Things To Do in Melbourne 2021

The best place on What’s Best Portal to learn what all to do in Melbourne. If you are in Melbourne or visiting Melbourne, this section is a comprehensive one-stop list of all the things to do in Melbourne and Victoria in Australia.

Best Things to do Melbourne this week / anytime

So let’s get to the best list of things to do! Below are the best things to do in and around Melbourne that we have already done and would recommend you as a visitor or Melbournian to do when in Melbourne. Stay tuned to this list as it will continue to grow with more and more awesome things to do. Want more? We also recommend you check out What’s on in Melbourne.

Blue lotus water garden Yarra Junction

Blue lotus water garden Yarra Junction

Less than 1.5 hours drive from Melbourne, this is truly truly a hidden gem of a place! Especially for plant and fauna lovers, and families. This picturesque place beautifully crafted with love and attention is filled with thousands of Lotus / Water Lilly flowers of various varieties. The place also features several different pools of exotic va[Read More]
Pick Your Own Sunflowers Dunnstown

Pick Your Own Sunflowers Dunnstown

Went there a week ago! and must say, is definitely worth the drive and effort. Just over an hour out of Melbourne, this family-run farm and business is not just a visit but more an experience! Some photos from our visit, to inspire you. Stay tuned and like their FB page for updates. Link to their official Facebook page for more details and tickets[Read More]
Frankston Pier Melbourne

Frankston Pier Melbourne

Frankston beach and the beautiful pier is one place in Melbourne we really enjoy going back to. The atmosphere is so fun-filled here, a lot to do nearby on a lazy weekend evening. When we went there, there was a Frankston summer carnival just happening around the corner. After having loads of fun there, we took a small walk with the beach as o[Read More]
Heavenly Queen Temple Footscray

Heavenly Queen Temple Footscray

A little known but truly stunning hidden gem of Melbourne - The Heavenly Queen Temple. Located along the Maribyrnong River, the temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu, the deified form of Lin Moniang, a 10th-century Fujianese girl. It is Australia's largest Taoist temple and includes a 50-foot statue of Mazu imported from Nanjing, China. [Read More]
Altona Beach Melbourne Victoria

Altona Beach Melbourne Victoria

Altona shoreline has an exceptional no pontoon zone because of the measure of swimmers that go there. The shoreline offers numerous water-based exercises. There are a few sailing and yachting felicities, including a six-path vessel slope. The dock is the spot to be if you are an angler. There is an extremely decent dessert shop found directly over[Read More]
Gardenworld Nursery Melbourne

Gardenworld Nursery Melbourne

Undoubtedly one of the biggest and the best nurseries in Melbourne. The Garden world nursery and cafe is definitely worth a visit as there is so much to see and buy. There is different and dedicated sections for indoor plants, orchids, landscaping, water features, pots, advice, flowers and much more! Event the kids would have something to look ar[Read More]
Werribee Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee Park

Werribee Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee Park

The Werribee Mansion, Hotel and Spa is located in the West of Melbourne with an approximate drive of 30 minutes form the Melbourne Central business district. The mansion is a reflection of the 19th century Victorian era of the Melbourne city. The inspiring interiors and design were completed by 1977. Werribee Mansion building is surrounded by n[Read More]
Graffiti Laneways Melbourne

Graffiti Laneways Melbourne

Melbourne is popular for its Graffiti Lanes and the wall graffiti art along these lane ways. The most popular Graffiti lanes in Melbourne city can be found at the Hosier Lane right in the heart of the Melbourne city very close to the iconic Flinders Street station. These network of connected lane ways are peppered with graffiti art all over it. The[Read More]
Iconic Flinder Street Station Melbourne

Iconic Flinder Street Station Melbourne

One of the most iconic and great looking architectural landmark located in the Heart of Melbourne City - Finder Street Station! It is very hard to miss this marvelous looking golden building if you are visiting Melbourne City. The Building stages the most impressive light shows and lighting during the most important events and celebrations of Melb[Read More]
Queen Victoria Market Melbourne

Queen Victoria Market Melbourne

One of the oldest and most iconic places in Melbourne. The queen Victoria market was established in the year 1878 and still is one of the most happening markets in Victoria. The buzzing market is not only one stop place for food, shopping and entertainment, but also an awesome experience! If you are planning to visit the market, don't miss out the [Read More]
Puffing Billy Railway Melbourne

Puffing Billy Railway Melbourne

Yet another one of the best things to do when in Melbourne - The Puffing Billy Heritage railway travel experience. The Puffing Billy railroad is a notable steam prepare that begins at Belgrave and goes through the bumpy district of the Dandenong Ranges. This notable steam train takes its travels through the famous sloping scene of Mount Dandenong, [Read More]
Crown Casino Melbourne

