The spectacular mountain scenery, explore finest vineyards and historic villages make Melbourne the main honeymoon attractions. It is the romantic gateway for the couples who enjoy delicious food, wine and shopping. Melbourne is truly an amazing city with vibrant lifestyle and several cultural activities. It is the second biggest city after Sydney and the capital of Victorian state.
Melbourne experiences a maritime temperate climate with hot summers and mild winters. The best time to visit Melbourne is from October to July. Melbourne's weather can be fickle. Melbourne International Airport is 22 Kms from Melbourne city and is connected by both domestic and international flights. Buses, trams and cabs are available from there to reach your desired locations.
The important places to visit in Melbourne are the Melbourne museum, Melbourne docklands, the famous Victoria market, the Yarra valleys, the St. Kilda beaches with its botanical gardens and walkway are the few to list. You can have a panoramic view of Docklands and city skyline from the waterfront of city. This shows the urban development of the city. You can find Melbourne museum is the house of endangered species of animals like dinosaurs, whales and you can study the natural history of animals.
You really taste the exotic wines from the vineyards and enjoy a gourmet meal from restaurants of Yarra valley. You can view the canopy of forests and the deep valleys from a helicopter, by air planes or you can hire a parachute from the locals.
The popular landmarks of Melbourne are St. Kilda Esplanade, holy trinity church, the moon faced amusement park called Luna Park. St. Kilda Beaches are famous for water sports like jet surfing, kite surfing, water skiing and sun bathing. St. Kilda pier is famous for fairy penguins.
Nothing can stops to shop you at Victoria market, you can really enjoy a lot of local and imported gourmet foods, fashionable items like clothes, shoes, toys, jewellery and artefacts and souvenirs all offered at bargain prices. You can have world's finest wines and exotic food from the restaurants. The urban night life of Melbourne is extravagant with the emergence of pubs, discos and rock bands.