Discover Melbourne

  • This Month

    Melbourne is always changing, so keep your finger on the pulse with Melbourne Now. Read up on the latest trends and discover more reasons to stay.

  • 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.

  • ITINERARIES

    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.

  • DINING

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

  • ARTS + CULTURE

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

  • ATTRACTIONS

    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

  • Girls' Weekend in the City

    Ladies pack your suitcase and best exploring shoes, and escape to Melbourne with good friends for the weekend this spring.

  • Northside Neighbourhoods

    Don't just confine yourself to the city centre - head north to Fitzroy, Carlton and Northcote - some of Melbourne's hippest parts of town.

  • MY MELBOURNE: GEORGE CALOMBARIS

    A familiar face to anyone who’s watched MasterChef. With a new restaurant opening in Williamstown, everything’s coming up Calombaris.

 

What's On

FROM $7
John Olsen: The You Beaut Country

John Olsen is one of Australia’s greatest living artists. Born in Newcastle NSW in 1928, Olsen is well known for his energetic and distinctive...

FROM $8
Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists

The spectacular and avant-garde creations of international luxury fashion house Viktor and Rolf, is showcased in a world-first exhibition developed...

FROM $1,100
The Melbourne Ring Cycle

Opera Australia's largest and most ambitious production returns to Melbourne in 2016. Wagner's Ring Cycle, directed by Neil Armfield and conducted by...

FROM $55
Kinky Boots Australia

Melbourne loves Kinky Boots! Melbourne audiences are raving about Kinky Boots, the hilarious and heart-warming new musical now playing at Her...

 

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