Did you know, July is the ‘heart’ of Melbourne’s winter and generally the coldest month of the year? While this may be unenticing to some, if you love travelling when the crowds are fewer, making it quicker and easier to get where you want to go then July is the perfect month for you! The average temperatures fall between 13.5-6.0 degrees Celsius.
Melbourne, much like Sydney, does not get snow, but you can still expect fog and frosts early in the mornings with many cold nights and cloudy days. Whilst July is a cold month, there is no shortage of activities you can do while travelling here, especially since it’s one of the biggest sporting season of the year – the AFL Grand Final, and those who love winder and snow sports will be in their element as the snow peak are perfectly formed during this time.
Snowboarding and Skiing
One of most enjoyed destination for snowboarding and skiing enthusiasts near Melbourne is the popular resort location in Mt. Buller, which is reachable in approximately 3 hours’ drive from the Melbourne CBD. The resort provides some of the most wonderful and reliable snow conditions in the state of Victoria and I’m sure it’ll be worth your trek.
Staying within the city
Well of course you can. If you prefer to stay within the city itself rather than trekking on snow or wilderness trail, there are plenty of other activities you can do during winter within Melbourne proper regardless of the weather outside. Keep in mind that visiting Melbourne in July means that the first two weeks of the month are saturated by school holidays, which mean many of the “family-oriented” attractions in Melbourne would be very busy.
Here are the other top recommendations on the best things to do in Melbourne in July:
Visit the Melbourne Aquarium. For those of you who think it’s too chilly in July while in Melbourne, fortunately, there are plenty of attractions and things you can experience that are located indoors – one of the most popular here is the Melbourne Aquarium. This award-winning destination can be reached easily due to its central location in the city alongside the Yarra River.
Attend a cricket match. The Melbourne Cricket Ground is one of the biggest and most iconic venues here in Australia, playing host to some of the biggest sporting events in the country’s rich history.
Attend with a scarf and beanie while cheering for a team to give yourself a full “Melbournian” look. The regular seasons in July will benefit you with a lower ticket price and a variety of seat options. If you’re touring, you’ll be able to go behind the scenes of the stadium, try sitting in the coach’s box as well as visit the media centers and change rooms!
Did you know that many people stay and invest in real estate properties even though their original aim is just to visit? Choosing land for sale Melbourne will let you enjoy the winter merriment as well as other Aussie events and highlights that happen throughout the year.
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