Twelve Apostles, Victoria

Uncover Melbourne

What will you uncover in Melbourne and Victoria?

Whether you’re searching for the perfect coffee, stumbling across works of art or watching little penguins parade along the beach, there are endless experiences waiting to be uncovered in Victoria. 

Home to some of Australia’s best kept secrets, venture through Melbourne’s twisting laneways, into the underbelly of covert basement bars and high up into a world that exists only across the city’s rooftops. Just a few hours drive away, sand dunes, snow white beaches, lush green rainforests and vineyards await, allowing you to get up close to the local wildlife including kangaroos, wombats and the ever-elusive platypus. 

Below are some of our favourite things to uncover in Melbourne and Victoria, but you can find more at visitmelbourne.comOpens external site in a new window.

Uncover Melbourne with Qantas From the hidden gems of Australia’s cultural capital to amazing natural landscapes and iconic Australian wildlife, uncover Melbourne and Victoria with Qantas.

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Discover the season to visit Melbourne skyline and Yarra bridge

When to visit Melbourne

Whatever the weather in Melbourne, there’s always something wonderful to uncover around every corner. Scroll through our seasonal guide to find out when you’d want to visit this vibrant Victorian capital. 

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Discover the local secrets Melbourne ACDC lane

Explore Melbourne like a local

From the painted laneways to the homestyle cafes, Melbourne is full of charming touches that continue to surprise and delight. Find out how to take on the city like a local and uncover those hidden gems.

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An iconic road trip experience Car driving Great Ocean Road

Drive the Great Ocean Road

Whilst the Great Ocean Road can be done in a quick trip, we recommend taking your time to really experience everything it has to offer. We’ve created the perfect immersive itinerary to see all the journey has to offer. 

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Find out what made the list St Ali's Coffee Roasters, Melbourne

10 things to do in Melbourne

First time in Melbourne? Here are our top 10 things to do whilst you explore the city. Whether you’re there for 2 days or 2 weeks, enjoy ticking off our list as you discover why Melbourne is considered Australia’s cultural capital. 

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Uncover the Big Drift Big Drift, Wilsons Promontory National Park

Discover a sea of sand

Wilson’s Promontory National Park is famed for many things, from its squeaky beaches to its lighthouse views and eco-friendly marine tours. But even regular visitors may not know about its captivating inland sea of sand that is Big Drift!

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Phillip Island highlights Penguin Parade Phillip Island

Top reasons to visit Phillip Island

Just 90 minutes south of Melbourne, this patch of Victoria is home to the famous penguin parade, has beaches fronting the rugged beauty of Bass Strait and boasts an emerging food and wine scene. It’s one destination sure to recharge the batteries, whatever your speed. 

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