What we're about

This is a group for young international students, travellers and locals between 18-35 that want to connect with fun people and get the most out of Melbourne. If you're looking to meet new people, this is a group not to miss!

Upcoming events (5+)

FREE Language exchange! Learn a new language! :-)

The Joint Bar

=== BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL! === Please note, this is a free event and your booking is required. To book, please RSVP to this event and comment "I'm going" in the discussion section, along with the language you can teach (for instance (#teachSpanish) and the language you are learning (#learnFrench). === INTRO === Every week, over 250 people from 23+ countries meet at out language exchange to practice a new language and make new friends over a beer. The first thing you will notice when you goto New To Melbourne is the great community atmosphere; people in our group are friendly and helpful and always welcoming of new group members. I hope you can bring a friend and join us for some language practice! :D Our language exchange is free and runs every Thursday night, there's $8 Nachos and $12 parmigianas if you arrive at 6pm and want some dinner ;-) ------------------------------ IMPORTANT! Remember to post the language you speak as a hashtag: #TeachFrench in the comments along with the language you are looking to learn #LearnEnglish. People often look through the comments and contact people so they can meet and swap languages on the night :-) So remember to post your languages! We suggest messaging people you want to swap a language with and then you can meet in-person on Thursday! ------------------------------ Event cost: FREE! (Please remember to rsvp) What a language exchange? If you're new to this group, the language swap is where you can make new friends and pickup a new language over a drink! To understand how it works, it's best to come along one night - it's easier than explaining. Arrive at 6pm for language practice while groups are still forming. ===== FORMAT ===== When you arrive, you receive a badge with your native language and the languages you would like to learn. Place them on your chest with your native language on the right and other languages you are learning on the left. Then go meet people and exchange languages! What to bring: Pen and Paper and good vibes! Age Group: 18+ ===== MENU ===== The management gave us a special menu with some cheap eats :-) Food: Shoestring fries - with tomato sauce ($5) Wedges w/ sour cream & sweet chilli sauce ($5) Mac & Cheese Bites with Spicy mayo ($5) Chlli Chicken Wings with Aioli ($5) Spicy Potato Balls with Spicy Mayo ($5) Drinks: Double Black Cans ($7.5) Captain Morgan ($5.5) Blonde Stubbies ($5.5) House Wine ($6) Peroni Stubbies ($6) ===== MISSION ===== Our mission is to share language, share cultures and help people make friends through free language exchange... and have fun while doing it! ===== FACEBOOK GROUPs ===== We run the "New To Melbourne! Talk Page" Facebook group where people organise coffee days, meetups and find travel buddies. You can join it here: https://web.facebook.com/groups/208945742798304/ And we also run the "Fluent Fast! Language Partners" Facebook group for people looking to find a languages partner: You can join it here: https://web.facebook.com/groups/106930279668865/ Both groups are popular, have some good people in them and worth joining. ===== NEW TO MELBOURNE! ===== This event is run by New to Melbourne! We run fun and affordable event for people mostly between 18-35 from all over the world including aussies. It's a great place to meet new people, discover amazing new places and I often find some great events that are super cheap :-) To get notifications about upcoming events, click the subscribe button on our events page here: www.facebook.com/NewToMelb/events Cheers! Cameron

$54 Grampians Bus Trip Adventure! (very cheap price)

