Melbourne is the capital of the state of Victoria, in the south-eastern corner of the Australian mainland. A grand city of wide streets, old-world trams and established wealth, Melbourne is a visitor’s dream of eclectic cuisine, innovative theatre, beautiful open spaces and seriously good architecture.
Melbourne Accommodation Your guide to the wide range of Melbourne accommodation including luxury upmarket hotels of a standard to rival the world's best, smart boutique hotels and exquisite guesthouses that grace the leafy boulevards.
If you are looking for a decadent, cosmopolitan holiday experience, Melbourne is your best bet.
The city of Melbourne is made up of precincts close to the Yarra River. Melbourne is a city of nostalgic history and culture, with plenty of museums and theatres to explore.
Melbourne has gourmet cafes and 'out of this world' restaurants on famous streets, such as Lygon St and Chapel St. You can take the guesswork out of locating your ideal restaurant with a Melbourne city map.
Melbourne CBD has pizzazz, with stylish fashion boutiques in every direction. You can get shopping tour information and Melbourne CBD maps online if you want.
There are also endless options for accommodation in Melbourne city. There are swanky hotels in Melbourne city itself with river views, as well as affordable B&B'S and backpackers' spots. To help you get your bearings it is worthwhile carrying a city map of Melbourne Australia.
Visitor Information for Melbourne in Victoria. Includes traveller's tips, beach guide, history, regional info, and more.
Families looking for engaging spots to take the kids can check out a number of Melbourne museums. The Melbourne Museum is fun for the kids, with dinosaurs, interactive/real life exhibits and entertainment. For something a bit more avant-garde, the Heide Museum of Modern art is a unique art museum in Melbourne.
With all the excitement of visiting Melbourne, the family will have loads of energy to walk for miles around Melbourne Zoo or the CBD and Melbourne shopping precincts.
Then there's the food! The quality and choice of Melbourne city restaurants is phenomenal. The kids will enjoy seeing fresh pasta and pizzas being made from scratch at a number of authentic European restaurants in Melbourne city. Alternatively, the family can eat, drink and watch the sites of Melbourne go by on the Old Colonial Tramcar restaurant in Melbourne's CBD.
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