Playground

Just 6km from the city center, St Kilda is Melbourne’s seaside playground and is a must visit when in Melbourne . St Kilda is renowned for its expansive view of Port Phillip, safe sandy beach, palm-lined boardwalk, huge range of beach activities, big skies, gorgeous sunsets, parks and gardens, great restaurants, bars and cafés, fabulous […]

Posted in Attractions, Entertainment, Featured, Precincts | Comments Off on St Kilda ~ Seaside Playground

Hardware Lane

Whether it is for lunch or dinner, summer or winter, Hardware Lane is the place to go for outdoor dining. Here you will find enthusiastic waiters and flower filled window boxes and quaint coffee shops and eateries.

Posted in Attractions, Dining, Precincts, Shopping, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Hardware Lane

Southgate Precinct

Situated on the banks of the Yarra River, The Southgate shopping experience provides an eclectic mix of what makes Melbourne the style capital of Australia. From fashion and accessories through to home wares and gifts, Southgate’s diverse collection of retailers offers unique designs and products to catch your eye and take your breath away.The superb […]

Posted in Attractions, Dining, Entertainment, Precincts, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Southgate Precinct

Sea Life Aquarium Melbourne

  Home to thousands of aquatic animals, including one of Australia’s largest Saltwater Crocodiles, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium takes you on an interactive adventure from the depths of the ocean to the icy waters of Antarctica. The stunning Croc Lair Exhibit is just one of the 12 new zones of discovery at SEA LIFE Melbourne […]

Posted in Attractions, Featured | Comments Off on Sea Life Aquarium Melbourne

Eureka Sky Deck

   Eureka Skydeck 88 Nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring views from the highest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere at Melbourne’s Eureka Skydeck 88. Eureka Skydeck 88 is Melbourne’s must see attraction. Two dedicated lifts propel visitors to level 88 in under 40 seconds. Only Skydeck 88 can […]

Posted in Attractions, Featured | Comments Off on Eureka Sky Deck

Art Theatre and Culture

Scratch the surface in Melbourne and you’ll discover a city buzzing with dynamic and cutting-edge arts and cultural companies. NGV International The National Gallery of Victoria has two magnificent galleries located a short walk apart, both with free entry to the permanent collection. NGV International houses a whole world of international art, displaying the National Gallery […]

Posted in Attractions, Entertainment, Featured | Comments Off on Art Theatre and Culture

Shopping Precincts

  Docklands The District Docklands  440 Docklands Drive is the experiential heart of the Docklands, primed to become Melbourne’s leading lifestyle destination. Shop your favourite Australian and international brands. Experience Melbourne’s top attractions including the Melbourne Star, ArtVo Immersive Gallery, Dialogue in the Dark and grab a bite to eat at a variety of cafes. […]

Posted in Attractions, Dining, Entertainment, Featured, Precincts, Shopping | Comments Off on Shopping Precincts

Yarra Green Belt

A walk around the Queen Victoria, Alexandra and Domain gardens, and St. Kilda Boulevard up to the Shrine of Remembrance is a must if you want to get a feel of the city.

Posted in Attractions | Comments Off on Yarra Green Belt

Luna Park in St Kilda

Overlooking the famous Port Phillip Bay, this historic park has been a destination for Melbourne families for the past century. With 2012 celebrating 100 years of fun-filled adventures, Luna Park continues to surge forward with a generous mix of heritage listed attractions and brand new thrill rides to satisfy all thrill seekers. The most famous of the Park’s attractions is its Roller Coaster – The Great Scenic Railway, a large wooden coaster that projects its passengers, at high speed, around the outside of the entire Park.

Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks comprises over 1,805 hectares of Crown Land set aside for the conservation of areas of natural interest or beauty or of scientific, historic or archaeological interest. Located only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island Nature Parks manage four major parks: the Penguin Parade; the Koala Conservation Centre; ChurchillIsland Heritage Farm; and the Nobbies Centre as well as other recreational areas, including beaches, wetlands and woodlands. The park part of the UNESCO Western Port Biosphere Reserve and encompass wildlife sanctuaries, wetlands, woodlands and breathtaking coastlines which are protected and managed by its world-renowned environmental and research programs. Habitat within Phillip Island Nature Park supports significant populations of little penguins, hooded plovers, short-tailed shear waters and other international migratory bird species, and mammals such as koalas, possums, wallabies, Australian fur seals and bats. The Nature Parks protect a range of plant communities that includes over 330 native species.

The National Opal Collection

cody opals

Houses Australia’s most important opalized fossil and specimen collection.See a replica of an underground mine and buy unique Australian Opals at fantastic prices
119 Swanston Street, Melbourne.
T: 9662 3524.

