Touch-icon-iphone-76x76

DownloadThrillophiliaApp

Book Tour and Activities on the Go!

X

Best Things To Do in Victoria

  • Featured
    Horseback Winery Day Tour in Melbourne
    l
    Melbourne
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Enjoy the spectacular scenery of Australia in this three hour ride of the winery on a horseback.Acquaint yourself with variety of wines and get a chance to taste wines from two renowned wineries. Ride through the magnificent bush, the farmland and the productive vines of the Red Hill Vineyard Region. Taste the sumptuous award winning wines at some of the Peninsulas most celebrated wineries.Enjoy your lunch, featuring the regions renowned fresh produce. Explore the elegant and famous strawberry fields of Sunny Ridge strawberry farm and seize the day at Enchanted Adventure Gardens. The tour departs between 07:15 AM - 07:30 AM and returns approximately at 06:00 PM.

    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    12506


  • Featured
    Sea Kayak Tour in Melbourne
    l
    Melbourne
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Indulge into this two hours kayaking tour and paddle past the homes of rich and famous, colorful beach boxes and turquoise waters of Port Phillip Bay.Start your tour at 7.15 AM from Flinders Street in Melbourne head out for the day. Start by discovering the rich history of Point Nepean National Park and admire it's splendid beauty.During the tour, locate the dolphin sanctuary and get a chance to witness dolphins frolicking along your kayak. Get accompanied by professionals while kayaking in the crystal clear water.   Also explore and discover the rich history of the Point Nepean National Park as you admire the view surrounding it. Conclude this amazing tour at 6.00 PM after getting transferred back to Melbourne.

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    7307


  • l
    Melbourne
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Enjoy the snorkeling activity in the clear waters of Melbourne.Commence your tour at 7.15 AM from Flinders Street in Melbourne.Reach Point Nepean National Park and mesmerize the rich history and magnificent view of the surrounding landscape.After taking in the beauty of the surrounding, get briefed by the experts and embark on a two hour snorkel tour.Get up close and personal with a Weedy Sea Dragon and acquaint yourself with the marine wonderlands like sea dragons, sea stars, and colorful soft corals.  Conclude your tour at 6.00 PM after getting transferred back to Melbourne.

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    9563


  • l
    Yarra Valley
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Departing every day from Melbourne,  Yarra Valley wine tour promises an entertaining, sociable and educational day out. With the help of expert guides, you will discover the richness of the Yarra Valley’s thriving wine industry. This tour takes place in a luxurious, comfortable, air conditioned bus with an average group size of 12-20 people.Enjoy tasting at the cellar doors at Yering Farm, Balgownie Estate and Punt Road Wines.An A La Carte Lunch at Balgownie Estate will be provided. This lunch is accompanied by a glass of the estate’s wine.Immerse in a privately conducted tour of Domaine Chandon, complemented with a glass of their premium sparkling wine to go with light nibbles.

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    5885


  • l
    Melbourne
    h11 Hours

    About the Activity:Start the day bright and early with a 7:30 am departure from Melbourne CBD where make a 2-hour journey to the township of Forrest. Known as one of the best single trail mountain bike networks in Victoria, spend 2 hours riding the Yaugher trails through the Otway Ranges bushland. With small features scattered over the trails you will be in for an absolute hoot of a time!After the morning of riding enjoy lunch before making the short drive to the township of Forrest. Taste the local brews at the Forrest Brewery or some of the delicious hand made treats.From here make the short drive to the coast and join the Great Ocean Road just outside the town of Apollo Bay where you will begin to wind your way back towards Melbourne. Stop off for some quality beach time at one of the popular surf beaches, spot koalas in the wild and take in the magnificent views not gained on regular tours of what is known as one of the most scenic drives in the world.Conclude your tour at around 6.30 PM with lots of memories. 

    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    6817


  • l
    Melbourne
    h6 Hours

    About the Activity:Get ready for an exhilarating day out in one of Melbourne’s true hidden gems - The You Yang’s Regional Park, which is home to some world class mountain biking trails only 45 minutes from Melbourne! Reach the starting point of activity, which is the Regent Theater at around 10 AM where you will meet your guide and other cycle-mates. Gear up and listen to the safety instructions carefully before embarking on the adventurous tour. During your cycling tour explore some authentic Aussie bush with a wide diversity of scenic terrain. Ride through eucalyptus and pine plantations, spectacular rocky granite outcrops, and witness many Australian animals, which include Koalas, Kangaroos, Kookaburras and the famous Echidna.After the mornings pedal, take a lunch break and enjoy a well-deserved rest. Following lunch, we take your new confidence and upgraded skill-set to the adventurous trails on the east-side of the You Yang’s where we enjoy more challenging terrain and some exhilarating flowing descents.End your tour in the evening at around 4.30 PM with lots of memories.

