Do you ever find yourself rambling about what new things to see or do in Melbourne? Yes, it is a big city and is one of the most populous ones in Australia, but there’s more to just visiting parks and the zoo. If you are tired of the typical pursuits and would want a reliable expert about the best things to do around the city, this list is for you. These Airbnb experiences enable the travelers to try various activities aside from staying in the most comfortable Airbnb accommodation they have in the city. It also allows the visitors to try the most authentic and gratifying escapade be it for food, culture, and adventure from a local’s viewpoint. Stay in a hotel with a casino or check in to an Airbnb rental - no matter what kind of accommodation you pick, take this chance to explore the best of Melbourne! Scroll down the list to find out more about the best Airbnb experiences in Melbourne, Australia.
1. Unleash the artistic inside you
You might hear of the internationally renowned street art in the city of Melbs. Nicholas, a graffiti artist, and a graphic designer, will take you to the deepest alleys and backstreets where the magic of arts happens. And it’s not just an ordinary walking tour and picture taking that you’ll do! Travelers will have the chance to experience leaving a mark in Melbourne street-art scene with the materials provided. It’s not only about art, but Nicholas would be happy to share with you some cool bars and restaurants to hit after the tour!
A 'Hands-On' Street Art Experience!
2. A night out at Melbourne
Do you feel like losing yourself tonight? Join this epic Melbourne night out and have the best Airbnb experience in Melbourne. This is where you can enjoy discounted drinks, snacks, freebies, and new found friends! Guided by Matt & Sats, this pub-crawl will take you to four outstanding hidden bars in the central business district. All of which are within a short walking distance, so make sure to wear the most comfortable shoes you have in your suitcase! Learn from the experts as they are both frequents of different bars not just in Melbourne but also in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and New Zealand.
Discover Melbourne's hidden bars
3. See the surf coast and wild animals in Great Ocean Road (from USD 108.0)
No one knows Great Ocean Road better than a local like Pete. Born and raised in the area, he knows where to take you to have the nicest view of each of the tourist destination, and to the most secret spots, even some of the natives are not familiar. Some of the attractions included in the tour are a visit to the Bells Beach — where the longest running surf contest in the world take place and The 12 Apostles — a collection of limestone in the shore of the Port Campbell National Park. If you decided to join, all you need to carry are the most suitable clothes you have, any snacks and the sunscreen, plus the camera for the memories to keep!
Great Ocean Road - 12 Apostles
Duration: 11.5 hours
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4. Strike a pose for that insta-worthy photo (from USD 48.0)
Whether traveling alone or with a company, taking pictures is a struggle. Finding the right angle, looking for the perfect backdrop, or asking for someone to take your picture, you may blow the chance of having your picture captured in the perfect spots around Melbourne! With love for photography, Mietta is sure to take Instagram worthy photos ideal for all sorts of travelers from solo, couples, groups, and even the bloggers hitting the town. Ditch that humiliating and unreliable selfie stick and refrain from posting the usual tourist photos in your social media account. This Airbnb experience is here to save you!
Melbourne Photoshoot Tour with a Local
Duration: 1.5 hours
5. Hike through the Mornington Peninsula (from USD 182.0)
One of the most unique Melbourne experiences, this activity is perfect for all the adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts out there. Be sure to replenish your energy as this 10-hour tour is sure to take you places and explore the incredible side of nature in Melbourne. Hike your way up and witness stunning panoramic ocean views, rocky bays, and a picturesque lighthouse while sipping coffee or tea provided by the host. To make the travelers feel the complete nature vibe, provided is a vegan-friendly lunch to fill your tummy. End the tour with a bang and dip in the natural pools of the Peninsula Hot Springs for several hours as your final destination!
Mornington Peninsula Hike & Hot Pools
Duration: 10 hours
6. Kayaking at twilight (from USD 61.0)
If roaming around Melbourne on foot is not appealing to you, why not take it to the waters instead? Kayaking from the Yarra River will allow you to see the city’s beautiful skyline, skyscrapers, historic buildings, and more on another perspective. The tour is also recommended for travelers with little to no background about kayaking since there are no big waves and sea sprays so they can paddle comfortably. Inexperienced or not, this is one experience you shouldn’t miss!
Melbourne City Kayaking Twilight Tour
Duration: 2.5 hours
7. Bring out the chef inside you (from USD 54.0)
Have a first-hand experience of cooking Paella during your visit to Melbourne. It will only take you 2.5 hours to finish this delicious cuisine paired with a delicious Sangria want you surely won’t forget! You’ll start off to a nearby local market with fresh local produce are bought then will head on to Lola’s kitchen within a two-minute walk. Be engaged in this fun workshop like no other!
Paella and Sangria Cooking class
Duration: 2.5 hours
8. Try the ski slopes and terrain parks at Mt. Buller
This activity is an awesome experience to see the remarkable mountain ranges of Australia covered in snow. Mount Buller is a resort village nestled in the eastern part of Victoria famed for its downhill ski slopes and strenuous terrain parks. The Hike and Seek team strives to provide an unforgettable outdoor experience thus making it a must-try activity while in Melbourne. The trip to Mount Buller is approximately three hours, but trust me, the long wait is worth it!
Mt. Buller day trip
9. Ride along the hot spots around the city
After all the other exhausting activities in Melbourne, why not cap off your experience with just a chill bike tour around town? While you will be able to visit Southbank and Carlton Gardens, travelers may also gain information and historical facts about the iconic landmarks along the way. Let’s face it, you can do, and see a lot of things from biking rather than walking, right? And it’s a different way to observe the city while also getting a little exercise. So it is hitting two birds with one stone!
Three-hour bike ride around Melbourne
10. Taste the authentic Australian craft beer (from USD 24.0)
To know more about an authentic Australian craft beer, Sarah and her partner will give you an introduction to this unique experience while in Melbourne. Some of their featured types of beers consist of Lager, Golden Ale, Amber Ale, Pilsner, Pale Ale and India Pale Ale up to the stronger ones like Wheat Beers, Sours, and Porters which you’ll get to taste during the tour. They also have some of the old handmade bottles dating back from almost 200 years ago to show to the travelers. Of course, this beer tasting wouldn’t be complete with snacks that perfectly pairs each beer.
Melbourne Craft Beer / Craft Gin Tasting
Duration: 1.5 hours
You are born to visit Melbourne
The city of Melbourne is one of the most beautiful and a must-see city you’ll find in Australia. I hope that this list was able to help you to find out the things that you absolutely want to try. Pack your things and make sure to try these Airbnb experiences in Melbourne, Australia!
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