Meeting Venue – Grand Hyatt
Discover a Melbourne icon. At Grand Hyatt Melbourne a luxurious stay awaits you, in the heart of our dynamic city. Located prestigiously on Collins Street, surrounded by the city’s high fashion and fine dining. Many of Melbourne’s top tourist attractions are all within walking distance, including business, retail, sporting and theatre districts. For more information click here.
Melbourne – Host City
Say hello to Melbourne, the most liveable city in the world. Australia’s second-largest city has a thriving arts scene, bustling nightlife and great public transportation. The world class food, wine and coffee served in the thousands of cafes, bars and restaurants spread out across the city, a packed calendar of sporting and cultural events throughout the year and an array of shopping experiences, and you have all the ingredients for one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the world. For more information click here.
Other interesting places to visit in Melbourne include
National Gallery of Victoria
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is the oldest and most visited gallery in Australia. Situated over two magnificent buildings – NGV International and NGV Australia – the Gallery hosts a wide range of international and local artists, exhibitions, programs and events; from contemporary art to major international historic exhibitions, fashion and design, architecture, sound and dance. Learn more here.
A visit to Melbourne Museum is a rich, surprising insight into life in Victoria. We show you Victoria’s intriguing permanent collections and bring you brilliant temporary exhibitions from near and far. You’ll see our natural environment, our cultures and our history through different perspectives.
Home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores, this modern piazza has become the heart and soul of Melbourne.
Fed Square is managed by Fed Square Pty Ltd, which was established by the Victorian Government in 1999. Fed Square Pty Ltd is responsible for the co-ordination and management of self-governing tenancies, programming and marketing of all the public spaces and all aspects of asset management and development.
You won’t believe how many animals there are at Melbourne Zoo.
Over 320 species from around the world can be found in the beautiful natural setting just five minutes from the city centre. There’s always something new to enjoy.
Stroll through the lush Asian and African rainforests, Australian bushland and even underwater.
Walk where tigers roam and monkey swing from tree to tree. See eye-to-eye with orang-utans in their special elevated exhibit, explore the Trail of Elephants, and then head down the bush track to see unique Australian wildlife including koala, kangaroo, wombat and emu. Submerge yourself in the underwater world to see Victoria’s iconic little penguin and Australian fur seal.
Keeper talks and feeding times are great opportunities for visitors to find out even more about the fascinating world of wildlife and the conservation programs Melbourne Zoo supports in the wild.
Children under 16 years of age receive free entry every weekend, during Victorian Government school holidays and on Victorian public holidays.
Every great city has its icon, its point of recognition, the gem in its urban skyline.
For Melbourne, it’s the Eureka Tower, a 297 metre (975 ft.) gold plated skyscraper by the Yarra River in the heart of the Southbank precinct.
High up on the 88th floor, 285 metres above sea level, you’ll find us – Eureka Skydeck: Melbourne’s greatest point of view, and one of the most stunning observation decks in the world.
We know Melbourne better than anyone, because we see it like no one else. Come explore Melbourne with us!
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
As the birthplace of Test and One Day International cricket, home of the AFL Grand Final, and host to many other sporting events every year, nothing can match the tradition and heritage of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Regarded as Victoria’s spiritual home of sport, the MCG is Australia’s premier sporting stadium, with a seating capacity of 100,024.
Looking over Melbourne from the opposite bank of the Yarra, Southgate is a unique restaurant, shopping and entertainment precinct.
Set over three levels, there’s a range of eateries, bars and cafes to discover. The licensed riverside food court suits every taste and budget and offers casual dining with spectacular views.
Southgate also boasts some of the most diverse shopping you’ll find in Melbourne. There’s a delightful selection of boutique designer, fashion and accessory, gift and homeware stores.
SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
Recognised as The Jewel in the Crown of the Dandenongs, SkyHigh Mount Dandenong is less than an hour from the Melbourne CBD and is surrounded by spectacular state forest. Sky High is one of Victoria’s premier tourist destinations
SEA LIFE Melbourne
The stunning Croc Lair exhibit is just one of the zones of discovery at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium. Marvel at the world’s only display of Elephant Sharks in Bay of Rays. Be mesmerised as you experience a rainbow of colours at Seahorse Pier and explore a world unlike any other. Marvel at the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins in Penguin Playground.
With interactive animal encounters, iconic state-of-the-art displays, animal feeds and diver presentations, Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is an excellent, educational and completely engaging experience.
Located on the corner of Flinders Street and King Street, on the Yarra River, opposite Crown Entertainment Complex.
For more information on Melbourne including maps and guides please visit What’s On Melbourne.