Melbourne is Australia's second largest city and has a population of over 4 million people. Home to some of Australia's biggest sporting events such as the Melbourne Cup, the Australian Open Tennis, AFL Grand Final, Formula 1 and Moto GP races, Melbourne is the sporting capital of Australia. Plus every weekend during footy season Melbourne comes alive with AFL action at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Etihad Stadium in the Docklands.
Melbourne also hosts a large number of cultural events including the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Film Festival. Throughout the year visitors can explore the
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, EUREKA SKYDECK 88 or the Melbourne Aquarium.
Travellers to Melbourne might like to enjoy a stroll down Collins St or Swanston St for some fantastic shopping, enjoy the cafes of Little Bourke Street, wander across the Yarra River to Southbank and the Crown Casino precinct or catch a tram down to St Kilda for a great day out.
Quickbeds has excellent hotel and accommodation choices across Melbourne. Check out our the 5-star hotels in the CBD, the last minute accommodation near the cultural and sporting venues and the amazing B&B's on the Mornington Peninsula or across on Phillip Island.