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Enjoy the many tourist attractions Of Melbourne during your stay at Metro Apartments on Bank Place Melbourne.
There is always something to do in the city and many of these attractions are within a short 15-20 minute walk or easily accessible via public transports.
Open 365 days a year at Melbourne’s Docklands, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel offers 360-degree panoramic views of across the city and beyond from a peak of 120 metres. The in-cabin audio commentary will reveal interesting stories about Melbourne past and present, together with the unique history of Giant Observation Wheels. You can also take a Sparkling Flight with beer, wine or cider from 1pm to 9pm every day of the week.
Situated in the heart of Southbank in the iconic Eureka Tower, the Skydeck stands at 297 metres above the streets of Melbourne. Eureka Skydeck is the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing platform with the world’s first EDGE experience.
Old Melbourne Gaol was built in the mid-1800’s and dominated the Melbourne skyline as a symbol of authority. Today you can visit the Old Melbourne Gaol and find out what life was like for the men and women who lived and died here. The original cells held petty offenders, debtors, children, the homeless and the mentally ill along with Australia’s most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly. The gallows, where prisoners were hanged is still in place at the gaol.
Attracting over 1,800,000 visitors annually, Melbourne Gardens offers stunning vistas, tranquil lakes and diverse plant collections. Enjoy the Aboriginal Heritage Walk, Garden Discovery Tour, a ride on the Garden Explorer and the tranquil Ornamental Lake, all set against a beautiful backdrop and just moments from the city. These beautiful Gardens are home to amazing and diverse plant collections. The Gardens are also a natural sanctuary for native wildlife. During summer, the lawns come alive with outdoor cinema, theatre performances and exhibitions.
Home to thousands of aquatic animals, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium offers an interactive adventure. Its stunning Croc Lair exhibit is one of 12 zones of discovery plus the Aquarium houses the world’s only display of Elephant Sharks in Bay of Rays. Experience a rainbow of colours at Seahorse Pier and fall in love with the penguins in Penguin Playground.
Scienceworks is a world-renowned science museum which administers the cultural and scientific collections of the State of Victoria. Exciting exhibitions including the new Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together invites young children to discover a world of sensory and construction play. There are many other exhibitions both permanent and seasonal such as Sportsworks, Think Ahead and LightTime. The museum is located in the suburb of Spotswood, accessible by public transport and by car.
Home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an exciting array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores, Federation Square has become the heart and soul of Melbourne. Located on the corner of Swanston Street and Flinders Street in Melbourne’s CBD, Fed Square is across the road from Flinders Street Station – Melbourne’s major public transport hub, and can easily be reached by train, tram, bus, boat, bike and car. Major attractions are also within walking distance including the National Gallery of Victoria (International), Botanical Gardens, Crown Casino, Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Cricket Ground and Eureka Tower.
Metro Hospitality Group acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders both past and present.