Top Things to Do With Kids in Melbourne

Family trips to Melbourne never cease to be enjoyable with all the wonderful activities on offer for kids. Whether they prefer to have an educational, entertaining or relaxing time, there's something fun for every child to do. 

Take your kids on an adventure and soar above the city on the Melbourne Star, or brave a trip to the top of the Eureka Skydeck for an amazing viewing experience. There's a wild day out to be had at Luna Park, which is teeming with exciting rides and attractions. Head to O'Brien Group Arena if you want an active day of ice skating in a winter wonderland. For a quieter family outing, Fitzroy Gardens and the Royal Botanic Gardens both offer fresh air and beautiful surroundings, with plenty of places for kids to play.

Animal lovers will be in paradise, with lions, reptiles, koalas and other cool characters on display at Melbourne Zoo and Ballarat Wildlife Park.  For those who prefer the creatures under the sea, SEA Life Melbourne Aquarium will not disappoint. Inquisitive minds will be right at home at Scienceworks, where you can be a scientist for a day or view a spectacular show at the planetarium, and the Melbourne Museum is the perfect place for curious youngsters to play and learn. 

Melbourne's history comes alive at Sovereign Hill, where youngsters will love panning for gold in an authentic Gold Rush town. With so many amazing attractions kids will love, Melbourne is the perfect destination for a family holiday.