How To Make The Most Of The Long Weekend In Melbourne

There are so many things to do!

How To Make The Most Of The Long Weekend In Melbourne Healesville Sanctuary

The Queen’s Birthday long weekend is fast approaching and there are many things you can tick off your bucket list. Here are a few of our faves…

1. Wonderland Exhibition

Fall down the rabbit hole and experience the tale of Alice In Wonderland like never before. Be curious as you walk through doors, enjoy an immersive high tea and learn about the story through the ages.

Where: ACMI, Federation Square

Price: $16-$25

2. Oz Comic-Con

Get out your favourite costume and head to South Wharf for a weekend of all things pop culture. There will be heaps of stars to meet and plenty of things to try out and buy. 

Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Price: $17.50-$42.50

3. Healesville Sanctuary’s Wine & Wildlife

Spend the long weekend catching up with some cute Australian animals while trying some of the best local wines and food. It will be the perfect excuse to have a picnic and shuttle buses are available! 

Where: Healesville Sanctuary, Badger Creek

Price: $18-$36

4. Port Fairy Dachshund Dash

Take a road trip to this picturesque town to see plenty of dogs go for glory in this annual event. There will be a special breakfast in the morning followed by a sausage sizzle and a dog parade.

Where: The Village Green, Port Fairy

Price: Free

5. MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art

The NGV has teamed up with The Museum of Modern Art in New York to present over 200 key works from the museum’s collection. See masterworks by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Frida Kahlo.

Where: NGV International, Southbank

Price: $10-$28


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