Looking to go on holiday to Australia, New Zealand or the Pacfic? Then let your Personal Travel Agent guide you to the perfect holiday where you can relax and enjoy your stay.
My Australia, New Zealand or the Pacfic Destination Guide help you plan your stay and enjoy every moment, complete with best times of the year to travel, ideas on what to see and places to visit during your stay.
I have also created a special insider information section about Australia, New Zealand or the Pacfic to guide you to some of the more unusual places to visit and sights to see whilst there.
Melbourne, Victoria’s coastal capital, is a city of stately 19th-century buildings and tree-lined boulevards. Yet at its centre is the strikingly modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, restaurants and cultural events along the Yarra River. In Southbank, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is site of Arts Centre Melbourne – a performing arts complex – and National Gallery of Victoria, displaying Australian and Indigenous art.
Events and festivals
Melbourne has some world class events throughout the year. Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is always a good one to go to, and takes places at the beginning of March. Another popular event is the Melbourne Grand Prix, which again normally takes place in March.
Popular things to do and see and unmissable experiences
Everywhere you turn there's something special to see and do in Victoria – from sandy beaches and snow-capped mountains, to zoos and aquariums, historic sites, bars and cafes, white-water rafting, spas, wildlife and wineries, or drives along Victoria's breathtaking coastline.
Melbourne enjoys warm summers, glorious springs, mild autumns and crisp winters.
- Best time of year to travel: With its variable climate, Melbourne hots up December to February (summer), cools down March to May (autumn), chills out June to August (winter), and warms up again September to November (spring). Melbourne's top temperatures are usually in January and F
- Currency: Australian Dollar
- Flight time from UK: 21-23 Hours - with 1 or more stops
- Visa and passport information: You need a visa to travel to Australia. British citizens can get the following types of electronic visitor visa: eVisitor visa direct from the Department of Immigration & Border Protection. There is no visa application charge or service fee for this; Ele