Melbourne, Australia

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Fly non-stop from Los Angeles or San Francisco

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 laneways, 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 Road, see koalas and penguins up close on Phillip Island and meet the talented winemakers of the Yarra Valley 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 Qantas 787-900 Dreamliner. This game changing aircraft has been designed with passenger comfort in mind and now flies non-stop from San Francisco to Melbourne. The best of Melbourne starts the moment you step on board your Qantas flight.


Melbourne experiences

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Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is counted among the great road trip routes of the world. On the drive you’ll take in iconic surf breaks, lush rainforests, seaside towns and maybe even spot a koala in the wild.

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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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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 city's best food trucks. 

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Yarra Valley

One of Australia’s premier wine growing regions, the Yarra Valley offers an unforgettable food and wine experience. Along with visiting wineries, breweries and distilleries, you can enjoy a hot air balloon flight or get up close to Aussie wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary. 

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Phillip Island

Phillip Island is a year-round destination which is famous for its nightly Penguin Parade. Visitors can watch the little penguins make their way from the beach to their burrows from a secluded beach, underground viewing or from an elevated platform. 

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With mountain lakes, hiking trails and incredible panoramic lookouts, the Grampians offer the ultimate escape for the adventurous traveler. After an active day in the National Park, you can wine and dine yourself nearby at some of Victoria’s top wineries and restaurants.

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Your flight with Qantas

Your Australian vacation begins the moment you step onboard your Qantas flight. We've drawn on 99 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:

  • Spacious seats which convert into a fully-flat bed with mattress 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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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.

^ Some flights are subject to government and regulatory approval.