Melbourne has 321 suburbs. Those suburbs offer distinct lifestyles: urban living, industrial cool, rural homesteads, and mellow beach vibes. Each of these have their own set of pros and cons. Living around the CBD means you’ll be near all the action, but it’s going to be expensive. Want peace and quiet and a little more space? Well, that’ll be cheaper but means you’ll probably have a longer commute. Fortunately, we’re here to help you narrow down which suburbs to consider.
Check out the different regions below and get detailed suburb profiles, including cost of housing, safety ratings, amenities, local school performance, and more! And if you’re not even sure where to begin, use the Suburb Explorer to filter suburbs based on home size and cost, who lives there, amenities, and location.