Melbourne is a major center of commerce, industry and cultural activity. The city is often referred to as Australia's “sporting and cultural capital.” The Melbourne central business district contains five of the six tallest buildings in Australia, the tallest being the Eureka Tower.
Melbourne Airport (MEL)
30 - 45 minutes
Standard Time GMT +10; Daylight Saving Time GMT +11
220/240 volts AC, 50Hz
In a word: unpredictable. Summer temps often hit 40 °C (104 °F) while winter averages in the low teens.
National Gallery of Victoria, Victorian Arts Centre, Myer Music Bowl, Captain Cook’s Cottage in Fitzroy Gardens, Ripponlea, Old Melbourne Gaol, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Rialto Towers