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    5836


  • l
    Melbourne
    h6 Hours

    About the Activity:Explore behind the scenes of the venues that play host to some of Australia's favourite sporting events.Reach the starting point, which is the Federation Square at around 8.30 AM and meet your guide from where your tour will start.Visit Flemington, home of the Melbourne Cup, the race that stops the nation.Drive though the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village and around Albert Park, on the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix Circuit alongside Melbourne Sports & Aquatic CentreTour behind the scenes of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The MCG is a super stage for Australian sport, stadium for the 1956 Olympics, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, International Cricket and Australian Rules FootballEnjoy the cafe lunch in between your trip.Highlights of the tour (all subject to availability) include; The Northern Stand, Coaches' box, Players' change rooms (football and cricket), Cricket viewing room, Long Room, Bill Lawry Cricket Centre, The Ponsford Stand - Aerial views, new MCG Museum, and walk on the hallowed turf (arena)Conclude your tour at around 2.30 AM by getting dropped off to Federation Square. 

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    5640


  • l
    Melbourne
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity:Go for this amazing coffee walk tour, which last for 2 hours. These 2 hours will be of everything you ever wanted to know about coffee , but were too afraid to ask. Reach the starting point, Corner LaTrobe and Elizabeth Sts at around 10 AM where you will meet your guide and start this tasty coffee tour which will last for two hours.During your walk experience the essential 'Melbourne roast' brewed by some of Melbourne's best baristas. All while enjoying either Melbourne's lane ways & arcades or the delightful South Melbourne market area. The total distance you will walk will be of 1.5 Kms and to 4 different hand-picked venue.Conclude your amazing coffee tour at around 12 Noon with lots of memories. 

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    3678


  • l
    Melbourne
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity:A sunrise hot air balloon flight over Melbourne is a truly remarkable experience. There are few major cities in he world that can be traversed by hot air balloon and there certainly is no better way to take in Australia's second largest city. In the morning light your balloon drift by the array of parks and gardens that make Melbourne the world's most livable city. As the city comes to life you may have the opportunity to look down from your balloon onto some of the cities iconic sporting venues like the MCG, Melbourne Park and Albert Park racetrack.After flying for one your, land and enjoy a 5 star buffet breakfast along with champagne. 

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    23049


  • l
    Yarra Valley
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity:Indulge in this adventurous hot air balloon flight over the Yarra Valley and enjoy a birds-eye view into this world famous wine region. During your trip, you will get a chance to witness breathtaking views, flowing hills and valleys, and large open spaces that come to life with the sunrise and early morning. Fly over the beautiful farms and vineyards during your trip, which provides an amazing and unforgettable way to experience the joys of nature.After one hour of flying, land and enjoy a 5-star buffet breakfast followed by a champagne. 

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    18881


Attractions

1466073770_bride_in_royal_botanic_gardens__sydney.jpg

Royal Botanic Gardens

If you are someone deeply interested in botany then you must not skip the Royal botanical gardens in Sydney. The place was opened in 1816 which makes it one of the oldest scientific institution not only in Australia but in the whole world.

 

Location: The Royal botanical garden is located in the Mrs. Macquarie's road in Sydney and the place is quite accessible from most of the major locations in the city.

Highlights: It is one of the major botanical gardens located in the heart of Sydney where you will find plants of a wide variety of species.

Price: The entry is free to all which makes more people come here and explore the place.

Best time to visit: The botanical garden is open from 9 in the morning to 5:30 in the evening so you need to visit the place during these times to be able to see plants that are on the display.
1467803772_pb_over_monbulk_trestle_bridge.jpg__960x800_q60_subsampling-2_upscale-true.jpg

Puffing Billy Railway

Puffing Billy travels through the Dandenong Ranges east of Melbourne (sometimes referred to as 'The Dandenongs') All aboard Puffing Billy – Australia's most popular steam train ride! Running daily from the foothills at Belgrave to the mountain town of Gembrook, Puffing Billy is the most fun way to tour the Dandenong Ranges. Puffing Billy's rattling red carriages run across three historic timber bridges, uphill and down dale, through valleys and plains filled with tree ferns, and under the shadow of towering mountain ash. The route runs through the eucalyptus of Sherbrooke Forest, past the steam museum at Menzies Creek and the picnic grounds at Emerald Lake, in the pretty town of Gembrook. The one-way journey is 24 km (15 miles), taking just under two hours. Puffing Billy is Australia's favorite steam train and is one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world. This century-old steam train is still running on its original 25-kilometer mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook, through the beautiful forests and fern gullies of the Dandenong Ranges.
1468237510_5117017673_c5e8cbe8e4_o.jpg

Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo is Australia's oldest zoo and was modeled on London Zoo. The zoo was opened on 6 October 1862 at the Royal Park site in 55-acre (22 ha) on land donated by the City of Melbourne. Before this, animals were housed at the botanical gardens in Melbourne. Visitors can see historical cages, including the heritage listed Elephant House, which has been renovated and adapted for use for customers paying to sleep overnight in tents at the zoo in popular Roar and Snore evenings. These evenings allow the public to see some of the nocturnal animals at the zoo in evening guided tours by keepers. One of the most famous exhibits was Quinine the elephant. The zoo is set among flower gardens and picnic areas. Many of the animals are now organized in bioclimatic zones: African rainforest featuring gorillas, mandrills, pigmy hippos and parrots; Asian Rainforest with tigers and otters; and the Australian bush with koalas, kangaroos, emus, echidnas and endangered hairy-nosed wombats.

