Places to Drive to at Night in Melbourne

Melbourne is a fantastic city to visit. Even getting lost in the city may be rewarding because it is mesmerizing at night.

Top 5 Places to Drive at Night in Melbourne

Here are a few activities you can do in Melbourne at night to see the city uniquely.

1- Ride The Melbourne Star

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Melbourne is no exception to the rule that most major cities now have a giant Ferris wheel, despite being the only Australian city with one of this size. Visitors get 30 minutes on the wheel to enjoy the city’s beauties.

If you want to add a little extra heat, there are many add-ons available, like sangria jugs and flights of sparkling wine, or you may reserve a private cabin and take a yoga session there.

  • Location: situated in the city’s Docklands neighborhood
  • Interesting Fact: People frequently get engaged there!
  • Entry fee: starts at $16.50.
  • Timings: 11 am – 9:30 pm daily.

2- Sit Back And Enjoy The Sunset From Eureka Skydeck 88

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If you want to see Melbourne’s immense beauty at night, visit Eureka Skydeck 88.

Expand your experience by attempting “The Edge”—a pair of connected glass cubes hung 300 meters above the city.

Visitors can see the city clearly from any aspect owing to the cubes’ glass floors, walls, and ceilings that extend outward from the ground.

Fact check: The tallest post office box is located at Eureka Skydeck 88.

Timing: Open until 10pm.

Tickets:

  • Concession ticket: 15 Australian Dollars
  • Child (4-16): 11 Australian Dollars
  • Children under 4: free

3- Explore The Laneways Of The City

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Melbourne’s city center is renowned for its laneways, which are filled with eateries, cafés, and bars that provide a variety of late-night Melbourne activities to keep you going till the early hours.

After nightfall, the outstanding collection of Melbourne street art takes on a different dimension, and the best are found here:

  • Hosier Avenue
  • AC/DC Lane
  • Union Lane
  • Degraves Street

NOTE: Even though exploring these pathways at night in Melbourne is fun, I wouldn’t go down any that were particularly confusing — after all, your safety is critical!

Interesting Fact: The most fabulous coffee in Melbourne can be found on these back streets.

4. Belly Laughs At The Comic’s Lounge

Visit The Comic Lounge to see how aspiring comedians perform. You may witness performances by local Australian performers or by international comedians. Well-known comedians frequently stop by to perform fresh stuff for the audience.

Interesting Fact: four-week annual International Comedy Festival starts in late March.

5. Eat At Queen Victoria Night Market

Queen Victoria Market (also known as Vic Market or Queen Vic) is a significant landmark in the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Exploring the Victoria markets to uncover the best eateries is worthwhile if you enjoy trying new delicious cuisines. It offers dining, bars, live entertainment, and various other stalls.

It also has a sizeable non-food-related market, selling a diverse range of clothing, shoes, jewelry, and handmade arts and crafts.

Closed on: Monday and Wednesday

Interesting Fact: Covering over seven hectares (17 acres), it is the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere.

Conclusion

These are all great places to drive to at night. Hopefully, you’ll find some inspiration on this list. They are a combination of cool and adventurous that you might want to experience or avoid, but they are always interesting.

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