The majority of Australia is pretty much popular tourist destinations, especially in the summertime. Some cities and places are naturally more sought out than others and Melbourne is one of them. If you are thinking about spending time there in the summer you will not be disappointed as there is plenty to do and see. Follow along as we tell you about what you can look forward to in Melbourne at summertime.
If you are looking to pick up some gifts, souvenirs, mementoes or something personal there is shopping galore in Melbourne. With Shopping center owners well aware of how stifling the heat can be in the summer they go out of their way to make sure the malls and plazas are kept at a bearable temperature. Not only is it a lot cooler inside these shopping centers there are also plenty of food courts to satisfy just about anyone’s taste.
You just know that summertime and Melbourne means beaches. And they do not disappoint. Seeing that the city itself was built around a bay, there are beaches galore. There is St. Kilda, where there are great views, swimming, beautiful sunsets and of course swimming along with plenty of other activities. There is also a ferry and facilities for boating activities.
Others are Brighton Beach, popular for barbecuing, yachting, windsurfing and it even has a cycle and pedestrian path. If you are into kitesurfing or just a good old game of volleyball then Port Melbourne will be to your liking. And there are many more great beaches in Melbourne, far too many to mention in the space allotted here. But suffice it to say, there are more of them than you can ever get around to seeing in the span of one vacation.
Now, next to last but certainly not least, we would be remiss if we did not mention the nightlife in Melbourne, especially during the summer months. If you are looking for a great time and plenty of laughs then you must stop by the Comics Lounge. And you can enjoy a great meal to go with a fine show.
Feel like taking a quick flight out of Melbourne? Get a flight to uluru (ayers rock) to experience both the physical and cultural significance of this Australian icon which is one of the wonders of world.
And in closing, those in the know are aware that Melbourne is viewed as the culinary capital of Australia. However that is another article for some other day. But with the knowledge of its culinary capital crown you can rest assured that regardless of your taste in food you will find something for everyone at a variety of price ranges. Melbourne in the summertime; certainly a destination worth thinking about.