About Melbourne - Aboriginal name: Narrm (pronounced Narr-m)

Creativity is woven into the fabric of Melbourne life and is expressed in many ways. A place where progressive attitudes reign and diverse expressions of culture wait around every corner. Relish in experiences born out of daring combinations, imaginative inventions and the unhindered experimentation from Melbourne’s people. Here, for visitors its less about selfie moments and more about enjoying all aspects of who you are and who you love.

Home to a captivating and creative capital city, a plethora of awe-inspiring natural wonders and rustic villages at once idyllic and cosmopolitan, exploring Victoria is a truly unique adventure. The regions surrounding Melbourne, replete with seaside villages, enchanting wildlife and undulating vineyards, are as diverse as they are breathtaking.

Internationally recognised as one of the culinary capitals of the world, Melbourne’s restaurant, bar and café scene is defined by the pursuit of creativity, quality and innovation. Take a gastronomic journey down the city’s numerous eat streets, joining diners from near and far as they relish in unexpected combinations of culinary delights created by innovative chefs.

Melbourne has long been synonymous with style, proudly holding the mantle of the fashion capital of Australia. It’s, therefore, no surprise that the city fosters young creatives in all fields of fashion and design. The city is also a magnet for major international brands, including designer luxury labels and high-street fashion chains, many choosing to open their flagship stores in Melbourne.

Melbourne’s cultural and sporting calendars are teeming with world-class events. As the host of the Australian Open, the Australian Formula One Grand Prix, the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the acclaimed Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series and much more, Melbourne revels in celebrating passions and delights in entertaining visitors.

 

Boutique wineries, close encounters with wildlife and beautiful coastal scenery are all within easy reach of Melbourne, making it the ideal launching pad for discovering many of Victoria’s most stunning attractions. Begin by exploring the Yarra Valley, famous for its picturesque vine-filled vistas and abundance of cool climate wineries.

Then witness the little penguins make their nightly march at Phillip Island. Finish up by discovering a wonderland of wineries cellar doors, farm gates, golf courses and coastal scenery on the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas, before returning to Melbourne.

 

Weather

 

Yearly
Temp (°F) Temp (°C)

Rainfall

Average Daily Average Daily Average Monthly
Month

Max

Min
Max
Min
in
mm
January 78.7 59.8 25.9 15.4 1 50
February 78 60 25.6 15.6 1 46
March 74.4 57.4 23.6 14.1 1 36
April 67.7 52.6 19.8 11.4 1 50
May 61 48.9 16.1 9.4 1 47
June 56.3 45.4 13.5 7.4 2 54
July 55.3 44.5 12.9 7 1 49
August 56.9 45 13.8 7.2 2 57
September 61.4 47.4 16.3 8.6 1 65
October 66 50.1 18.9 10.1 2 64
November 70.8 53.7 21.6 12.1 2 65
December 74.7 56.5 23.7 13.6 2 62