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Activities To Do In Melbourne This Weekend 

1. Skydiving In Melbourne
2. Take The Hot Air Balloon Ride
3. Get Thrilled At Legoland Melbourne
4. Sip Wine At Yarra Valley
5. Experience Wildlife At Melbourne Zoo
6. Witness Sea Life At Melbourne Aquarium
7. Enjoy Indoor Skydiving At iFly
8. Witness Amazing City Views From Eureka Skydeck
9. Get Close To Animals At Ballarat Wildlife Park
10. Watch Penguin Parade at Phillip Island

If you are looking for things to do in Melbourne this weekend, you will not be short of options as the city is rich in experiences and attractions. You can head over to the Skydeck where you can witness incredible 360-degree views of the city.

For all adventure lovers, there are many activities to do in Melbourne this weekend such as Skydiving where you can get a chance to jump off a plane at a safe altitude and fly in the sky for a few minutes before you land. All of these experiences are completely safe and you will meet an instructor who will guide you through the activities. Exploring the amazing wildlife of Australia is another one of the most popular things to do in Melbourne during the weekend. You can visit the Melbourne Zoo, Ballarat Wildlife Park and also Phillip Island to witness amazing wildlife and get a chance to come face-to-face with them.

Here are some of the best things to do in Melbourne this weekend:

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Skydiving In Melbourne

  • If you love seeking adventure, one of the best things to do in Melbourne this weekend is to go Skydiving and get a chance to fly like a bird for 5-7 minutes.
  • You will meet the safety instructor and the support crew who will guide you through the activity and will help you with the safety equipment.
  •  Hop on the plane which will take you to a safe altitude for your experience and witness the beautiful panoramic view of the city.  
  • Not for the faint of heart, you can jump off the plane as you feel that adrenaline rush and fly in the skies for 507 minutes before you land back on the ground.

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Take The Hot Air Balloon Ride

  • Another great way to enjoy looking at a stunning view of the city, one of the best things to do in Melbourne this weekend is taking a Hot Air Balloon ride
  • Enjoy a birds-eye view of many attractions like the Yarra river, one of Victoria's iconic waterways, Melbourne Cricket Ground, which is the biggest cricket stadium in the world, the Australian Open Tennis Center, and also the Albert Park race track. 
  • Experience this activity during sunrise when you can watch the city illuminated by the sun and enjoy the panoramic views.

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Get Thrilled At Legoland Melbourne

  • If you are looking to spend time with your family, one of the best things to do in Melbourne during weekend is to visit Legoland.
  • It is known to have 13 play zones with many fun attractions such as Legoland mini world and Lego factory. 
  • Witness over 2 million lego bricks and use your imagination to build anything out of Lego. 
  • One of the most popular attractions here is the LEGO factory tour where you can witness how legos are built from scratch in the creative workshop. 
  • You can also head over to the mainland where you can see many famous attractions of Melbourne made out of legos.

Location: Level 2/1341 Dandenong Rd, Chadstone VIC 3148, Australia.

Timings: 9:30 AM 0 5:30 PM

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Sip Wine At Yarra Valley

  • Located at the upper bank of the Yarra River in Victoria, one of the top things to do in Melbourne this weekend is to go wine tasting in one of the top wine countries. 
  • Yarra valley is known for its natural features and is one of the fastest-growing wine countries with many vintage and new wineries. 
  • The wineries in Yarra valley have cellar door facilities and the temperature here is the best for producing premium wines like chardonnay, pinot noir, and sparkling wine.

Habitat 1, 177 - 179 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville VIC 3777, Australia

Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Experience Wildlife At Melbourne Zoo

  • One of the best things to do in Melbourne during weekend is visiting the oldest zoo in Australia and get a chance to witness over 320 species of animals. 
  • Visit animal encounters where you can come face-to-face with animals such as kangaroos and zebras. You can also have a wildlife tour where you can witness many animals in their natural habitat including Asian elephants, Lions, Reptiles, and Gorillas. 
  • You can also meet many  Australian animals here such as Southern Koalas, Tasmanian Devils, Wombats, Kangaroos, and many birds like Red-tailed Black Cockatoos, parrots, and honeyeaters.

Location: Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia

Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Witness Sea Life At Melbourne Aquarium

  • Australia is known for its rich oceanic life and one of the top things to do in Melbourne this weekend is to get a chance to interact with some amazing marine creatures. 
  • The Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium has 12 amazing zones with many marine creatures such as sharks, turtles, and seadragons. 
  • Witness one of the largest oceanariums in Australia with a 2,200,000-liter tank and some of the top attractions here at the Penguin Playground. You can see many cute and adorable penguins playing and swimming in the waters. 
  • Head over to the Mermaid garden and watch the enchanting mermaid with stingrays, massive sharks, and many small fishes.

