The Delights of Melbourne

This diverse and cosmopolitan cruise port is worth a longer stay

It’s easy to get around Melbourne on the tram system, with a convenient terminal for cruisers at Port Melbourne.
With centralized attractions, a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, tons of cultural and cosmopolitan attractions, and a dynamic lifestyle, Melbourne is a great city to spend a few extra days before or after a cruise. And if you’re just there for a port call, the challenge will be choosing among its magnificent offerings.

The Many Draws of Melbourne
City attractions range from Victorian architecture to world-class shopping and theater, a thriving arts scene, fabulous dining, and a huge range of activities. Visitors can engage in sporting and leisure activities, visit a bevy of parks, explore European-style boulevards, and attend festivals in the city. It’s easy to get around by tram or on foot.

Must-See Sights
The Eurkea Tower, Melbourne’s tallest building, offers unbeatable views of the city. Federation Square can’t be missed to browse art galleries, cinemas, shops, and cafes. The Ian Potter Centre brings visitors up-close with the city’s best collection of Australian art. History buffs will enjoy visiting Old Melbourne Gaol, the former prison. Melbourne’s many markets, particularly Queen Victoria Market, are also a must-visit for food and culture lovers.

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