What to Do in Melbourne When Sightseeing

The following is a guest post by Birdgehls.

Melbourne is a fantastic city to be a tourist in, with a wide array of activities on offer.

From food, to culture, the sports and the arts, there’s something in Melbourne for every traveler.

You can spend hours wandering around the city center or choose to go further afield, taking day trips to see some of the southern coast’s most breathtaking sights.

Even better – many of the things to do in Melbourne are free, or the cost to access them, minimal.

Here’s what to do in Melbourne if it’s your first time in the city, or you just fancy ticking off some of the main sights.

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Australia Zoo – The Best Zoo I Ever Been To

The Australia Zoo is hands down, the best zoo I have ever been to.

My adventure began when I booked tickets to the Australia Zoo through my hostel. The $79 AUD ($60 USD) I paid includes entry to the Australia Zoo, the Wildlife Hospital, and round trip Greyhound tickets to and from the zoo.

The moment I walk into the zoo, I was eagerly greeted by zookeepers and different types of wildlife they were holding. Because I arrived right when the zoo opened, I had the luxury of taking pictures without being interrupted or photobombed by other tourists!

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