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Six things to tick off your Melbourne bucket list

06 September 2017

What comes to mind when you think of Melbourne? Laneways? Coffee? Street art? You’re right, but in addition to this, the city is filled with fun, unique and quirky activities each week. We tried and tested six fun activities you can tick off your Melbourne bucket list, and the best bit? They’re free.

1. Go to a Karaoke Bar

Sing your heart out at one of Melbourne’s fabulous karaoke bars. Think disco balls, private lounges and super sound systems.


Action Karaoke Bar
241 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

Seven minute walk from the T&G Building

2. Go to the State Victoria Library

More than a large display of beautiful books, the library has regular exhibitions, showings and galleries showcasing beautiful stories and talent, and best of all they’re free.

328 Swanston Street, Melbourne

Twelve minute walk from the T&G Building

3. Play urban golf

Yes – urban golf is an actual thing! Gather your friends, dress in traditional golf attire and turn Melbourne’s alleyways and backstreets into your own golf course. The game is played all over the globe with tennis balls – to avoid injury of course.

Anywhere and everywhere

4. Spend the day at ACMI

Discover the world of the moving image in the galleries, cinemas and studios at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) at Federation Square.

Australia’s coolest cultural destination, ACMI has everything from a century of film to the latest computer games and digital art of the future. It hosts a vibrant calendar of exhibitions and festivals, creative workshops and education programs.


Federation Square

Three minute walk down Hosier Lane from the T&G Building

5. Go on a free walking tour

Join a tour guide for a walk through Australia’s culture capital and learn what makes this city great: the world class coffee, quirky hook turns, Ned Kelly, the stunning architecture of the Gold Rush, and so much more.

The tour concludes near the Old Melbourne Gaol, where you will learn about Australia’s most infamous bush ranger. After your tour is finished, your guide will bring the group to a classic Australian pub where you can experience traditional Aussie food.

Meet at Gordon Reserve
99 Spring Street, Melbourne

Ten minute walk from the T&G Building

Step outside your comfort zone and explore your city in a different light this weekend by trying one of these fun activities.

HERO IMAGE CREDIT: @acmionline Instagram

IMAGE 1 CREDIT: Wesley Tingey

IMAGE 2 CREDIT: State Victoria Library