The best things to do in Melbourne, Australia
Located within the State of Victoria, the sophisticated city lies in the south-east corner of mainland Australia, and with a wide range of activities and attractions it comes as no wonder that the Economist Intelligence Unit considers Melbourne to be the most liveable city in the world. Here are the top 3 things to do and see in the city that certainly lives by its motto, ‘She gathers strength as she goes’.
Crown Entertainment Complex
On the Southern bank of the Yarra River lies the Crown Entertainment Complex that attracts over 18 million visitors a year. Head to the Crown Casino, one of the largest casinos in the Southern Hemisphere and play the tables whilst taking in the atmosphere of the incredible centre of entertainment in Melbourne. Learn to play and check out the Online Casino Tropez Roulette tips to improve your chances of winning at roulette in the luxurious Crown Casino. With more than 500,000 square meters of gaming and entertainment space, the Crown Entertainment Complex is a must on your list of things to do in Melbourne.
With one of the fastest lifts in the Southern Hemisphere you will shoot up to the 88th floor in less than 40 seconds and, the Skydeck 88 also boasts being the highest public vantage point in the Southern Hemisphere. The draw-dropping views over the city of Melbourne provide you with a view like no other with its floor to ceiling windows. The Eureka Tower is the world’s tallest residential building and has the only observation deck in the world with the thrill of ‘The Edge’, a glass cube which protrudes 3 metres out of the building with you 300 metres up in the air. For a further heart-pounding thrill, you can step onto ‘The Terrace’ and be exposed to the outdoors almost 300 metres above the ground.
Melbourne’s main meeting place and unique cultural centre, Federation Square is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Victoria. With space to hold up to 10,000 people at any one time and having received over 60 million visits, Federation Square is the biggest free Wi-Fi site in Australia. Within Federation Square is The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia art gallery; The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI); as well as a wide variety of restaurants, cafés, bars, visitor services and shops. For visitor information on Melbourne head over to the Melbourne Visitor Centre which is a one-stop shop for everything you need to know during your stay in Melbourne.
With a wide range of attractions and things to do, explore the beautiful, sophisticated and diverse city of Melbourne and make sure to add the above three to your list. As Melbourne is a relatively young city, the vibrant energy, fashion boutiques, spacious parks and unbeatable galleries will further cement the acclaimed award of most liveable city in the world. The modern, cutting-edge architecture mixed with heritage architecture ensures that the skyline of this exciting city is constantly changing and a joy to visit.