Called, by many, as one of the best cities to live in the world, Melbourne, Australia is also one of the liveliest and social-friendly in the country as well. That is why many people are flocking to this city “down under” – to enjoy themselves and to live in relative safety.
However, for the short-termers that come to tour Melbourne, there are plenty of things to do and see. Melbourne is not some small town with dirt roads and rundown bars. Melbourne is a sophisticated, modern city that provides its residents and visitors alike with all the comforts of modern technology.
In the next paragraphs, you will see and learn a bit about these places, including some of the things to do and see there.
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road is a great stating place to begin your tour of Melbourne. While you are cruising down this infamous road, you will see the stunning coastlines of Melbourne and other towns. Also, the road will take you through some of Australia’s forests, where you will see koala bears, kangaroos, and many of the forest plants.
The Great Ocean Road
The Yarra Valley
The Yarra Valley is another place of place, near Melbourne, where you can experience more of Australia’s natural and manmade wonders. Here, you can see country’s oldes steam train, in the Yarra Valley Museum. Or, you can drive down or take a hike to the Australia’s wine country – where you can taste some of the finest wines in all Australia.
In The Yarra Valley
As home to Australia’s oldest zoo, Melbourne is also home to some eco centers and animal rescue centers. At the Melbourne zoo, there are many different species of animals and plants, including the koala bear and the kangaroo.
Kangaroos in Australian Zoo
At nighttime, there are plenty of things to do and to see. One of those things is taking a in-the-sky tour of Melbourne and seeing its skyline. Another thing to do is to take a nigh tour of the Foster’s beer factory and getting a taste of this all-Australian beer. In speaking of beer, there are plenty of bars and taverns where you can guzzle down a beer or two (Foster’s or other beers.)
If you are a shopaholic and is ever in Melbourne, then this is the place to be. In the Fashion Triangle – the fashion district of the city – there are a number of shops and malls where you can buy the finest clothes and accessories.
Also, if you go to Melbourne Central, you will find over 500 shops, stores and boutique stores. Simply put, your shopping needs are met in one area! In short, Sydney, Australia can be a wonderful place to live and to tour.