Family-Friendly Activities in Melbourne

Family-Friendly Activities in Melbourne

It’s very easy to find things to do in Melbourne for solo travelers, but it’s always harder to find activities that will keep the whole family entertained! Luckily, after over eighty years in Melbourne, Silver Taxi Service knows all the amazing places. Check out our quick guide to some of the best family-friendly activities below.

Family-Friendly Activities in Melbourne


If you come to Melbourne, you can’t leave Melbourne without seeing Luna Park. The iconic theme park first lit up St Kilda pier in 1912, and it’s still just as fun today. Make sure to get there before huge lines form by looking at a cab through the Silver Taxi Service App. Our quick Hail features let you book a can immediately, which means getting on that rollercoaster sooner! Luna Park provides you many rides and it has rides for all ages and is located right on the beach, making it easy to find something everyone can enjoy.

The Children’s Gallery at Melbourne Museum:

The Children’s Gallery offers you anything a kid could want, from dinosaur excavations to colorful dance parties. Melbourne Museum has also created social ‘stories’ for kids on the autism spectrum, as well as special programs for kinder groups. And there are plenty for parents to see and do as well. Outside of the Children’s Gallery, the museum has exhibitions on everything from gut health to the 1960s.



Skip public transport for this one! Turn an hour on the train into a quick ride in a Silver Taxi Service. With Silver Taxi Service GPS tracking, you can even track your journey along the way. Science work is a Melbourne institution, with enough fun and educational displays to keep everyone entertained for hours. Highlights include creating your sound and, visits to the planetarium (which also offers sleepovers), and robotics workshops. Just remember to pack snacks.


Dodgem cars, bowling alleys, and over sixty arcade and ticket games make the Archie Brothers the stuff of kid’s dreams. Want a more memorable day out? The brothers even have VR stations, and immersive games in their Thrill rider section (although you might want to save that on for the teenagers. Make sure to have plenty of cash on hand, as most of the games are priced individually. Luckily you can pay for your cab using PayPal with Silver Taxi Service app, making it easy to save all your cash for the fun.


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