What are the most fun things to do in Melbourne on holiday? I've got 4 days as a solo female traveller in my 30s. I'm not into footy but open to shopping, good places to eat (cheaply), cultural things and tourist attractions. Inspire me!
posted by EatMyHat
on May 8, 2013 -
I will soon be visiting Melbourne and Perth. Please tell me about your favourite hangouts and gin joints! [more inside]
posted by hot soup girl
on Oct 23, 2012 -
I'll have four days in Melbourne a couple of weeks from now. What should I do? I'll be alone, staying in the central city and hiring a bike. I'm interested in: scenic cycle routes, standup comedy, hanging out in pleasant places with a book, cheap but delicious ethnic food, contemporary theatre, massage and other spa-like pampering, outdoor markets, interesting bike shops, nice bars for a quiet solo drink, small music venues and artisan chocolate/baking/sweets. And anything else wonderful and uniquely Melbourne that you think someone with those sorts of interests might like. (Vintage shopping too, but I've already got lots of advice on that from this question
) Melburnians, I am so desperately in need of a break. Please help me have the best weekend ever!
posted by embrangled
on Aug 26, 2012 -
Hey everyone. I'm going to Australia for 23 days in July, and would dearly love some advice as to how to spend them. [more inside]
posted by Kirn
on May 30, 2011 -
What should I do with one day in Melbourne? I'm going to the Golden Plains Festival
next weekend, but I'm arriving a day early so I have a whole Friday in Melbourne with nothing to do. I've already been to the ACMI and The Espy, and I've got plans for the night.
I like old books, videogames, pinball, and neat bars.
posted by Lovecraft In Brooklyn
on Mar 7, 2011 -
I'm traveling with friends to Australia in March, and this will be the first time I've left North America! I'm covered on basic travel requirements (passport, ETA, etc), but what else should I bring with me? What should I know (about traveling, about Australia... anything!)? [more inside]
posted by katillathehun
on Jan 11, 2011 -
MelbourneFilter - what are some funky neighbourhoods to explore now I've seen & done everything in Collingwood, Fitzroy, Carlton, Brunswick, Prahran, Windsor & St Kilda?
posted by UbuRoivas
on Apr 13, 2010 -
Sydney and Melbourne with a 10-month-old in September. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by k8t
on Aug 5, 2009 -
I'm going to be flying one way from Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles with V Australia. It's cheaper to book a return ticket than a one way ticket. Can I cancel the return flight and get a refund? [more inside]
posted by Eastgate
on Jul 28, 2009 -
TravelFilter: Will the current cheap flights between Australia and New York remain into 2010? And what times of the year are considered off-peak travel to NYC? [more inside]
posted by crossoverman
on Apr 28, 2009 -
I'm visiting Australia for 10 days / 9 nights, flying in and out of Sydney. How would you divide your time amongst the various cities? 3 nights each in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane?
posted by smackfu
on Apr 3, 2009 -
My partner and I are going to Melbourne in August to see Wicked
. We're only there for one night, but while we're there we have a few hours to kill before the show and about an hour or two in the morning before we fly back home to Brisbane. What should we do/see while we're there? [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000
on Jul 13, 2008 -
My family and I will be in Australia from March 14th, 2008 to the 26th. We'll be staying in Sydney for most of the trip (friends' apartment) but we also want to take a leisurely road trip to Melbourne. Do you have any recommendations what to do in Sydney, Melbourne and during the roadtrip? [more inside]
posted by Kattullus
on Dec 29, 2007 -
Help me not miss anything on my "once in a lifetime" trip through southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand! [more inside]
posted by antifuse
on Mar 28, 2007 -
AustraliaFilter: I am heading down under to Melbourne for 6 weeks (including Xmas and New Year's). Any suggestions for places to go, things to do? (slightly more inside). [more inside]
posted by costas
on Nov 11, 2004 -