Mount Waverley Vacations
Many of Melbourne’s attractions can be found within easy driving distance of Mount Waverley, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Glen Shopping Centre and the ever-popular Chadstone Shopping Mall. Two other great attractions that are located close by Mount Waverley are the Doncaster Shopping Centre and the Southland Shopping Centre.
Vacationers in Mount Waverley, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, will love the nearby cultural attractions. Discover the interactive and traditional museums and galleries of Abbotsford Convent in Abbotsford and the Jewish Museum of Australia in St. Kilda. Treat your partner to a live show at the Drum Theatre in Dandenong.
Play, laugh and discover at the areas attractions for children and parents, including Luna Park in St. Kilda, the St. Kilda Sea Baths and Fairfield Boathouse in Fairfield. Enjoy learning about all kinds of fascinating creatures at the Collingwood Children's Farm in Abbotsford.
If the sun is out, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the nearby green spaces. Feel the breeze through your hair at one of the local beaches, for example Brighton Beach in Brighton, the St. Kilda Beach in St. Kilda and Elwood Beach in Elwood. To see the nearby wilderness drive out to the Police Paddocks Reserve in Dandenong. Join in a ball game, watch the passing parade, or just soak up the sunshine at the St. Kilda Botanical Gardens in St. Kilda and the Yarra Bend Park in Kew. See if you can spot some of the area’s special birdlife by heading to a nearby lake such as the Albert Park Lake.
Take a break from the tourist trail and play a game of golf at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Cheltenham, the Victoria Golf Club and the Woodlands Golf Club in Mordialloc.
If you are ready to splash some cash, browse Jam Factory in South Yarra, the Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre in Richmond and Prahran Market.
For those travelling without kids there are some great places to relax, including the Carlton and United Breweries in Abbotsford.
Discover the local sports stars in Melbourne by catching a game at Aami Park, the stomping ground of the Melbourne Rebels and the Melbourne Victory. This multi-purpose stadium is also a fabulous live music venue, so be sure to browse the schedule of events to see what’s on during your visit.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Cosmopolitan Hotel, St. Kilda, the Bayview Eden Melbourne, and the popular Mantra St Kilda Road.