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