Compare Cheap Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne, Australia
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Top Things to Do and See with Flights Christchurch to Melbourne
You may want to upgrade your camera and zoom lens after you book cheap flights to Melbourne from Christchurch to take postcard worthy shots of the many landmarks and attractions.Flinders Street Station is the busiest railway station in Australia and it’s picturesque design attracts visitors from all over. Directly across the street from Flinders Street Station is another favourite spot among travellers with tickets to Melbourne from Christchurch: Federation Square. This public space features a unique architectural design, which creates a striking backdrop for happysnaps. The Australian Centre of Moving Image (ACMI) can also be found at the Square and is home to incredible displays of an array of subjects. The Botanic Gardens are a great place to stretch your legs after long Christchurch to Melbourne flights. The Gardens can be enjoyed by photographers, horticulture enthusiasts, nature lovers, artists, or anyone looking to soak up the beauty and stillness of this lush green space. Stroll through along the paths to see more than 8,500 plant species throughout the colourful gardens. Sports-lovers on Christchurch to Melbourne return flights will no doubt have their interest piqued with the idea of visiting the Melbourne Cricket Grounds (MCG). The MCG is the city’s most hallowed sporting ground and is busy nearly year-round with sporting matches, as well as concerts, performances and other events. Book cheap flights Christchurch to Melbourne with Webjet then snag a ticket to any of the events held inside the Melbourne Cricket Grounds. You may see a cricket match, international soccer tournaments, rugby, AFL, or various other sporting events. Sit back and relax along the Yarra River cruise to take in some of the best sights in Melbourne. If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous when arranging flights Christchurch to Melbourne, you can book a kayak excursion down the river as well.
Public Transport and How to Get Around
Visitors arriving on Christchurch to Melbourne flights can use the city’s famed tram network to travel; there is an extensive route and fares are hip pocket-friendly. Make your dollar go even further, and complement your cheap flights to Melbourne from Christchurch, by taking advantage of the free City Circle Tram that operates throughout Melbourne’s CBD. Trams can also connect travellers to suburbs including St Kilda, Richmond, Brunswick and North Melbourne; a convenient mode of transit should you be staying in these areas or want to visit these neighbourhoods while in Victoria thanks to flights Christchurch to Melbourne. There are more than 300 bus routes operating throughout Melbourne. The SkyBus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to the city centre is about $19 AUD; the SkyBus travels to Southern Cross Station, St Kilda, and also to the Mornington Peninsula. The network of train routes in Melbourne is most convenient for many travellers arriving on Christchurch to Melbourne flights. The City Loop is a five-station route that travels to various points in the CBD.
Major Events and Festivals
If you’re arranging flights Christchurch to Melbourne for late February travel and are feeling peckish once you land, head to the Lonsdale Street Greek Festival. The festival features more than 600 performers from across Australia. While the festival celebrates with traditional Greek dances and foods, anyone arriving on cheap flights Christchurch to Melbourne can attend. The Moomba Festival in March is an iconic fixture of the city’s festival calendar and is a popular reason for interstate and international travellers to make their way to Victoria, including those travelling on plane tickets to Melbourne from Christchurch. The family-friendly festival is an extravaganza with carnival rides, parades and shows, and entertaining water-based events. The most popular Moomba event drawing in crowds on Christchurch to Melbourne return flights is the Birdman Rally. This tongue-in-cheek event sees participants don homemade get-ups, all designed to help them fly the furthest across the Yarra River. Witnessing the flying and flapping can have you rolling in laughter and cheering for your favourite participant. Rev-heads and car-enthusiasts will no doubt be keen to book their flights Christchurch to Melbourne for travel in mid-March. This is when Melbourne plays hosts to the Australian Grand Prix. For three days, you can watch the world’s fastest F1 drivers negotiate the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit around Albert Park Lake. Book flights Christchurch to Melbourne for late July or early August to catch a screening of the Melbourne International Film Festival. There are numerous showings and screenings happening around the city at various cinemas and venues. There is also a four-day conference, the 37°South Market, where filmmakers, producers, and other industry professionals attend workshops and lectures. November travellers booking Christchurch to Melbourne flights may coincide their holiday to attend one of the race days of the prestigious bourne Cup Carnival. The week-long horse racing carnival includes four main days: Derby Day, Crown Oaks Day, Stakes Day, and, the pinnacle Melbourne Cup Day. Race-goers can enjoy a punt, or take advantage of the swanky marquees, live music performances, and food opportunities.