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South Melbourne overview

South Melbourne is a budget-friendly place, distinct for its art and gardens, and known for its spas and port. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for cycling and running. Spend a relaxing day at Royal Botanic Gardens and Luna Park when the weather is nice. Popular sights such as Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach won't disappoint. A family-friendly area, South Melbourne also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in South Melbourne

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

How to get to South Melbourne

Fly in to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), 12.8 mi (20.7 km) from central South Melbourne. Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) is the next closest major airport, 29.9 mi (48.1 km) away.

What to see around South Melbourne

Fun activities such as cycling, exploring the port and running are at hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Tan Track
  • • Central Pier
  • • Melbourne City Marina
  • • Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Terminal
  • • Fitzroy Aboriginal Heritage Walking Trail
The area's local highlights include its art scene and places like:
  • • Manyung Gallery at Glenferrie
  • • Eltham South Fine Art: Studios & Gallery
Top sights in the area include:
  • • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • • St. Kilda Beach
  • • National Gallery of Victoria
  • • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • • Eureka Tower

When to visit South Melbourne

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: 27°C day, 10°C night
  • April-June: 20°C day, 5°C night
  • July-September: 18°C day, 5°C night
  • October-December: 24°C day, 7°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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