Perfect walking city
Melbourne is set in a compact grid layout, making it very easy to navigate by foot. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is located within easy walking distance of many hotels, restaurants, cafés, shopping and attractions. The City of Melbourne provides informative walking maps and information that can be downloaded for free.
Myki Visitor Pass
The Visitor Myki has been developed for visitors and is available at Public Transport Victoria (PTV) hubs, the Melbourne Visitor Information Centre and many hotels, motels and backpacker accommodation providers. The Visitor Myki costs AU$14 and is pre-loaded with Myki money for one day's travel in Zone 1. Tram travel in Melbourne's central business district and Docklands is free. Twenty four hour tram and train services will be introduced on Friday/Saturday nights in January 2016.
The Visitor Myki pack includes an inner Melbourne tram map, a Myki protective wallet and discounts to 15 attractions valued at more than AU$130. Large quantities of the Visitor Myki pack can be ordered in advance for conference delegates and there is no restriction on quantity.
RACV Melbourne Bike Share Scheme
Melbourne's Bike Share Scheme allows users to hire one of 600 bikes at the 50 docking stations around the city centre.
Melbourne Visitor Shuttle Bus
On the Melbourne Visitors Shuttle Bus delegates can hop on and off at any of the 13 key city locations including the Melbourne Museum, Queen Victoria Market, Royal Botanic Gardens and Chinatown.
With the Yarra River running through it, Melbourne is a great city to make your way around by boat. Jump on a Melbourne Water Taxi or take a scenic cruise departing from Southbank.
Free City Circle Tram
Operating every 12 minutes, the City Circle Tram travels the perimeter of Melbourne's city centre, taking in many of Melbourne's landmarks. Delegates can catch the tram at any of the specially marked stops on Flinders Street, Harbour Esplanade, Docklands Drive or Spring Street. The City Circle route uses iconic W-Class trams, offering passengers an historical experience and commentary along the way.