Dine at the finest restaurants at St. Kilda Esplanade
In fact, many of Melbourne’s finest restaurants are located in St Kilda, with many in Fitzroy and Acland Streets. So, you can enjoy luscious dining at superb restaurants such as The Stokehouse, Circa the Prince and Radio Mexico. If you sit outside, then you can be able to understand the natural ambience that Cicciolina on Acland St has to offer.
St Kilda is a preferred destination with a lot of attractions. Appreciate the beautiful European cake makers along the Acland Street. Chapel St is one of the hottest food and fashion areas in Melbourne. Stroll along the Pier and grab an ice cream.
Enjoy a glass of Moet in the glorious Yarra Valley
Move to Healesville and check the Domain Chandon to see how the Moet and Chandon French connection do it in grand style! Spend up to 24 hours in the glorious Yarra Valley and you will appreciate the splendor of nature! The Yarra is filled with surprising adorable scenes, high grade wine centres, outdoor activities and great cafes as well as restaurants. The Yarra Valley is very close to Melbourne; just around 45 minutes drive from Melbourne.
Want some Italian fine dining? Then head to Bella Vedere. Check out Punt Road Wines along the way to the Yarra Valley Dairy, this is another haven for delicious meals. So, you can grab a cheese tasting plate and enjoy the views. Walk to Yering Station, a massive and impressive wine station, which also offers fine dining, wine and a lot more.
Appreciate cultural diversity and social ambience found in Brunswick St.
The best thing about Brunswick St is the people. Here you will find people from all walks of life. Adore and admire the social ambience even before you start shopping. Take a long stroll down Brunswick St and you will discover a lot of cool and interesting establishments, such as jazz, bookstores, cafes, giftware and alternative shops!
Brunswick St is great and well-known for vintage clothing. Relive the 80s! Popular stops are the factory outlets where you can get some lower prices at Allanah Hill. The street has been used as a location in the making of Australian television film series as can be seen in Offspring as well as Rush.
See a world class aquarium at sea life Melbourne aquarium
Along the banks of the Yarra River, comes one of the most treasured destinations in the city of Melbourne, the Melbourne Aquarium! It is a world class aquarium! Although it is not for kids but kids love this place! It can be quite entertaining to spend time here. A striking show to look out for is the penguin display including large King Penguins and the Gentoo Penguins. It is amazing and fantastic to watch these animals swim. To watch events at feeding time is overwhelming!
There are some other highlights which include displays such as Billabong, Rockpool River to Reff and Mangrove. Some shows are interactive, and creatively put together!
Appreciate the fascination and excitement of Melbourne zoo
Melbourne Zoo is a world class Zoo and an interesting place to visit. Also, it is the oldest zoo in Australia. Upon arrival grab a map of the zoo then plan your visit. Feeding times are regular as well as other attractions.
You can admire 320 species of animals living at the Melbourne Zoo and enjoy long periods of fascination and excitement! A key side attraction is the Butterfly House. It is a tropical enclosure full of butterflies that fly around you and some may settle on you.
Watch the wow factor of Eureka Skydeck 88
Eureka Skydeck 88 has the best views of Melbourne, by day and by night. You can see all the way out to the Dandenong Ranges during the day. On a good day this incredible 360 degree view on the 88th floor is awesome. See if you can point out various landmarks around the city!
There is also an experience of being in a glass cubicle 3 metres far away the building and 300 metres suspended above the ground. It gives children a great perspective of the city of Melbourne. Opening hours are 10am to 10pm, with Christmas Day and New Years Eve close at 5.30pm (last entry at 5pm).
In conclusion, exploring Melbourne’s multi-cultural diversity will elicit new breeze of excitement and add colour to your travel experience. So, whatever your fancy, Melbourne is a city of choices and will enhance your experience as you look for Things To Do in Melbourne.
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Article written by Andrew Watson