7 magical Melbourne moments for families

Queen Victoria Market Image: iStock
Queen Victoria Market Image: iStock
Melbourne has so much to offer, food, fashion, great coffee, amazing shopping … and that’s just the start!

We share seven magical Melbourne moments with you…

  1. Queen Victoria Market calls itself ‘the heart and soul of Melbourne.’ Eat, shop, explore and discover iconic food halls and heritage Sheds.
  2. The Melbourne Star Observation Wheel at Docklands has 21 spacious, air-conditioned cabins and offers a 360-degree view of the city. At night, LED lights to illuminate the giant Ferris wheel, with more than 15 million different light combinations.
  3. Get your share of amusement park family fun at Docklands Wonderland Fun Park – dodgems, carousels, the Wacky Worm roller coaster and more. Afterwards, try some glow-in-the-dark mini golf at the first of its kind in Australia – Glow Golf.
  4. The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is a Melbourne must-see for all ages. The Federation Square museum has fun, interactive displays which allow kids to get hands-on exploring the world behind the moving image in all its forms – film, television and even digital culture.
  5. St Kilda and Luna Park – visit the beachside suburb of St.Kilda, one of Melbourne’s most colourful destinations and home Luna Park, fabulous Acland Street (renowned for its array of continental cake shops) and a veritable family seaside playground.
  6. The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is world-renowned. Hop-on, hop-off The Garden Explorer is a relaxing and fun way to wind through the 38ha gardens, with live commentary and stunning views.
  7. Melbourne Zoo boasts over 300 different species from around the world – simply unmissable.


The Docklands waterfront Image: iStock
The Docklands waterfront Image: iStock


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