Did you know that Australia receives over 100,000 tourists every month? And as governments lift travel restrictions, you can expect more people to choose Australia as their go-to vacation spot. Of course, one of the most popular cities to visit in Australia is Melbourne.
But, what are some of the fun things to do in Melbourne? In today’s post, we’re going to answer that question and more, so by the end of the article, you’ll have your travel itinerary planned out.
Taste One of the Best Coffees in the World
Perhaps one of the lesser-known things to do in Australia is going to a cafe to drink coffee. But, Melbourne has recently been voted as one of the best cities to get coffee in the whole world! So, with that being said, you’ll want to make your way to a coffee shop while visiting this city.
And, the truth is that it’s not because the coffee beans are something out of this world, but rather, Melbourne has one of the best barista schools in the world.
Experience Australia’s Fine Wine
If you’re unsure where to go in Melbourne, then you should consider the famous Mornington peninsula private wine tours. While on this wine tour, you’ll be able to visit several different wineries and enjoy a delicious gourmet meal. This is the perfect plan for those who want to sit back and enjoy the gorgeous Melbourne landscape.
Visit an Old Amusement Park
Perhaps one of the most fun things to do in Melbourne Australia (especially for children) is visiting Luna Park. This amusement park opened its doors in 1912 and has plenty of fun attractions for the young and old. Additionally, it has one of the world’s oldest wooden rollercoasters, which is a whole new experience on its own.
Enjoy an Authentic Australia Safari
Of course, a common reason for visiting Australia is to witness the country’s vast wildlife. And one way you can enjoy Australia’s most exotic animals is by going to the Werribee Open Range Zoo. In this one-of-a-kind zoo, you’ll be able to get up close to Australia’s most beloved animals like the Koala or Kangaroo.
Without a doubt, it’s one of the most interesting things to see in Australia!
Check Out the MGC Stadium
Cricket is perhaps the most popular sport in Australia, so if you want to experience the thrill of cricket, you’ll want to visit Melbourne’s MGC stadium. Additionally, the MGC stadium has a historical museum that covers the origin of cricket. So, be sure to plan out your trip during the famous BBL (Big Bash League), so you can watch some of the best teams in action.
So Many Fun Things to Do in Melbourne
As you can see, there are plenty of fun things to do in Melbourne. And, as you can imagine, once you’re there, you can discover even more interesting activities. So, don’t wait any longer, and start planning your trip today!
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Wayne Probert is a senior reporter at Zobuz, covering state and national politics, and he is a grantee with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Before joining Zobuz, he worked as a freelance journalist in Kentucky, having been published by dozens of outlets including NPR, the Center for Media.