Location:  King St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Timings: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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Enjoy Indoor Skydiving At iFly

  • One of the best activities to do in Melbourne this weekend for adventure lovers is to visit the IFly  Skydiving where you enjoy indoor skydiving using state-of-the-art Virtual Reality technology. 
  • Feel the rush when you jump off a virtual plane  13,000ft above the ground. 
  • One of the best parts about this indoor skydiving is that you can choose from various landscapes such as Dubai, Hawaii, Southern California, or the Swiss Alps. 
  • The activity is perfectly safe and you can meet your instructors who will guide you through the process and will help you learn the correct positions and hand signals before the experience.

Location: 2 Burns St, Essendon Fields VIC 3041, Australia

Timings: 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM

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Witness Amazing City Views From Skydeck

  • One of the top things to do in Melbourne this weekend is to enjoy the stunning view of the city at the  Melbourne Skydeck. 
  • The Melbourne Skydeck is also the highest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • You can enjoy the beautiful 360-degree panoramic view and look at some of the top attractions from Port Phillip Bay to the Dandenong Ranges. 
  • Once you reach the Skydeck, the elevators will take you up to the 88th floor where you can use the free viewfinders and enjoy a lovely view of the city.

Location: 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

Timings: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Get Close To Animals At Ballarat Wildlife Park

  • One of the top activities to do in Melbourne this weekend is to head over to the Ballarat Wildlife Park and get close to animals like Kangaroos, KoalasWombats, and also tigers. 
  • You can also get a chance to feed them and take some amazing pictures with these animals, including Southern Cassowaries, Giant Tortoises, Dingoes, and Emus. 
  • Visit the reptile house and learn more about snakes and lizards. 
  • Head over to the colony of little penguins which is the smallest penguin species in the world.

Location: 250 Fussell St, Ballarat East VIC 3350 (No entry on, Richards St), Ballarat East VIC 3350, Australia

Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Watch Penguin Parade at Phillip Island

  • Head over to Phillip Island to watch adorable penguins returning to their burrows and walking with their cute little feet. 
  • The largest penguin colony in Australia, Phillip island is just 90 minutes from Melbourne and is one of the best places to learn more about wildlife and pint-sized penguins. 
  • Go on a guided tour and get up close with little penguins. 
  • You can enjoy watching thousands of old Penguins performing in an incredible show and watching them feed their young ones who wait inside their burrows. 

People Also Ask About Melbourne

  1. Which are the best things to do in Melbourne this weekend?

    1. One of the best  things to do in Melbourne this weekend is to Visit  Legoland Melbourne.
    2. Head over to the Tokyo Midnight Exhibition.
    3. Explore wineries at Yarra Valley.
    4. Try Skydiving In Melbourne.
    5. Witness Amazing City Views From Skydeck.

    Recommended Read: Places To Visit In Melbourne CBD
  2. Which are the best things to do in Melbourne this weekend with Kids?

    1. Visit MOPA – Museum of Play & Art
    2. Explore marine life at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne
    3. Enjoy fun attractions at Legoland
    4. Head over to iFly Melbourne Indoor Skydiving for Kids
    5. Visit Eltham Miniature Railway

    Suggested Read: Things To Do With Friends In Melbourne
  3. What is the best time to visit Melbourne?

    The best time to visit Melbourne is September to November and March to May. These months have pleasant weather and you can enjoy many things to do in Melbourne during weekend such as outdoor activities like hiking and exploring the city.

    Check This Out: Family Things To Do In Melbourne
  4. What is Melbourne famous for?

    One of the best livable cities in the world, Melbourne is known for its grand Victorian buildings, the vibrant Port Phillip Bay, and its amazing wildlife. There are many things to do in Melbourne during weekend with family and friends such as enjoying a hot air balloon ride, skydiving, and experiencing Australia's wildlife.
  5. How to reach Melbourne?

    1. By Air: The nearest airport to the city is Melbourne airport which is 23 km from the city and takes just 21 minutes to reach. The airport is connected with both international and domestic flights and is one of the most convenient ways to reach the city.

    2. By Train: If you are looking to travel to Melbourne from a different part of Australia, you can easily travel by NSW TrainLink XPT. The train journey from a different city is very convenient and affordable.

    Do Checkout: Things To Do In South East Melbourne
  6. How many days are enough to explore Melbourne?

    Five days is an ideal time to explore Melbourne. You can also visit famous attractions at your own pace and explore the city. With many things to do in Melbourne during the weekend, you can explore this beautiful city and indulge in many activities.

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