Visit Melbourne

Melbourne is Australia’s unrivalled capital of sport, culture, entertainment and style and is one of the world’s premier meeting and convention destinations. Discover more and start planning your visit to Melbourne today.

Get inspired

Melbourne is a lot of things, almost too many to list. From a social calendar stacked with world-class events to tiny laneways packed with bars, it’s a city of individuals, creating unique and enriching individual experiences for all the individuals who visit.

Eat & Drink

Melbourne’s award-winning food and drink scene is unparalleled, from opulent restaurants, hideaway dumpling houses and rooftop bars a plenty – there is something and somewhere for everyone, whatever takes your fancy. Loosen your belt and strap yourself in because any meal in Melbourne is one you’ll never forget.

“Victoria is proud to be the sporting capital of Australia, and that leadership extends beyond the playing field. We look forward to welcoming the National Officiating Summit in Melbourne later this year and showcasing not only our city’s sporting credentials but also our city’s flair for hosting exceptional business events."

MCB Chief Executive - Julia Swanson

Live Sport

While in Australia’s sporting capital, catch some of the live action in the city’s famous venues.


Take in the energy and excitement of live cricket action with the T20 experience. See the Melbourne Renegades or Stars pull in crowds for the men's and women's Big Bash League. 


Head to John Cain Arena for live basketball action with Melbourne United or South East Melbourne Phoenix in the National Basketball League.


The AAMI Park rectangular stadium is the destination to see Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City vie for local supremacy in the men's A-League and women's W-League football competitions.