Balwyn Tourism

Balwyn (/ˈbɔːlwərn/) is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Boroondara. At the 2011 Census, Balwyn had a population of 12,944. Well known for its high quality family lifestyle and many leafy streets, Balwyn is among Melbourne's most exclusive and desirable suburbs. Balwyn in the north is separated from Balwyn North by Belmore Road, bounded in the west by Burke Road, in the south by an irregular line along Mont Albert Road, Northcote Avenue and Whitehorse Road and in the east by a line some distance to the east of Union Road. Whitehorse Road runs east-west along the ridgeline through the centre of Balwyn. Balwyn Road runs north-south from Koonung Creek Reserve (adjacent to the Eastern Freeway) to Canterbury Road. The south west part of Balwyn was excised as the suburb of Deepdene in 2010.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Balwyn, Australia. Explore Balwyn travel guide before you plan your trip here. Balwyn is located at a short trip away from Melbourne a major city in Australia. Take a short trip from Balwyn and set some time aside to explore the Melbourne. Dotted with places like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Balwyn, you'll have to take a flight to Melbourne; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Balwyn are of 1-2 days.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Balwyn that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • Know the pollution level of Balwyn before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.68 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 28.72 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 39.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.56 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.48 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.79 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.88 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Balwyn for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Balwyn.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.75 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.49 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.03 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.01 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.22 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.48 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.78 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.39 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.71 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.98 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.26 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Balwyn is 179.28 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.68 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.3 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 25.83 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.04 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.53 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75.07 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.61 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 109.18 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Balwyn

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 68.87 USD

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