Many of Melbourne’s most interesting sights can be found near to Templestowe, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Doncaster Shopping Centre and the much-loved Northland Shopping Centre. Also worth checking out are Fairfield Boathouse and the Glen Shopping Centre.
Templestowe offers some interesting cultural attractions nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Explore, admire and be amazed in the various museums which include Melbourne Museum in Carlton and Abbotsford Convent in Abbotsford.
There are also some interesting venues and parks that the entire family will enjoy. These include the Studley Park Boathouse in Kew. Take the kids to a trip to the Collingwood Children's Farm in Abbotsford, and learn about some unique wildlife.
Get your body moving in nature at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Enjoy some of the tranquil urban parks such as the Yarra Bend Park in Kew.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on food or just people-watch at nearby shopping hotspots such as the Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre in Richmond, the Chadstone Shopping Mall in Malvern East and Como Centre in South Yarra.
If you are travelling without kids, discover the many attractions at the Carlton and United Breweries in Abbotsford.
This area is the home turf of the legendary Melbourne Rebels rugby union team in autumn and Melbourne Victory soccer team. Both teams play regular matches at Aami Park. This multi-purpose stadium is also a popular live music venue, so check the stadium’s gig guide to see what’s on during your stay.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Sleep & Go, Preston, the Art Series - The Olsen, South Yarra and the Adina Apartment Hotel South Yarra are just some of the many great places to stay around here.