Melbourne’s Top-5 Attractions
More than 320 species of animals from around the world are available in the natural landscaped settings of Melbourne Zoo just 5 minutes from the city centre. The Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens, popularly know as Melbourne Zoo. Stroll through the lush African & Asian rainforests, Australian bushland and even underwater. This is an excellent opportunity to walk around where tigers roam, and monkeys swing from tree to tree.
Melbourne Zoo is also awarded Victoria Tourism RACV People’s Choice Category Award in 2015 & 2016. In this zoo, during Victorian Govt. school holidays, public holidays or on the weekend, children under 16 years of age receive free entry.
Eureka Tower is a 297.3-meter skyscraper located in the Southbank precinct of Melbourne, Victoria. Eureka Tower is the highest residential building and public vantage point in the Southern Hemisphere. Eureka Skydeck has occupied the entire 88th floor and is the most elevated public viewing platform in the building. This tower gives the incredible 360-degree view of all Melbourne during the day and more impressive at the night time.
A trip to Melbourne is incomplete without visiting Federation Square. Federation Square is one of the top tourist attraction in Melbourne. Since the opening in 2002, Federation Square has seen more than 100 million visits. This place is home to major cultural attractions, world-class events and best tourism experience. Every year, Federation Square hosts more than 2000 events of cultural, exhibitions, event launches, performances, concerts and Fashion shows.
National Gallery of Victoria:
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is Australia’s oldest and pre-eminent public art museum, hosting blockbuster exhibitions and one of the world’s finest art collections. This Museum is popularly known as NGV, which was founded in 1861. The collection encompasses treasures from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and the pre-Columbian period. The NGV offers an extraordinary visual arts experience with diverse temporary exhibitions, Collection displays, talks, tours, programs for kids, films, late-night openings and performances.
Melbourne Aquarium can be viewed as one of the best weekend places in Melbourne. It is a most loved visitor spot in Victoria that highlights rare sea life including breathtaking fish, ocean jellies and sharks. It is a great day out destination for families and must see the place for children and adults alike.
Melbourne Aquarium is situated on the banks of the Yarra River next to and under the Flinders Street Viaduct and the King Street Bridge. With interactive animal experience, notable cutting edge shows, creature feeds and diver presentations, Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is an incredible, educational and totally engaging experience.