Find out where to eat and drink in Australia's cultural capital with Tigerair's essential guide to Melbourne.

Welcome to Melbourne

Australia's capital of cool, Melbourne is where food, culture and sport combine with some of the country's most anticipated annual events. And, with great deals on flights to Melbourne all year round, we make it cheaper and easier to get there – no matter where you're flying from. Whether you're travelling for a business meeting or a bucks, a holiday or a hens, you'll save big on flights to Melbourne when you book with us.

With heaps happening from season to season, you never have to worry about what's on in Melbourne. And, thanks to our year-round cheap flights, all you have to do is decide when to go.

Whats on in Melbourne

With heaps happening from season to season, you never have to worry about what's on in Melbourne.

Melbourne Fashion Week

Taking place at the start of every September, Melbourne Fashion Week is where you can get a sneak peek of new season trends.

AFL Grand Final

More sports fan than fashionista? Plan your visit at the end of September, when the AFL Grand Final sees the league's top two teams clash at the legendary MCG.

Melbourne Cup Carnival

If you're looking for the best of both worlds, November's Melbourne Cup Carnival is where fashion and sport combine.

Australian Open

The largest annual sporting event in the Southern Hemisphere, the Australian Open is a hit with locals and tourists alike.

Chinese New Year

Prefer cultural performances to sport? Melbourne's Chinese New Year celebrations take place throughout the city in January and February.

Melbourne Comedy Festival

One of the largest comedy festivals in the world, this month-long event is the perfect excuse to catch a Melbourne show.

Australian Grand Prix

Taking place at the end of March, this four-day event sees the world's fastest cars tear through Albert Park.

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

This 14-day celebration of food and drink offers plenty of ways to fill up after exploring the city.

Things to do in Melbourne

Whether you're flying with friends or taking a city break for one, Melbourne has plenty to see and do for every traveller.

See the Bathing Boxes at Brighton Beach

Located just past St Kilda, the Brighton Bathing Boxes are a colourful fixture of Melbourne's coast. With the city skyline and Port Phillip Bay as a backdrop, you'll struggle to find a more scenic holiday snap during your stay.

Take a drive down the Great Ocean Road

Famed for being one of the most spectacular coastal drives in the world, this 243-kilometre highway stretches from Torquay to Warrnambool.

Getting around Melbourne

Taxis and Rideshare

If you want to spend less time in transit, taxis and rideshare services are just the ticket.

Walk and Bike

Melbourne is a great city to explore on foot, with pedestrian friendly streets that are easy to navigate.

Car Hire

There's plenty to do in Melbourne for a jam-packed trip, but if you're planning on visiting attractions.

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