Melbourne sits beside the River Yarra, about 5 km from Port Philip Bay. Renowned for its sense of culture, creativity and style, the city is home to many glamorous festivals, events and shopping precincts, and the locals have a lively passion for sport, fine dining and boutique drinking spots.
Summers are warm and dry with occasional hot spells.
Glory Days Recommended Accommodation
Budget – Great Southern Hotel
Standard – Quality Hotel Batmans Hill
Superior – Melbourne Parkview, Clarion Suites Gateway and Novotel on Collins
Deluxe – Grand Hyatt or Langham
Apartments – Clarion Suites Gateway or Adina
• Collins Street
• Queen Victoria Market
• Melbourne Cricket Ground
• Penguin Island St Kilda