From shopping to galleries, outdoor attractions to tours, there are heaps of things to do in Melbourne’s suburbs to suit every taste.
Melbourne makes shopping easy – precincts and streets are filled with boutiques, department stores and markets, selling everything from handcrafted homewares to designer clothes. There is also an endless number of community markets in Melbourne’s suburbs, offering the wares of local artisans and top notch local produce. For a cultural experience, head to the Dandenong Market where you’ll find wonders from all around the world. For unique fashion finds, the Camberwell Market is a must.
For wide open spaces and endless skies, you don’t need to travel as far as you might think — from beaches to rivers, there is so much to see and enjoy outdoors in Melbourne’s suburbs. Lush pockets, filled with beautiful parks, rivers and gardens could be right around the corner, and you can find these hidden gems right here with Discover Your Own Backyard.
Discover the rich arts and culture of your area — galleries, theatres and venues across the burbs are filled with exhibitions, festivals and events all year round. Explore innovative art, experience creative festivals and discover the new and unique. From modern art to mind-blowing multimedia, music and museums, Melbourne's suburbs have a vibrant and ever-changing art and cultural scene.
Throughout Melbourne's suburbs, you'll find to some great attractions for both young and old to enjoy, and we've compiled the best of the best to help you plan your day, whether you're planning a vacation or staycation. From outdoor attractions where the kids can run wild to indoor and education experiences, find your inspiration right here.
Nothing beats a little pampering now and then, and here you'll find a range of relaxation experiences that deliver, from spa treatments to meditation and everything in between. Treat yourself to a few hours of pampering or a whole day of relaxation in one the many spas, retreats or classes in Melbourne's suburbs — you deserve it!
No matter what you’re into you’ll find a walking tour to match your passion in Melbourne's suburbs. Head north, south, east or west and discover the history, attractions and quirks that make each area unique. From food and wine tours in Melbourne's suburbs to historic tours, get to know each pocket of Melbourne with the help of a knowledgeable guide.
There are plenty of family-friendly attractions you can enjoy without opening your wallet throughout the suburbs of Melbourne. From spectacular parks and gardens to free exhibitions and community events, go on an adventure and enjoy what the suburbs have to offer, all while being kind to the hip pocket.