Melbourne. Always Trending.

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Melbourne is Australia's cultural, creative and entertainment hub. It is exciting, ever-changing with a myriad of intriguing surprises to be discovered. Whether it’s discovering it’s amazing and diverse eateries, wandering inspired laneways, sipping rooftop cocktails or boutique shopping, there’s always something trending in Melbourne. It's a city of diversity, secret pockets and hidden lanewaysOpens external site, world class dining and the gateway to iconic Australian experiences. Just outside of Melbourne, you can discover the iconic Twelve Apostles along the epic the Great Ocean RoadOpens external site, see koalas and penguins up close on Phillip IslandOpens external site and meet the talented winemakers of the Yarra ValleyOpens external site and Mornington Peninsula where you can discover gourmet delights at many of their boutique wineries. Melbourne is THE destination to start your Australian vacation. 

Flying to Melbourne has never been easier with daily non-stop departures from Los Angeles to Melbourne.  Experience the Qantas difference including flying the new Qantas 787-900 Dreamliner.  This game changing aircraft has been designed with passenger comfort in mind and from 1 September 2018 the Qantas Dreamliner will start flying non-stop San Francisco to Melbourne.  The best of Melbourne starts the moment you step on board your Qantas flight.


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Each laneway has something unique about it: a motif, an artwork or a venue; each arcade bears the hallmarks of its era.  The only way to find out Melbourne’s secrets is to spend time lost in its latticework of laneways.

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Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne is Australia’s cultural and entertainment hub. Known for its eateries, endless shopping, international sporting events and world-class galleries.

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Your flight with Qantas

Your Australian vacation begins the moment you step onboard your Qantas flight. We've drawn on 97 years of flying to design extraordinary, award-winning travel experiences. On your Qantas A380, B787-9 Dreamliner or B747 flights from the US to Australia, experience the comfort and exceptional service of:
  • Fully-flat Skybeds in Business, a dedicated Premium Economy cabin or ergonomically designed seats in International Economy
  • On-demand inflight entertainment with something for everyone
  • Delicious meals complemented by a range of beverage options throughout your flight.
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Taste of Melbourne

Melbourne is the ideal city to start your Australian vacation. This is a dynamic city with so much to explore from its hidden laneways and endless array of amazing dining to its connection with Australian sport and the arts.

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Discover Melbourne

Melbourne is the coastal capital of the state of Victoria. At the city's center is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River.

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Melbourne and Daylesford Discovery

Meet Australia’s famous koalas, kangaroos and penguins at the Healesville and Moonlit Sanctuaries. Then journey along The Great Ocean Road, one of Australia’s most scenic drives for picturesque coastal towns.

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East Coast Self Drive to Melbourne

Cherish the contrasts that make Australia truly unique on this fabulous holiday. Self drive from Sydney to Melbourne discovering local atmosphere, hidden gems and memories that will last a lifetime. 

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* Prices in USD. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or days. Price stated is for the least expensive itinerary. Total price for other itineraries may be higher due to higher taxes. Restrictions on baggage and additional baggage fees may apply. Prices may change at any time and are not guaranteed until payment is made. There may be other travel dates available but not enough seats to allow us to advertise. If your travel dates are flexible, use “Flexible with dates” to find the best airfare. Before booking any fare, please check the rules for that fare for applicable travel dates and for restrictions and any applicable fees, including, but not limited to, service fees and fees on refundability, date changes, and no-shows.It is the passenger's responsiblity to ensure all visa requirements are complied with.

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