1 Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Terrific collection of Australian art on Fed Square, with galleries devoted to the indigenous communities.
The low-rise, narrow streets of Melbourne’s Chinatown have changed little since the nineteenth century.
3 State Library of Victoria
Exhibitions and paintings in this beautiful domed building give essential background on the founding of Melbourne.
4 Aussie Rules match at the MCG
Join the cheering crowds for an action-packed footy game at the MCG.
5 Heide Museum of Modern Art
Enjoy great paintings in a sylvan setting at John and Sunday Reed’s modernist home.
6 Eating out
Melbourne’s love of food borders on obsession, and eating out in the city is a must.
7 Penguin Parade, Phillip Island
See thousands of Little penguins emerge from the sea and waddle up to their burrows.
8 Yarra Valley
Verdant scenery and some truly great wineries.
9 Healesville Sanctuary
Beautifully located bushland zoo and wildlife sanctuary for injured and orphaned animals.