Top things to do this weekend in Melbourne June 2020

2020-05-28 | 5 min read

As restrictions start to be more relaxed, Melburnians can enjoy the weekend a bit more. However, remember to practice physical distancing and enhanced hygiene.

We are keeping you up to date! Here are the top activities you can do this weekend:

  • Take a tour of the Yarra River in Docklands

Want to be your own captain and enjoy the atmosphere of Dockland River? Goboat just reopened again! They offer electric boat hire service, which comes with a built-in wooden picnic table so you can BYO food and drink. And the best thing is: you don’t even need a boating licence or experience! All boats are easy and safe to operate.

  • Wander around the beautiful and evergreen Royal Botanic Gardens

Even though there are no tours or events taking place, you can still host a picnic with up to 10 people. Don’t forget to follow the newest safety guidance and maintain 1.5 metres distance from others. 

  • Explore Melbourne’s best public artworks

Besides great food and cultural diversity, Melbourne is dotted with the greatest public galleries. Here are some of Melbourne’s best public art:

Inge King, 'Forward Surge' (1972-74)- Southbank

Ron Robertson-Swann, 'Vault' (1978) AKA ‘ Yellow Pencil’- Southbank

Deborah Halpern, 'Ophelia' (1992)- Southbank

Inge King, 'Rings of Saturn' (2006)- Bulleen

  • Spend time with your four-paws friend

Take your dogs to Melbourne top dog friendly-parks and reserves, here are a few places:

Albert Park- South Melbourne

Darebin Parklands- Ivanhoe

Brighton Beach- Brighton

Princess Park- Calton North

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