Crown Entertainment Complex
Non-stop excitement offering something for everybody. Featuring cinemas, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, disco, theatre, exclusive shopping and a Casino with an array of machines and gaming tables. Telephone: 9292 8888

Melbourne Maritime Museum
Discover the sights, sounds and sensations of Melbourne’s maritime heritage and Home of the Polly Woodside. Open Daily 10.00am – 4.00pm
9699 9760. South Wharf Road, Southbank

Shrine of Remembrance


Visit Melbourne’s iconic landmark and Victoria’s war memorial. Free admission.
Open 10am-5pm daily. St Kilda Rd/ Birdwood Ave Melbourne. Telephone: (03) 9661 8100

Melbourne Museum
Real, hands on, virtual and innovativefun! Stroll through a lush Australian rainforest or track the passage of time with awesome dinosaurs.
Open daily 10am – 5pm. Carlton Gardens. Call: 13 11 02

Bourke Street Mall
Hub of the city where visitors and locals gather to watch the many performers. Also gateway to two leading department stores and busy shopping arcades.

TGI Fridays
TGI Fridays prides itself on providing a fun and relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and original recipes. Fridays fun and friendly atmosphere is perfect for a night out with family and friends.

 Arts Centre Melbourne

Arts Centre Melbourne is Australia’s largest performing arts centre, bringing people together for remarkable experiences.

Proudly the home of flagship Resident Companies – The Australian Ballet, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Theatre Company and Opera Australia – and a range of presenters who collectively bring the stages and spaces to life every day.

Arts Centre Melbourne is much bigger than most realise, comprising three venues on both sides of St Kilda Road: The Theatres Building has the impressive State Theatre, Playhouse and intimate Fairfax Studio; Hamer Hall is a premier venue for musical performances, including those by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; and Sidney Myer Music Bowl is popular for open-air concerts.

Explore the unique venues with daily guided tours available or pop into the Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market, offering local craft and produce, held every Sunday 10am to 4pm.

Discover the stories of contemporary Australian music with a visit to the Australian Music Vault, a free exhibition open daily There are plenty of great places to eat and drink within the venues. The Barre is perfect for a pre-show wine, meal or late-night drink. For a quick coffee and cake break try Café Vic and the café on the forecourt. At Hamer Hall, Bombini Buzz serves coffee and ice-cream during the day, morphing into a pre-show bar.

Line up at the Theatres Building Box Office at 6pm nightly for your chance at one of 20 tickets to select evening performances for just $30.



Be transported into a world of Melbourne’s Chinese community. Visit this colourful iconic Chinese precinct  on Little Bourke St which stretches from Swanston Walk to Exhibition St. and famous for its concentration of fine Chinese restaurants tea shops and grocers.

The arcades and malls in the city hold many pleasant surprises for those who care to venture. The Block and Royal Arcades, Centrepoint, Howey Place, The Causeway & The Walk are all worth a visit.

Greek Precinct
You’ll find everything from bars, magazines, souvenirs, books, jewellery, shoe shops to traditional Greek meals with alfresco dining. Lonsdale Street, Greek Precinct.

Queen Victoria Market



Our largest and most historic market offering more than 1000 stalls of produce and merchandise, including a wide range of souvenirs. A good chance to shop with the locals. Tel: 9320 5822

Flinders Street Station


The oldest metropolitan station in Australia and a Melbourne Landmark.Also one of our busiest thoroughfares – more than 260,000 people pass through daily.

Old Melbourne Gaol
Victoria’s oldest surviving penalestablishment. See the original hanging beam or book a night performance & explore the gaol by candlelight. Russell Street, City.
Tel: 9663 7228

Cooks’ Cottage
The oldest building in Australia providing an insight into 18th Century England. Celebrates the life of Captain James Cook. Open Daily 9am – 5pm. Phone: 9419 4677

Federation Square

Fed Sq

Visit one of Victoria’s most unique areas at Federation Square. See the Ian Potter Centre,  The Australian Centre for the Moving Image; the Melbourne Information Centre, restaurants, cafes, bars and much more.

Hellenic Museum
Located at the heritage listed former Royal Mint building, experience the wealth and diversity of Greek culture. Current exhibitions include Gods, Myths & Mortals, a collection of treasures spanning 8,000 years of history. Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm. 280
William Street, Melbourne. PH 8615 9016

The Melbourne Aquarium (Sea Life Melbourne)

The Melbourne Aquariumnow known as Sea Life Melbourne is an interactive discovery into the Southern Ocean where vistors are plunged into the ultimate water experience. An experience not to be missed!
Call 9620 0999

Immigration Museum

Museum Discover Victoria’s multicultural history and explore one of Melbourne’s finest 19th century buildings, the Old Customs House.
Open daily 10am – 5pm.
Tel: 9927 2700

St Kilda Esplanade Market