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40 Great free and budget friendly things to do in Melbourne

You’ll know by now that we LOVE Melbourne, and we think you will too! Whether you’re a budget backpacker like us, or here to splash out a bit, here are 40 free and budget friendly things to do in Melbourne we think you absolutely must do whilst in this amazing city! FREE Melbourne Royal Botanical Gardens – (Beautiful and can easily take up a full day) Victoria State Library – (Take the Metro to Melbourne Central… It’s right opposite. for the best views, head straight to the top, but don’t forget to walk through the dome too.) Walk the Graffiti Lanes – (There are so many of these…

day trips from Melbourne

A Great Ocean Road Safari

Everyone expects Australia to be so packed full of wildlife that you’ll be seeing Roos and Koalas as soon as you get off the plane. Well, sorry, that isn’t the case, unfortunately. We were in Melbourne for 2 months, and the most exciting thing we saw the entire time we were there was probably a Possum… Our first possum that, not gonna lie, we at first thought was a Koala… Spot the tourist eh!   Fear not though!! A self-drive ‘The Great Ocean Road tour’ will make it possible for you to see all the token Aussie wildlife you expect to see here – and more!! When we…

Our favourite eats in Melbourne!!

Whether you like sweets or pastry’s, There will be something around a Melbourne corner just for you! From its fancy restaurants to it’s ‘cheap eats’ laneways you’re sure to find something to satisfy those hunger pangs and munchies. A month isn’t a long time in the grand scheme of it, but we’ve been here long enough to develop some favourites. So here are some of our favourite places to grab a bite (or two!) around Melbourne;  ” With the roaring fire and urban Decor, we were easily enticed inside away from the winter’s grip” Donutopia – South Yarra (more locations coming soon though!) Move over Krispy Kreme, Donutoptia…