Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Port Melbourne

Enjoy the history and other features of Port Melbourne. This scenic city allures visitors with its seaside and parks. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 and attractions in Port Melbourne

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

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Port Melbourne

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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 around Port Melbourne?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,067 vacation rentals near Port Melbourne. From 345 Houses to 1,563 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Port Melbourne for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Port Melbourne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Port Melbourne. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Westgate Park: 2,274 vacation rentals
  • Westgate Bridge: 2,271 vacation rentals
  • Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Terminal: 2,276 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,285 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,263 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 345 Houses in Port Melbourne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Melbourne include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,563 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 658 vacation rentals with pool available in Port Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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