One of the most essential resources we have available to us when travelling today is our smartphone and its apps. Where would we be without this technology! We probably wouldn’t get very far at all because we rely on our phones for many travel purposes. For booking flights and accommodation, attractions and entertainment, finding shops and restaurants, transport and directions, translating and currency conversions, checking local guides and itineraries, and so much more.
When visiting Melbourne you will find travel logistics much easier with the right apps downloaded on your smartphone. Here are some of the most useful free iOS apps for Melbourne travel.
Useful Apps To Explore Melbourne
Visiting Melbourne, in Australia? These free Apps for Melbourne travel will help make your stay here enjoyable and stress free, with heaps of useful information to explore the city, all available at your fingertips.
From city guides and public transport, to restaurants and entertainment, everything you need can be found with these useful iOS Apps. Simply download from the App Store when you arrive. Some Apps have additional in-app purchases available for a cost of a few dollars.
Snazzy Tip: To download the Apps you can use free public wifi located around Melbourne.
1. Melbourne Airport App
Melbourne’s Tullamarine International Airport has a handy App for information including flight details, terminals, gates, shops, food locations and more. Everything to assist making your flight to and from Melbourne simpler can be found on the App.
2. Melbourne Travel Guide with Offline Street Map App
A full city guide right on your phone and no internet required, as it works offline. It’s full of handy tips for places to visit in the city. Suggestions on where to go, what to see, shops, restaurants and popular attractions. What I love about this App is it has 12 other languages available.
3. Quandoo Local Restaurant Guide App
Use Quandoo to find a restaurant or cafe near you and make a booking, for a small or large number of people. Choose cuisine, check menu and price guide, plus photos and reviews of restaurants. Map and directions included.
4. Melbourne’s Bars and Pubs App
Guide to the best and nearest places to drink and socialise in Melbourne, with details of each venue and any events that are on. Discover rooftop bars, live music, comedy nights and book a table on the App.
5. Melbourne Map and Walks App
By GPSmycity, this app doesn’t require internet access. Discover self-guided walks around the best city sites and attractions. Download the full version for guided walks for all the navigation features and route maps.
6. Public Transport Victoria App
7. TodayTix – Theatre Tickets App
This global ticketing App allows you to book theatre shows in Melbourne and get the best seats directly with the box offices, up to 30 days in advance. A must for all theatre lovers.
8. Crown Resorts App
This Crown Resorts App is your guide to the Crown complex in Southbank. You will find information on all entertainment at the Crown, including Casino, theatre, shows, movies, events, restaurants and nightclubs, and make a booking before your visit.
9. Australian Open App
Melbourne hosts the Australian Tennis Open each year in January and if you are here during this period and want to get along to the tennis or just keep up to date with the action, you will need the official AO App for everything related to the Open, including tickets, schedule, players, scores and more.
10. Broadsheet City Guide Melbourne App
This is a new App for everything culture-related that you may like to know when visiting Melbourne, things happening in the city, what to see and where to go.
11. Australian Good Food Guide App
Find the best food establishments near you with this App, as rated by independent reviewers. Provides information on cuisine, prices, photos and special offers.
There you have it – the most useful iOS Apps for Melbourne visitors.
I hope these free Apps for Melbourne travel assist in making your time in this wonderful city most enjoyable.
Other Apps you may wish to access when in Melbourne are here.