 
1467810013_3423661568_9f4d24ecc5_b.jpg

National Sports Museum

Nowhere in the world can you find a museum that celebrates a nation's rich sporting history like the National Sports Museum at an unmatchable venue like the MCG. In air-conditioned comfort, the museum offers something for everybody all year round with school holiday activities. Interactive gallery and Australia's largest collection of sporting, memorabilia. Across a multitude of sports, the museum features memorabilia from some of the country’s biggest heroes and Highlight moments that have shaped the traditions of Australian sport. The NSM displays: Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum, Sport Australia Hall of Fame, Australian Cricket Hall of Fame, Australian Football Hall of Fame, Champions – Thoroughbred Racing Gallery, MCG – The People’s Ground, Melbourne Cricket Club Museum, Backyard to Baggy Green Exhibition (including a Shane Warne 3D hologram), Australian Football Exhibition (including a James Hird 3D hologram), An interactive gallery for visitors of all ages, Game On!

 
1467810807_14559430608_df4702d4ed_o.jpg

Old Melbourne Gaol

Since 1845 until its closure in 1929 the Old Melbourne, Gold has held Melbourne's most dangerous criminals. The original cells also held petty offenders, debtors, children, the homeless and the mentally ill along with Australia’s most infamous citizen, the bush-ranger Ned Kelly. The gallows, where 133 prisoners were hanged, are still in place at the jail. Today you can visit the Old Melbourne Jail and find out what life was life was like for the men and women who lived and died here. Explore all three levels including the execution area and see Ned Kelly’s death mask. Join the Charge Sergeant on a tour of the cells when you visit the Watch House. Take a night tour with the Hangman or join our Ghost. What Ghost? An Evening tour. Take part in the recreation of a famous trial in Court One of the Old Magistrate’s Court during school holidays. "Such is Life!" - The last words of Ned Kelly as he stood on the gallows at the Old Melbourne Jail, 11 November 1880.


1466757886_576px-eureka_tower_lc.jpg

Eureka Tower

What is a trip without any adventurous activity? Get some adrenalin into your bodies when you come to Melbourne by taking part in the Europa Skydeck.

Highlights – Located at a height of 292m, the Eureka Tower promises to provide ultimate thrill and entertainment to the adventure enthusiasts.

Get a panoramic view of Melbourne City from around 300m above sea level from all 360 degrees. There are close to 30 viewfinders on the Skydeck, through which you can spot some of the major landmarks of Melbourne from the towering heights of the Eureka. This is the only place in the world where you will find “The Edge” – a glass cube located at 88th floor of the tower, providing incredible views to tourists who are suspended from here.


Location – Southbank precinct of Melbourne.

Timings – 10AM to 10PM.

Price – 20AUD per adult and 11.50AUD for kids aged between 4 and 16years. 
1467142609_6321111763_8c3e0687ee_o.jpg

Williamstown Beach

Providing beautiful views of the commercial landscapes of Melbourne, Williamstown Beach is one of the most-loved beaches in this city by locals and tourists.



Highlights –
This beach is situated very close to the main city is often one of the most sought-after weekend getaways for locals. It is fondly addressed as Willy Beach by the locals. Every month local traders put up waterside craft stalls at the Nelson’s Place Point. If you are lucky enough, you can watch the lively ambience in this waterside stall and buy some excellent local handicrafts at reasonable rates.

Location -
It is very easily accessible through public transport as it is just about 5 minutes away from Gem Pier Station.

Activities –
deep water swimming, paddle swimming, sunbaking, sailing, walking, relaxing strolls, watching fireworks at night during important festival days etc.
1467142935_sorrento_beach_melbourne.jpg

Sorrento Beach

One of the scenic and beautiful beaches of Melbourne, Sorrento, is an absolute treat to watch during the sunset hours.



Highlights –
Encompassed by a canopy of Port Philip Bay waters on one side and Bass Straight waters on the other side, Sorrento proves to be an awesome tourist spot for people of all age groups. The foreshore that surrounds the beach is replete with absolute natural extravaganza, making it one of the Melbourne’s most beautiful beaches. Added to this, the beach has lots of jetties clear-water rock pools and an incredible coastline that you just cannot get enough of! Visit here during the evenings to time your trip with the sunset, to experience the beauty of the beach in its full form.

Location –
Around 90minutes from the Central Business District of Melbourne.

Activities –
Awesome walking trails which find lots of early morning walkers and joggers making full use of it daily.

Ask a Question

Other Listings in Victoria