Crown Casino Melbourne

Crown Casino and Entertainment complex in Melbourne is one of the most popular and iconic destinations in Melbourne that we recommend anyone visiting Melbourne to experience.  Below are some photos from the Crown Casino Melbourne for you to have a look at. Located right by the riverside walk and the Yarra river, this is  [Read More]
Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

If you are in Melbourne and interested in visiting one of the best and biggest Aquariums in the Southern Hemisphere, you shouldn't miss out the opportunity to visit the Sea Life Aquarium. The amazing, massive aquarium is located on the banks of the Yarra River very close to the Flinders Street station and the King street bridge.  The Sea Life Aquar[Read More]
The Eureka SkyDeck Experience Melbourne

The Eureka SkyDeck Experience Melbourne

Last week we did something exciting! We are even more excited to bring the experience review to our readers today! The Eureka SkyDeck experience is  highly recommended among heaps of other "things to do" we've featured. Did you know, observation deck (SkyDeck 88) is the highest public vantage point in the whole of Southern Hemisphere? The view is a[Read More]
Dandenong Ranges Melbourne

Dandenong Ranges Melbourne

A quick one hour drive from the city of Melbourne and you will reach the serene Mount Dandenong ranges. The beautiful landscape and stunning view points makes it a great location to spend on a day trip. Few attractions not to miss here are the sky view, view points, forest loop road, Australiana tree, maze and the secret garden. Below are few snaps[Read More]
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

If you are either a Melbourne local or a tourist, the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel is a highly recommended experience one of the must things to do in this wonderful city. The giant Ferris wheel situated in the Waterfront City precinct at Docklands, Melbourne is often described as the "Southern Hemisphere's only giant observation wheel",with[Read More]
1000 steps Dandenong Melbourne

1000 steps Dandenong Melbourne

Bringing you yet another awesome thing to do in Melbourne on a weekend. The 1000 steps walk trail is quite an amazing walk for a hike. As always on WhatsBest.com.au, we are bringing you all this in visual and not boring text all over. Check out the amazing photos and things you can do when you go to the 1000 steps trail at Dandenong. [Read More]
Footscray Park Melbourne

Footscray Park Melbourne

Footscray Park is one of Melbourne's best park close to the Melbourne CBD. It's one of the largest and most intact examples of an Edwardian park in Australia. The 15-hectare park is located on the south bank of the Maribyrnong River in Footscray in Victoria. Footscray Park MelbourneAddress: 40 Maribyrnong Blvd, Footscray VIC 3011✿ Whats[Read More]
Williamstown Beach Melbourne

Williamstown Beach Melbourne

Williamstown is likewise effortlessly available by open transport. It is additionally near shops and bistros. The waves are additionally really useful for a rural shoreline. It is near the CBD, which not only makes it easy to access but there are much more to see around. An awesome attraction to see nearby is the Science works museum. [Read More]
Fawkner park Melbourne

Fawkner park Melbourne

Just along the st kilda road, is one of the most popular parks in the cbd and south yarra region of the Melbourne city. The park features awesome walking space that is a complete loop, areas for biking and also loads of benches. The park spread around 101 acres of land also has several grounds for playing football, cricket etc. Check out the belo[Read More]
Princes Pier Port Melbourne Australia

Princes Pier Port Melbourne Australia

Princes Pier is 580 meters long Pier with historic relevance located on the Port Phillip bay of Port Melbourne, Victoria - Australia. If you are visiting Melbourne, this is one other thing to do and place to visit! The best part is that this attraction is not very far from the Melbourne City CBD ( Central Business District). The Pier construction s[Read More]
State Library of Victoria Melbourne

State Library of Victoria Melbourne

A major player in Melbourne's accomplishment of being named Unesco City of Literature in 2008, the State Library has been the bleeding edge of Melbourne's artistic scene since it opened in 1854. With more than two million books in its gathering, it's an extraordinary spot to skim. Its epicenter, the octagonal La Trobe Reading Room , was finished in[Read More]
Victorian State Rose Garden Melbourne

Victorian State Rose Garden Melbourne

A vast rose garden, well maintained and landscaped in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. The huge garden features more than 5000 roses spanning over nearly 6 acres of land. The Victoria State Rose Garden is one of the unexplored gems of the Melbourne region. The best time to visit the garden in the season is from October to April from[Read More]
The Melbourne Zoo

The Melbourne Zoo

This Melbourne Things to do is going to be a favourite one, especially for the kids! The Melbourne Zoo, situated in Parkville, Melbourne is a standout amongst the most frequented vacation destinations in the city. Many both outside and neighborhood nature partners visit the zoo every day to get a look of their most loved creatures in plain view. Of[Read More]
Luna Park Melbourne

