If you’re planning a trip of a lifetime to Melbourne, Australia in the coming months and are interesting in discovering a few fun activities that are well worth adding to your trip itinerary simply continue reading.
The top activities in Melbourne:
1. Book a wine tasting tour of Melbourne’s Yarra Valley
Melbourne’s Yarra Valley is a wine region which is known for producing international quality wines. So if you’re interested in sipping on world-class Chardonnay, it’s well worth booking a tour from your Melbourne hotel or apartment to multiple wineries in the Yarra Valley. As a bonus, most escorted tours of the Yara Valley include lunch at one of the wineries which you’ll visit.
Examples of some of the top wineries which you may get a chance to tour include TarraWarra Estate, Oarkridge Wines, Yering Station, Giant Steps and De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate. Better yet, if you fall in love with a wine which you taste, you’ll be able to purchase a bottle or two as souvenirs of your trip to Melbourne.
2. Early morning hot air balloon ride over Melbourne
If you’re looking to treat yourself to a memorable experience, it’s well worth considering booking an early morning, hot air balloon ride over Melbourne’s CBD or the Yarra Valley.
3. Book the Edge
What is the Edge, you may be wondering? The Edge is an activity which is offered by the Eureka Tower, which involves being suspended in a moving glass cube, over Melbourne. As the cube is 100% glass, you’ll be able to see beneath your feet as well as in all directions! Should you decide to book this particular experience, you’ll need to travel to the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower where you’ll climb into your glass cube, which will then be suspended out from the building.
4. Take a ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
The Melbourne Star Observation Wheel offers spectacular 360-degree views of Melbourne’s Docklands and is currently the 7th tallest Ferris wheel in the world. As it stands at 120 meters tall. If you plan on adding a scenic ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel to your travel itinerary, you may want to consider booking a Sparkling Flight, as you’ll be able to enjoy your choice of bubbles, wine or beer during your ride.
5. Catch a sports match
Melbourne is known for being the sports capital of Australia and regularly hosts world-class sporting events. As an example, Melbourne hosts the Australian Open which is a grand slam tennis tournament each year and also hosts the Melbourne Cup each year. Also, you can check some odds from proved bookmakers while traveling there. The latter of which is one of the most prestigious horse races in the world. Alternatively, whilst in Melbourne, you may be able to catch an AFL match, for a real Aussie experience or take in an A-League soccer match.
So if you have your heart set on exploring Melbourne in the near future, it’s definitely well worth incorporating a few of the top-rated activities listed above into your exciting trip itinerary.