When is the next tram coming? How do I meet other people who love karaoke? Where's a nice, cheap place to eat nearby? There's a lot going in Melbourne, Victoria, and here's some helpful guides you can keep in your pocket (a.k.a. on your phone!)

Transport and Travel

PTV

The Public Transport Victoria app is a one-stop-shop for Victorian public transport journey planning and arrival time information to help you navigate your way around Melbourne!

tramTRACKER

Find out when your tram is coming in real time for all the tram stops across Melbourne. It also provides notifications of major delays or disruptions.

TripGo

TripGo is an award winning app that helps you travel smarter. It combines any public transport in Melbourne with other private options (taxi, bike share etc.) allowing you to get from point A to point B with ease!

MAPS.ME

Get instant access to detailed maps of all countries from anywhere in the world. The best feature... No internet connection is required!

Food and drink

Zomato

Zomato is the best way to search for and discover great places to eat or order in from. Browse through restaurant menus, pictures and user reviews to decide where you want to eat, and use the map feature to guide you there.

BLKBoard

BLKBoard showcase hundreds of Melbourne’s best food and drink offers at only the most popular cafes, restaurants, hotels and bars around town.

Melbourne’s Bars and Pubs

Melbourne’s Bars and Pubs have released their annual app to help you find the best venues to wine and dine at. The app provides all the information you need including food and drink details, dress codes, hours of operation plus much more!

Beanhunter

If you are big coffee drinker, this is the app for you! Use Beanhunter to find great coffee shops and cafes, share your experiences and see where the locals head for a delicious caffeine fix!

New friends and events

Meetup

Meetup helps you see what’s happening with groups of people near you that share your interests. This app is great for international students who are new to Melbourne and are looking to make new friends and attend interest events!

Skout

Skout is a global network for meeting new people. Expand your social network with the tap of a button… Meet people by proximity and preference to make new friends in a new country.

Foursquare

Foursquare is the ultimate city guide, helping you find the best places to eat, drink or visit in any city in the world, with access to millions of reviews from local experts!

Melbourne Official Visitors Guide

The Melbourne Visitors Guide is the best way to explore Melbourne’s hidden gems, with exclusive offers to Melbourne’s best attractions, travel destinations, events and festivals!

Nearify

Discover all events happening near you! Always know what is happening such as live music shows, live stand-up comedy, classes and workshops, networking events, festivals, sporting events, movie screenings and so much more!

Time Out Melbourne

The Time Out Melbourne app is all about ensuring you have good times, all the time, no matter where you are in Melbourne. The app is jam packed with the best restaurants, bars, cafes, events and live shows available in Melbourne.

Freebies and discounts

Scoopon

Scoopon brings you the very best deals and massive savings on services and experiences in Melbourne! Scoopon helps you save money with massive discounts on dining, activities, events as well as accommodation and travel.

Groupon

Groupon delivers unbeatable deals for 50 – 70% off the best stuff to do, see, eat and buy in Melbourne. Every deal is available to use immediately, so you’re never more than a few taps away from a relaxing massage, tickets to the night’s hottest event, or a chance to eat a whole pizza by yourself.

WiFi Map

The largest Wi-Fi community offers free hotspots, passwords and comments from real people throughout Melbourne.

The Happiest Hour

The Happiest Hour app allows you to find the best local happy hour specials including beer, food and drink specials. You can search specials by location, time, special type plus much more!

international students discussing apps at the study melbourne student centre

International students at the Study Melbourne Student Centre discussing their favourite apps.