Melbourne Suburbs

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The City of Melbourne is a sprawling municipality that covers a number of Melbourne suburbs over 36 square kilometres and has a population of around 120,000 people.

The Melbourne central business district (CBD) is the heart of greater Melbourne and sits in the south of Victoria along Port Phillip Bay.

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Suburbs that closely border the Melbourne CBD include Carlton, Docklands, East Melbourne, Flemington, North Melbourne, Parkville, Southbank, South Wharf, South Yarra and West Melbourne.

Further out, Melbourne suburbs can be broken down into “cities” or “shires” which include a number of suburbs and are run by local councils.

There are many attractions which can be visited in the many suburbs that surround Melbourne such as the beaches in St. Kilda, the Melbourne Zoo in Parkville, the Weribee Park Zoo in Weribee and Scienceworks in Williamstown, just to name a few.

You will also find many hotel and motel providers in the suburbs of Melbourne. To travel out to these suburbs, there are Metro Train and Yarra Tram services to the surrounding suburbs, and VLine Train services which travel further out to the outer suburbs.

Abbotsford

Abbotsford

Victoria’s Abbotsford was once a prominent industrial hub, with a number of old-style industrial buildings still found in the area – some dating as far back as 1888. In the past...

Port Melbourne

Port Melbourne

Melbourne’s sunny bayside suburb of Port Melbourne features modern architecture, a great pier and loads of restaurants. Come and check out the suburb and explore just what Port Melbourne...

Albert Park

Albert Park

Albert Park is located just 3 km from the city and is home to residential buildings, wide streets, public parks and open air cafes. Visitors who come to Albert park shouldn’t miss...

Southbank

Melbourne’s popular Southbank boulevard is known for its unique attractions, high-rise apartments and cultural attractions. This inner-city neighbourhood is one of the most sought after...

St Kilda

St Kilda

St Kilda is a trendy suburb that sits only 3 kilometers south-east of the Melbourne CBD. Whether you want to walk, cycle or catch a tram, St Kilda is easily accessible from the CBD and...

Melbourne CBD

Melbourne CBD

Melbourne’s central business district (the CBD) is the major business hub of the city. Some of the most notable skyscrapers, shopping malls, museums and popular public buildings are...

South Yarra

South Yarra

South Yarra is another popular suburb of Melbourne; located just a few kilometers south-east of the CBD. Just like Southbank, South Yarra is very popular amongst both visitors and locals...

Williamstown

Williamstown

To take a break from the busy Melbourne city life, come to the beautiful suburb of Williamstown. This scenic suburb is just over the Westgate Bridge from the CBD. Here you’ll enjoy...

Toorak

Toorak

Toorak is one of the most prestigious and wealthy suburbs of Melbourne. Located just 3 kilometers south-east of the CBD, the suburb is home to many of Melbourne’s rich and...

Docklands

Docklands

Melbourne’s own waterfront precinct of the Docklands has many options available for accommodation, dining and entertainment. If you’re interested in spending a day on the water or...

Fitzroy

Fitzroy

Unlike any other suburb in Melbourne, Fitzroy has its own unique flair. This beautiful suburb has a pulsating setting, beautiful streets and unique activity options for visitors. Perch...

Carlton

Carlton

Carlton is known for its amazing historic buildings, well-maintained gardens and open spaces. Visit the past by exploring the first parliament of Australia and the Royal Exhibition Building...

Collingwood

Collingwood

Melbourne’s Collingwood is packed with many attractions, art and cultural hotspots, and shopping options for all to explore. Come and discover the local history, live music, great food...

South Melbourne

South Melbourne

Just a couple of kilometers from the CBD, you’ll find the bustling suburb of South Melbourne. This suburb is known for its historic attractions, upscale residential communities...

Richmond

Richmond

Richmond is popularly known as one of the best food and drink spots in the city. With so many options of restaurants, cafes and eateries to choose from, Richmond easily manages to please...

Parkville

Parkville

Located just a few kms from the Melbourne’s renowned CBD, you’ll find the suburb of Parkville; bordered by the scenic suburbs of Carlton and Brunswick. Why not stay just outside the...

North Melbourne

North Melbourne

North Melbourne is another popular suburb; located only 2km north-west of the CBD, with ample accommodation choices and quality serviced apartments. North Melbourne has gained a lot of...

East Melbourne

East Melbourne

East Melbourne is a small area in the inner city limits of Melbourne; easily reached from the CBD by driving 2km towards the eastern end – surrounded by two prime suburbs of the city...

West Melbourne

West Melbourne

As its name would suggest, West Melbourne borders the Melbourne CBD to the west. Its proximity to the CBD and the north-western suburbs make it a prime location for residents and visitors...

Princes Hill

Princes Hill

Princes Hill is a suburb located just a few kilometers north of the CBD – named after the England’s Prince of Wales. Princes Hill boasts beautiful parklands and open spaces...

Flemington

Flemington

Popularly known for its famous racecourse, Flemington is just 4km north-west of Melbourne’s vibrant central business district. The racecourse hosts some of the most popular...

Kensington

Kensington

Kensington is a recreational suburb of Melbourne; home to excellent public parks, river frontage, playgrounds and quaint boutique markets. Kensington is just 4kms from Melbourne’s CBD;...

Newquay

Newquay

Newquay is a small, up-scale water-side suburb close to the famous Docklands waterfront precinct in Melbourne; conveniently located within a short distance from the CBD. For a change of...

Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour is located adjacent to Melbourne’s Docklands and features includes piers and waterfront promenades within the area. Victoria Harbour has recently become a popular...

South Wharf

South Wharf

Melbourne’s South Wharf offers some of the best choices of bars, restaurants and cafes in the city. In addition, the promenade is home to one of the best and most popular restaurant...