See what all the fuss it about. Enjoy a taste of AO 2025 during the first week with our Explorer Package. Stay any three nights in Melbourne between Saturday and Friday with any two days of Grounds Passes during the first five days of the tournament. With a Ground Pass you’ll enjoy a full day experience at Melbourne Park with access to all outer courts, including free seating arenas such as John Cain Arena, Kia Arena and 1573 Arena, plus warm-up courts, brand activations, live music stages, shops, Garden Square, Grand Slam Oval and enjoy plenty of activities and things to see, do and taste.

This is a great value package for locals and visitors looking to explore Melbourne Park and Australian Open 2025.

Over your stay in Melbourne, enjoy time to explore top attractions including: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Zoo, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Museum, Melbourne Skydeck, Melbourne Cricket Ground, St Kilda beach, world-class shops, cafés, restaurants and breathtaking coastal drives and day trips to wine regions.

Customise your trip with extra travel services including: other hotel options, extra nights, extra tickets, AO Premium Experiences, flights, transport, sightseeing, travel insurance and more.

Book your package today or get in touch to ask any questions.


  • What's included

    • 3 nights accommodation in Melbourne (4-star or 5-star):
      • Check-in: Either Sat, 11 Jan, Sun 12 Jan, Mon 13 Jan or Tue 14 Jan 2025
      • Daily breakfast*
    • Official Australian Open 2025 tickets:
      • Choose any 2 days:
      • Grounds Pass, Sun 12 Jan
      • Grounds Pass, Mon 13 Jan
      • Grounds Pass, Tue 14 Jan
      • Grounds Pass, Wed 15 Jan
      • Grounds Pass, Thu 16 Jan
    • Personalised booking support and onsite support from our expert team
    • All fees and taxes including GST


    *Breakfast not included with apartments including kitchens
  • Prices

    Prices are per person in $ AUD with all listed inclusions.
    Mercure Melbourne Southbank 4-star Superior $599 $599 $959 $549 N/A
    Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne 4-star Perkins $639 $639 $1,039 $569 N/A
    Novotel on Collins 4-star Deluxe $689 $729 $1,119 N/A N/A
    voco Melbourne Central 4-star Standard $739 $739 $1,219 N/A N/A
    DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne 4-star Guest Room $749 $749 $1,239 $659 N/A
    Mantra 100 Exhibition 4-star One Bedroom Apartment $749 $749 $1,329 $589 N/A
    Two Bedroom Apartment N/A $1,139 N/A $849 $699
    Hyatt Centric Melbourne 4-star Standard $849 $849 $1,429 N/A N/A
    Deluxe $899 N/A $1,529 $759 N/A
    Mantra on Jolimont Melbourne 4-star Studio $809 $809 $1,449 N/A N/A
    One Bedroom Apartment $849 $849 $1,539 $679 N/A
    Two Bedroom Apartment $1,439 $1,439 N/A $1,009 $799
    Next Hotel Melbourne, Curio Collection by Hilton 5-star Next Room $859 N/A $1,439 N/A N/A
    Next Level $909 N/A $1,539 N/A N/A
    Pullman Melbourne on the Park 5-star Superior $939 $939 $1,569 N/A N/A
    InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto 5-star Classic $949 $949 $1,629 $809 N/A
    The Hotel Windsor 5-star Traditional $989 N/A $1,659 N/A N/A
    Superior $1,039 $1,039 $1,749 $849 N/A
    The Langham, Melbourne 5-star Superior $1,009 $1,009 $1,749 $829 N/A
    Deluxe River $1,059 $1,059 $1,839 $859 N/A
    Crown Metropol Melbourne 5-star Luxe $1,079 $1,079 $1,809 $829 $709
    QT Melbourne 5-star QT King $1,019 N/A $1,769 N/A N/A
    QT Double Queen N/A $1,109 N/A $829 $689
    The Westin Melbourne 5-star Westin $1,079 $1,079 $1,859 $909 N/A
    Sofitel Melbourne on Collins 5-star Superior $1,119 $1,119 $1,939 $949 N/A
    Superior Bay View $1,149 $1,149 $2,009 $969 N/A
    Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne on Flinders 4-star Two Bedroom Apartment $1,159 $1,159 N/A $829 $659
    Crown Towers Melbourne 5-star Deluxe $1,829 $1,829 $3,299 $1,339 $1,089

    Single means one bed for one person. Double means one bed for two persons. Twin means two separate beds for two persons. Triple means two or three beds for three persons.
    Invoices can be paid in AUD, GBP, USD, EUR or NZD.
    Concession price reductions may be available on request.
  • AO Premium Experiences

    AO Premium Experiences are coming soon for AO 2025. See below for what was on offer at AO 2024 (subject to change for AO 2025).

    (per session)
    Penfolds Dining Experience See details

    Location: Centrepiece - Level 2

    Penfolds Restaurant promises an elevated dining experience. Showcasing a contemporary Australian menu curated by Scott Huggins, Executive Chef at Penfolds Magill Estate, perfectly paired with a selection of renowned Penfolds wines.


    - Four-course fine dining menu
    - Starting time & duration: lunch 12.00 to 2.00pm or dinner 5.00 to 7.00pm
    - Curated wine pairing
    - Penfolds Grange moment

    Rockpool Dining Experience See details

    Location: Centrepiece - Level 1

    Australian restaurant royalty, Rockpool Bar & Grill, returns to delight diners for a remarkable seventh year at the AO. With their signature menu and paired premium wines, Rockpool is set to bring a luxurious dining experience once again.


    - Three-course choice menu 
    - Starting time & duration: lunch 12.00 to 2.00pm or dinner 5.00 to 7.00pm 
    -Two hour premium beverage package

    Fusion Feast Dining Experience See details

    Location: Eastern Lounge

    Take a Pan-Asian culinary journey at Fusion Feast! Delight in the vibrant flavours of Asia with Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Cantonese, and Malaysian cuisine by Melbourne’s top chefs including Serai’s Ross Magnaye, Daughter in Law’s Jessi Singh, Hareruya Pantry’s Kantaro Okada, and Diana Chan.


    - Buffet style offering 
    - Starting time & duration: lunch 12.00 to 2.00pm or dinner 5.00 to 7.00pm 
    - Two hour beverage package

    Stokehouse Dining Experience See details

    Location: The Glasshouse 

    Indulge in a beautiful dining experience with beloved Melbourne restaurant, Stokehouse. Enjoy Executive Chef Jason Staudt’s thoughtfully curated menu complemented with premium wines, just moments away from the tennis action.


    - Seated three-course menu 
    - Starting time & duration: lunch 12.00 to 2.00pm or dinner 5.00 to 7.00pm 
    - Two hour premium beverage package

    RLA Fan Walk-on Make your way through the iconic corridors of Rod Laver Arena be transported to another world as you step out onto centre court. Be prepared to experience the power and agility of the game’s greatest ball strikers when the stars warm-up before their upcoming battle. With the opportunity to capture the moment with a photo on-court, this is a must for any tennis fan. $196-$1,347
    MCA Fan Walk-on Walk on Margaret Court Arena court, take a selfie and watch the tennis players warm up! $120
    JCA Fan Walk-on Walk on John Cain Arena court, take a selfie and watch the tennis players warm up! $100
    Atrium Pass Atrium Experience at AO24 brings radiant respite from concrete and courts in the Atrium, where we've brought the outdoors inside. Step into our lush greenhouse of organic alchemy and receive two drinks on arrival, plus a place to relax with food options too. $100-$110
    Behind the Scenes Tour Experience the Australian Open like a player, take a stroll behind the scenes with your very own Australian Open tour guide. The Behind the Scenes Tour takes you deep into the heart of the Australian Open, where you will be in areas shared by players, coaches and working staff. Please refrain from approaching or photographing players within these behind the scenes areas. $199-$279
    RLA On Court Seating Watch all the On Court tennis action metres from the players, inclusive of dining experience & private lounge. $1,429-$32,689
    Early Morning Tennis Clinic Early morning tennis clinic 6.30am-8am at NTC, inclusive of equipment Tennis World coaches and refreshments. $500
    MCA RIVER VIEW Price includes canapes, 2 x drink vouchers per session. This semi private lounge overlooks The Yarra and Partner Suites, direct access to RLA & MCA. (capacity 30 per session) On request
    MCA CITY VIEW This semi private space is a perfect spot overlooking western courts and 1575 Arena to entertain guests and relax in between matches. For exclusive hire minimum 5 session to book exclusively. On request
    Official AO24 Program A great souvenir. $20
    RLA Super Boxes Overlooking Rod Laver Arena, relax and entertain guests in an exclusive box with views over the stadium and court. Enjoy personalised service, food and beverage packages, comfortable seating, air-conditioning AND open-air views to let the atmosphere flood in, branding options plus more. Available for groups of 12 or 18 people. On request

  • Extra travel services

    Enhance your trip

    Customise your package with extra travel services. Get in touch for a quote, recommendations and options.

    Accommodation Book extra nights at our featured event hotels, or add extra nights elsewhere during your trip; including 4-star and 5-star hotels, apartments and retreats.
    Flights Fly domestically or internationally with your favourite airlines. Flights are ticketed in-house as an IATA Travel Agency, with your itinerary managed start-to-finish by our team.
    Travel insurance Highly recommended for all trips, big or small. We issue policies with Cover-More and Go Insurance. All annual policies are 10% off. Travel insurance available to Australian residents or foreign residents visiting Australia (inbound insurance with Cover-More).
    Transport Add car rental (pay on pick-up), airport transfers or other transport journeys throughout your trip.
    Sightseeing and small group tours Book sightseeing, small group tours or cruises with our preferred partners and receive a
    A$150 pp travel credit* (preferred partners include Insight Vacations, Trafalgar Tours, Uniworld, Viking Cruises and more).

    *The A$150 pp travel credit applies for each individual overland tour or cruise booked with our preferred partners to accompany your event travel package. The travel credit is valid for 12 months post trip and can be put towards a listed travel package or extra travel services booked with a listed travel package to any of our major events.
    Other major events Book a travel package or tour to other major events we offer at the same time and receive a discount*.

    * Discount offered on a case-by-case basis.

  • Payments

    The default currency for this event is AUD ($).


    The deposit is 25% to confirm your booking (plus any ticket upgrades and extras*).

    The balance of 75% is due by 26 September 2024.

    Bookings made after the balance due date will require full payment to confirm, unless otherwise agreed in writing.

    *If your booking includes extra travel services, different payment terms may apply, to be confirmed on quoting (e.g. flight tickets).

    Invoices can be paid in AUD, GBP, USD, EUR or NZD. If you elect to pay your invoice in a different currency to the event default currency, your invoice will be converted at the daily mid-market rate.

    Payment instructions will be provided on booking.

    If paying an invoice in AUD

    Pay via direct transfer with no fees (including no SWIFT fees or additional bank fees). Or pay using Visa, Mastercard with a 1.7% merchant fee (AMEX is 1.98%).

    If paying an invoice in GBP, USD, EUR or NZD

    Pay via direct transfer with no fees (including no SWIFT fees or additional bank fees). Or pay using Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Google Pay or Apple Pay with a 1.98% merchant fee.

    Events Travel cannot be held liable for, or incur any costs associated with fees charged by your bank or credit card issuer.

  • Help

    If you have any questions about this product or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Please email our reservations team at [email protected] or call +613 5989 7666
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