Situated right in the heart of Melbourne CBD: - within easy walking distance of most major venues, activities, parks and gardens, and catering for up to 200 guests, providing modern accommodation, and service, to schools and educational groups at a price and quality not previously available. 200m from Southern Cross station, free tourist trams & buses.

Exclusively for school groups! - City CYC is fully dedicated to schools, midweek, during school term. No backpackers or tourists.

It’s safe! - Personal swipe card entry to your group’s accommodation and lounge area, with security cameras throughout.

Your own private areas! - Each group enjoys sole use and access to their own area which includes: - separate ensuited bedrooms, lounge/function room, and audio visual equipment and beverage facilities. These areas are designed and equipped to work as a meeting point, classroom and social area.

Extensive activities and venues list! - We provide a comprehensive list of activities and venues, categorized into topics, costs and year levels, for your convenience.

Programs & programming to suit your needs! - You have the flexibility of organising your own program, or using City CYC’s comprehensive resources and/or Program Co-ordinators to assist you. We help you design programs that have an educational approach, that meet the needs and requirements of students for all year levels, with a close focus on Vic VELS and the specific curriculum needs of your school. Programs can also be designed around the areas of: student’s studies, community awareness, careers, personal development, fun and recreation, or simply just becoming comfortable and familiar with our city. City CYC programs provide students with the opportunity and freedom to learn outside the classroom, become more confident and independent within themselves, their peer groups and in the city environment.

New facility! - Newly refurbished interior features provide for comfortable modern facilities while the heritage listed outside façade maintains its stylish and historic charm.

More value, less work! - We offer quality modern facilities, a safe and secure environment, an all-inclusive package including meals and assistance in organising activities and programs, at affordable camp pricing.

24 hour resident caretaker

City CYC is

  • Fully accredited by ACA/ATAP & NARTA accrediting bodies.
  • Full Risk Assessments and other certifications fully downloadable..
  • Teacher Resources available to ensure Vic VELS based outcomes.
  • Qualified activity specialists for safety and efficiency.
  • Part of the CYC group with 60 years of camping experience.
Suitable for: 
Tertiary - Uni/TAFE
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Year 6
Year 7
Year 8
Year 9
Year 10
Year 11
Year 12
All Ages
Special Needs
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Physical Address: 
538 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
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Phone Number: 
03 9614 8632