Melbourne, Australia

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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 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.


OMKalen: Kalen Allen’s New Song Will 'Take You There' Pack your bags, because it’s time to take to the skies with Kalen Allen’s new song, "Take Me There." Kalen starts his vacation early on his flight to Melbourne, and travels in style.

Pack your bags, because it’s time to take to the skies with Kalen Allen’s new song, "Take Me There." Kalen starts his vacation early on his flight to Melbourne, and travels in style.

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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 98 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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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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Melbourne Nature and Wildlife

Half intro to Australian animals and half road trip on The Great Ocean Road, one of Australia’s most scenic views along the Victoria coastline. With picturesque coastal towns and beautiful views, including the Twelve Apostles.

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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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Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road Adventure

Lovely, laid-back Melbourne has something for everyone: family fare, local and international art, haute boutiques, multicultural dining, Australian and Aboriginal history, and breathtaking coastline.

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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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