Whether it's a long-awaited night out with your besties or a fun post-work adventure, these city spots are perfect for large groups heading out on the town.

Holey Moley mini golf

Share a lol or two while having a hit of mini-golf at Holey Moley. Tap your way through 27 pop culture–themed holes, from Van Gogh’s bedroom to The Simpsons’ couch. Mingle with wine and snacks from the Caddyshack Bar, then belt out tunes in the karaoke room. Bookings are open online.

People playing indoor mini-golf under coloured lights.
Holey Moley

Play shuffle board in a multi-level party palace 

Get the gang together for a spirited round of shuffleboard at Ballers Clubhouse. Who will have the mix of luck and skill to hit the target? Table tennis, darts, encounters with aliens – Ballers Clubhouse has ’em and more. Make a date with your BFFs and book online now.

Dine inside an igloo wonderland

Melbourne's pop-up Igloo Wonderland returns to the Wharf Hotel on the banks of the Yarra. Cosy up beneath a sky of twinkling fairy lights in your own private igloo. Get warm with mulled wine, luxe grazing boards, chocolate fondue and boozy hot chocolate. The igloos fit up to eight people, so you can bring the whole crew.

A group of women sitting inside a domed dining booth at sunset
Igloo Wonderland

Geek out over bottomless board games

Roll the dice with your teammates at Fortress Melbourne. There are 80 board games in their library, from Azul to Uno, Monopoly to Scrabble. Book a table in the fantasy-themed tavern. Add the bottomless package for unlimited board game play, loaded fries and pizza.

Tilt and flip in an amusement arcade

Call up your pals to play classic arcade games at B Lucky & Sons or Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq. How do life-sized Mario Kart and Space Invaders sound? Add bubble-cup pops when you book in at B Lucky, or a circus sour cocktail and popcorn if you book a Cirque Electriq session.

People driving bumper cars in a room surrounded by circular mirrors.
Cirque Elecriq

Get up to speed on Melbourne's best hidden gems

Still yet to fully rediscover the city? Let the experts lead you on a meandering journey through all of Melbourne's hidden spaces. Take a tour with Hidden Secrets to fall in love with laneways all over again. Or drop into three secret drinking dens on a Hidden Bars tour. Then refine your street art spotting skills with the Blender Lane crew.

Learn to ice skate

Whether you’re experts or beginners, skating with your crew is always fun at O’Brien Icehouse. Remember to wear warm socks, gloves and a beanie. Keep an eye on their Instagram page for ticket release dates. Continue the frosty theme with drinks at IceBar. Snow gear and a cocktail are included when you book.

Indoor ice rink with people ice skating.
O’Brien Icehouse

Shout it out loud at karaoke bars

At Heroes karaoke bar, you and your friends can all have a go at warbling like Bowie. Depending on your shyness level, reserve a private room for up to 15 guests or break into song in the open-mic space. Order a silver, gold or diamond food and drinks package when you book.

Swap reality for virtual reality

Don your VR headsets to fight off zombies at VR World or Zero Latency VR. Eight wannabe-warriors can battle it out in a free-roam VR experience at Zero Latency, with bookings open now. At VR World, make a booking for up to four players to join an escape room adventure, or up to eight to play laser tag.

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