THINGS TO DO:
Created to reach for the sky, nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing platform.
Open daily – 10:00am to 10:00pm (last entry 9.30pm)
Weaving a maze through the city grid, Melbourne’s laneways are full of hidden treasures – Al fresco eateries, one-off shops, bars that are off the beaten track; all nestle side-by-side winding in all directions throughout the city.
Tours run daily – 3 hours duration (2.5 hours without lunch)
The modernist Melbourne Museum is the largest museum complex in the Southern Hemisphere. Spread over three levels, the museum draws on the latest technology to give an insight into Australia’s flora, fauna and culture.
Open daily – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
With more than 320 species on view, Melbourne Zoo offers a window into the diversity of the world’s wildlife. Visiting the Zoo is an opportunity to get back in touch with the wonders of nature – only 4km from the city centre.
Open daily – 9:00am to 5:00pm
Home to Melbourne’s oldest prison, historic Magistrate’s Court and former Police City Watch House, Russell Street has been the heart of crime, law and order in Melbourne since the 1840′s.
Open daily – 9:30am to 5:00pm