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Melbourne City and Surrounds

A wide variety of options are available for you to discover the city sights at your leisure, particularly on Wednesday afternoon. Here are some options you may wish to consider. Click on the headings to be view further information:

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Eureka Skydeck

Created to reach for the sky, nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere€™s highest viewing platform. Open daily €“ Adult: $17.50, Child: $10.00, Family: $39.50

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Laneways of Melbourne Tour

Weaving a maze through the city grid, Melbourne€™s laneways uncover hidden treasures and a charming, intimate atmosphere. Al fresco eateries, one-off shops and bars that are off the beaten track, all nestle side-by-side in laneways winding in all directions throughout the city. Tours run from Tuesday to Sunday at $49.00 per person

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Melbourne Museum

The modernist Melbourne Museum is the largest museum complex in the Southern Hemisphere. Spread over three levels, the museum draws on the latest technology to give an insight into Australia€™s flora, fauna and culture. Open daily €“ Adult $8.00, Concession and child (3-16 years) free entry.

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Melbourne Zoo

With more than 320 species on view, Melbourne Zoo offers a window into the diversity of the world€™s wildlife. Visiting the Zoo is an opportunity to get back in touch with the wonders of nature €“ only 4km from the city centre. Open daily Adult: $25.40, Child $12.60, Family from $50.00

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Home to Melbourne€™s oldest prison, historic Magistrate€™s Court and former Police City Watch House, Russell Street has been the heart of crime, law and order in Melbourne since the 1840€’s. Open daily €“ Adults $22.00, Children $12.00, Family: $52.00.

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Cultural Melbourne

The capital of Victoria and Australia€™s second-largest metropolis is a city of style, of Victorian architecture, trams, fashion, food, theatres, art galleries, and leafy gardens. The city offers easy access to the Victorian Alps and the Grampians, and fabulous coastal scenery. It€™s not far either to desert plateaus, fertile river valleys, vineyards, historic goldfield country, and untouched rain forests.