As the coastal capital of the south-eastern state of Victoria in Australia, Melbourne’s modern metropolis offers diverse activities from kayaking the Yarra River to viewing outdoor art installations in Federation Square. Reserve your next flight to Melbourne with Royal Brunei Airlines and experience boutique, world-class service and true Bruneian hospitality.
Outdoor Activities in Melbourne
Gaze at the greenery at the Royal Botanic Gardens, home to more than 8,500 species of plants. Check the calendar while there, as there are always different types of guided tours available. Then, journey to the Southbank and take a river boat voyage to view the city from a unique vantage point. For those who prefer dry land, cycle in the parks or cruise around the beachside suburb of St. Kilda.
Culture and Sports Attractions in Melbourne
Discover art or people-watch in Federation Square, host to 2,000 events annually and home to the Ian Potter Centre, part of the National Gallery of Victoria. Live like a local and catch a game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and the National Sports Museum or take in the highest view of the city from atop Eureka Tower, soaring 91 storeys.
Shopping in Melbourne
The Melbourne Central Business District, or CBD, is home to a mix of malls and markets. Start in the north of the CBD by visiting the historic Queen Victoria Market, home to a wide variety of local vendors, including food, clothes, crafts, and souvenirs. Then, continue down Elizabeth Street and visit the Royal Arcade, home to independent shops.
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