Melbourne Suburbs

Packed full with world class restaurants, trendy bars, designer shops and famous attractions, it’s not surprising Melbourne is becoming one of the most popular cities to visit in Australia. Melbourne’s exciting city centre is a hub of energy always buzzing with life, day and night.

 

Carlton

carltonCarlton is known for its Victorian architecture and its garden squares. This includes Carlton Gardens, which is the largest at 26 hectare. Lygon Street, which runs through the heart of the suburb, is at the centre of Italian culture and cuisine. It is popular among Melburnians and foreigners alike for its large concentration of Italian restaurants. Read More…

 

 

 

Collingwood

collingwoodCollingwood is a suburb 3 km north-east of Melbourne’s city centre. Notable for its historical buildings, with many nineteenth century dwellings, shops and factories still in use. The main shopping street, Smith Street, is a true study in diversity. Sample great food from Turkish and Greek dishes to Japanese and Vietnamese delights. Read more…

 

 

 

Docklands

docklandsDocklands is the extension to Melbourne’s CBD to the west and attracts millions of visitors each year. Close to the city centre and with several kilometres of Yarra River and Victoria Harbour frontage, Docklands is a central and attractive place for visitors and residents. Wide promenades and large open spaces make this a great place to explore on foot. Read more…

 

 

 

Fitzroy

fitzroyFitzroy is known for a culture of bohemianism, being the main home of Melbourne’s Fringe Festival. Its commercial heart is Brunswick Street, which is one of Melbourne’s major retail, eating and entertainment strips. This region is a hub for live music and has several prominent and popular venues. Fitzroy also has a thriving street art community. Read more…

 

 

 

Port Phillip

port phillipThe best way to experience Port Phillip is by boat. The bay contains islands and marine reserves, many of which can be seen from the ferry journey between Queenscliff and Sorrento. The Bottlenose dolphin is a resident of the bay, as is the Australian fur seal. Visit Melbourne during winter and you may even see Humpback whales. Read more…

 

 

 

Richmond

richmondFor shopping and eating, Richmond offers a huge range of restaurants, hotels, pubs, cafes, bargain retail outlets and two large under cover shopping malls. Richmond is well known for its vibrant and popular Little Saigon area along Victoria Street. This market-type strip is the heart of the Vietnamese Community with lots of Asian food on offer. Read more…

 

 

 

Southbank

southbank melbourneSouthbank is Melbourne’s bustling waterfront hub, renowned for its fantastic restaurants, public art and stylish retailers. The Promenade is a constant bustle of activity, alive with walkers and cyclists enjoying the open space along the river front. For adult evening entertainment be sure to check out the world-class Crown Casino. Read more…

 

 

 

St Kilda

melbourne attractionsSt Kilda is a remarkable, naturally beautiful place. It is a suburb of Melbourne just 6 kilometres south east of the city centre. It is situated on one of the most picturesque points of the bay with soft sandy beaches. Popular with beach goers during summer, St Kilda has trendy restaurants and pubs as well as a fun and vibrant nightlife scene. Read more…

 

 

 

Toorak & South Yarra

south yarraSouth Yarra and Toorak are two beautiful suburbs of Melbourne. Trendy cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs can be found throughout the area. South Yarra is home to some of Melbourne’s most prestigious residential addresses. Toorak has a wide range of restaurants, coffee shops, boutique and high street retail shops. Read more…