The multicultural city of Melbourne offers a fusion of international cuisines that will tempt your tastebuds. The shopping is on trend and you can browse through eclectic markets, designer boutiques or outlet centres. Melbourne is a bustling hub of activity and there will definitely be enough to experience both during the daytime and at night in this lively capital of Victoria.
Melbourne has a reputation as a shopper’s nirvana. If you are itching to do some retail therapy, why not take a shopping tour or an outlet shopping tour. You won’t have to carry bags and bags of shopping around or find a car park. Instead, sit back in the comfort of a bus and bargains and bubbles await you on this tour! These tours vary in price but are all easily under $99.
For a unique perspective of Melbourne, check out Red Balloon where for under $99 you could try a helicopter flight, visit the famous Carlton & United Brewery or even take a Melbourne City Dumpling Walking Tour. You can even take part in a night photography workshop where you will see a different but spectacular side of Melbourne. For the thrill seeker, why not try a tree top zip line or forward abseil? All these, plus many other experiences, are available for under $99.
Cheap, cheap, cheap
With so much to see and do, it is surprising how you can easily stick to a budget of under $99 a day. Why not try the free Melbourne Visitor Shuttle which takes 90 minutes and passes all the iconic landmarks. Then you could visit the galleries or museums and take a stroll through Melbourne’s hip laneways. Gaze upwards in wonder at Melbourne’s Block Arcade, oozing Italian classic décor and the Royal Arcade built in 1896. The list of cheap things to do in Melbourne for under $99 just goes on and on.
Flight & Hotel Packages
Airlines often have deals which include flights and 2 nights’ accommodation for between $149 and $191. Because these are 2 night deals, this easily comes within the $99 a day. These money saving deals usually include airport transfers, breakfast and bonus vouchers.
Melbourne City Sightseeing Tour
For just $60, why not take a bus tour that will take you past Melbourne’s historical sites such as Captain Cook’s Cottage, Williamstown and traditional terraced Victorian homes. You will also visit the Royal Botanic Gardens where you can take a stroll around the gardens or enjoy a Devonshire tea.
Melbourne is a city where sitting at a café, bar or patisserie is a daily pastime. You can soak up the Asian atmosphere in Chinatown or soak up the street art expressed throughout this modern yet historic city. Travel specialists such as Flight Centre www.flightcentre.com.au can arrange travel requirements to suit your needs and tastes. The weather in Melbourne can be very temperamental, so be prepared to experience all seasons in one day. However, that only adds to the pulsating atmosphere of a city worth visiting, like Melbourne.