Do you want to celebrate your birthday in a unique and memorable way this year? Luckily for you, Melbourne offers no shortage of fun and exciting activities to make your birthday one for the ages, whether you're looking to escape into the countryside for the day or immerse yourself in the city's vibrant culture with friends and family. Looking for suitable indoor birthday party venues? Read on to learn more.
1. Wine tasting in Yarra Valley
This is the perfect activity for those who enjoy a glass of wine (or two). With over 80 cellar doors open to the public, you're spoilt for choice when it comes to finding the right winery for your birthday group. And what better way to experience the stunning scenery of Yarra Valley than by taking a leisurely stroll through one of its many vineyards?
2. Hiking in Mornington Peninsula
If you're looking for something a little more active, why not go hiking in Mornington Peninsula? There are plenty of trails to suit all fitness levels, and you're guaranteed to work up an appetite for a birthday feast after a few hours of fresh air and exercise. As long as you dress for the weather, these hiking trails offer breathtaking scenic views rain, hail or shine.
3. Spend a night somewhere along the Great Ocean Road
For those who want to spend a night or two away from home, there are plenty of birthday-friendly options along the Great Ocean Road. From cosy Airbnbs to luxe hotels, there’s plenty of variety in accommodation and the drive itself is absolutely stunning. With sights like the Twelve Apostles and Gibson Steps, it’s hard to believe this trip is just a couple hours’ drive from Melbourne’s CBD.
4. Yarra River Cruise
No one can truly claim to be a Melbournian until they’ve indulged in a Yarra River Cruise, so if you haven’t treated yourself to this amazing experience before, your next birthday is the perfect time to do it. Taking in all the sights of the city from the water is a truly unique experience, and one that you and your birthday group will never forget. The best part is that once the cruise is over, you’re perfectly placed for dinner and a few drinks in the heart of Melbourne.
5. Dinner and drinks at Slate Rooftop Bar on Goldsbrough Lane
This is the perfect venue to take your Melbourne birthday party celebrations into the evening, with a variety of mouth-watering food options and eclectic range of cocktails to choose from. Share some laughs with your closest friends and family while taking in the stunning city skyline views from the rooftop bar (which also has sheltered sections and heating, so you can enjoy the open air regardless of what the weather is doing).
Whatever style you’re after for marking another year gone by, Slate Restaurant Bar offers a diverse range of settings and atmospheres to perfectly capture the mood you’re going for. Book Slate for your birthday party venue today.