Aami Park stadium near Pullman Melbourne on the park

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 near the  Pulman Melbourne On the Park

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.

Birrarung Marr near the Pulman Melbourne On the Park

BIRRARUNG MARR

As Melbourne's newest major park, this venue offers fun and excitement to all ages.

Royal Botanic Gardens near the Pulman Melbourne On the Park

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS

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

Federation Square near the Pulman Melbourne On the Park

FEDERATION SQUARE

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

Bridge road Shopping near the Pulman Melbourne On the Park

BRIDGE ROAD SHOPPING

Get your fashion fix when you visit Bridge Road and discover fashions and accessories by Australian brand names such as Kathmandu, Boo Radley, David Lawrence and Ed Harry.

Attractive aquarium at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

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.

Fitzroy Gardens at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

FITZROY GARDENS

With a long history of over 150 years, Fitzroy Gardens is one of the most popular attractions in Melbourne. See spectacular floral displays in the conservatory, visit the Captain James Cook's memorial called Cook's Cottage, and take pictures by flowing fountains and stunning statues that are sprinkled across the grounds

Aami Park stadium at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

AAMI PARK STADIUM

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

John Cain arena at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

HISENSE ARENA

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

Rod Laver Arena at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

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.

Melbourne cricket grounds at the Pulman Melbourne on the park

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.

Hot air balloon ride near the  Pulman Melbourne On the Park

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. There’s no need to travel far, and no better way to see the world’s most liveable city.

Birrarung Marr near the Pulman Melbourne On the Park

BIRRARUNG MARR

As Melbourne's newest major park, 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.

Royal Botanic Gardens near the Pulman Melbourne On the Park

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS

Known as the Royal Botanic Gardens, this venue is located on the south bank of the Yarra River. With over 38 hectares of beautiful lush gardens, this attraction is home to a variety of exotic and native plants.

Federation Square near the Pulman Melbourne On the Park

FEDERATION SQUARE

This venue is home to major events, exceptional restaurants, cultural attractions and fun tourist experiences. Featuring bars, specialty stores, pubs and charming cafes, Federation Square is a great place to keep everyone entertained throughout the day.

Bridge road Shopping near the Pulman Melbourne On the Park

BRIDGE ROAD SHOPPING

Get your fashion fix when you visit Bridge Road and discover fashions and accessories by Australian brand names such as Kathmandu, Boo Radley, David Lawrence and Ed Harry.

Attractive aquarium at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

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.

Fitzroy Gardens at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

FITZROY GARDENS

With a long history of over 150 years, Fitzroy Gardens is one of the most popular attractions in Melbourne. See spectacular floral displays in the conservatory, visit the Captain James Cook's memorial called Cook's Cottage, and take pictures by flowing fountains and stunning statues that are sprinkled across the grounds

Aami Park stadium at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

AAMI PARK STADIUM

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

John Cain arena at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

HISENSE ARENA

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

Rod Laver Arena at the Pullman Melbourne on the park

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. With a seating capacity of 15,000, this Melbourne venue attracts over 1.5 million people a year.

Melbourne cricket grounds at the Pulman Melbourne on the park

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.