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Melbourne Travel Guide

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Melbourne Travel Guide

Where is Melbourne?

Whether you carefully arrange every minute of your travels or you don't plan beyond lunch, it's always a good idea to know just where you're headed. Ready to learn a little about Melbourne?

Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and is located 290 miles southwest of Canberra, the country's capital.

4,200,000 friendly locals live in this area of Victoria.

Places to Visit in Melbourne

Why not start your adventure by taking a look at the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex and St. Kilda Beach? You should take your camera along — these first-class attractions offer amazing photo opportunities!Luna Park and the University of Melbourne are just some of the worthwhile things to do in the area. Rather go somewhere else? It won't be a problem — you're spoiled for choice here. Other noteworthy options include the RMIT University and the Melbourne Zoo.You can embark on a remarkable adventure under the water without getting wet at Melbourne Aquarium. Need some more options? Have a blast discovering more about our planet as you browse the stimulating exhibits and displays at Melbourne Museum. But that's not all! Does it leave you with an impression? What was the creator attempting to achieve? Ask yourself these questions as you walk the halls of National Gallery of Victoria, an esteemed art institution.

Car Rentals in Melbourne

Melbourne beckons, and the best way to explore it is from the driver's seat. Search, compare and book car rentals in Melbourne in a matter of clicks through Orbitz. Ready to hit the gas?

You can go right from your plane into your car at Tullamarine Airport. A couple of the best options include Budget and Europcar. They're right next to the terminal, so you can't miss them.

Sixt is right in the city center. All you need to do is make your way to 254 La Trobe Street. You should also check out Europcar at Southern Cross Station, Spencer Street.

Where to stay in Melbourne – Hotel Accommodation

Choose from 537 hotels in Melbourne, Victoria's capital. Orbitz has some of the best deals on comfortable rooms.There's nothing quite like a lavish vacation. The Cityviews 3 Bedroom and the D'One Luxury Apartments are some outstanding upmarket options! The Habitat HQ - Hostel (333 St Kilda Road) and the Urban Central Accommodation - Hostel (334 City Road) are some lower-priced options. Consider booking one if you'd like to save cash for action-packed activities.If you and your friends are planning to visit the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex while you're in town, why not surprise them by booking a couple of nights at the ABC Accommodation - Flinders? It's just 0.2 miles away. If you'd like more choice, check yourself into the Anchor on Collins, 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Melbourne

Navigating airports can be a bit of a hassle, but the destination at the end of that lengthy plane ride is always worth it. Tullamarine Airport (MEL) is the closest to Melbourne. It's located 12 miles to the northwest of the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Melbourne

Done all there is to do in Melbourne itself? If you've got more time on your hands, there is heaps more to do in the surrounding area. You might be unaware that you're only 20 miles from Mooroolbark. It's the perfect base point to reach Dandenong Ranges National Park. This attraction is well-loved by tourists of all ages and stages.

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Feeling a bit disappointed because you've had to cancel your getaway? Well, the good news is — we're not going to add to your pain by charging a fee.^ If you contact them ASAP, your airline and hotel might not either.

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