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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Gallery
“Numerous exhibitions to see. Most are free while some other extraordinary ones need a ticket. ”
  • 464 locals recommend
Field
“This is just the most magical gardens I have ever visited! A beautiful lake in the center, two cafes/restaurant and so much more.......”
  • 531 locals recommend
Cricket Ground
“The Melbourne Cricket Ground or "The G" is a sports stadium located in the Yarra Park Sporting and Entertainment Precinct. AFL Aussie Rules Football is the Winter Sport played here at least 3 games most weekends. Made Famous for hosting the 1956 Olympic Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies, along with 2006 Commonwealth Opening and Closing Ceremonies. While your there don't forget to visit the Sporting Museum”
  • 329 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Bank balance looking healthy? You’ll find some of the most beautiful clothing here. Zimmermann, Camilla, Alannah Hill, Aesop, Camper, Coach, Gorman.. on and on it goes.”
  • 201 locals recommend
Market
“Great market for a morning shopping trip. Local tram will take you straight to it!!”
  • 395 locals recommend
Hot Spring
“If you are after a little pampering. Very busy. Make sure you book in advance.”
  • 304 locals recommend
Plaza
“Located just across Flinders Street Station. A hub for locals and visitors to enjoy festivals, outdoor performances, get information about what’s happening in Melbourne and surrounding area. ”
  • 304 locals recommend
Museum
“At Melbourne Museum, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre is a meeting place for Koorie people and for visitors interested in Aboriginal culture.”
  • 192 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Flinders Lane is the place to go for great food day or night - this is another great restaurant”
  • 189 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Experience Melbourne from the dizzying heights of the Eureka Skydeck 88, which boasts spectacular 360-degree views of the city. See Melbourne’s most iconic landmarks, spot ships sailing on Port Phillip Bay and admire the Dandenong Ranges from the highest point in Melbourne. For the ultimate rush, upgrade to include entry to ‘The Edge’ – a glass cube that projects out from the Skydeck with you in it!”
  • 188 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“If factory outlet shopping is what you love, then wander down Spencer street and get the 96, 109, 11 or 12 Tram and jump off at the convention centre and stroll down to South Wharf DFO”
  • 133 locals recommend
Casino
“The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket!”
  • 175 locals recommend
Bridge
“This is the main beach of Melbourne, full of restaurants, cafes, walk path, bike path, and unlimited enjoyment.”
  • 262 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Dive into a magical under water world. SEA LIFE Melbourne takes you on an interactive ocean adventure filled with amazing discovery and magical marine stories. Explore the creatures and features of the ocean like never before with the thousands of colourful aquatic animals that call SEA LIFE home. ”
  • 104 locals recommend
Stadium
“Melbourne Victory's home soccer stadium also hosting rugby, Australian rules and live performances.”
  • 129 locals recommend
Library
“Beautiful library. You have to go to the second floor to overlook an old but well-preserved library in the middle of Melbourne.”
  • 154 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Shopping Mall
“Bank balance looking healthy? You’ll find some of the most beautiful clothing here. Zimmermann, Camilla, Alannah Hill, Aesop, Camper, Coach, Gorman.. on and on it goes.”
  • 201 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Flinders Lane is the place to go for great food day or night - this is another great restaurant”
  • 189 locals recommend
College Academic Building
“French toast and baked eggs are staples at this compact, rustic-chic breakfast cafe with warm vibe.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Bar
“To have a high-rise panoramic view of Melbourne this is one of the only places! Not to mention amazing food. I recommend the baked camembert. All meals are on special before 12pm so grab something delicious for $11! ”
  • 235 locals recommend
Bar
“For a truly Melbourne bar experience, head to Cookie and work your way through the mammoth beer selection (CBD)”
  • 124 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Village cinema a 10-15 minute walk away. Complete with it's own sophisticated bar for some pre or post movie beverages. ”
  • 101 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Mexican restaurant, Mamasita is the ideal Melbourne CBD restaurant to host your next intimate dinner for two or for a large group dinner. www.mamasita.com.au”
  • 72 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Vue de monde is a testament to the belief that dining can be a wondrous, unforgettable experience, and pays homage to classical fine dining in a modern context. If you’re celebrating a milestone, creating new memories or want a once-in-a-lifetime experience, don’t miss your chance to leave Melbourne with a new unforgettable night.”
  • 41 locals recommend

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