Views of Melbourne’s coastline from the Great Ocean Road

Melbourne Vacations: Metropolitan Style

Walk through Melbourne’s laneways and narrow streets, and discover the city’s vibrant restaurants, art galleries, and shops. Enjoy the multicultural cuisine, internationally-renowned art, and uniquely Australian culture. Visit the National Gallery of Victoria, where you’ll find local artists displayed alongside renowned masters like René Magritte. Wander the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne and view rare and local plants. Whether you want to discover the city or explore the Great Ocean Road beyond, Liberty Travel can connect you with a vacation package that’s just your style.

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Melbourne at a Glance

Currency: Australian Dollar ($)

Tipping Customs: While Australians don’t generally tip, it has become customary to tip for exceptional service

Language: English

Popular Drink: Try shiraz and local beers

Must Eat: Australian BBQ

Power Up: Type I (three-prong type) 240 V


Weather: Summer (December, January, and February) brings warm weather; winter (June, July, and August) brings cooler days.

Best Time to Visit: Spring and Autumn are the best times to visit, with milder weather and fewer crowds.

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Wine tasting in Melbourne

Top Things to Do in Melbourne

Walk the Royal Botanic Gardens
See rare plants and local species at this 94-acre botanic garden.

Discover Australian Masters at National Gallery of Victoria
From local artists to well-known masters like René Magritte and Claude Monet, the National Gallery of Victoria offers a survey of both Australian and world art.

Get Lost in Melbourne’s Laneways
Both families and adults-only travelers can discover something new in Melbourne’s laneways—narrow passageways open only to pedestrians.

City of Architecture and Memorials
From the Shrine of Remembrance to the Block Arcade, Melbourne offers something for every architecture enthusiast.

Gateway to the Great Ocean Road
Whether you’re looking for wineries or for the breathtaking views of the Twelve Apostles, Melbourne is a great cosmopolitan jumping-off point for a road trip.

Waratah, the official flower of New South Wales

Melbourne Vacation Packages: Australian Luxury the Liberty Travel Way

Whether you’re looking to explore Melbourne’s narrow pedestrian lanes or the wineries beyond the city limits, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a Melbourne vacation package crafted just for you.

When you book with us, you get:

  • Real People. More than a travel agent, your Melbourne consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
  • Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of Melbourne for a truly personalized booking experience.
  • Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive Melbourne vacation packages, including our Journeys.
  • Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

We know Melbourne. Leave the planning to us.

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You are unique, and so is your trip. When you book with Liberty Travel, we match you with an expert best suited to design a vacation just for you.

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