Heidelberg West Vacations
Heidelberg West is a great place to stay in Melbourne as some of the city’s star attractions are nearby. Among the places not to miss are the fascinating Northland Shopping Centre and the fantastic Fairfield Boathouse. Two other popular spots that are within a short distance of Heidelberg West are the Fawkner Memorial Park and the Doncaster Shopping Centre.
Holiday makers in Heidelberg West, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, will appreciate the nearby museums and theaters. In particular, you should make sure you check out Melbourne Museum in Carlton, the Royal Exhibition Building and Abbotsford Convent in Abbotsford. Acclaimed galleries, include the Ian Potter Museum of Art in Carlton.
Enjoy a day of thrills, laughter and learning with the children at the Studley Park Boathouse in Kew. Admire all kinds of interesting creatures at Melbourne Zoo in Parkville and the Collingwood Children's Farm in Abbotsford.
There are many picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Nature lovers will want to check out Princes Park in Parkville and the Yarra Bend Park in Kew, where locals come to escape the crowds.
Browse the boutiques and do some people-watching at popular nearby shopping venues such as the Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre in Richmond.
Those travelling without kids will love an afternoon or night out at the Carlton and United Breweries in Abbotsford.
The area is the home ground of the legendary Melbourne Tigers basketball team in summer and Melbourne Vixens netball team in autumn. Both teams compete in regular games at Hisense Arena. This stadium is also a popular live music venue, so be sure to browse the event schedule to see what’s on during your stay.
After exploring the delights of Heidelberg West, rest up in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Sleep & Go, Preston, the Vibe Hotel Carlton, Parkville and the Rydges Hotel Bell City, Preston are just three of the many great places to stay around here.