While staying in Kensington, why not spend a few hours sightseeing in surrounding neighborhoods like Docklands, North Melbourne and Footscray.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find some unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Kensington. Enjoy the fascinating displays at the Ian Potter Museum of Art in Carlton.
If you are searching for family activities head to the various child-friendly attractions. If you’re into the animal kingdom try to put Melbourne Zoo in Parkville on your list of places to visit.
There are a number of beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. If you’d like to spend some time in a little tranquility visit Royal Park in Parkville.
Enjoy window shopping and treat yourself to a new outfit in the nearby shopping venues such as the Queen Victoria Market.
You’ll find Kensington’s sporting heart at the iconic Etihad Stadium, home turf of the much-loved Carlton Football Club Australia rules football (AFL) team in summer. True sports nuts also have the opportunity to take in the smell of liniment in the massage rooms and visit the VIP boxes of Etihad Stadium by signing up for a fascinating behind the scenes tour.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about staying close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks be sure to check out the Best Western Atlantis Hotel, the Pegasus Apart’Hotel, and the popular Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne.