What we're about

Welcome to Explore Melbourne - The largest and the most active meetup group in Melbourne with over 32,000+ members. We are also the largest group in Australia. 
Our group is for anyone interested in exploring the wonderful city of Melbourne and surrounds together. We run a combination of Free and Paid events. We have organized over 2000 events since September 2016.

Please follow us on Social Media:

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/exploremelb
Facebook Group (Event Photos): https://www.facebook.com/groups/exploremelb
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xpmelb/

To protect our community, we have seven simple rules in place.

a) We are not a dating group. There are other groups for that.
b) We have a no phone number policy. It is not okay to ask members for their phone numbers or to share your number with others. Please use meetup's messaging system if you wish to communicate with someone you have met.
c) Due to the Meetup policy, our events are only open to people aged 18 and older.
d) We ask that you refrain from adding people to WhatsApp groups or other groups.
e) Please do not advertise other events or groups.
f) We don't allow carpooling.
g) Please do not sell products/services (Including MLM, Pyramid Schemes, Mentorship) to our members during or after the event.

Liability Waiver: By joining Explore Melbourne meetup group, you agree to our liability waiver described here: https://www.meetup.com/exploremelb/pages/30046647/Explore_Melbourne_Liability_Waiver/

Upcoming events (4+)

Korean Fried Chicken at Buza | Desserts at Sulbing Premium Cafe

Needs a location

Please follow these two steps to confirm your spot:

Step 1: Please RSVP to this event on meetup.

Step 2: Please get your free Trybooking ticket - https://www.trybooking.com/BZTYU

Trybooking tickets will be scanned at the meeting point.

Meeting Point: Let's meet outside Buza Chicken on Queen Street at 6 pm. I will form smaller groups so that it's easier to form tables. Please don't late. If the restaurant is busy, we have to get takeaway and eat in Melbourne Central Food Court. They don't split bills at Buza. Please be familiar with PayID bank payments before coming to the meeting point.

Address: Shop 3/365 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Let's head for Korean Fried Chicken at Buza and later have Desserts at Sulbing Premium Cafe.

Buza Chicken

https://www.buzachicken.com.au

Sulbing Premium Cafe (Typically involves a waiting time):

SULBING has a warm and tender sensibility that meets Korean tradition and modern sense.

Menu: https://sulbingcafe.com.au/

Cost:

Organizer Fee: n/a

Food: Depends on what you order.

Please follow us on Social Media for photos & updates:

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/exploremelb
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/exploremelb
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xpmelb/

Explore Melbourne is the largest meetup group in Australia. To protect our community, we have seven simple rules in place.

a) We are not a dating group. There are other groups for that.
b) We have a no phone number policy. It is not okay to ask members for their phone numbers or to share your number with others. Please use meetup's messaging system if you wish to communicate with someone you have met.
c) Due to the Meetup policy, our events are only open to people aged 18 and older.
d) We ask that you refrain from adding people to WhatsApp groups or other groups.
e) Please do not advertise other events or groups.
f) We don't allow carpooling.
g) Please do not sell products/services (Including MLM, Pyramid Schemes, Mentorship) to our members during or after the event.

Liability Waiver:
The organizer of this group cannot accept any liability for any loss, damage, injury, or accidents to participants or their property at this event. By participating in this event, you're taking responsibility for your safety and well-being. By joining this event, you agree to the liability waiver mentioned here: https://www.meetup.com/exploremelb/pages/30046647/Explore_Melbourne_Liability_Waiver/

8
Hot Chocolate & Talk - Max Brenner QV Square | Meet New People [Online Ticket]

Please follow these two steps to confirm your spot:

Step 1: Please RSVP to this event on meetup.

Step 2: Please get your free Trybooking ticket: https://www.trybooking.com/BZXBK

We will scan tickets at the meeting point. If you are bringing friends, please note that they will need to RSVP on meetup and get the try booking ticket.

Meeting Point: Let's meet outside Max Brenner in QV Square at 6 PM.

Map: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Max+Brenner+Chocolate+Bar/@-37.8105136,144.9649802,19z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x4d4efdb0037ef6bd!8m2!3d-37.8107944!4d144.9652417

Let's meet at Max Brenner Chocolate Bar in QV for coffee, hot chocolate, or anything they sell. Please don't be late.

Please follow us on Social Media for photos & updates:

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/exploremelb
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/exploremelb
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xpmelb/

Explore Melbourne is the largest meetup group in Australia. To protect our community, we have seven simple rules in place.

a) We are not a dating group. There are other groups for that.
b) We have a no phone number policy. It is not okay to ask members for their phone numbers or to share your number with others. Please use meetup's messaging system if you wish to communicate with someone you have met.
c) Due to the Meetup policy, our events are only open to people aged 18 and older.
d) We ask that you refrain from adding people to WhatsApp groups or other groups.
e) Please do not advertise other events or groups.
f) We don't allow carpooling.
g) Please do not sell products/services (Including MLM, Pyramid Schemes, Mentorship) to our members during or after the event.

Liability Waiver:

The organizer of this group cannot accept any liability for any loss, damage, injury, or accidents to participants or their property at this event. By participating in this event, you're taking responsibility for your safety and well-being. By joining this event, you agree to the liability waiver mentioned here: https://www.meetup.com/exploremelb/pages/30046647/Explore_Melbourne_Liability_Waiver/

2
Weekend Trip to Vivid Sydney | Light, Music & Ideas Festival [5 Steps]

Needs a location

A$30.00

We're going to Sydney for the opening weekend of Vivid Sydney. Vivid Sydney is a festival of light, music, and ideas. It includes outdoor immersive light installations and projections, music performances, and an ideas exchange forum.

Please follow these 5 steps to confirm your spot:

Step 1: Please RSVP to this event on meetup.

Step 2: Please pay the organizer fee ($30) via Trybooking - https://www.trybooking.com/BZCVE

Step 3: Book the onward one-way flight ticket.

https://www.jetstar.com/au/en/home?adult=1&adults=1&children=0&departure-date=28-05-2022&departuredate1=28-05-2022&destination=SYD&destination1=SYD&flexible=1&flight-type=2&infants=0&origin=AVV&origin1=AVV&tab=1

One way
From: Avalon
To: Sydney
Departing: Sat, 28th May
Time: 2:50 PM

You are welcome to book an earlier flight as well and meet us in Sydney.

Step 4: Book your return journey to Melbourne via Train or Flight.

XPT Train:
https://transportnsw.info/regional-bookings/
One Way
From: Sydney (Central) Station
To: Melbourne (Southern Cross) Station
Departure Date: Sun, 29th May
Time: 20:42

Flight: If you wish to take the flight back, please book a flight later in the day on Sunday.

Step 5: Please book any accommodation closer to the central station depending on your budget (Preferably with free cancellation).

https://www.booking.com/landmark/au/central-station-sydney.en-gb.html

Checkin: Sat 28 May
Checkout: Sun 29 May

Trybooking tickets will be scanned at the meeting point. Trybooking Tickets are non refundable. There is no option to transfer the ticket.

The itinerary/meeting point details will be sent closer to the event date via email to the ticket holders.

Meeting Point: Let's meet in the Corner of Spencer Street and Bourke Street (Station Side - Near the steps) at 12 PM. Skybus tickets to Avalon Airport can be purchased in advance or on the day of travel. https://www.skybus.com.au/avalon-city-express/buy-tickets/

Meeting Point Photo: https://bit.ly/2SkyVL2

Cost:

Organizer Fee : $30

Flight to Sydney: $35

Overnight Train to Melbourne: Economy from $93.79

Travel cost for two days: $16.30

Accommodation (Varies) - Close to Central Station:

We should be back in the Melbourne CBD on Monday, May 30th around 7:45 AM. If you are taking the flight back, this will be on Sunday evening.

Loyalty Card: You will get two stamps for this event.

Tentative Plan for Sydney (All our trips will start and end at The Grand Concourse at Central Station):

Day 1:

* Airport to Central Station.
* Check-in to accommodation
* Sydney Opera House & Sydney Harbour Bridge among other locations at night with Vivid Sydney Projections for 4-5 hours.
* Ferry Ride at night

Day 2:

* Sydney Opera House
* Darling Harbour
* Bondi Beach
* Tamarama Point
* Walk across Sydney Harbour Bridge (20 mins)
* See Sydney Harbour Bridge (from the ferry)

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/exploremelb
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/exploremelb
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xpmelb/

Explore Melbourne is the largest meetup group in Australia. To protect our community, we have seven simple rules in place.

a) We are not a dating group. There are other groups for that.
b) We have a no phone number policy. It is not okay to ask members for their phone numbers or to share your number with others. Please use meetup's messaging system if you wish to communicate with someone you have met.
c) Due to the Meetup policy, our events are only open to people aged 18 and older.
d) We ask that you refrain from adding people to WhatsApp groups or other groups.
e) Please do not advertise other events or groups.
f) We don't allow carpooling.
g) Please do not sell products/services (Including MLM, Pyramid Schemes, Mentorship) to our members during or after the event.

Liability Waiver:

The organizer of this group cannot accept any liability for any loss, damage, injury or accidents to participants or their property on this event. By participating in this event, you're taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. By joining this event you agree to the liability waiver mentioned here: https://www.meetup.com/exploremelb/pages/30046647/Explore_Melbourne_Liability_Waiver/

3
Winter Night Market @ Queen Victoria Market | Meet New People

Needs a location

Please follow these two steps to confirm your spot:

Step 1: Please RSVP to this event on meetup.

Step 2: Please get your free Trybooking ticket: https://www.trybooking.com/BZWWX

Trybooking tickets will be scanned in the meeting point.

Meeting Point: Let's meet in front of 432 Queen Street and walk to the market at 6 PM. We will decide on a common point inside the market when you can come back after getting food.

Let's head to Queen Vic Market for Winter Night Market to enjoy a winter playground complete with everything we've been craving – delicious street food, hot bevvies and live music.

Please follow us on Social Media for photos & updates:

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/exploremelb
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/exploremelb
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xpmelb/

Explore Melbourne is the largest meetup group in Australia. To protect our community, we have seven simple rules in place.

a) We are not a dating group. There are other groups for that.
b) We have a no phone number policy. It is not okay to ask members for their phone numbers or to share your number with others. Please use meetup's messaging system if you wish to communicate with someone you have met.
c) Due to the Meetup policy, our events are only open to people aged 18 and older.
d) We ask that you refrain from adding people to WhatsApp groups or other groups.
e) Please do not advertise other events or groups.
g) We don't allow carpooling.
h) Please do not sell products/services (Including MLM, Pyramid Schemes, Mentorship) to our members during or after the event.

Liability Waiver:

The organizer of this group cannot accept any liability for any loss, damage, injury, or accidents to participants or their property at this event. By participating in this event, you're taking responsibility for your safety and well-being. By joining this event, you agree to the liability waiver mentioned here: https://www.meetup.com/exploremelb/pages/30046647/Explore_Melbourne_Liability_Waiver/

Past events (2,246)

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