Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Winter in Melbourne - How to keep warm in Australia’s charming city of Melbourne

Winter in Melbourne is not a time to shut yourself inside away from the chilly temperatures, but rather a time to go out and celebrate the beauty of the city as the streets come alive with colourful festivals and events.

One of the best places to visit during the winter is the incredible Melbourne Aquarium. Located in the centre of the city, it is an easily accessible attraction that allows you to see a wide array of marine life, from the adorable penguins to the exciting daily shows displaying the aquarium’s sharks and stingrays, this is a place to entertain everyone.

What would winter be without sports, though? There’s no doubt that you should take a skiing trip to Mt Buller, while it may be a little out of town, it is the perfect place to get your blood pumping in your veins which will warm your body from the inside. This cosy mountain ski resort offers an exhilarating winter experience as you carve your way through the snowy slopes with the beautiful mountainous scenery spread out before you. Of course, skiing is

not the only activity available, you’ll also be able to clip your feet onto a snowboard or even hop onto a toboggan with some friends so you can ride down the slopes together. The skiing conditions are so perfect during the winter months that Mt Buller will definitely be the highlight of your trip, so be sure to book your spot beforehand!

Arts and culture take the main stage while it's winter in Melbourne, with several festivals taking place during these months you’ll have plenty to entertain you throughout the city. The Light in Winter is a celebration of all that is radiant, this festival takes place in Melbourne’s Federation Square where you’ll be able to see plenty light related exhibits and installations that will glisten and shine in the cool evening air. Though the Light in Winter festival may be a treat for the eyes, the Winter Blues
Festival in Echuca Moama is a treat for the soul. With several different venues spread across the city, you’ll always be close to the music as over 80 blues artists fill the streets of Melbourne with the soothing sounds of blues.

The cold weather in Melbourne does nothing to stop the city from being the charming, bustling city that it’s so well known to be, and a trip to Melbourne during the winter months will be an unforgettable experience. Book one of the best Melbourne Tours today!

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