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The Best Melbourne Rainy Day Activities


Melbourne is recognized as one of Australia's most fantastic cities. And, it is one of those countries where you can easily spend all day outside, but also gets plenty of rain.

However, don't let Melbourne's inclement weather spoil your plans. When the weather outdoors isn't cooperating, there are plenty of things to do in the city.

Continue reading to learn about the 5 best rainy day activities you can do.

Visiting the National Gallery of Victoria

Australia's oldest, most extensive, and most visited art museum is the National Gallery of Victoria.

It is regarded as having one of the most significant art collections globally, with over 4500 Asian artworks and 17,000 worldwide prints.

For families, there are also workshops and exhibitions they can try.

It's easy to lose track of time here, so it's a great way to pass the time while waiting for the rain to stop.

Go inside and relax at State Library Victoria

The State Library Victoria is a great place to escape the rain in the city and unwind.

It was not just Australia's first public library but also one of the earliest free public libraries in the world. The library houses a vast collection of historic items in addition to its stack of books.

And, don't forget to photograph the magnificent reading room. It's a lovely spot for studying and getting together with friends for brunch.

Take a play at Crown Complex

The Crown Complex is known for its massive size, making it the largest casino complex in the Southern Hemisphere and of the world.

It's generally known for being an entertainment area. It has unique designer boutiques, nightly casinos, of course, and you can even enjoy a rain spa day in it.

You have so much to choose from as it also offers nightclubs, arcades, and bowling alleys, many of which you can enjoy with family and friends.

While we’re at it, if you're not lucky enough to experience the atmosphere of the Crown Complex, you can try out the best online Australian casinos on your mobile phone.

Melbourne SEA LIFE Aquarium

A trip to the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is fun for the whole family. Tropical reef fish in the Coral Caves, reef sharks, a crocodile, rays, and seahorses are just a few of the animals you'll see at the aquarium.

Rehabilitating marine turtles and running a breeding program for grey nurse sharks are conservation activities at the aquarium.

Taking a ride at City Circle Tram

The City Circle Tram is not just one of Melbourne's countless free attractions, but it's also a great way to pass the time while it's raining.

This free Melbourne attraction is frequently used as a hop-on-hop-off service to move around the city.

Still, you can also complete the loop in one and enjoy the free onboard commentary. It takes about 45 minutes to an hour to complete the circle.

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