Allanson's Top Things To Do in Melbourne This May


We have been in business for over 20 years however we have been proud 'Melbournians' for much, much longer. Here are some unique things to do in Melbourne this May - as reccomended by our team. 
  1. Hot Air Balloon Ride: Experience the stunning views of Melbourne from above by taking a hot air balloon ride. Floating over the city during the crisp autumn mornings provides a breathtaking perspective of the skyline and surrounding landscapes.

  2. Yarra Valley Wine Tour: Take a day trip to the nearby Yarra Valley wine region, known for its picturesque vineyards and award-winning wines. Join a wine tour to explore the wineries, taste the region's renowned cool-climate wines, and indulge in delicious local produce.

  3. Puffing Billy Steam Train: Embark on a historic journey aboard the Puffing Billy Steam Train, located in the Dandenong Ranges. This century-old narrow-gauge railway winds through lush forests, offering panoramic views and a nostalgic experience.

  4. Melbourne International Jazz Festival: If you're visiting in May, you may catch the Melbourne International Jazz Festival. This annual event showcases local and international jazz artists in various venues across the city. Enjoy live performances, jazz workshops, and immerse yourself in the vibrant jazz culture.

  5. Eureka Skydeck: Head to the Eureka Skydeck, located on the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower, for panoramic views of Melbourne. Take in breathtaking vistas of the city, the Yarra River, and beyond. For a thrilling experience, try The Edge, a glass cube that extends out from the building.

  6. Hidden Bar and Laneway Exploration: Melbourne is renowned for its hidden bars tucked away in laneways. Explore the laneways around the city center, such as Hosier Lane, and discover hidden gems serving unique cocktails and showcasing local art.

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