5 Amazing Things to do in Melbourne Once before You Die
It doesn't matter whether you are visiting Melbourne for the first time or whether you have lived your entire life here. There are some must-do things in Melbourne that need to be part of your bucket list. Melbourne's food, coffee, theatre, sport, and art cultures rank among the best ones in the world. Read on to get to know more about five amazing things to do in Melbourne at least once before you die.
This massive royal garden hosts 8,500 plant species, peaceful lakes, and exquisite lawns. Melbourne is the proud owner of the royal botanic gardens located in the middle of the city. Due to accessibility, the royal botanic gardens are an ideal picnic spot. If you are looking for the perfect spot to meditate and relax your mind a bit, the Royal Botanic Gardens are your go-to place.
The Great Ocean Road is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Melbourne. This curvy stretch of the road presents nature-lovers with an excellent opportunity to reconnect with nature, the sound of the ocean, and the ocean itself while cycling, walking, sailing, surfing, horse riding, or driving. Remember that the great ocean road is an approximately 4-hour long drive without stops. But, since there is so much amazing stuff going on along the coast, we recommend staying the weekend and exploring nature. You might also want to check in with a 24 hour motel in Melbourne.
The animal kingdom at the Melbourne zoo has amazing sights to offer. You might want to visit the butterfly room and watch the colorful world flutter by. You could also opt for trekking down the Elephants trail and pay a cheeky visit to the grey-colored beauties. Before you leave, make sure to stop by the lion pride and say hi, followed by their majestic roars.
Do you love wine as much as we do? If the answer is yes, then why not take out some time and find out a bit more about the world's famous wine region – the Yarra Valley. This valley is a beautiful sight with its display of old farmhouses lazily stretched all over the green hills with the swaying vineyards in the cool breeze. You can visit the cellar doors of the valley's popular wineries every weekend. While you are at it, don't miss out on the free tastings at the Yarra Valley's ice creamery and chocolaterie.
Each year, somewhere between March and April, the international comedy festival is held in Melbourne. If you love comedy as much as we do, we recommend you to get a ticket (or two) for having fun at this world's class comedy festival, which is simply too good to miss out on. Since it is impossible to see all the shows, we recommend checking in with the Town Hall to see what's running for the night. You can also ask the staff for recommendations about which show to choose.