Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne gay travel guide

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Melbourne gay guide

When visiting Australia, Melbourne is the 2nd must see city after Sydney. They are very different from each other.

Where to stay in Melbourne

<b>Where</b> to stay in Melbourne

Melbourne is quite wide spread. It's easy to get around by public transport. The gay night life can be found in the city center, st Kilda and Collingwood. See our hotel page for recommendations on hotels and apartments and the map.

Hotel recommendations and map

Gay bars, clubs and saunas

Here we list some gay places in Melbourne to give you a start for the night.

gay bars, cafes and pubs
DNM Bar - dnm bar
119 Commercial rd, South Yarra, 3141, South Yarra
Pub/Bar. Generally younger girl crowd, especially on Saturdays. More mixed during the week. [...]
mon-thu 16:00–00:00, fri-sat 14:00–03:00, sun 16:00–00:00
Greyhound Hotel
1 Brighton Rd, 3182, St Kilda
Melbourne's premier gay bar and entertainment venue. Had a massive refurb 12 months ago, offers a range of entertainment, Hounded on Fridays brings two rooms, with a drag show in the front bar and Boylesque in the massive showroom. [...]
wed-thu 16:00– late, fri-sat 16:00–03:00, sun 16:00– late
Prince of Wales Hotel
29 Fitzroy Street, 3182, St Kilda
gay bar at St Kilda. Its got pool tables, a jukebox with plenty of rock n roll tunes and a pretty well ranged bar. [...]
mon-sun –
The Laird
149 Gipps St, Abbotsford, 3067, Abbotsford
Generally a masculine crowd / leather crowd on selected Saturday nights / bear crowd. [...]
mon-sun 17:00–03:00
The Peel
Corner Peel and Wellington Streets, Collingwood, Collingwood
One of Melbourne's oldest gay bars, recently updated its door policy to favor gay men. [...]
thu 21:00–05:00, fri-sat 21:00–07:00
Gay cruise bars
Club 80
8-10 Peel St, Collingwood, 3066, Collingwood
Huge, three story sex club, one of the biggest in the world, 30+ private rooms with beds, massive group areas, free softdrinks and coffee in lounge, free net cafe, large screen hollywood movies. [...]
mon-thu 12:00–06:00, fri-sat 12:00–08:00, sun 12:00–06:00
Sircuit
103 Smith St, Fitzroy/Collingwood, 3066, Collingwood
Newest venue in Melbourne. Mixed bar
mon-sun –
gay friendly bars, cafes and pubs
The Railway
29 Chapel St, Windsor, 3181, Windsor
Mixed crowd but generally gay on Sunday afternoons from about 3pm until late.
sun 03:00–
Gay clubs
POOF DOOF
26 Francis St Melbourne VIC 3000, 3000, Melbourne central
A gay club open Saturday nights with a big dance floor and bar. Opens at 11 but gets really busy around 12:30am great music, great vibe, great crowd! The music is a fusion of underground house, and a few scattered camp numbers to get the crowd going. [...]
sat 23:00–05:00
The Peel
Corner Peel and Wellington Streets, Collingwood, Collingwood
One of Melbourne's oldest gay bars, recently updated its door policy to favor gay men. [...]
thu 21:00–05:00, fri-sat 21:00–07:00
Gay saunas and bath houses
Subway Sauna - subway sauna
Banana Alley, 3000, Melbourne central
lunch trade is busy from office workers and students, mid afternoon is busy with tradesmen mixed clientelle, lots of variety to satisfy many needs
mon-sun 24h
Wet on Wellington
162 Wellington St, Collingwood, 3066, Collingwood
Wet gay Sauna. Gay men only except for swingers nights as advertised
mon-thu 12:00–03:00, fri-sat 24h, sun 12:00–03:00
Gay cruise bars and clubs
Club 80
8-10 Peel St, Collingwood, 3066, Collingwood
Huge, three story sex club, one of the biggest in the world, 30+ private rooms with beds, massive group areas, free softdrinks and coffee in lounge, free net cafe, large screen hollywood movies. [...]
mon-thu 12:00–06:00, fri-sat 12:00–08:00, sun 12:00–06:00
Sircuit
103 Smith St, Fitzroy/Collingwood, 3066, Collingwood
Newest venue in Melbourne. Mixed bar
mon-sun –
Gay events
Midsumma - Various locations
International Gay & Lesbian Festival in Melbourne. With around 150 events over three weeks of leading performing arts, euphoric dance parties, stunning visual art exhibitions, engaging community events and so much more, you're spoilt for choice! The Midsumma opening day offers a grand outdoor Carnival and T-dance. [...]
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Big gay events
Midsumma - Various locations
International Gay & Lesbian Festival in Melbourne. With around 150 events over three weeks of leading performing arts, euphoric dance parties, stunning visual art exhibitions, engaging community events and so much more, you're spoilt for choice! The Midsumma opening day offers a grand outdoor Carnival and T-dance. [...]
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Pride march Victoria - Various locations
Gay pride march in Melbourne Australia.
00:00-00:00
Events
Midsumma - Various locations
International Gay & Lesbian Festival in Melbourne. With around 150 events over three weeks of leading performing arts, euphoric dance parties, stunning visual art exhibitions, engaging community events and so much more, you're spoilt for choice! The Midsumma opening day offers a grand outdoor Carnival and T-dance. [...]
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Pride march Victoria - Various locations
Gay pride march in Melbourne Australia.
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