Other Activities

Choose from a number of additional activities for your visit to Melbourne.

 

That's Melbourne

Looking at organising a self guided walk? Have some spare time and/or gaps to fill? Interested in Melbourne's landmarks and architecture? The tools below are a great resource to assist you during your Melbourne visit.

Indigenous Melbourne

Landmarks and Notable Buildings

Laneways and Arcades

Parks and Gardens

Public Art

For laneways and arcades keep in mind Urban Scrawl tours. Their art tour takes in all the elements Melbourne's creative side and explores vibrant laneways and architecture. The walk pieces together Melbourne's past and Melbourne's shaping future and can be targeted for primary groups.

 

Check out this fantastic map of the Docklands. To learn more about the precincts of Batman's Hill, Central Pier, Digital Harbour, New Quay, Harbour Town, Victoria Harbour and Yarra's Edge check out Destination Docklands. Docklands Public Art Walk Guide can be viewed here (2.4 MB).

 

Visit the Visit Melbourne website for handy information.

 

Multi-cultural Melbourne

Melbourne's population is made up of people from all over the world. Around 140 cultures are represented, from Victoria's original Indigenous inhabitants to more recent migrants from Asia and Africa. Popular cultural pockets within the city include Chinatown, Lygon Street and Lonsdale/Russell Street for Greek influences. Urban Camp leds a Vietnamese Walk that gives students an experience of being in one of Melbourne’s most diverse suburbs. Students explore Vietnamese culture through food sampling and completing activity worksheets at the Little Saigon Markets. Topics such a multiculturalism and how places change over time are touched on. For details on the history of Melbourne's multicultural click here.

 

Accessible Melbourne

Lonely Planet Accessible Melbourne is your free passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see, with tips and recommendations for travellers with special needs. To download a free electronic copy click here

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Melbourne Official Visitors Guide

If your school is planning a trip to Melbourne this term, or you're looking for ideas for a future trip, the Melbourne Official Visitor Guide is a FREE resource that you, your students and even their parents should read.

 

It's full of practical information as well as permanent attractions and this season's events, and also profiles some of Melbourne's suburbs ripe for exploring.

 

Produced by Destination Melbourne, the independent tourism organisation that operates on behalf of the Greater Melbourne visitor industry, the OVG is a free, quarterly 152 page guide. If you'd like to order a quantity (50 copies per box), please email info@destination.melbourne with your order amount, delivery details and a contact number.

To view a handy page click here

Destination Melbourne also produces handy Official Melbourne Visitor maps.

 

 

 

 

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