Glen Iris Vacation Packages
Glen Iris is within easy reach of many of Melbourne’s attractions. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the fabulous Chadstone Shopping Mall and the fantastic Jewish Museum of Australia. Two other worthy points of interest you’ll find close by Glen Iris are the St. Kilda Botanical Gardens and Acland Street.
To better understand Melbourne, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. Step inside some of the inspiring museums such as Abbotsford Convent in Abbotsford, the Melbourne Arts Centre and the City Museum at Old Treasury Melbourne. Enjoy the fascinating displays at the National Gallery of Victoria and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Southbank.
Play, laugh and discover at the areas attractions for kids of all ages, such as Luna Park in St. Kilda, the St. Kilda Sea Baths and the St Kilda Pier. Come and meet Melbourne’s furry, feathered and finned residents at the Collingwood Children's Farm in Abbotsford.
If you are into nature, visit the nearby green spaces. These are great places to breathe deeply and relax. Stretch your legs and take the family to one of the local beaches, such as Brighton Beach in Brighton, the St. Kilda Beach in St. Kilda and Elwood Beach in Elwood. If you want to rest a while in a green urban park head to the Birrarung Marr Park and the Yarra Bend Park in Kew. Bring a day pack and your favorite watersports gear and spend an afternoon exploring the waters of the Albert Park Lake.
If golf is your passion, head to the Albert Park Golf Course. It’s a great way to get out and enjoy the fresh air.
To shop for local fashion or enjoy a light meal, browse Jam Factory in South Yarra, the Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre in Richmond and Prahran Market.
Those travelling without kids will enjoy spending some time at the Carlton and United Breweries in Abbotsford.
A popular local icon is Aami Park, the home ground of the Melbourne Rebels rugby union team in autumn and the Melbourne Victory soccer team. This multi-purpose facility is also a first class concert venue, so check the stadium’s gig guide to see what events coincide with your visit.
When you’re ready to rest your weary feet after discovering the charms of Glen Iris, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Cosmopolitan Hotel, St. Kilda, the Bayview Eden Melbourne, and the Mantra St Kilda Road.