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Kensington overview

Kensington is known for its rivers. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Families will find plenty of fun at Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Aquarium. Make some time to see popular sights such as Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach. Kensington is a family-friendly destination whilst offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Kensington

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Kensington has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Kensington with by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Kensington hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Kensington hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Kensington

Fly in to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from central Kensington. Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) is the next closest major airport, 29.5 mi (47.4 km) away.

Metro stations include:
  • • Kensington Station
  • • South Kensington Station

What to see around Kensington

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
  • • State Netball Hockey Centre
  • • Melbourne Zoo
  • • Melbourne City Baths
  • • Melbourne Aquarium
It's well known for its rivers and these favourite places for nature lovers:
  • • Royal Park
  • • Brimbank Park
  • • Flagstaff Gardens
  • • Princes Park
  • • Queens Park
Top sights in the area include:
  • • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • • St. Kilda Beach
  • • Flemington Racecourse
  • • University of Melbourne
  • • Queen Victoria Market

When to visit Kensington

Wondering which time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal trends to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 25°C day, 14°C night
  • April-June: 22°C day, 9°C night
  • July-September: 18°C day, 9°C night
  • October-December: 23°C day, 11°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 3 cm
  • April-June: 3 cm
  • July-September: 3 cm
  • October-December: 3 cm
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