Getting to and around Melbourne

Getting to Melbourne

Melbourne Airport operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, providing passengers with the maximum flexibility in scheduling domestic and international travel. Visitors can take advantage of many low cost carriers, wireless internet, 24/7 wheelchair assist service and a dedicated foreign language and group arrivals desk.

Getting to Crown Promenade

Getting around Melbourne

Skybus

SkyBus operates three services from Melbourne Airport providing passengers fast airport transfers to Melbourne City, St Kilda and Frankston and surrounding bayside suburbs. Click here for more information.

Public Transport – Trams/Bus/Train

Melbourne’s trains, trams and buses are an easy way to see all of the city’s best attractions, sporting venues and shopping precincts.

All you need is a myki card and you’ll be ready to travel around the city.

World Class Experiences

With Melbourne’s combination of world-class dining, art galleries, homegrown fashion and a packed sports calendar, it’s no surprise Victoria’s capital is regarded the world’s most livable city.

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Eat & Drink in Melbourne

Hardware Land, Melbourne © Robert Blackburn 2016

Stake out the city to find everything from Mexicana, Spanish tapas and Chinatown delights to coffee dens, rooftop bars and modern Indian cuisine. Chat with locals over beers and a steak at an inner city pub, settle in for an indulgent eight course degustation menu, or choose a direction and hit the road for a weekend of indulgence.

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See & Do in Melbourne

Federation Square

Federation Square, Melbourne © Robert Blackburn 2016

Home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores, this modern piazza has become the city’s meeting place. Federation Square hosts over 2000 events each year, it buzzes with cultural festivals, exhibitions, event launches, performances, forums, films, concerts and fashion shows.

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Albert Park Golf Course

View of Albert Park, Melbourne

Just 2km from Melbourne’s busy CBD and situated around the racetrack of the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix, Albert Park is a Championship Golf Course not to be missed.

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Crown Melbourne

Crown Casino, Southbank, Melbourne © Josie Withers Photography

Located on the Southern bank of the Yarra River, Crown is Melbourne’s premier entertainment venue. Attracting over 18 million visitors each year, the Crown Entertainment Complex offers a brilliant combination of luxury, warm service and non-stop excitement. Crown boasts over 40 restaurants, cafes and bars, cinemas, an indoor amusement park plus a live entertainment theatre and two nightclubs.

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Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne Aquarium © Roberto Seba

Home to over 10,000 animals, including one of the world’s largest Saltwater Crocodiles in the state-of-the-art Croc Lair exhibit, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium takes you on an interactive adventure from the depths of the ocean to the icy waters of Antarctica.

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Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum © Robert Blackburn 2016

Melbourne Museum showcases Australian social history, Indigenous cultures, science and the environment. Located adjacent to the World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, and home to IMAX Theatre Melbourne. Winner of the Australian Tourism Awards for Best Major Tourist Attraction in Australia for 2011, the Melbourne Museum is a must-see

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Eureka Skydeck 88

Women observe Melbourne at night from Eureka Skydeck 88 at Southbank

Located on the banks of the Yarra River, Eureka is perfectly positioned for a 360 degree, floor-to-ceiling view of Melbourne’s CBD, sports precinct and beyond. With a range of activities for the entire family, Eureka is Melbourne’s must see attraction. With awe inspiring views from the highest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere, Eureka Skydeck 88 will change the way you look at Melbourne!

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Melbourne Zoo

Zoos Victoria

Over 250 species from around the world can be found in the beautifully landscaped settings of Melbourne Zoo, just five minutes from the city centre.

Stroll through Asian and African rainforests, where tigers roam through the trees and monkeys swing from the branches, then take the time to stop and see eye to eye with beautiful orangutans in their special elevated exhibit. Explore the award-winning Trail of the Elephants or view koalas, platypus, kangaroos, wombats and other unique native wildlife in the Australian bush setting.

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Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market © Roberto Seba

Queen Victoria Market is the heart and soul of Melbourne. Eat, shop, explore and discover your way through our iconic food halls and heritage Sheds where the banter is as fresh as the produce. Or simply soak up the atmosphere of the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne © Josie Withers Photography

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria plays a leading role in the conservation of plants through biodiversity research, programs to protect rare and threatened plants, and the study of habitats. This work is supported by education and visitor programs about the importance of plants to life.

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About AirPop 2017

AirPop 2017 is hosted by Expanded Polystyrene Australia (EPSA), Airpop - Engineered Air, and Asian Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene (AMEPS).

The conference is expected to draw attendance from across the Asia Pacific region including representation from the Block, Packaging, Pod, Raw Materials and Recycling sector groups.

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