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State Library of Victoria
If you love libraries, don't miss out on exploring the State Library of Victoria. Some of the highlights for visitors buying flights Gold Coast to Melbourne are the La Trobe Reading Room and the Changing Face of Victoria exhibition.
Shop 'til you drop at this heritage shopping arcade on Collins Street. You can easily spend an entire afternoon wandering past the ornate architecture and mosaic tiling, and stopping for high tea at the Hopetoun Tea Rooms. It's a must-see for architecture junkies buying Gold Coast to Melbourne return flights.
National Gallery of Victoria
If it's your first time travelling to Victoria on flights Gold Coast to Melbourne and you’re thinking about visiting the National Gallery of Victoria, sign up for a guided tour. It will help you get your bearings and learn about the art inside the building. For lovers of art and museums booking tickets to Melbourne from Gold Coast, you won't regret spending a few hours inside this excellent gallery.
The Melbourne Museum also offers free tours to help you get better acquainted with the exhibits. It's a large museum and there's plenty of ground to cover, so make sure you have enough time to see it all. Some of the highlights for travellers buying Gold Coast to Melbourne flights include the Ames Room and the Science and Life exhibition.
Melbourne has some incredible day trips. One of the most popular options is a drive to Phillip’s Island. It’s 140 kilometres from the city centre. It’s worth hiring a car when you buy your flights Gold Coast to Melbourne with Webjet so you can visit at sunset. Each night, penguins come up onto the beach, known fondly as the Penguin Parade. You can select the car of your choice at check out, and when you arrive, it will be waiting for you at Melbourne Airport (MEL).
Brighton Beach Bathing Boxes
The Brighton Beach Bathing Boxes are picture perfect! Whether you're buying cheap flights to Melbourne from Gold Coast in the summer or winter, it's worth stopping by this colourful attraction. It's an iconic spot in Melbourne, and you'll get some great photos to remember your trip.
How Much Time to Spend in Melbourne
Melbourne is one of the world's most livable cities - it’s taken out the honour several times! It's also Australia's cultural capital, and there's more than enough to see if you consider yourself a culture vulture. If you're looking to buy cheap flights to Melbourne from Gold Coast for the weekend, it is possible to see some of the city's highlights in two days.
For those that are booking Gold Coast to Melbourne flights for a slightly longer holiday, you should aim for three days in the city, excluding any day trips. Travellers buying flights Gold Coast to Melbourne with the intention of really soaking up the city’s best bits may want to plan to spend at least 4 to 5 days in town. It will give you enough time to explore the highlights, uncover some of the city’s more hidden treasures, and even get out into regional Melbourne to Daylesford, Yarra Valley or Ballarat.
Cafes and Restaurants in Melbourne
If you're buying cheap flights Gold Coast to Melbourne to experience the city's nightlife, bookmark Butcher's Diner. It's open 24 hours a day, and the quality of the food is excellent no matter what time of day you visit. Hungary travellers can choose from delicious burgers, grilled meats, and ever-changing specials. Plus, there is an all-vegan vending machine out front.
In the mood for cheap Thai food in Melbourne? Make your way to Dodee Paidang. It's situated in the basement of Hotel Causeway, and the menu is full of Thai cuisine classics. Travellers buying flights Gold Coast to Melbourne can sit down to feasts of tom yum noodle soup, pad Thai and fiery papaya salad.
Red Sparrow Pizza
It's easy to eat out in Melbourne as a vegan buying Gold Coast to Melbourne return flights. Red Sparrow Pizza is the city's first all-vegan pizzeria and serves up delicious plant-based pepperoni. The mozzarella is made from coconut oil and tapioca and does an excellent job of duping dairy-milk cheese!
One of the best parts about buying tickets to Melbourne from Gold Coast is that you can find almost every kind of cuisine imaginable. Lankan Tucker, a Sri Lankan eatery that's taken Melbourne by storm, is proof of that. Some of the must-try items on the menu include urad lentil pancakes and kotthu roti.
Want to spoil yourself? Make a dinner reservation at Pasta Adagio. It's a homey Italian restaurant in the Richmond area and is a delicious way to end any trip to Melbourne. Travellers buying Gold Coast to Melbourne flights should try the chef's signature dish of carbonara, or the ragu and panna cotta.