Enjoy a taste of Australian Open 2025 over the popular first weekend. Stay for two nights in Melbourne with daily breakfast* and enjoy two sessions on Rod Laver Arena with Upper Baseline Tickets both nights (optional RLA ticket upgrades available to the Lower Bowl) plus a Grounds Pass on Saturday to relax and enjoy the atmosphere, energy and entertainment at Melbourne Park before heading to RLA and your reserved seats.

Optional Rod Laver Arena Ticket upgrades and AO Reserve hospitality upgrades available.

Enjoy the energy of the first weekend, where Melburnians come out in force and Melbourne Park transforms into the epicentre of global sport.

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  • What's included

    • 2 nights accommodation in Melbourne (4-star or 5-star):
      • Check-in: Friday, 17 January 2025
      • Check-out: Sunday, 19 January 2025
      • Daily breakfast*
    • Official Australian Open 2025 tickets:
      • 2 sessions and 1 Grounds Pass:
      • Rod Laver Arena, Friday, 17 January, Night Session – Upper Baseline
      • Rod Laver Arena, Saturday, 18 January, Night Session – Upper Baseline
      • Grounds Pass, Saturday, 18 January
    • 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 $1,409 $1,409 $1,649 $1,369 N/A
    Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne 4-star Perkins $1,429 $1,429 $1,709 $1,379 N/A
    Novotel on Collins 4-star Deluxe $1,669 $1,689 $2,159 N/A N/A
    voco Melbourne Central 4-star Standard $1,599 $1,599 $2,029 N/A N/A
    DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne 4-star Guest Room $1,509 $1,509 $1,849 $1,449 N/A
    Mantra 100 Exhibition 4-star One Bedroom Apartment $1,609 $1,609 $2,129 $1,469 N/A
    Two Bedroom Apartment N/A $2,189 N/A $1,849 $1,679
    Hyatt Centric Melbourne 4-star Standard $1,579 $1,579 $1,979 N/A N/A
    Deluxe $1,609 N/A $2,059 $1,509 N/A
    Mantra on Jolimont Melbourne 4-star Studio $1,549 $1,549 $1,999 N/A N/A
    One Bedroom Apartment $1,579 $1,579 $2,059 $1,459 N/A
    Two Bedroom Apartment $1,989 $1,989 N/A $1,689 $1,539
    Next Hotel Melbourne, Curio Collection by Hilton 5-star Next Room $1,589 N/A $1,989 N/A N/A
    Next Level $1,619 N/A $2,059 N/A N/A
    Pullman Melbourne on the Park 5-star Superior $1,639 $1,639 $2,079 N/A N/A
    InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto 5-star Classic $1,649 $1,649 $2,119 $1,549 N/A
    The Hotel Windsor 5-star Superior $1,709 $1,709 $2,209 $1,579 N/A
    The Langham, Melbourne 5-star Superior $1,889 $1,889 $2,609 $1,699 N/A
    Deluxe River $1,919 $1,919 $2,669 $1,719 N/A
    Crown Metropol Melbourne 5-star Luxe $1,739 $1,739 $2,249 $1,569 $1,479
    QT Melbourne 5-star QT King $1,699 N/A $2,219 N/A N/A
    QT Double Queen N/A $1,759 N/A $1,559 $1,469
    The Westin Melbourne 5-star Westin $1,739 $1,739 $2,279 $1,619 N/A
    Sofitel Melbourne on Collins 5-star Superior $1,759 $1,759 $2,339 $1,649 N/A
    Superior Bay View $1,789 $1,789 $2,389 $1,659 N/A
    Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne on Flinders 4-star Two Bedroom Apartment $1,799 $1,799 N/A $1,559 $1,449
    Crown Towers Melbourne 5-star Deluxe $2,259 $2,259 $3,289 $1,919 $1,749

    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.
  • Rod Laver Arena ticket upgrades

    This package includes Upper Baseline Tickets on Rod Laver Arena

    Upper Baseline seats are located behind the baseline in the front of the upper level (there’s two levels, lower and upper), offering a similar view to that on TV, looking down the court. From there you can upgrade to the Lower Bowl to be closer to the court, either behind the baseline or on the sideline with various options available. For those looking to be right by the action, there are also Super Row Tickets, which offer guaranteed seats in the very first row (A) and can be anywhere around the arena including on the baseline or the sideline.

