Free Things to Do in Melbourne, Australia

Australia, Melbourne Guide (B): Free Things to Do in Melbourne, Australia

Australia, in general, is one of the most expensive countries in the world. Hence Melbourne is no exception and costs can pile up pretty quickly when doing things in Melbourne.

Melbourne is one of the best cities in the world to visit for its art, culture, parks and sporting events and it has been named the worlds most livable city many times over for its quality of life. With a bit of creative thinking and looking, things can be done in Melbourne Australia on the cheap. So, what free things to do in Melbourne can we find?

Melbourne has many green spaces and some right on the doorstep of theMelbourne CBD. Here we talk about 2 of the best parks in Melbourne. The Royal Botanical Gardens has something for everyone. There is an amazing Children’s Garden that contains water features, sculptures and a bamboo forest. To experience the flora of Australia there is a Forest Walk which showcases the trees, shrubs and flowers from all over Australia.

Ride the Garden Explorer at the Royal Botanical Gardens. What better way to discover this 38-hectare Royal Botanical Garden than a fun little bus. The small hop on and off bus with live commentary takes you at a leisurely pace so you can enjoy this amazing green space with views of the gardens and the city skyline around for you ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Free Things to Do in Melbourne, Australia
Guide Location: Australia » Melbourne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Royal Botanical Gardens   Fitzroy Gardens   The conservatory Melbourne   The Parliment   The Melbourne Star   statue of Sir Redmond Barry   Birrarung Marr   Docklands Park   Queen Victoria Market   St Kilda beach   Luna Park St Kilda   Hosier Lane   AC/DC lane   the Melbourne City Council   The National Gallery of Victoria at St Kilda Road   Federation Square   The Shrine of Remembrance   Southbank   Crown Casino Melbourne   Bourke St Mall  
Author: Mark Wyld
Read it on author's website: https://wyldfamilytravel.com/free-things-to-do-in-melbourne-australia/

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