Luna Park Melbourne

For just about a 100 years, Melbourne's Luna Park has been a cosmic system of beguilements and sensations... Only for Fun!  Melbourne's Luna Park is a cosmic system of entertainments and sensations. From the stunning, eye ball popping super excite rides like the Pharaoh's Curse, Metropolis and the Enterprise, to the invigorating rides like the Spid[Read More]
Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo

The Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens, commonly referred as the Melbourne Zoo and simply as the Zoo among locals, is a zoological park in Melbourne, Australia. Wikipedia Address: Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052 Opened: 6 October 1862 [Read More]
Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne

Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne

The Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance is Victoria's most gone to war dedication and was manufactured between July 1928 and November 1934 to recall and recognize the 114,000 Victoria men and ladies who served and the individuals who passed on in the Great War of 1914-1918. It is situated along St. Kilda Road and is just a short walk around Melbourne C[Read More]
Science works Museum Melbourne

Science works Museum Melbourne

The Science works Museum is one of the three museums took care of by Museum Victoria. This is a science focus or a museum devoted to shows identifying with science. Situated in the Spotswood suburb, this museum opened in March of 1992. The building of this museum has a format that fuses modern lines on a foundation that situated in close vicinit[Read More]
Old Melbourne Gaol Museum Victoria

Old Melbourne Gaol Museum Victoria

Looks can be deceiving because the Old Melbourne Gaol is definitely one of Melbourne's best historical places and truly worth a visit. Old Melbourne Jail commanded the Melbourne horizon as an image of power when it was implicit the mid 1800s. Somewhere around 1842 and its conclusion in 1929 the correctional facility was the scene of 133 hangings in[Read More]
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne is yet another awesome Things to do in Melbourne! These greenery enclosures are not exactly a mile from the downtown area and at over a hundred years of age contain a tremendous accumulation of trees and plants. The Botanical greenhouses are set inside of Victoria Park. The recreation center was arranged in 1829 [Read More]
Padlock Bridge Melbourne

Padlock Bridge Melbourne

The Evan Walker Padlock/lovelock Bridge in Melbourne or Love Locks bridge is located in the Southbank area of Melbourne. The padlock bridge is a beautiful footbridge across the Yarra River in the heart of the city, very close to the Crown casino entertainment complex and Flinders Street Station on either side. The best way to access the footbridge[Read More]
South Melbourne Beach

South Melbourne Beach

One of the most picture perfect and beautiful beaches in Melbourne very close to the city at South Melbourne. With the popular Kerford Rd pier, playgrounds, nice beach area and awesome cafes around, it's always a pleasure to visit this beach and is one of the best beaches for spending a quite, peaceful evening with friends or family. Below are some[Read More]
Williamstown Botanic Garden

Williamstown Botanic Garden

Who doesn't love gardens? And when planning for the next picnic or the lazy evening garden stroll, this one is on the top of my list. Even though it's a good 20km ride, I love to make it to this awesome natural artwork - The Williamstown botanical garden! Below are some of the photos from our last visit. One of the best things to do in the western[Read More]
Werribee Open Range Zoo Melbourne

Werribee Open Range Zoo Melbourne

Werribee Open range Zoo is a popular zoo park in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. The Werribee Open Range Zoo is a Melbourne west based African themed zoo at about 32 kms south west of the Melbourne city of Victoria. The huge zoo is situated on approximately 225 hectares and is located on the Werribee River bank in Werribee park very clo[Read More]
St Kilda Road Southbank Walk Melbourne

St Kilda Road Southbank Walk Melbourne

After a peaceful, serene walk right in the heart of the city? Well, this is an awesome option to consider. The St Kilda Road walk in the Southbank area exactly in front of the Melbourne Art Centre and National Gallery of Victoria is this stunning, beautifully lit road with an amazing atmosphere. With live shows often staged outside the art centre, [Read More]
National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne

National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne

The National Gallery of Victoria is yet another architectural landmark and heritage building in Melbourne, Victoria. The art museum in Melbourne is popularly know as the NGV was founded in 1861 and is the oldest public art museum in Australia. The iconic art museum operates in two locations in Melbourne - The NGV International, located on the St Ki[Read More]
Rippon Lea Estate Melbourne

Rippon Lea Estate Melbourne

Rippon Lea is the one of the last exclusive extraordinary nineteenth century rural bequests and one of the finest National Trust properties in Australia. Planned and constructed in 1868 in the Romanesque style, the manor sits as the inside bit of a unique Victorian joy garden. The greenery enclosures are of global significance and incorporate an am[Read More]
Werribee Gorge State Park

