Parkdale’s picturesque foreshore and sweeping wide streets, many of them with views of the Parkdale beach, are amongst many of the highlights of this sought-after family friendly suburb. Parkdale beach is a popular swimming spot in the warmer months and Bay Trail is popular for walkers throughout the year. 

Parkdale sits in between Mentone and Mordialloc, which are also popular suburbs by the beach. Parkdale Village is where you get a sense of real community along the Como Parade precinct. With great bars, restaurants and café’s, the village is within close walking distance of Parkdale train station. For a café with a scenic outlook, there’s always Parkdale Beach Café which is located on the foreshore.  

Parkdale is surrounded by excellent schools including Parkdale Primary and Parkdale Secondary College and is only a short journey from Mentone Grammar, Mentone Girls’ Grammar and St Bede’s College. It should be no surprise that there are plenty of recreational parkland areas in Parkdale where families can gather together and enjoy a barbeque or indulge in weekend sports. The local library is on Parkers road, near Como Parade and the train station.

With a mix of architecturally designed mansions along Beach Road and beautiful residential family homes, Parkdale is truly one of Melbourne’s best suburbs.

Parkdale is 23 km from the CBD and it’s part of the City of Kingston. The postcode for Parkdale is 3195.

Rockwood favourites in Parkdale

Parkdale beach, Como parade shopping strip, proximity to schools, Parkdale Beach Cafe