We all want going out and having fun without having to spend heaps of money. Melbourne has been dubbed as the most liveable city in the world, and with proper reason. It is a common misconception that everything in Melbourne is expensive, when in fact, there are a lot of affordable and fun things that you can do here!
We teach you the ways, where, and how to make the most of your $25. Get a Melbourne Airport Car Hire and see the city with perfect ease and convenience!
Tower Over the City
Price Range: $9 – $44
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Visit the Eureka Skydeck and see the whole Melbourne from up above. The skydeck is 297m high, and is located at the 88th floor. Be amazed by the city’s aesthetics from a glass box that extends three metres out of the 88th floor.
You think that’s it, but then the box moves away from the building slowly! And as if that’s not enough, pre-recorded crack noises starts filling the room! No need to worry though, as you are totally safe up there. After the paranoia and vertigo sets in, you will be able to enjoy the city lights – and yes, it’s best to do this during the night!
Dance Your Stress Away
Price Range: $10
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Friday night is made for unwinding after a hard week’s work! Grab those dancing shoes and dance to indie tunes from The Smiths, The Who, MGMT, The Supreme, and a whole lot more! The party happens at the Finishing School in Trades Hall, Victoria Street. It starts at 9:30 PM and usually ends at 3 AM.
Feast on Curry
Price Range: Pay however you feel!
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Their dishes are vegetarian, and their curry is just so good! They are known for their “pay however you feel is right” payment scheme. Be generous though, as the business supports disadvantages members of its community. Lentil as Anything is located in Abbotsford Convent, St Heliers St., and is open daily from 9 AM to 9 PM.
Price Range: Most are for FREE
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Independent films are simply the best, as there are usually no limits and the art just shines through the movie.Loop is an independent arts space in Meyers PI, and it hosts movies and performance based art projects.
Price Range: $14 – $18
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Go ahead and appreciate art during your free time! See Australian modernism and international contemporary art at the Heide Museum of Modern Art. The museum has a garden and sculpture park as well, and even just 30 minutes of your time is enough for this museum to put you in awe. If you want to appreciate and decode the paintings more though, then go ahead and spend all day at the museum.
Spend the Day with Your Dog/s
Price Range: $2.99 – $17.99
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Looking for somewhere to spend the day, but you don’t want to leave your doggo alone at home? Then head on to the Doghouse Cafe in Collingwood and take your pup for a date! They have some of the best food for dogs, so your furry friend will surely enjoy hanging out here. They also have a menu for humans too, so no need to worry about going hungry.
Sing Your Heart Out
Price Range: $21 per person
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Rent a private room at the Kbox Karaoke with your friends and belt your favourite songs out. It doesn’t really matter if you have a good singing voice – as long as you and your friends are having fun, then that’s all that matters! The fee comes with a complimentary drink, too.
Seeing Melbourne and having fun has never been so affordable. Go on and explore, don’t let yourself miss out on all of these great things!