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Activities To Do In Melbourne In Winter

1. Relax At Peninsula Hot Springs
2. Go Ice Skating
3. Shop At Winter Night Market
4. Watch Fireworks At The Docklands
5. Try Skiing & Snowboarding
6. Participate In Hot Chocolate Festival
7. Take The Escape Room Challenge
8. Escape To Yarra Valley
9. Watch Light Show At Heide Museum
10. See The Lit Up Royal Botanic Gardens

The popular things to do in Melbourne in winter makes your vacation escapade even more fun and exciting. The Penninsula hot spring in an exoctic location, wherein you will find soothing bathing styles overlooking the near forest scapes. If you are feeling adventurous then, ice skating is a wonderful sport to try out. Head on over to Mount Buller, which gets covered with knee deep snow during winters and enjoy an exciting skiing experience. Another one such fascinating range of  activities to do in Melbourne in winter is participating in the escape room challenge. Use your brains and try to get out of the rooms, studded with brain teasers and puzzles.

If you are visiting during NYE, do not forget to catch a glimpse of the fireworks at Docklands. Out of the many things to do in Melbourne during winter, you should make sure that you take art in the hot air balloon ride across the Yarra Valley to  capture stunning viewpoints of the region with your loved ones. 

Here are some of the things to do in Melbourne in winter:

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Relax At Peninsula Hot Springs

  • Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and take a bath in the relaxing oasis that Peninsula hot spring has to provide. 
  • The entire experience is absolutely soothing and the bath comes with the best renowned furniture, relaxation lounges, wellness centres, boardrooms and more. 
  • This is definitely one of the most exotic things to do in Melbourne in winter to keep yourself warm and refreshed. 
  • Experience more than 70 types of inspired bathing ranges and choose one that complements your mood and nature settings as well.

140 Springs Ln, Fingal VIC 3939, Australia

5am - 2am

Entry Fees/Charges:
 AUD 40

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Go Ice Skating

  • Be it with friends, family or your partner, ice skating is one of the most cosiest yet thrilling winter sports to do with your loved ones. 
  • You will find a number of popular ice skating spots across Melbourne which receive a huge crowd during winters. 
  • Head on over to O'Brien Icehouse which is open to the public every day of the year except Christmas Day. 
  • Skating is definitely one of the most awesome things to do in Melbourne in winter.

The District Docklands, 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands, Melbourne, 3008


Entry Fees/Charges: 

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Shop At Winter Night Market

  • The Melbourne winter night market is another one of the most exclusive things to do in Melbourne in winter. 
  • For the ideal winter midweek experience, the winter night market brings together the best of street food vendors, distillers, brewers, craftsmen, and entertainment.
  • The winter night market lets you indulge with the authentic ambiance of Meblurne. 
  • Have a fabulous range of drinks and enjoy a wide radio live fire pinnaces, beer tasting and more.

Queen Victoria Market

Wednesday 5pm 

Entry Fees/Charges:
AUD 12

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Watch Fireworks At The Docklands

  • With the year coming to an end, you can witness one of the most exclusive fireworks performances at the dockland which marks a great start to the year. 
  • Watching the glimmering fireworks late at night with your loved ones is one of the most memorable things to do in Melbourne in winter. 
  • The northwest region at the docklands, render the most awe-inspiring views that you will find nowhere else. 
  • Get ready to grab your cameras and capture these beautiful moments.

Timings: 5.30 onwards 

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Try Skiing & Snowboarding

  • Winters at Melbourne promises you some of the most fascinating and exotic skiing and snowboarding experience. 
  • You can skii across a space of 37 kilometres near the Lake Mountain of Melbourne. 
  • During this time, you will be surprised with the crowded visitors who come here to enjoy this once in a one time experience. 
  • This is one of the most exciting things to do in Melbourne in winter to do with your loved ones. 
  • Mount Buller is another exciting location to try out this fun winter sport. 

Lake Mountain, Mount Buller, Falls Creek

Entry Fees/Charges: 
AUD 96

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Participate In Hot Chocolate Festival

  • The Hot chocolate festival is one of the most extravagant attractions to explore in Melbourne. 
  • Three venues, including the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie in Bellbrae, the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie, and the Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie, host the festival.
  • Featuring a wide range of chocolate types, dark, milk, white, ruby or caramel one will definitely get a chance to surprise their taste buds. 
  • Enjoy an exciting range of things to do in Melbourne in winter such as this festivity. 

