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Port Phillip

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The City of Port Phillip is a local government area of Victoria, Australia on the northern shores of Port Phillip, south of Melbourne's central business district. It has an area of 20.62 km² and had a population of 91,372 people at the 2011 Census.Port Phillip contains a number of varied and substantial retail, entertainment and leisure precincts. These include Bay Street (Port Melbourne), Victoria Avenue (Albert Park), Clarendon Street (South Melbourne), Armstrong Street (Middle Park), Fitzroy Street (St Kilda), Acland Street (St Kilda), Carlisle Street (Balaclava) and Ormond Road (Elwood). A number of significant employment areas lie within Port Phillip, including part of the St Kilda Road business district and industrial, warehousing and manufacturing districts in South Melbourne and Port Melbourne. The city has experienced a significant amount of residential development in the 1990s, particularly in areas close to the foreshore. Port Phillip is well served by public transport with a substantial tram network, the St Kilda and Port Melbourne light rail lines and two stations on the Sandringham railway line, in addition to bus services.Comprising seven wards, it is predominantly an amalgamation of three former cities – St Kilda, parts of South Melbourne, most of Port Melbourne, plus a small portion of Windsor from Prahran.
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St. Kilda Beach St Kilda
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Luna Park Melbourne St Kilda
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Wildlife Area
St Kilda Pier St Kilda
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Albert Park Albert Park
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Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo Werribee
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Brighton Beach Brighton
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Specialty Museum
Scienceworks Spotswood
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Funfields Theme Park Whittlesea
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Cheap AZ Travel St Kilda
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding St Kilda
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Water Body
Albert Park Lake Albert Park
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Beach
Middle Park Beach Middle Park
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Parks in Port Phillip

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St Kilda Botanical Gardens St Kilda
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Veg Out Community Gardens St Kilda St Kilda
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Elwood Park Elwood
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Playground
St Vincent Gardens Albert Park
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Duration: 1h 30 min

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Flea Market
The St Kilda Esplanade Market St Kilda
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Gasworks Arts Park Albert Park
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Civic Center
St Kilda Town Hall St Kilda
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Gift & Specialty Shop
St Kilda Sea Baths St Kilda
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Kid-friendly things to do in Port Phillip

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Elwood Beach Elwood
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Biking Trail
Catani Gardens St Kilda
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Duration: 30 minutes

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