Activity Centres

The City of Port Phillip is distinctive and diverse with its seaside location, tourist attractions, cosmopolitan shopping centres, parks and gardens, offices and industry.

The municipality is made up of an eclectic collection of both major, neighbourhood and emerging activity centres, each offering distinctive characteristics, great shopping, dining, café culture and entertainment.

For those looking for a more leisurely experience there are art galleries, theatres and local markets featuring local produce, arts and crafts.

All this is flanked by a picturesque shoreline that stretches 11 kilometres from Port Melbourne to Elwood. The shared path along the foreshore (Bay Trail) is one of Melbourne’s highlights for residents and visitors alike.

The following are considered major activity centres within the City of Port Phillip:

The neighbourhood activity centres include:

There are also small shopping and dining strips that are emerging as activity centres, such as Inkerman Street (St Kilda), Centre Avenue (Garden City), Tennyson St (Elwood) and Mills St (Albert Park).


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