Discover Melbourne

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Counting down to our inaugural non-stop flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to Melbourne on 3 December 2022

We’re excited to offer three times weekly services from Dallas/Fort Worth in addition to our five times weekly services from Los Angeles to Melbourne.

Melbourne is home to endless one-of-a-kind experiences. From must see major sporting events to captivating cultural arts and institutions, it's a city of diversity, secret pockets, hidden laneways, world class dining and captivating Urban Indigenous experiences. Wander art-adorned laneways to discover epicurean delights, fine dining restaurants, alfresco cafés, to speakeasy bars and rooftop cocktails. There’s always something to discover in Melbourne. 

Venture outside the city limits and be inspired by the Great Ocean Road, one of Australia’s most iconic coastal drives. Natural experiences in Victoria reign supreme where you can witness an abundance of iconic wildlife in the wild. You’ll be in awe of this gateway to adventure as you explore spectacular landscapes, rolling vineyards, rugged mountain ranges to lush rainforests. 

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Melbourne and Victoria experiences

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Rediscover culture
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Melbourne’s hidden laneways

There's always something new to discover in Melbourne's bustling and creative laneways with their covert boutiques, famed restaurants and hole-in-the-wall cafes, and ever-changing outdoor gallery of street art. 

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Urban Indigenous experiences

From walking tours of the Royal Botanic Gardens, immersing in art and culture at premier art galleries to dining at restaurants that celebrate contemporary Indigenous culture. You can experience enriching stories from Australia's first peoples right in the heart of the city.

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Melbourne’s culinary highlights

Melbourne is internationally recognised as a culinary destination and true foodie city with cuisines from over 70 countries. Choose from award-winning fine-dining restaurants, iconic cheap eats, famous eat streets or the city's best food trucks. 

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Great Ocean Road

See the towering 12 Apostles, take in iconic surf breaks, pristine rainforest and misty waterfalls along the spectacular Great Ocean Road. Get outdoors on bushwalking, surfing and mountain biking expeditions.

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Iconic wildlife

Home to over a third of Australia’s native wildlife species, including kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, possums, wombats, platypus, echidnas and the famed Little Penguin. Wherever you may roam, you're bound to see iconic wildlife in wonderfully scenic settings.

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Gateway to adventure

Explore dramatic landscapes from coastlines, majestic national parks, lush rainforests, soaring mountain lookouts to UNESCO heritage listed cultural sites and undertake world-class hiking trails, cycling adventures, and aquatic wildlife boat journeys.

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Why fly Qantas

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Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight, including TV and films.

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.

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Baggage included in every fare

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

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Extensive network

Flying to more than 65 destinations across Australia. Enjoy incredible value with Qantas Explorer, offering discounted fares within Australia.

Where we fly

Your flight with Qantas

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International Economy
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Your Australian vacation begins the moment you step onboard your Qantas flight. We've drawn on more than 100 years of flying to design extraordinary, award-winning travel experiences. On your Qantas A380 or B789 flights from the US to Australia, experience the comfort and exceptional service of:

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Important information

* 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.

^ International flights remain subject to government and regulatory approval. Before booking and departure, ensure you check the latest travel requirements.

Disclaimer:  Meals, beverages, entertainment offerings vary between flight times.

Disclaimer: + The number of destinations is correct as at 16 February 2023, but is subject to change. Before booking and departure, ensure you check the latest travel requirements.

Disclaimer: ± Inflight entertainment varies by route and aircraft.

Disclaimer: ~ Qantas Explorer fares must be booked in conjunction with a Qantas international fare to Australia or New Zealand, and have the same validity as your international ticket. Savings are based on a comparison with the year-round fare. At times, there may be sale fares available that may be cheaper than the Qantas Explorer fare for that routing. To include Qantas Explorer fares for your trip to Australia or New Zealand, you can choose the multi-city option when making your booking.

Disclaimer: Prices based on payment at Prices exclude carrier charges, fees and taxes, which will vary depending on your departure and destination points. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Additional airport taxes and fees may be required for alternative routings. Offer is subject to availability at the time of booking.

Disclaimer: View the Qantas Explorer fare rules.