Definitely go down the Great Ocean Road - really beautiful and you can go as far as you want with the time allowed.
Also check out St Kilda - nice beachfront suburb.
Melbourne has a great live music scene - look at places like Northcote, Fitzroy or Brunswick - a lot of the bars or working men's clubs have some great bands playing.
The Victoria Market is a must - awesome place with lots of food stalls and also clothing, souvenirs etc etc. There is a tour for about $30 that you can do around the market too.
National Gallery of Vistoria - If you love art.
Federation Square - really bright and colourful and a great place to start exploring Melbourne.
Go up the 92-storey Eureka Tower in Melbourne’s Southbank - great views over the city
Hidden Secrets - The Lanes and Arcades Tour at A$70 per person - shows you parts of Melbourne you never knew existed.
Botanic Gardens - really pretty.
Get on a tram and just go for a ride around the city.
If you love wine then go to the Mornington Peninsula — the famous wine-producing region on the coast about 45 minutes from Melbourne.
Shopping - Melbourne has AMAZING shops - need I say more!
Posted Apr 02, 2012