PRE AND POST CONGRESS TRIPS
Whether it's arming yourself with a map and making your own way around or joining a professional tour, you'll uncover Melbourne and Victoria's hidden treasures. So get onto the footpath, jump in a luxury coach, climb aboard a raft or join a group and discover Victoria.
With so many things to do and see in and around Melbourne there is too much to chose from. To make things easier for you we have put together a small section on the experiences and places that we love and hope you will enjoy.
For more ideas visit www.visitvictoria.com
Get up and close to yachts, ferries and ships while taking in views of South Bank and the City of Melbourne skyline. This kayak tour starts in the city centre, on the Yarra River, where you paddle into the city hub past the former Customs House, turning basin, historical ships, former waterfalls and 'Mission for Seamen'.
Embark on the Ultimate Foodie Tour and get ready to satisfy your cravings with some of the best food the market has to offer. On your guided 90-minute wander through the heritage-listed market food halls, you will visit some of the Market's best food traders indulging in an abundance of food as you go
Melbourne Sports Tours explores behind the scenes of the venues that host some of Australia's favourite sporting events. Visit Flemington Racecourse, home of The Melbourne Cup. Drive through Commonwealth Games Village and around the Albert Park Melbourne F1 Grand Prix Track.
It is increasingly hard to imagine Melbourne without Federation Square. As a home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores, this modern piazza has become the city's meeting place.
1 DAY + TRIPS
Soak in the breathtaking views of Mount Buffalo while being suspended 300 meters above the valley floor on the Absolute Outdoors Australia Portaledge, a truly unique experience that is not offered anywhere else in the Australia.
On day one travel through Victoria's second largest city Geelong and Victoria's prime agricultural land. See the spectacular 12 Apostles and hear the tragic story of the Loch Ard shipwreck, take in the luscious surrounds of the Otway Rainforest and look for koalas and native birds in the wild.
The Yarra Valley Winery Tour is more than just wine tasting - although the wine is pretty good. Located less than one hour drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is spoilt for its variety of stunning wineries with mountain views, amazing local produce and delicious food.