Around Melbourne 

Melbourne, Victoria
Australia’s Knowledge & Cultural Capital

Melbourne is renowned for its tourist attractions with numerous locations and activities for tourists to see and do. To find out more about what Melbourne has to offer, visit You can, once you have arrived, also receive tailored advice by visiting the Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square, open 0900 to 1800, 7 days a week.

Below are some some key attractions in Melbourne:

Melbourne Zoo:

The Melbourne Zoo is home to over 2,000 beautiful animals who are only a 15 minute drive from Melbourne CBD. The team at Melbourne Zoo all work together to help conserve the animals and fight extinction. At Melbourne Zoo, there is the opportunity to get up close and personal with the animals with Wild Encounters.

Queen Victoria Market:

Only a short walk from the city centre, the Queen Victoria Market is a shopping precinct held in heritage sheds with many different kinds on wares to be sold from food and fresh produce to clothing and toys. The most popular attraction the market has to offer is the 90-minute Ultimate Foodie Tour which is a small group walking tour for food lovers to taste test the best food the market has to offer.

Here are some additional useful links to help you best plan your time when visiting Melbourne:

Top 10 things to do in Melbourne

Local dining options

General information about Melbourne

Travel information for getting around