Discover Melbourne


    Take a look at the online edition of the summer 2017/18 Melbourne Now magazine - read about festivals, what's trending this season, stories, great deals and more...

  • My Melbourne

    Everybody sees Melbourne differently. Meet notable Melburnians and get some insider’s tips for things to do, see, eat and drink when you’re next in the city.


    Our intrepid writers have traversed the city centre and beyond to design some great itineraries for all types of visitors, from the sports nut to the shopaholic.

  • Sport

    Visiting Melbourne for a sporting event and want to make the most of your trip? Or want to get active yourself? Melbourne Now has sport covered.

  • Shopping

    Wind through laneway boutiques, take your pick from luxury wares or simply browse department stores - Melbourne is the perfect place to explore and shop.


    Melbourne offers a mix of ever-changing restaurants, bars and cafes - hidden in laneways, perched on rooftops or towering in skyscrapers.


    From historic architecture to modern theatre and live music, you will be immersed in the vibrant culture that gives Melbourne its eclectic edge.


    Whenever you visit Melbourne, sporting, cultural and family attractions surround you everywhere you go. What will you see when you're next in the city?


More Reasons to Stay


What's On

The Night Market

Melbourne’s original Night Market returns to the iconic Queen Victoria Market for its biggest summer yet with a blockbuster 21-week season until 11...

Moonlight Cinema

Balmy weather, lush lawns and shimmering silver screens. Moonlight Cinema is Australia’s favourite and biggest outdoor cinema, will show advance...

High Tea at Melbourne Zoo

Spend one of your Sunday afternoons at Melbourne Zoo. Wander around the beautiful gardens, see the amazing animals then join in the Rainforest Roo...

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival is thrilled to announce Sense of Place as the overarching theme for 2016 and invites industry to shine a light on...


Image Credit: Dining - Tonka, Tim Grey; Arts & Culture - Heide Museum of Modern Arts, Christian Capurro