We're going to see one of the most popular destinations in victoria: The Grampians! If you'd like to join us, you're more than welcome! Our group is called New To Melbourne and we run fun and super cheap events and bus trips for people between 18 and 35 (our bus trips are open to all ages). The Grampians is incredible: enjoy beautiful views and take a hike around one of the most visited national parks in Victoria! This is definitely one for your Melbourne bucket list :-) ===== THE ADVENTURE INCLUDES ===== ● Planned 12 hour (1 day) bus trip + Friendly Tour Guide ● Free Photographer (definitely ask for a photo or two!) ● Breathtaking views of Boroka Lookout (Google it!) ● See the beautiful, famous and historical McKenzie Falls ● Get a picture with an aussie Kangaroo! and see other Australian wildlife :-) ● Visit the local town; Halls Gap - population 613 ● Get a photo at Reed Lookout with a spectacular view out over the Grampians. ● 1km walk (return) to the Balconies for incredible views and photographs ===== DETAILS===== Pick Up & Drop Off location: ● Meeting point: Outside the State Library of Victoria (in front statues - Swanston street side, **not** Russel street). Closest train station is Melbourne Central. https://goo.gl/maps/BTG7wu7wZ2K2 ● Please ensure you allow enough time for travel delays getting to the meeting point. Food and Drinks: ● Our bus trips are really cheap but we do not provide food or drink, that is why we recommend that you bring some snacks with you for the day 👌. Sometimes we have a "picnic" 🍞🍊🍽 all together - Otherwise you can also buy something at the stops during the trip ===== TICKETS ===== $54 (usually $110) Ticket link: Buy Tickets Here (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/54-grampians-bus-trip-adventure-super-low-price-tickets-32613535964) As always with our ticketed events: get in early as later tickets become more expensive closer to the event/tour date. Please have your ticket printed or on your phone to display before boarding the bus Make sure you wear APPROPRIATE CLOTHING AND SHOES for walking outdoors and a bottle of WATER. ===== New To Melbourne! ===== New To Melbourne is a group of travellers, uni students and locals, we organise cheap events and bus tours with a focus on making new friends, seeing amazing places and doing quality events and trips on a budget. . All our events, bus trips, times, dates and ticket links can be found in the Event section (at the link below). Remember to like the New To Melbourne page for special prices and event updates. Event section link below:: www.facebook.com/NewToMelb/events ===== IMPORTANT ===== ● Group discount, Concessions and Children’s rates: Our prices are already one third of normal prices of the other bus trip providers and prices cannot be further discounted. ● Children: Children under 16 must be supervised by a parent/guardian on the trip. Children (of any age) must have a valid ticket to board. Please email [masked] if you have a child under 10 years of age, please provide the name on your ticket, the child’s age and the tour you are on and the date and time it starts. Children may need to have a safety harness / seating arranged for the trip (depending on age). ● Refund and Transfers policy: No refunds will be given if you miss the bus. Refunds or date transfers requested 7 days before the tour date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. If requested 4 days before will incur a 100% cancellation fee. For refunds or date transfer please use the Eventbrite's Refund feature (not email or facebook). Transfer/resell of tickets to another person are not permitted. HAVE A GREAT TRIP AND SEE YOU SOON !! 🚐🏔🛣🏞🌄🌳😁👌

$49 Great Ocean Rd Adventure! (Cheap ticket price!)

Great Ocean Road

New To Melbourne invites you to the beautiful Great Ocean Road!! The Great Ocean Rd is one of the most beautiful trips you can do while in Melbourne, you can see Koalas, Kangaroos, get up close with a Kookaburra for a selfie (people do it! haha) and see the beautiful coastline with new friends. It's a must see if you've never been. Also you'll have a chance to take photos, play soccer and make new friends on the trip that you'll meet at our other events and tours. ===== THE ADVENTURE INCLUDES ===== ● The best part of the trip: See the magnificent Twelve Apostles and the just as Beautiful Loch Ard Gorge ● Planned 12.5 hour (1 day) bus trip + Friendly Tour Guide ● Anglesea Beach ● Stop off at the famous Memorial Arch for a photo ● The Beautiful white beaches of Lorne where you can spot Seals on the pier. ● Kennets River: Hand feed wild Australia Birds (they will fly and land on your shoulders and head), see Koalas and (if you’re lucky) get a selfie with a Kookaburra. ● Lunch at Apollo Bay, take a swim, check out the local shops * Optional (not incl. in trip price): ● 12 Apostles - London Bridge Scenic Flight 🚁 An unforgettable 15 minute flight experience - not to be missed!! This flight includes the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, plus you will travel further along the majestic coast to London Bridge (Price: $145 p/p) ===== DETAILS===== Pickup location / time: ● Meeting point: Outside the State Library of Victoria (in front statues - Swanston street side, **not** Russel street). Closest train station is Melbourne Central. ● Please ensure you allow enough time for travel delays getting to the meeting point. Food and Drinks: ● Our bus trips are really cheap but we do not provide food or drink, that is why we recommend that you bring some snacks with you for the day 👌. Sometimes we have a "picnic" 🍞🍊🍽 all together - Otherwise you can also buy something at the stops during the trip ===== TICKETS ===== From ONLY $49 (usually $120) Ticket link: Buy Tickets Here (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/49-great-ocean-rd-adventure-super-low-price-tickets-32036787895) As always with our ticketed events: get in early as later tickets become more expensive closer to the event/tour date. Please have your ticket printed or on your phone to display before boarding the bus ===== New To Melbourne! ===== New To Melbourne is a group of travellers, uni students and locals, we organise cheap events and bus tours with a focus on making new friends, seeing amazing places and doing quality events and trips on a budget. . All our events, bus trips, times, dates and ticket links can be found in the Event section (at the link below). Remember to like the New To Melbourne page for special prices and event updates. Event section link below:: www.facebook.com/NewToMelb/events ===== IMPORTANT ===== ● Group discount, Concessions and Children’s rates: Our prices are already one third of normal prices of the other bus trip providers and prices cannot be further discounted. ● Children: Children under 16 must be supervised by a parent/guardian on the trip. Children (of any age) must have a full price valid ticket to board. Please email [masked] if you have a child under 1.5 years of age, please provide the name on your ticket, the child’s age and the tour you are on and the date and time it starts. Children may need to have a safety harness / seating arranged for the trip (depending on age). ● Refund and Transfers policy: No refunds will be given if you miss the bus. Refunds or transfers requested 7 days before the tour date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. If requested 4 days before will incur a 100% cancellation fee. For refunds, date transfers or ticket transfer to another person please use the Eventbrite's Refund feature. Tickets are not for resale. HAVE A GREAT TRIP AND SEE YOU SOON !! 🚐🏔🛣🏞🌄🌳😁👌

