Apart from being Australia’s sporting and cultural capital, Melbourne is a stylish, dynamic and cosmopolitan city. It is the capital for the southeastern Australian state of Victoria and located at the head of Port Phillip Bay, on the southeastern coast. The city's center is the modern Federation Square development, along with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River. In the Southbank area, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is the site of Arts Centre Melbourne and the National Gallery of Victoria is full of Australian indigenous art. The Museum and the Royal Exhibition Building give a glimpse of city history and culture. The Immigration Museum and the Chinese Museum provide differing cultural perspectives on the local settlement, while Old Melbourne Gaol provides insight into 19th Century prison life. One of the major shopping destinations is Queen Victoria Market, a Victorian-era building with food stalls. The city’s 19th Century "laneways" and shopping arcades are lined with cafes, galleries, and boutiques. The Royal Botanic Gardens situated in riverside shelters 10,000+ plant species, and Yarra Park is home to the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Trams, Trains, Buses, Taxi, Bicycle, Ferries, Water Taxis
Cleanliness: High, Efficiency: High
Myki card is Melbourne's ticket to travel on the city's trains, trams and buses.
Melbourne is divided into two zones i.e. Zone 1 and Zone 2. Zone 1 includes all inner city suburbs and Zone 2 includes the suburbs well outside of the city centre. Travelling across both the Zones is included in the cost of your fare. On weekdays, train travels completed before 7 am are free of cost.
When you touch your myki card on and off the electronic readers as you travel, an initial charge of 2 hour will apply. If you continue to use the card for more than two hours, a capped full day fare will be deducted from your card.
Children below 4 years do not need myki cards to travel.
Trams: Free to $4.30 per trip (with a daily cap of $8.60)
Trains: $4.30 per trip (with a daily cap of $8.60).
Buses: $4.30 per trip (with a daily cap of $8.60).
V/Line trains and coaches: $4.30-$32.60 per trip
|Water Bottle||USD 2.31|
|Cup of Coffee||USD 3.08|
|Milk Carton Pack||USD 0.77|
|White Bread||USD 2.31|
|Eggs (12)||USD 3.08|
|Combo Meal||USD 8.48|
|Fine Dining||USD 12.34|
|Bottle of Coke or Pepsi||USD 2.31|
|Domestic Beer||USD 3.08|
|Imported Beer||USD 4.63|
|Bottle of Wine||USD 11.56|
|Cigarettes (20 Pack)||USD 23.13|
|Taxi ( 1 km )||USD 1.54|
|Ticket in local transport (Single way).||USD 3.08|
|Rent ( One Bed Room)||USD 1429.36|
Melbourne has been tagged among the world’s most attractive, liveable places. And if ‘liveable’ means going out and having a good time with the best nightlife in Melbourne, then you got it right! The once quiet streets of the city have turned all jazzy and fun with a plethora of bars, pubs, clubs, discotheques, restaurants, cruises, theatres, and other entertainment options, all of which turn ten times more exciting in the evening. The best time to experience Melbourne is at night. You can take your pick of great restaurants at 1 a.m., see late-night gigs and dance until 4 a.m., then take public transport home on the weekend. Apart from the usual party havens and drinking hubs, the best nightlife in Melbourne also incorporates late-night gaming alleys with bowling, golf, indoor bocce, ping pong and pool where one can play all night long with their gang. Sports lovers can cheer for their favorite teams on the screen at the many extravagant sports bars in town, while music lovers can sing their hearts out in karaoke clubs or dance away during live band performances in high-end clubs to turn their evening into a melodious affair.
Melbourne Airport - MEL
Essendon Airport - MEB
Start Tariff: AUD 4.50
1 Km. Tariff: AUD 1.70
1 Hour Waiting Tariff: AUD 34.20
Monthly Average Temperature & Rainfall
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