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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

The apartment was efficent, centrally located in the perfect spot in the middle of the city and was

5 of 5
The apartment was efficent, centrally located in the perfect spot in the middle of the city and was a wonderful home away from home. Everyhing from eateries, supermarkets, transportation and attractions were easily accessible by foot. The building was modern, very secured and quiet! The hosts were super nice and helpful. Truly an awesome city with amazing people and such a great experience.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

Great place. location was perfect, close to train stations, on free tram service line. Will

5 of 5
Great place. location was perfect, close to train stations, on free tram service line. Will reccomend this place to friends visiting Melbourne.
  • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

Best location in Melbourne!!! I went primarily for the Australian Tennis Open and it was a short

5 of 5
Best location in Melbourne!!! I went primarily for the Australian Tennis Open and it was a short walk. Free tram all over Melbourne was only a few blocks. Best stores were around the corner. Great restaurants nearby. Owner was thorough and accessible for questions. The flat was ideal for 2 adults to have their own space. Give Michele a call if you want a gem in Melbourne!!! Can't wait to go back!!
  • Review Submitted: 02-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017