Melbourne for Fun and Food

If you seek a city that offers abundant fun in a variety of forms, coupled with delicious world class and affordable food, Melbourne is the ideal destination!

A visit to Melbourne proves that the city is worthy of its reputation as one of the world’s most progressive, interesting, diverse and beautiful places. By taking a Melbourne tour, you will quickly gain insight into the rich history, cultural influences, incredible architecture and creative expression that characterises Melbourne.

Melbourne day tours are well worth doing – not only do they provide an overview and initial exposure to the city, they also signpost some of the many ways to have fun and really enjoy the culinary experiences available.

The great news is that, no matter what your definition of fun, it can be found in Melbourne! The city has a great energy and provides a plethora of ways to have fun – no matter whether you love to shop, cheer your favourite sporting team, dance the night away or visit museums and galleries.

Finding fun in Melbourne:

Sporting events – Melbourne is home to some of the world’s (and indeed Australia’s) premier sporting events. Each year, the Australian Open tennis tournament brings the world’s best tennis players to Melbourne Park and the Formula 1 Grand Prix held at the Albert Park track is widely regarded as one of the best international car races.

On the first Tuesday in November, Australia stops to watch the Melbourne Cup horse race and Melbourne Cup Day is just one of the events of the amazing Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Cultural pursuits – If you love the theatre, music, dance and art, the Victorian capital is sure to impress. Brilliant shows, performances and exhibitions visit Melbourne and take place in some of the city’s most impressive buildings.

Fashion and shopping – Melbourne is widely regarded as the home of fashion and the ‘Fashion Capital’ of Australia. Many designers base themselves in this dynamic, creative and fashion-forward city and the range of shopping opportunities is incredible!

No matter whether you love to shop in sophisticated boutiques, department stores or earthy markets, you will love what is on offer in Melbourne.

Nightlife – Melbourne has a great energy by day and this energy extends way into the night. Revellers are spoilt for choice as the city is home to great bars, pubs and clubs that suit all sorts of party goers. No matter whether you want a relaxed and casual or a sophisticated night out, the appropriate venue and vibe can be found in Melbourne.

The ‘Food Capital’ of Australia:

Melbourne prides itself on offering Australia’s very best food and coffee. Victorians take their food seriously and typically derive great enjoyment from food and the experiences it offers.

World class cuisine and world class chefs – Many of Australia’s best chefs have set up their headquarters in Melbourne and have created restaurants of local and international acclaim.

Even if you have little interest in fine dining and prefer something more casual and less expensive, there is absolutely no shortage of options in Melbourne. In this city, there is a seemingly endless selection of cafes, restaurants and other eateries serving delicious, enjoyable food in fabulous surroundings.

Multicultural cuisine – Many different cultures are present and celebrated in Melbourne and in no way is this more evident than in the multicultural cuisine on offer. Delicious and authentic food from many different cultures can be easily and often affordably obtained, featuring an incredible array of flavours and dining experiences.

For food and fun, Melbourne is a perfect destination. No matter what your version of fun or the types of food you most enjoy (or would like to try), it can be found in the exciting and dynamic city of Melbourne.