Southern Suburbs Vacations
To get a sense of what makes Melbourne tick, spread your wings and discover surrounding areas like Collins Street, Lygon Street, and Brunswick Street.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Explore, admire and be amazed in the variety of museums such as Melbourne Museum in Carlton, the Royal Exhibition Building and the Melbourne Arts Centre. See established and up-and-coming artists performing live at the Forum Theatre, the Regent Theatre and the Her Majesty's Theatre. There are plenty of excellent galleries to visit near here. In particular, don’t miss the National Gallery of Victoria, the Ian Potter Museum of Art in Carlton and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Southbank.
Looking for things to amuse the kids? Keep them entertained at some of the child-friendly close by. Admire many kinds of fascinating creatures at Melbourne Aquarium.
There are many picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Go for a walk in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Birrarung Marr Park.
To shop for local fashion or enjoy a snack, visit the Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Central and the South Melbourne Market in South Melbourne.
While vacationing in the Southern Suburbs area, don’t miss the Carlton Football Club Australia rules football (AFL) team in summer at Etihad Stadium. The stadium also offers interesting behind the scenes tours, giving sports fans a chance to learn about the stadium’s inner workings and local sporting history.
After enjoying Southern Suburbs, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. The Travelodge Docklands, the Best Western Atlantis Hotel and the Travelodge Southbank Melbourne are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.