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Reviewed on 13 Sep. 2019
Known for being walkable and urban, Glen Waverley is an economical neighbourhood, offering convenient options for restaurants, bars, and cafés. The neighbourhood's architecture, friendly people, and China town are just some of its charming qualities. Broaden your horizons with some local art. A stay at one of the hotels in Glen Waverley makes it easy to venture out into the larger area.
The museums and casinos are some of the area's top attractions. The local culture at The Duldig Studio, Drum Theatre, and Moorabbin Air Museum might be just what you're looking for. Windsor Railway Station, Governor La Trobe's Cottage & Government House, and Governor La Trobe's Cottage are significant monuments. Learn about the local history at Rippon Lea House and Gardens, Como Historic House and Garden, and Como House. Take a tour of campus around Monash University, Sissy Chocolate Making Class, or Deakin University. Create some family memories at Studley Park Boathouse, Puffing Billy Steam Train, and Collingwood Children's Farm.
Shopping and attending sporting events are a couple of popular activities in the area. Why not cheer with the crowd at Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre, World Series Paintball, or Sandown Racecourse? You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Wattle Park, Police Paddocks Reserve, or Braeside Park. Explore nature at Coloured Sands and Jawbone Marine Sanctuary. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to The Glen Shopping Centre, Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre, and Caribbean Markets. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Morack Golf Course, Caribbean Gardens Chair Lift, and Ringwood Golf Course.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as St. Kilda Beach, Melbourne Cricket Ground, and Chadstone Shopping Mall. You can also visit Outer Circle Rail Trail, Cape Schanck boardwalk, and Railway Ride Bike Path.
Looking for a quick way to explore more of the city? Catch a ride on metro transit at Glen Waverley Station and Syndal Station.
The closest major airport is Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), located 36.7 km (22.8 miles) from Glen Waverley. The next closest airport is Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 63.1 km (39.2 miles) away.