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 city in any of the cheaper accommodation choices here, with plenty of apartments, motels & hotels available.
Although Parkville doesn’t have any major tourist attractions, the drawcards of this area are Royal Park and Princes Park. These expansive and well-maintained parklands offer a scenic lush setting and plenty of walking and bike trails.
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There is the neighbouring Royal Melbourne Zoo and the athlete’s village used for the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Golfers will also be happy to know that Parkville is home to a great golf course. The Royal Park Golf Course offers excellent pars and well-maintained fairways, with avid and novice golfers welcome to play socially.
If a nature and wildlife interests you, then do spend a few hours at the Melbourne Zoo. The zoo offers a huge oasis full of both exotic and native wildlife for guests to explore.
Although Parkville is not a major tourist spot, the suburb still has some unscathed Victorian era buildings, tree lined streets and old-style terraced mansions waiting to be explored.