MELBOURNE ATTRACTIONS AND THINGS TO DO

Explore a wonderful range of Melbourne attractions and fun things to do when staying at Pullman Melbourne on the Park. Located in the East Melbourne sporting and entertainment district, near AAMI Park, Rod Laver Arena, Bridge Road Shopping and more, we are the premier accommodation for discovering the best the city has to offer.

Below, you will find a list of the top nearby Melbourne attractions and sights. For more recommendations or assistance with arranging tours, tickets or transportation, please visit the Pullman Melbourne on the Park Concierge team.

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HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE

It starts with an alarm; that familiar shrill that drags you from bed and dares you to meet the dawn. Today is different. Your adventure starts before the city stirs. Birdsong begins as balloons inflate and you find yourself drawn to the heat of the flame. As the earth falls away, you rise with the sun.

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS

Known as the Royal Botanic Gardens, this venue is located on the south bank of the Yarra River.

FEDERATION SQUARE

This venue is home to major events, exceptional restaurants, cultural attractions and fun tourist experiences.

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MELBOURNE AQUARIUM

With shark dives, a seahorse nursery, fish feeding experiences and penguins galore, this is a fantastic way to spend quality time together and learn a few new things about marine life. 

John Cain arena at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

JOHN CAIN ARENA

John Cain Arena, this arena is an Australian sports venue that is part of the National Tennis Centre at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Victoria.

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ROD LAVER ARENA

This stadium is part of the National Tennis Centre at Melbourne Park and is home to a variety of events, including motorbike super cross races, conferences, concerts, ballet performances, wrestling and more.

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MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUNDS

Built in 1853, the Melbourne Cricket Grounds is Australia's number one stadium and is the birthplace of Australian Football and Test Cricket.

BIRRARUNG MARR

One of Melbourne's major parks, this venue offers fun and excitement to all ages. It is located on the Yarra River's north bank and hosts a long list of events and festivals every year. Families with children are welcome and there are interactive experiences for kids, as well as a children's art centre. There are winding paths, meaningful public artworks, sandpits, slides and the ArtPlay Playground where kids can burn off some "extra" energy.

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AAMI PARK STADIUM

Once called Football Park, this is an Australian rules football stadium located in West Lakes that was built back in 1973.