Werribee Gorge State Park

The Werribee Gorge is a popular state park in Victoria, close to Melbourne towards west. The Gorge located close to Bacchus Marsh and is a popular spot for hiking, bushwalking, rock climbing or even relaxing by the river as there are some spectacular view you would love. But it all comes after you do quite a bit of walking.     [Read More]
St. Kilda Beach Melbourne

St. Kilda Beach Melbourne

St Kilda is arranged a short separation from the city; it is around 15 minutes from Flinders Street station. Whatever you do is catch a cable car and you will be dropped off right infront of the shoreline. St Kilda may have a terrible rep for druggies and whores, yet it additionally has phenomenal bistros, bars, lodgings and eateries. Furthermo[Read More]
Royal Air Force (RAAF) Museum Point Cook Melbourne

Royal Air Force (RAAF) Museum Point Cook Melbourne

RAAF Museum is the official museum of the Royal Australian Air Force, the second oldest air force in the world, located at RAAF Williams Point Cook, Victoria, Australia. Today we are excited to share an awesome thing to do in Melbourne, Victoria. The RAAF Museum is the official museum of the Royal Australian Air Force. Did you know that the RAAF, [Read More]
Pink Salt Lake in Melbourne

Pink Salt Lake in Melbourne

Not very far from the Melbourne CBD (Central Business District), the port of Melbourne's Westgate Park Saltwater lake turns PINK! Am sure girls are gonna love this lake 😉 The pink color is the result of a natural and harmless phenomenon that occurs due to the summer temperature and high saltwater concentration in the lake.  Dunaliella salina and [Read More]
Galactic circus Melbourne Crown Entertainment Complex

Galactic circus Melbourne Crown Entertainment Complex

One of the best places in Melbourne to spend a fun filled weekend, especially with kids. The Galactic Circus located at the Crown Entertainment Complex at South Bank Melbourne is a buzzing space with loads of Arcade games, Bowling game, staff and facility to host your party at this venue. Below are some photos from our visit to the Galactic Cir[Read More]
Royal Exhibition Building Carlton Melbourne

Royal Exhibition Building Carlton Melbourne

The Royal Exhibition Building at Carlton Gardens, Melbourne is an Iconic symbol of the prosperous and rich period of Melbourne and Australia. The building was completed by the year 1880 to stage the first international exhibition by Melbourne to paint the picture of the economy and cultural success in light of the Gold rush period. The beautiful ar[Read More]
Chinatown Melbourne

Chinatown Melbourne

Like many popular cities in the World, even Melbourne has a popular Chinatown. The Melbourne Chinatown well in the Central Business District is popular for its awesome restaurants, architectural uniqueness, ambience and the Chinese new years celebrations. [Read More]
Docklands Melbourne

Docklands Melbourne

Yet another iconic, stylish part of Melbourne free to be to and enjoy the best of the views the city has to offer! [Read More]
Ponyfish Island Melbourne

Ponyfish Island Melbourne

Can be said more like an amazing thing to do in Melbourne rather than a restaurant or outdoor bar in the Southbank area of the city. Located right below the padlock footbridge over the Yarra river, the Ponyfish Island is one of its kind of an attraction! The place popular for their jug cocktails and craft beers offers the best views of the Melbourn[Read More]
Federation Square Melbourne

Federation Square Melbourne

A fantastic public space literally in the heart of Melbourne that no one can miss if they are visiting Melbourne City. Located right next to the Iconic Flinders Street train station, the Federation Square definitely celebrates the free and multicultural spirit of Australia & Melbourne. A highly recommended space to be, which hosts almost al[Read More]
Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre

Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre

One of the most iconic building and architectural landmark in Melbourne which serves as one of the most important stage for popular venues in Melbourne. It's one of the points which you shouldn't miss if in Melbourne.[Read More]
Winter Night Market at Queen Victoria Market Melbourne

Winter Night Market at Queen Victoria Market Melbourne

Finally, the time is here again when the Night markets are on at Queen Vic Market, Melbourne! One of the most happening and iconic heritage spots in Melbourne that you must make it to if you love history, architecture, fun, music, food, and shopping! The Queen Vic market is most celebrated for their Night Markets which opens during the Winter peri[Read More]
Southbank Melbourne

Southbank Melbourne

One of the most chilled out and buzzing areas in the city center! The Southbank area is famous for the Crown casino, the exhibition center, and the huge number of superb restaurants and Bars peppering the area. This area has a lot to see including, beautiful walkways with heaps of restaurants of various cuisines, a riverside walk along the Yarra R[Read More]
Things to do & Attractions in Melbourne - Victoria
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One of the most popular and ever growing compilations of the BEST things to do in Melbourne, Victoria. We try our best to list and share all the most popular attractions, places to visit, things to do the city has to offer. If we have missed out any of your favourite things to do, feel free to let us know!