Virgin Voyages' guide to Melbourne, Australia
This European-inspired city is a beacon for culture cravers, sports megafans, and wanderlust wanderers alike.
The cultural capital of Australia
Whether you’re looking to explore the variety of mega-museums that call Melbourne home, like the National Gallery of Victoria, to peruse the thousands of shops and restaurants that pepper the bustling streets of the city, to sip locally-sourced wine while experiencing the local flora and fauna or to simply create your own adventure – the most exciting thing about Melbourne are the endless options that await you.
Maundering in Melbourne
Royal Botanic Gardens Aboriginal Heritage Walk
Land of Wominjeka People
We have even more in our curated catalog.
The first Gotham city?
Melbourne was originally named Batmania.
Melbourne Street Art
Learn the meaning that lies behind some of Melbourne's most eye-catching and colorful street art on this guided tour.DISCOVER MORE SHORE THINGS
Being one of our homeports, we have a special fondness for Melbourne. No matter how much time you have in Melbourne, we hope you fall in love with it as much as we have. Whether you’re looking for bucket list adventures beyond the city limits or to explore the countless museums, gardens, shops or exciting culinary scene there’s so much to do here you’re certain to leave wanting more no matter what.
With unbelievable views of both the city and its surrounding natural wonders, adventures at your fingertips no matter the time or day, and such a wide variety of destinations from the Melbourne Cricket Grounds to stunning street art at every turn, you’ll be glad it’s never too late to extend your trip and spend a few extra days here.
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