If you are staying in the area, be sure to spend a few hours exploring colorful neighborhoods like Collins Street, Lygon Street and Brunswick Street.
Holiday makers in Parkville, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should head to the nearby museums and theaters. Explore, admire and be thoroughly entertained in the most popular museums including Melbourne Museum in Carlton, the Royal Exhibition Building and the City Museum at Old Treasury Melbourne. See the region’s best and brightest strut their stuff at the Forum Theatre, the Regent Theatre and the Her Majesty's Theatre. Acclaimed galleries, include the Ian Potter Museum of Art in Carlton.
If you are travelling with kids, take them to the child-friendly attractions nearby. Admire all kinds of interesting creatures at Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Aquarium.
There are many beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Enjoy some of the scenic city parks such as Royal Park and Princes Park.
Go to the Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Central and Royal Arcade for some retail therapy.
The sporting heart of Parkville, is Etihad Stadium, the stomping ground of the much-loved Carlton Football Club Australia rules football (AFL) team in summer. When there is no game scheduled, sports enthusiasts can still head to the stadium for a a fascinating behind the scenes tour.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags around the Parkville area is a breeze. Make reservations for the Travelodge Docklands, the Best Western Atlantis Hotel, or the Citadines on Bourke Melbourne.