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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Melbourne, Australia your home away from home

Melbourne, Australia’s second city, is the capital of the state of Victoria in southeast Australia. It is known as a centre for the arts, entertainment, sport and tourism as well as being a hub of industry and commerce. It is often referred to as the “Cultural Capital of Australia”.

Things to Do in Melbourne, Australia

Like most major cities, Melbourne has many parks, great shopping and plenty of cultural attractions. The Immigration Museum gives an informative display of the personal and moving stories of the early immigrants. The historic Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens also have a unique place in Australia’s early history and it is well worth taking a guided tour. Cricket fans can watch a match at the Melbourne Cricket Grounds where Aussie Rules Football is also played. Those staying in holiday rentals in Melbourne will be able to take advantage of the renowned restaurants and cafés from Chinatown to trendy St Kilda Beach. Melbourne has many beautiful sandy beaches which are perfect for swimming, surfing, fishing and volleyball. Go sailing, kitesurfing or windsurfing at Port Philip Bay or take a dawn balloon ride over the Yarra Valley.

Places to Visit Around Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Aquarium offers a recreated Barrier Reef with giant tunnels and tanks showing colourful reef fish, corals, sharks and rays. Bold visitors can dive with the sharks – if they dare! Get a good look at Melbourne from the Eureka Skydeck, 88 floors above the city. The observatory has panoramic views and The Edge experience allows visitors to step out into a glass platform. On a historic note, the Old Melbourne Gaol has an interesting past with some macabre exhibits including death masks and the scaffold where Ned Kelly was hung. It also re-creates various historic scenarios to entertain visitors.

Weather in Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne holiday rentals enjoy a pleasant oceanic climate with hot summers and mild winters. However, Melbourne is best known for having a very changeable climate particularly in spring and summer when it can be sunny one minute with rain or hail the next. January is the hottest month, averaging 26°C (79°F) and July is the coldest with daytime highs around 14°C (57°F). The rainy season is from May to September but Melbourne has showers at any time of year.

Travel to Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne holiday rentals are served by Melbourne (MEL) Airport which has both domestic and international flights. It is about 23km from the centre of the city and there is a bus transfer with Skybus Super Shuttle. The main airlines using Melbourne Airport are Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Virgin and Jetstar Airways making it very easy to book longhaul flights. It is also the hub for the domestic Tiger Airways for visitors wanting to make connecting flights from other parts of Australia.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Brian was a helpful host. Always responded to emails and was there on time to meet us when we

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Brian was a helpful host. Always responded to emails and was there on time to meet us when we arrived. Great location. Basic supplies came with the apt. Can walk anywhere. Can't wait to return.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      아파트의 위치가 스카이버스 정류장 바로 앞이라 공항에서 오가기에 매우 편리했습니다. 내부도 청결하여 쾌적하게 지낼 수 있었고, 30층 높이에서 내려다 보는 야경은 너무 아름다워

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                                                                                                      아파트의 위치가 스카이버스 정류장 바로 앞이라 공항에서 오가기에 매우 편리했습니다. 내부도 청결하여 쾌적하게 지낼 수 있었고, 30층 높이에서 내려다 보는 야경은 너무 아름다워 눈을 뗄 수 가 없었습니다. 또한 호스트도 친절하셨습니다. 놓고 온 옷을 시드니로 보내달라는 부탁에도 성심성의껏 응해주셔서 참 감사했습니다. 덕분에 즐거운 여행을 할 수 있었고 다시 멜번을 찾게 되면 다시 가고 싶은 숙소입니다.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      its a place to be and enjoy every single moment of it with a nice environment

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      its a place to be and enjoy every single moment of it with a nice environment
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016