You can never run out of things to do across Victoria, in fact, you might not know where to start. Therefore, we have put together some of the state’s top travel destinations – unique wildlife, exciting heritage sites, amazing structures and more.
Sea life Melbourne aquarium. Do you, your partner, or your kids love the sea and its majestic animals? Of course you do! Sea life Melbourne aquarium is home to thousands of aquatic animals, including one of Australia’s largest saltwater crocodiles. The aquarium boasts fun interactive animal encounters from the depths of the ocean to the icy waters of Antarctica, amazing art displays, animal feeds and other exciting experience you will surely love.
Location: King Street and Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Koorie heritage trust. The Koorie Heritage Trust offers an engaging and inclusive environment for tourists and locals alike. It is an Aboriginal owned and managed organization that takes great pride in their ability to create and deliver an immersive and authentic urban Aboriginal art and cultural experience. Learn about Victoria’s Indigenous cultural heritage. The Trust has a yearly program of changing exhibitions that show the work of modern Indigenous artists and other permanent interactive exhibition.
Location: Levels 1 & 3, The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Corner Flinders & Swanston Streets, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
NGV International. This National Gallery of Victoria boasts two magnificent galleries located a short walk apart, both with free entry to the permanent collection. This majestic location displays the National Gallery of Victoria’s collection of Asian, European, American and Oceanic Art. Feed your inner art enthusiast with the various temporary exhibitions, assortment displays, talks, films, programs for kids, films, late-night openings, and performances.
Location: 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004
Melbourne museum. If you’re going to Victoria, you definitely shouldn’t miss the famous Melbourne Museum, which showcases Australian indigenous cultures, social history, science and the environment. Some major features include Victoria’s local Koorie culture in Bunjilaka, Aboriginal Cultural Center. Discover Melbourne’s long history in the Melbourne Story exhibition; be absorbed in evocative stories and know the personalities and icons that have shaped Melbourne since the early 1800s.
Location: Carlton Gardens, 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton, Victoria, 3053
Eureka Skydeck 88. You might have been to some high places in the past, but you’ve never seen anything like this. This amazing structure features awe-inspiring views from the highest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere. Apart from the unforgettable view, Skydeck 88 will entertain your family with various activities and fascinating facts.
Location: 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank, Victoria, 3006
Scienceworks. Since being opened in 1992, Scienceworks has been a center bursting with things to challenge curious minds of all ages. You can stroll amongst the huge machineries that kept the city running, relish exciting theater in the Lightning Room, let the little ones wander safely in walled spaces, stroll through immersive displays and enjoy the deep space in the Melbourne Planetarium.
Location: 2 Booker Street, Spotswood, Victoria, 3015
That’s about it. Of course, there are many more places you can go to and activities you can experience while you’re in Victoria. It’s not surprising that many people decide to stay and live there. With the housing market in near historical lows, obtaining a house in Victoria is a good investment for families. Consider the house and land packages in Epping North when home hunting in this fair state.