Parkdale Tourism, Australia

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Parkdale is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 23 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. It is situated between the suburbs of Mentone and Mordialloc, and is located on the Frankston Metropolitan train line. Its local government area is the City of Kingston. At the 2011 census, Parkdale had a population of 11,185. Parkdale was founded in 1920, and named for early homesteader William Parker when engineers decided to build a railway station alongside a cluster of five bayside shops. Parkdale Post Office opened on 6 January 1921. Parkdale's local library, Kingston Library, is located on Parkers Road adjacent to Parkdale Station. Parkdale is also a noted beach-side suburb, with the beach a 5-minute walk from the station.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Parkdale, which is a city in Australia. The nearest major city to Parkdale is Melbourne. Melbourne is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central. Also, to reach Parkdale, 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. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Parkdale.

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Facts and Stats for Parkdale*

  • Pollution Statistics in Parkdale

    Know the pollution level of Parkdale before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.11 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.34 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.79 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.47 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.32 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.09 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.49 (Very Low)
  • Parkdale: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Parkdale for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Parkdale.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.79 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.75 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.48 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.63 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.88 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.29 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.6 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.42 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.56 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.43 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.18 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.96 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.29 (Moderate)
  • Living in Parkdale - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Parkdale is 185.81 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.77 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.72 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.17 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.58 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.13 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.31 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 129.35 (Very 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Parkdale

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Parkdale

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.54 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 104.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.86 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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