FREE Language exchange! Learn a new language! :-)

The Joint Bar

=== BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL! === Please note, this is a free event and your booking is required. To book, please RSVP to this event and comment "I'm going" in the discussion section, along with the language you can teach (for instance (#teachSpanish) and the language you are learning (#learnFrench). === INTRO === Every week, over 250 people from 23+ countries meet at out language exchange to practice a new language and make new friends over a beer. The first thing you will notice when you goto New To Melbourne is the great community atmosphere; people in our group are friendly and helpful and always welcoming of new group members. I hope you can bring a friend and join us for some language practice! :D Our language exchange is free and runs every Thursday night, there's $8 Nachos and $12 parmigianas if you arrive at 6pm and want some dinner ;-) ------------------------------ IMPORTANT! Remember to post the language you speak as a hashtag: #TeachFrench in the comments along with the language you are looking to learn #LearnEnglish. People often look through the comments and contact people so they can meet and swap languages on the night :-) So remember to post your languages! We suggest messaging people you want to swap a language with and then you can meet in-person on Thursday! ------------------------------ Event cost: FREE! (Please remember to rsvp) What a language exchange? If you're new to this group, the language swap is where you can make new friends and pickup a new language over a drink! To understand how it works, it's best to come along one night - it's easier than explaining. Arrive at 6pm for language practice while groups are still forming. ===== FORMAT ===== When you arrive, you receive a badge with your native language and the languages you would like to learn. Place them on your chest with your native language on the right and other languages you are learning on the left. Then go meet people and exchange languages! What to bring: Pen and Paper and good vibes! Age Group: 18+ ===== MENU ===== The management gave us a special menu with some cheap eats :-) Food: Shoestring fries - with tomato sauce ($5) Wedges w/ sour cream & sweet chilli sauce ($5) Mac & Cheese Bites with Spicy mayo ($5) Chlli Chicken Wings with Aioli ($5) Spicy Potato Balls with Spicy Mayo ($5) Drinks: Double Black Cans ($7.5) Captain Morgan ($5.5) Blonde Stubbies ($5.5) House Wine ($6) Peroni Stubbies ($6) ===== MISSION ===== Our mission is to share language, share cultures and help people make friends through free language exchange... and have fun while doing it! ===== FACEBOOK GROUPs ===== We run the "New To Melbourne! Talk Page" Facebook group where people organise coffee days, meetups and find travel buddies. You can join it here: https://web.facebook.com/groups/208945742798304/ And we also run the "Fluent Fast! Language Partners" Facebook group for people looking to find a languages partner: You can join it here: https://web.facebook.com/groups/106930279668865/ Both groups are popular, have some good people in them and worth joining. ===== NEW TO MELBOURNE! ===== This event is run by New to Melbourne! We run fun and affordable event for people mostly between 18-35 from all over the world including aussies. It's a great place to meet new people, discover amazing new places and I often find some great events that are super cheap :-) To get notifications about upcoming events, click the subscribe button on our events page here: www.facebook.com/NewToMelb/events Cheers! Cameron

Past Events

$54 Grampians Bus Trip Adventure! (very cheap price)

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