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Melbourne Top 10 Things to Do
Many of Australia's signature attractions and must-do experiences can be found in and around Melbourne such as the Penguin Parade and Great Ocean Road. Melbourne offers a wealth of activities in the city and country surrounds which from wine-tasting to wildlife encounters, from urban exploration to food tour possibilities. Make sure these activities are on your list when visiting the capital of Victoria!
1. Journey through the Great Ocean Road, one of Australia's best coastal drives. See rock formations like the 12 Apostles and rainforests like the Great Otway.
2. Witness the Penguin Parade and get to meet cuddly Aussie animals at Phillip Island Nature Parks and Koala Conservation Centre.
3. Wander in Melbourne's network of laneways and arcades spray-painted by colorful street art from wall to wall. Check out the best hole-in-the-wall coffee shops.
4. Sample the wines and local produce of some of Australia's finest wineries located in Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula.
5. Enjoy an excellent cup of Melbourne-brewed coffee and discover how the cafe culture is deeply ingrained in the city.
6. See Melbourne from the sky, whether from the top of the Eureka Tower Skydeck 88, a sunrise hot air balloon ride or an exhilarating sky diving experience.
7. Comb the beaches of St Kilda and Brighton and see the colorful bathing boxes. Learn how to surf in the waters of Torquay.
8. Experience Australian winter at Mount Buller with a full range of snow and ski activities.
9. Ride the Puffing Billy steam train down the Blue Dandenong Ranges and visit the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary.
10. Visit Victoria's national parks such as the Grampians National Park and marvel at natural wonders and bountiful wildlife.
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  1. Discover the wonders of Australia's Great Ocean Road. This national heritage site features a host of scenic attractions such as Otway National Park, Loch Ard Gorge, the Twelve Apostles, and more!
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    From USD133.75

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    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Drive along the Great Ocean Road and watch the sunset over Apollo Bay and the iconic Twelve Apostles. Visit this heritage site's many famed locations such as the Memorial Arch and Kennett River.
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    USD94.99

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    12 - 13 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Visit Phillip Island and enjoy an encounter with unique animals at the Australian Wildlife Park. Stroll around Woolamai Beach, get an amazing view of the Nobbies and watch the Penguin Parade.
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    USD102.59

    Daily
    11.5 - 13 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Venture south to Mornington Peninsula, a favorite holiday destination in Melbourne. Travel across Flinders, enjoy a wine tasting session at a local vineyard, and pick out fresh strawberries at a farm.
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    From USD136.79

    Mon, Thu, Fri
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Eureka Tower Skydeck 88 Admission Ticket
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    Enjoy a spectacular view atop Eureka Tower Skydeck 88, one of the highest points in the city. Ride one of the fastest elevators to the top at 285 meters above ground & experience Sights and Sounds that brings to life the sights of greater Melbourne.
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    From USD19.00

    Daily
  6. Fly across Yarra Valley's skies on a hot air balloon. Watch as the sun rises from the horizon while you glide through the clouds. Enjoy a sumptuous champagne breakfast before visiting the finest wineries and sip on the best wines in the region.
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    Accessible

    USD440.77

    Daily
    10 - 13 hour(s) (morning, night)
  7. Take a half-day tour of key sites in Melbourne including the Royal Botanic Gardens and sporting arenas like Etihad Stadium. Discover the trendy suburban areas of St. Kilda, Elwood, and Brighton.
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    From USD57.76

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. Learn how to surf in Australia's surf capital, Torquay. Surf enthusiasts will take you through the basics of surfing and will ensure your safety as you get acquainted with riding the waves.
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    USD54.72

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Ride the remarkable Puffing Billy Train on a narrow gauge railway through the incredible Blue Dandenong Ranges. Marvel at the stunning Sherbrooke Forest and quaint mountain village of Sassafras.
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    USD80.56

    Daily
    5.5 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Climb aboard the Puffing Billy steam train and discover the natural beauty of the Blue Dandenongs on this day trip from Melbourne. Indulge in the decadence of wine and chocolate, a must-do in the world-famous Yarra Valley wine region.
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    USD173.27

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Spend an active day at Grampians National Park and get in touch with nature on this all-inclusive tour. See the beautiful MacKenzie Falls, rock formations, and views from Reeds and Boroka Lookouts with guaranteed animal sightings.
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    USD106.39

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    12 - 14.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Venture between the cities of Melbourne and Adelaide to discover the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park. Visit a shipwreck coast, mountain ranges, bushland, and the Aboriginal cultural center.
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    USD224.19

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2 day (morning)