    Additionally, you can downgrade your seat from Upper Baseline to Rear Upper Baseline, Upper Sideline, Rear Upper Sideline or High Upper Sideline on request, although it’s not recommended.
    Please note: During Day Sessions, the sidelines are in the sun (both east and west side). See the striped colours on the RLA map below for an indication of sun vs shade seats or ask our team for recommendations, we’ve tried them all.

    Rod Laver Arena seating map

    Rod Laver Arena Seating Map - Australian Open

    Rod Laver Arena Ticket upgrade prices

    Fri 17 Jan Sat 18 Jan
    SESSION Night Night
    UPPER BASELINE Included by default
    MID LOWER SIDELINE $210 $255
    LOWER SIDELINE $210 $255
    $210 $220
    $255 $285
    AO RESERVE — REAR/MID LOWER BASELINE WITH HOSPITALITY from +$80 pp (Riverside Terrace) — see upgrades below
    $290 $360
    $325 $440

    For a full list of upgrades across the tournament, please speak to our team.

    Other Australian Open 2025 Tickets

    Prices and more information, including customised packages, on request:

    • Extra Rod Laver Arena Tickets
    • Margaret Court Arena Tickets
    • Grounds Passes
  • AO Reserve hospitality upgrades


    AO Reserve

    New for AO 2025, AO Reserve offers guests access to high-end tennis hospitality experiences. From On-Court by Piper-Heidsieck to Private Suites in Rod Laver Arena, AO Reserve will elevate your Australian Open experience. It’s the perfect option for discerning fans, companies and those looking for an enhanced AO experience.

    Upgrade your Rod Laver Arena Tickets to any of the following AO Reserve hospitality options while stocks last.

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    On-Court by Piper-Heidsieck

    Open details


    The Australian Open’s most high-end tennis and hospitality experience, just a heartbeat
    away from the tennis action. Your highly coveted Rod Laver Arena On- Court seats by Piper-Heidsieck provide closeup, uninterrupted Grand Slam tennis viewing. World-class dining awaits in your private suite beneath the hallowed RLA court, with a private omakase experience by a renowned Japanese sushi master, premium beverages plus refined in-seat refreshments and snacks.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – On Court


    • Dedicated reception area
    • Seated exclusive interactive omakase sushi dining experience
    • Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Bar
    • Ultra Premium beverage package
    • Escorted behind the scenes tour including Champions walk


    Champions Rooftop

    Open details


    Indulge in a one-of-a-kind, premium yet convivial dining experience at the Australian Open. From the Champions Rooftop, be immersed in the players’ open-air sanctuary on the RLA balcony, with unrivalled views across the buzzing AO precinct. The Champions Rooftop experience is complete with a rooftop bar on the terrace with premium pours from start to finish.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Mid Lower Baseline, Sections 9, 10 & 11


    • Located within Rod Laver Arena on Level 4
    • Access to indoor and outdoor areas
    • Live theatre cooking stations presented by a leading international chef
    • Casual seating with roving canapés and grazing station
    • Ultra Premium beverage package (3hrs)
    • Cocktail on arrival
    Available from semi-finals onwards.


    The Bistro by Rockpool

    Open details


    Enjoy the quintessential AO restaurant experience from the heart of Garden Square at The Bistro. Offering a refined yet relaxed dining experience crafted by an iconic Australian restaurant, complete with private terrace bar overlooking Garden Square, take your highly coveted spot just a moment’s walk to your premium Rod Laver Arena seats for the tennis.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Mid Lower Baseline, Sections 9, 10 & 11 (Day 1-11) / 8, 9, 10 & 11 (Day 12-15)


    • Located at Centrepiece Level 1
    • Dedicated reception
    • 3 course seated dining experience curated by an awarded restaurant
    • Premium beverage package (5hrs)
    • Outdoor terrace bar overlooking Garden Square



    Open details


    Enjoy a 3 course curated AO restaurant experience at Glasshouse, overlooking Olympic Park Oval, just a moment’s walk to Melbourne Park and your premium Rod Laver Arena seats for the tennis.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Rear/Mid Lower Baseline, Section 12


    • Located at Glasshouse, Olympic Boulevard
    • 3 course set menu dining experience
    • Premium beverage package (2hrs)
    Available from quarter-finals onwards.


