Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Port Melbourne

Enjoy the history and other features of Port Melbourne. This scenic city attracts visitors thanks to its seaside and parks. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Port Melbourne

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Port Melbourne a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Melbourne Seaplanes (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (3 mi / 4.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Port Melbourne

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Port Melbourne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Luna Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Sandridge Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Westgate Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • South Melbourne Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Port Melbourne

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 12.1 mi (19.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Port Melbourne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,204 holiday rentals near Port Melbourne. From 363 Houses to 1,677 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Port Melbourne is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Port Melbourne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Port Melbourne. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Terminal: 2,337 holiday rentals
  • Westgate Park: 2,329 holiday rentals
  • Westgate Bridge: 2,331 holiday rentals
  • Station Pier: 2,339 holiday rentals
  • Colonial Brewing Co.: 2,329 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Melbourne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 363 Houses in Port Melbourne. Our other popular types of Port Melbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,677 holiday houses
  • Villas: 9 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 14 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Port Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 692 holiday homes with pool available in Port Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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