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Southbank

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Address: Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes...

Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes restaurants and shopping areas. Very up and coming.

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US$ 53.13*
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Melbourne City Sights with Chadstone Shopping Experience
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Melbourne Bike Tour with Coffee and Drinks Including Yarra River and Southbank

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Great place to Wander!

I love that you can eat, drink, shop, wander, relax and socialise in one area!! Easily accessible from Melbourne CBD and definitely worth a visit if you're in town!!

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Macedon, Australia
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love that you can eat, drink, shop, wander, relax and socialise in one area!! Easily accessible from Melbourne CBD and definitely worth a visit if you're in town!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When you design a strip of shops and restaraunts you cant do much better than this. Endless variety and fun everywhere

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Morwell, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the best places in Melbourne to experience street theatre, get something to eat or to people watch. On a lovely day the city looks beautiful and a wander along here is a pleasure in itself. There a numerous street performers who are excellent and provide great entertainment.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always manage to wander along Southbank when in Melbourne, this place is always full of life's interesting people, watch out for the cyclists, they seem to come at you from all angles some times, great place!

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Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a pretty area of the city looking across to the Yarra River. Really nice atmosphere and nice to have a stroll up and down. Some brilliant places to eat and drink near the river too which were a bonus.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good for a wander to check out the shops, lots of places to eat, and some art all along the edge of the Yarra. One of those things to do if the day is clear.

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Hunter Valley, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great spot with a nice riverside culture here. Bars, food courts, Crown Casino and restaurants make it a must see. Food court has food from many parts of the world. We were staying close by and went there most days and nights and thoroughly enjoyed it every time. It's no fault of Southbank but when you cross the river to... More 

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Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stay because you are within walking distance of nearly everything in the city of Melbourne. So much to see and do. When you need to take a break, you can even go to a terrific movie theatre and watch the latest movie release! That's in the casino complex about a ten minute walk down... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a really nice and vibrant area of the city. Great walks along the river with lots going on. Access to plenty of restaurants and bars and of course the awesome Crown Casino. We watched the New Year's Eve fireworks from here and although there was a great buzz it was tricky to see the whole display as the fireworks... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing exceptional, at least to me as I come from a urbanized country. Lots of restaurants and eatery places. Can't think of any attraction that will draw me back to Southbank :((

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