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Activities in Melbourne

After many months of isolation and not catching up with family and friends, we look forward to exploring our beautiful city once more. When travel restrictions ease in Melbourne, there are plenty of activities to look forward to.

We have rounded up our top 5 activities to look forward to in Melbourne.


Urbnsurf Activities in Melbourne


Our recommended activities in Melbourne

Catch a wave at URBNSURF and enjoy a meal at Three Blue Ducks Melbourne

For those that haven’t heard, URBNSURF is Australia’s first surf park and is the ultimate playground for surfers. Visitors of all abilities will enjoy perfect ocean like waves, with limited crowds.
After a great morning or afternoon of catching a wave, sit down and enjoy a bite to eat at famed institution Three Blue Ducks.

Foodies rejoice!. This winter the team behind Three Blue Ducks will open their fifth restaurant and first in Melbourne at URBNSURF. The restaurant includes indoor and alfresco dining areas with amazing views of the surfing lagoon and will be open to the public free of charge.

Where is URBNSURF: URBNSURF is located just a 23 minute drive from the Melbourne City. It can be found at 309 Melrose Drive Tullamarine. The opening hours are 6am to 10pm in summer and 7am to 6pm in winter. It is one of the activities in Melbourne that is suitable for people of all ages!


Book a brunch at The Hardware Société

Did you know that around the corner from our hotel, on Katherine Place you will find Melbourne dining institution The Hardware Société? For those that have not yet experienced their amazing fare, it was a café born with the mission to redefine what brunch means to Melbourne. And that they do!

Served daily from 7:30am, the all – day menu includes all kind of French and Spanish seasonal fare from lobster benedict to fried brioche. For those that are more the grab and run type – there is plenty to of options to choose from to take on your Melbourne city adventures.


Learn to skate at Riverslide Skate Park

Located just a short walk from Flinders Street Station, Riverslide Skate Park is Australia’s only full-time year round managed public skating facility. Riverslide is an 1800 square metre skater’s paradise. There a variety of different skating features including big boxes, big ledges and rails.

Never skated before? Not to worry as there are regular skateboarding lessons. The lessons are focused on fun and getting people active and are suitable for people of all ages.


Enjoy a Paint and Sip at Cork & Canvas

Experience a fun and creative night like no other at Cork & Canvas! Create your next masterpiece (no experience required) with friends or colleagues. Sip your beverage of choice at their South Melbourne location. Art materials are provided and all you need to do is BYO wine and the nibbles!


Enjoy a personalised tour at the National Gallery of Victoria via your own Smart Phone

Visitors to the NGV will be able to access self-guided video tours. This will be available through your very own smart phones through the NGV website.

Audiences will be guided by leading curators through the following galleries and current international exhibitions:

  • Japanese Modernism
  • Collecting Comme
  • Collin McCahon: Letters and Numbers
  • Japanese Design: Neolithic to Now


Stay at Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders while experiencing these activities in Melbourne

We are perfectly located on the corner of Spencer Street and Flinders Lane. Our location across from Southern Cross Train Station and the SkyBus Terminal makes it easy to get around. Enjoy our 4.5 star Melbourne City Accommodation, with rooming different options available. Plus at Holiday Inn, Kids Stay & Eat Free!