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Melbourne, the capital city of the state of Victoria in Australia, is home to millions of residents who come from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Melbourne’s metropolitan covers the CBD and multiple small inner-city suburbs, the City of Port Phillip included. This beautiful neighbourhood offers a different cultural experience to guests who come visiting.

To maximally enjoy what the suburb can offer, visitors planning to tour in a group, with families included, are encouraged to opt for minibus or bus hire in Melbourne.  About the City of Port Phillip The Melbourne’s suburb of City of Port Phillip is located on the northern shore of Port Phillip Bay, south of the Melbourne CBD district. Port Phillip is well known for its multiple dynamic urban villages that stretch over 11km, beautiful gardens and parks, artistic expressions, splendid heritage buildings and cultural diversity. With an estimated 4.5 million inhabitants, it is one of Australia’s most densely populated urban regions. Using a rented Melbourne bus with driver, comfortably explore the vibrant neighbourhoods of Elwood, St. Kilda, Albert Park, Middle Park, South Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Ripponlea, Garden City, and many more. When you get tired from your exploration, simply take a break in any of the suburb’s beautiful gardens or parks or beaches.

After your break, make sure to visit any of the city’s iconic attractions, or shop in any of its thriving precincts, or even participate in the suburb’s cultural festivals. Better still, relax and take in a meal at one of the many dining options the city has to offer. From dusk to dawn, there is so much to do and sights to discover in Port Phillip than you can ever imagine! Tour the Emerald Hill Library and Heritage Centre Conveniently situated in the iconic former Post office building, the Emerald Hill Library and Heritage Centre is more than a definition of a library with its extensive cultural heritage and history programs. You will discover the region’s rich history by visiting this culturally important monument and building in Port Phillip. Visit the Princes Pier For more heritage discovery, make a point of visiting the Princes Pier. Princes Pier was opened in 1915 to accommodate the largest mail ships and steamers docking in Port Phillip, Melbourne, Australia.  With many vessels arriving and leaving the pier, all playing their own little part of history, you will soon discover the Immigration Trail. The trail takes you through many of the area’s main historical sites and explains their significance in the Australian history.

Have fun at Marina Reserve Skateable Space

The Marina Reserve is a world class stating park that draws boarding aficionados from all over Melbourne, and Australia in general. The colourful park is situated right on the bay and is perfect for skaters of all skill levels. So make a point of jumping on the board yourself for an experience like no other! Catani Gardens Ideally located on the St. Kilda foreshore, and consisting of six hectares of gorgeously landscaped gardens, Catani Gardens are a must visit when touring Port Phillip. With their awesome rows of palms, varied vegetation and trees, historic bandstands, and grand avenues, these gardens were established in 1920s, and are now recognized to be of horticultural, architectural and historical significance. These gardens host multiple events throughout the year.

Jewish Museum of Australia

This is a culturally significant community museum that you can help you discover the long and rich history of the Jewish people. The museum was established in 1982 and offers the visitor a rare opportunity to uncover, reflect and engage on the stories that represent the breadth of the Australian Jewish life and Jewish culture in general. Other Port Phillip attractions Some other spots that deserve your exploration attention while in Port Phillip precinct include: The Australian Tapestry Workshop Acland Street for sweet delights Albert Park Sport Precincts such as the Albert Park Golf Course, the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre, and many others. Theatreworks   Red Stitch Actors Theatre Gasworks Arts Park Westgate Park St. Kilda Botanical Garden Coventry, Bay, Clarendon, Bridport and Acland Street for fashion, homewares and more. For artisan pleasure, make a point of exploring the St. Kilda Esplanade market.

Fine dining options

There are numerous world class fine dining options on offer in Port Phillip. Select from top notch venues such as Attica in Ripponlea, a dining establishment that was declared the 2012 Restaurant of The Year and winner of two ‘Good Food’ hats. Other top one-hat dining wonders include The Point in Albert Park, Dandelion in Elwood, Tempura Hajime in South Melbourne, The Prince and Donovan’s in St. Kilda, Circa and Cafe’ di Stasio.  If you are looking for one of a kind dining experience, then head over to The Graham Hotel and Waterfront in Port Melbourne. The two establishments offer delicious fare you are not likely to forget any time soon. If these dining venues don’t suit your preferences or tastes, then why don’t you head over to Victoria Avenue in Albert Park and sample what the establishments such as Mizuzu’s, Kamel and Riccardo’s have to offer? Use Melbourne bus hire for your day trips in Port Phillip! The above list of destinations to tour is not all inclusive, but it will give you an idea of where to start your exploration. T

To explore all these destinations and more, make sure to take advantage of our coach hire services in Melbourne. You and your travelling group can comfortably and conveniently be driven anywhere in the City of Port Phillip for your day trips.

Other places to visit in Melbourne

Melbourne Zoo                                   Brewery Tours                                        Melbourne Wineries                   Yarra Valley

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