    AO Reserve - Glasshouse

    Riverside Social

    Open details


    This ultra-stylish setting on River Terrace boasts unparalleled Melbourne city skyline views and one of the greatest vantage points to take in the buzzing AO atmosphere. At Riverside Social, the scene it set for a vibrant cocktail party perfect for socialising with clients and friends. With incredible canapés and cocktails, live entertainment, and optimal tennis screen viewing, this is the coveted spot to be.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Rear/Mid Lower Baseline, Sections 8 (Day 1-11) / 7 & 8 (Day 12-15)


    • Located at River Terrace steps from Rod Laver Arena
    • Stand up roving canapés and food stations by Grandmaster Recorders
    • Standard beverage package (5 hrs)
    • Live music entertainment
    • Cocktail on arrival




    RLA Private Rooms — Lounge & Terrace

    Open details


    An exciting and elevated private group hospitality package. Curated specially for larger groups, enjoy prime arena seats and a private hosting area with direct Rod Laver Arena access from the Lounge & Terrace. Delight in a bespoke dining experience, complemented by premium beverage and views overlooking the buzzing AO precinct.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Lower Baseline, Section 18


    • Space for up to 60 guests in The Lounge
    • Space for up to 34 guests in The Terrace
    • Located within Rod Laver Arena on Level 3
    • Self serve grazing dining with casual seating
    • Ultra Premium beverage package (6hrs)
    • Barista tea and coffee
    • Direct Arena Access


    RLA Suites & Bar Suite

    Open details


    The ultimate Centre Court viewing experience; your Rod Laver Arena Suite will make it a match to remember. Never miss a moment of tennis action from your private suite, with a dedicated host at your service from first serve to the final point. Enjoy a premium grazing style menu by an acclaimed Australian chef, a comprehensive beverage package, and in-suite service that guarantees an unmatched experience.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Private Box


    • Available for 12 or 18 guests (Bar Suite 16*)
    • Located within Rod Laver Arena on Level 4
    • Premium grazing style menu
    • Premium beverage package (6hrs)
    • In-box padded arena facing seating and rear standing space
    • Air-conditioned with open air sliding windows
    *Bar Suites available for 16 guests with a slight variation on offering.


  • Customisations and extra travel services

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    Bespoke trips/group travel — create a customised itinerary with our expert team, available for individuals and groups of all sizes (including corporate groups and incentives).

    See what we can offer below and get in touch for a free quote, recommendations or more information.

    Accommodation - Extra nights and room upgrades at featured event hotels.
    - Extra nights and other accommodation pre/post or during major events.
    - 4-star and 5-star hotels.
    - Apartments and retreats.
    - Plus specials and benefits with partner properties.
    Flights - Domestic and international flights.
    - Premium carriers.
    - All classes bookable (Economy, Premium, Business and First Class).
    - Flights ticketed in-house as an IATA Travel Company.
    - Itinerary managed start to finish including schedule changes and seat selection.
    Transport - Car rental (pre-book or pay on pick-up).
    - Airport transfers.
    - Coach transfers for groups, including guides and tour managers.
    - Rail tickets.
    - Other transport journeys.
    Travel insurance - Tailored policies issued with Cover-More and Go Insurance.
    - Available for Australian residents or international visitors travelling to Australia.
    - 10% discount applies to all annual policies.
    Sightseeing and small group tours - Tickets to attractions
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    Book a cruise or small group tour as part of your event package or tour and receive a discount on the cruise or small group tour.
    Major events - Combine two or more major event packages or tours within the same booking and receive a discount from all packages or tours booked offered on a case-by-case basis
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  • Payment information

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

    Payment requirements and dates

    On sale date to 1 June 2024 (early-bird terms)

    A deposit of 25% is due to confirm your booking, plus any ticket upgrades and extras*.

    The balance of 75% is due by 20 September 2024**.

    From 1 June 2024 to 20 September 2024 (regular terms)

    A deposit of 50% is due to confirm your booking, plus any ticket upgrades and extras*.

    The balance of 50% is due by 20 September 2024**.

    *If your booking includes extra travel services, different payment terms may apply to be confirmed on quoting (e.g. flight tickets require full payment to confirm while car rental can be paid on pick-up).
    ** Bookings made after the balance due date will require full payment to confirm, unless otherwise agreed in writing.

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