Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of North Melbourne

Experience the unique character of North Melbourne with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognized for its restaurants, zoo and shopping. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in North Melbourne

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes North Melbourne a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Melbourne Zoo (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of North Melbourne

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, North Melbourne is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Luna Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Royal Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Flagstaff Gardens (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Princes Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around North Melbourne

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 5.6 mi (8.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 10.3 mi (16.6 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at Macaulay Station or Flemington Bridge Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

Where to stay around North Melbourne?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,035 vacation rentals near North Melbourne. From 341 Houses to 1,545 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near North Melbourne are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Melbourne Central: 2,231 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,232 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,202 vacation rentals
  • Southern Cross Station: 2,226 vacation rentals
  • The Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre: 2,302 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North 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 North Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 341 Houses in North Melbourne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in North Melbourne include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,545 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 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 North Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 570 vacation rentals with pool available in North Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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