Visit Melbourne for Australia's Exciting Sports Games
Melbourne-Australia's Sports Capital
Melbourne is the capital of the state of Victoria. It is also Australia's second most populas city. It draws visitors due to its extensive tram stations, modern architecure and impressive Victorian gardens. However, its five premier stadiums within the city limits is what gives Melbourne its rank as a sporting captial.
Melbourne has some of the world's best sporting events! Virtually every month has something.
- Australian Open Tennis Championships in January
- Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in March
- World Championship Surfing during Easter
- Australian Rules Football from March to September
- Melbourne Cup part of the Spring Racing Carnival is held the first Tuesday in November
- Melbourne Boxing Day Test featuring Cricket held the day after Christmas
A sport for every spectator to be found. And a sport for any season you choose to travel.
No matter when you go or which sport catches your fancy you will also want to tie some of Melbourne's other highlights into your vacation. The city is a hopping cultural place and foodies paradise. Include a day tour while visiting. Top 3 picks to include...
- Lanes and Arcade Walking tour-great for shoppers
- Yarra Valley Wine Tour- a foodies paradise within a one hour beautiful drive
- Great Ocean Road-a most inspiring road trip along the coast with stunning limestone formations including the famous "12 Apostles"
Pick your season, Pick your month, Pick your sport....Melbourne is sure not to disappoint.
Lisa Rossmeissl is the owner of Boomerang Escapes, a home-based agency located in Old Bridge, New Jersey with agents in TN, and WI. She has been a professional travel consultant since 2008 and specializes in Australia and the South Pacific. Australia, Tahiti, Fiji, and Cook Islands are among the specialist certificates she holds. Her agency’s focus is on creating itineraries with their client’s wants, desires, and budgets in mind. She and her planners believe in getting to know the traveler to ensure they have a vacation to remember. With each planner specializing in a different market area, Boomerang Escapes can offer a wide ride of leisure vacation planning.