Australian Society for Fish Biology Conference 2018October 7 - 11, 2018 Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne

Things to see & do

Live the life of leisure and be as busy as you please in Melbourne, choosing from a range of activities guaranteed to shake up a slow Sunday or lift a lazy public holiday.

Turn yourself upside down and inside out at Melbourne's fun parks, like the much-loved Luna Park or Wonderland Fun Park at Docklands, where the little ones can experience the thrills of a mini rollercoaster.

Head to PLAYTIME Crown will for an indoor world of amusements, laser skirmish, bowling and motion rides. Test your skill at GlowGolf in Docklands: mini golf with a twist.

Join your mates for a go-kart race close to the city centre, or get your ice skates on at O'Brien Group Arena. If the great outdoors calls you, head to Melbourne's parks and beaches for boating, kiteboarding, or some old-fashioned beach cricket.

ArtVo Immersive Gallery

ArtVo lets you experience a new perspective on art with mind-bending artwork. Stepping into a world of optical illusions, the larger than life murals gets families of all ages to come face to face with wild animals, scale rocky crevasses and surf the ultimate pipelines.

Melbourne Attractions Pass

The Melbourne Flexi Attractions Pass has Melbourne's best attractions and things to do included for one single price. It provides you with incredible savings of up to 40 per cent off general admission fee to your choice of three, five or seven must see attractions from over 35 famous attraction and experiences in Melbourne and beyond. 

Choose from guided city tours, scenic rail rides, zoos, the aquarium and so much more with a whole three months flexibility to use the card from date of purchase. 

For visitors that like to see it all, the Melbourne Unlimited Attractions Pass includes all 35 attractions. A bit like an 'all you can eat' buffet - once you have bought your Melbourne Unlimited Attractions Pass you do not have to pay to get into any of the attractions included in the pass and the more sights you see, the more money you save.

Art, Theatre & Culture

Indulge in Victoria's ever-expanding arts and culture scene in venues across the state. From theatre shows and live music to comedy clubs, museums, galleries and festivals, Victoria is a region in love with the arts. 

Big nights

Head out any day of the week and enjoy a night of live music or performing arts. There's always a gig, comedy hour, or theatre show taking place in performance spaces, band rooms and theatres across Victoria. Discover the next big thing at a local music venue, see theatrical blockbusters in all their glory, or catch stage productions and concerts at regional cabaret halls.

New blood and old masters

See everything from contemporary works by Australian and international artists to classic pieces by European masters at public and private galleries. Visit independent galleries and artist-run spaces to talk to the artists and get the inside story on Australia's arts scene.

Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum showcases Australian social history, Indigenous cultures, science and the environment. Located adjacent to the World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, and home to IMAX Melbourne.

Major features of Melbourne Museum include celebrating Victoria's local Koorie culture in Bunjilaka, Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Explore Melbourne's rich history in the Melbourne Story exhibition; be immersed in evocative stories and discover the icons and personalities that have shaped Melbourne since the early 1800s. 

See Phar Lap, Australia's legendary racehorse, in the flesh. Walk amongst skeletons of amazing animals from the past; from dinosaurs, flying reptiles and megafauna. 

Take a close look at bugs, from stick insects to red-back and funnel-web spiders in Bugs Alive. Wander through a living forest with resident wildlife inside the Forest Gallery. Journey into the mind and explore a world of emotions, thoughts, memories and dreams in The Mind exhibition.

Visit the Museum Shops for a unique range of books, toys, games, as well as locally produced crafts and souvenirs you won't find anywhere else.

Nature & Wildlife

Take the time to explore Victoria's diverse natural landscapes and iconic wildlife while you travel. Wander across sand dunes and snow white beaches, trek through lush green rainforests and rugged desert country, while getting up close to the natural inhabitants as you go.

Natural attractions

See the famous 12 Apostles rock formations, walk through the Princess Margaret Rose Cave, and take in the striking landscapes of Mungo National Park. Time your trip to the Great Ocean Road to see the southern right whales, or head to Phillip Island to see the little penguins crossing the beach at dusk.

Up close

Whether you're in the High Country or the rolling hills of the Mornington Peninsula, the Murray region or the Goldfields, you'll discover an endless array of stunning natural landmarks and friendly furry faces to keep you company. Victoria's national parks and reserves are home to a vibrant ecosystem of native wildlife, including koalas, wallabies, emus, kangaroos and wombats. If you're lucky, you might even get a glimpse of the elusive platypus.

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Check out city of Melbourne, Australia and see what the local area have to offer. 

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