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What's Kensington like?

If you're looking for the perfect part of the city to explore, look no further than Kensington. In the larger area, you'll find top places to visit such as Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex. State Netball Hockey Centre and Melbourne Zoo are two places to visit nearby.

How to get to Kensington

Kensington is located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the heart of Melbourne.

Flying to:

  • Melbourne Airport (MEL), 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from Kensington
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from Kensington
  • Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), 29.8 mi (48 km) from Kensington

Getting to Kensington on the metro

Stations in the neighbourhood include:
  • Kensington Station
  • South Kensington Station

Things to see and do in and around Kensington

Things to see near Kensington:

  • Royal Melbourne Showgrounds (1.2 mi/2 km away)
  • Flemington Racecourse (1.4 mi/2.2 km away)
  • University of Melbourne (1.7 mi/2.7 km away)
  • Moonee Valley Racecourse (1.7 mi/2.7 km away)
  • Flagstaff Gardens (1.9 mi/3 km away)

Things to do near Kensington:

  • Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex (2.7 mi/4.3 km away)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (1 mi/1.7 km away)
  • Melbourne Zoo (1.2 mi/2 km away)
  • The District Docklands (1.6 mi/2.5 km away)
  • Queen Victoria Market (1.8 mi/2.9 km away)

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