The weather in Melbourne has a mind of its own, but the unpredictability simply adds to the sense of adventure. Of course, you’d have to look for the silver lining on the cloud that’s sure to send down a few showers first, but chin up! Melbourne offers an amazing array of experiences that will keep you entertained and delighted. Read below our list of 9 things to do in Melbourne.
It might be cold and wet outside, but you can still have underwater fun inside the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium. Wait for the 4-D theatre experience of “Ice Age: No Time For Nuts”, premiering on 19th September at the Aquarium. Follow Scrat, the zany nut-crazed sabre toothed squirrel on his adventure in his wonky time machine! It definitely promises to be a hoot!
If you thought trampolines were for kids, think again! Run, jump and flip to the beat of peppy tunes, and let your adrenaline flow unrestrained in Bounce Inc.’s free-jumping revolution. With a whole spectrum of activities that encompasses over fifty interconnected trampolines, you’ll never want to leave!
So what if it’s cold and wet outside! Step into any of the indulgent spas scattered across the city and enjoy a relaxing massage, soak in a blissfully hot bath or pamper yourself with a facial or other treatments you’ve been meaning to get. The Crown Spa and Miss Fox come in highly recommended.
If you enjoy matching wits and solving puzzles against a timer, then give the real-life escape games a shot at Escape Room Melbourne. An immersive experience that places you in a room with puzzles to solve as a means of escaping the room within a fixed time, it is a riveting and gripping way of spending your time.
Explore the Paranormal
Sign up for a spellbinding ghost tour inside some of Melbourne’s historic buildings. With a misty, rainy backdrop to the spooky tales you’ll be told and places you’ll be shown, it’s a spine-chilling experience that you will love!
Visit the O’Brien Group Arena for an enthralling time on the ice. This is a premier skating rink that invites everyone, at all experience levels, to an extraordinary time. You can learn to skate here, rent skates and protective gear, and have the time of your life with your family.
Get up close to a vicious T-Rex at The Melbourne Museum. Check out the Pachyrhinosaurus and Brachiosaurus! Learn all about our prehistoric friends at the exhibition on now. An extremely popular destination for both adults and kids, Encompassing history, nature and culture, it also displays permanent and temporary exhibits. The IMAX theatre, an indoor rainforest, the dinosaurs, and the racehorse Phar Lap are only few of the attractions that may be discovered here. A separate section for children keeps them interested and happily occupied as well.
Royal Melbourne Show
The yearly iconic event rolls around again from September 17 to the 27th, promising fun for the whole family. Watch as prized livestock, equestrian riders and horses, arts and crafters, cookery experts and woodchoppers all vie for the winning ribbon. Check out the patting zoo, carnival of rides, food and wine stalls to name a few and of course a visit to the Show wouldn’t be the same without a showbag!
Make It Collective pop up shop
Last but not least, discover the label of local designers with a range of products for everyone. They are located in 334b High st, Northcote. Tiger & Hare is participating. On till end of the year.
Of course, this is only the tip of the proverbial iceberg. There is so much more in Melbourne that can be enjoyed, savoured, and remembered! Share with us if there is anything you want to add to our list of 9 things to do in Melbourne. Now, it is time to explore!