Destination guide

The riverside setting of Southbank is ready to explore

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Southbank. Travelers like the casino gaming, riverfront and restaurants in this romantic and cosmopolitan city. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Southbank

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Southbank has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Albert Park Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Southbank

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Southbank is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Luna Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Alexandra Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Treasury Gardens (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Southbank

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

Where to stay around Southbank?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,032 vacation rentals near Southbank. From 1,539 Condos/Apartments to 348 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Southbank for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Malthouse Theatre: 2,146 vacation rentals
  • Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA): 2,212 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,183 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,184 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,176 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southbank 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 Condos/Apartments in Southbank?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,539 Condos/Apartments in Southbank. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Southbank include:

  • Houses: 348 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 71 rentals available
  • Studios: 1,567 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 Southbank?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 573 vacation rentals with pool available in Southbank. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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