About the destination

Melbourne is known as the sports capital of Australia, hosting major events such as the Australian Open in tennis and the Australian Grand Prix in Formula 1.


The official currency of the country is the Australian dollar (AUD). If you plan to use your cards at your destination, be sure to inform your financial institution of the dates of your stay.


The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that you consult a health professional to discuss vaccinations for the following diseases: hepatitis B, influenza, Japanese encephalitis, yellow fever and measles. Note that two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are required for flights from Canada and for crossing the United States border.


Your passport must be valid on the day you enter Australia.


Month Max Min Prec.
January 26 °C 16 °C 47 mm
February 26 °C 16 °C 49 mm
March 24 °C 14 °C 41 mm
April 20 °C 12 °C 53 mm
May 17 °C 10 °C 48 mm
June 14 °C 8 °C 45 mm
July 14 °C 7 °C 43 mm
August 15 °C 8 °C 46 mm
September 17 °C 9 °C 56 mm
October 19 °C 11 °C 58 mm
November 22 °C 12 °C 61 mm
December 24 °C 14 °C 58 mm


Australia has no official language, but English is the predominant language in the country.

Things to do in Melbourne

The Yarra Valley Wine Route

Just outside Melbourne is the Yarra Valley wine region. As well as experiencing some stunning scenery, taste some of Australia’s finest pinot noirs and sparkling wines.


Brighton is an ideal beach for surfing and BBQing. Plus, the beach is located in an upscale neighborhood that offers several fine restaurants to end the evening.

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