Yarra Valley, Great Ocean Road and Mornington Peninsula 

9am - 5pm (August)

Entry Fees/Charges:
AUD 24

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Take The Escape Room Challenge

  • Another one of the most exciting and thrilling activities to do in Melbourne in winter is the escape room challenge. 
  • This scare room has three different sections, enough to make one scream their lungs out. 
  • One such exciting theme is the zombie attack, and where one decides how to escape from the room. 
  • The mystery room features another fascinating challenge, where you get to solve puzzles within a limited amount of time.

Location: Basement/306 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

10 am-11.45 pm

Entry Fees/Charges:
AUD 38

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Escape To Yarra Valley

  • If you are wondering what are activities to do in Melbourne in winter then visiting the Yarra valley is where you should head on. 
  • The valleys are extremely scenic to watch and get greener especially during the rainy season. 
  • You can also watch the entire scenery of the valley in a hot air balloon ride. 
  • The entire Dandenong Ranges with winding roads, artist studios, and gardens is a perfectly picturesque spot to spend some with your loved ones.

  Lilydale, Coldstream, Yarra Glen, Healesville, and Seville

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Watch Light Show At Heide Museum

  • Heide Museum is another extranet heritage attraction that has a wide range of displays combining modern and contemporary art and artefacts. 
  • The museum is a perfect location to explore in Winters. 
  • Here you will come across paintings for some of the most renowned artists such as  Sidney Nolan, John Perceval, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester. 
  • The museum time and again holds a number of exhibitions such as, ‘things that will not sit still’, ‘Tai Chi at Heidi’ and more. 
  • Explore more such exhibitions and things to do in Melbourne during winter. 

Location: 7 Templestowe Rd, Bulleen VIC 3105, Australia

Timings: 10am - 5pm

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See The Lit Up Royal Botanic Gardens

  • Get lost amidst the forest and natural winderess and admire the pristine nature of Melbourne. 
  • The royal Botanic garden blooms up beautifully during winter and is a night you can never miss out on. 
  • Take a tour of the entire garden from the comfort of a mini open air bus and admire the exotic collection of flowers and plants. 
  • The Aboriginal heritage walk gives you insight into the lifestyle of the people of Australia and their lifestyle too.

Location: Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

Timings: 7.30am - 7.30 pm

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People Also Ask About Melbourne

  1. Which are the best things to do in Melbourne during winters?

    1. Mount Buller ice skating and snowboarding
    2. Participate in the Hot chocolate festival.
    3. Explore the royal botanic garden which blooms up during the winter especially.
    4. Take a hot relaxing bath in the hot peninsula overlooking the near natural settings. 
    5. Go ice skating at O'brien Snow House.
  2. Why should one visit Melbourne during winter?

    Melbourne has always been known for its year long sunny climate and ambiance. However, winters in Melbourne take up another amusing shape that only a few know about. Visit during winters, and you will find out a number of things to do in Melbourne in winter. From ice skating to snowboarding and hot chocolate festivals, the ambiance is just right for a fun family getaway.
  3. What is the temperature of Melbourne during the winter months?

    The temperature falls down to 8 degrees during the night. The winter months start from November till early February.
  4. How to reach Melbourne?

    1. By Fight: The Melbourne Airport is a large international airport that is conveniently connected to many major global cities as well as Australian towns including Sydney, Canberra, Perth, etc. It is situated in the Melbourne district of Tullamarine.

    2. By Bus: Major highways are connected to Australia and Adelaide is the nearest by road at a time duration of 9 hours. Also, you can reach Sydney via Hume Highway in 10-11 hours. 

    3. By Train: The nearest station to Melbourene is Southern Cross Station on the western end of Melbourne CBD. The regular trains on this route are The VLine, NSW Trainlink and the Great Southern Rail. Also there are two regular trains from Sydney to Melbourene.
  5. How many days are enough to explore Melbourne in winter?

    You need at least a week to fully explore Melbourne in winters. It offers a number of activities to do in Melbourne in winter to keep you busy for a long time.
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