South Wharf Vacation Packages
Collins Street, Albert Park and Docklands, are nearby areas which are also worth exploring.
To gain a deeper understanding of Melbourne, visit one of its museums and theaters. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton, the Melbourne Arts Centre and the City Museum at Old Treasury Melbourne. See some of the exciting theater, dance and music shows at the Forum Theatre, the Regent Theatre and the Her Majesty's Theatre. There are some interesting galleries to visit near here. In particular, don’t miss the National Gallery of Victoria and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Southbank.
Looking for some fun for the kids? Keep them entertained at some of the child-friendly in the area. Snap photos, walk past the many exhibits and discover animal biodiversity at Melbourne Aquarium.
To surround yourself with nature, visit the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. Feel the breeze through your hair at one of the area’s beaches, for example the South Melbourne Beach in Middle Park. Visitors of all ages love to hang out in places like the Birrarung Marr Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here as well as beautifully designed gardens. Spot some of the area’s unique birdlife with a visit to a lake in the area such as the Albert Park Lake.
See what is in fashion locally and treat yourself to a new outfit in a few of the nearby malls and markets such as the Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Central and the South Melbourne Market in South Melbourne.
Visitors with a passion for sports will love the iconic Etihad Stadium, the home ground of the popular Carlton Football Club Australia rules football (AFL) team in summer. The stadium also hosts tours when there is no game on, giving visitors a chance to learn about the stadium’s inner workings and local sporting history.
When it’s time to rest your weary feet after a day spent exploring the delights of South Wharf, check in to one of the area's many short and long stay accommodation options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Travelodge Docklands, the Best Western Atlantis Hotel, and the popular Travelodge Southbank Melbourne.