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Family Activities

Melbourne is a great city to explore with kids, the streets are flat and easy to negotiate and children love to ride the trams

Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders is in the heart of the action and within walking distance to many of the best city locations for kids. For a Melbourne trip packed with entertainment for the whole family, start with the following list of tourist attractions.

Melbourne Zoo

Only a short tram ride up William Street or a train from Southern Cross station to Royal Park station,  Melbourne Zoo is a wonderful day out for kids and kids at heart. The Zoo has a detailed what’s on section, so check the website before planning a trip to make sure you make the most of your day! Book the Family Getaway package for tickets to the zoo included. Find out more here.

Medibank Icehouse

Located in the heart of Docklands and a short tram ride on the complimentary city circle tram Medibank Icehouse is an indoor winter wonderland. Free 15 minute skating lessons and other ice fun and games make this the perfect day out for the whole family!

Luna Park St Kilda

Melbourne’s most famous beach side suburb, St Kilda, hosts Luna Park, a 100 year old attraction with rides for brave family members, as well as those who like their rides a little more tame. A easy ride on the 96 tram from the CBD Luna Park is free to enter, simply buy single ride or unlimited tickets. Finish the day with an ice cream and stroll along Port Phillip Bay.


Located in the Spotswood, only 5km from the Melbourne CBD easily accessed by the Williamstown ferry a short walk from the hotel and also with free onsite parking. The educational and fun exhibitions at Scienceworks are always changing, meaning that there is something new to see each visit. Also, make sure you visit the planetarium.

Visit the family section of our blog for more great ideas for your next Melbourne trip.

Don’t forget, at Holiday Inn kids stay and eat FREE! so it’s the perfect location for your next family holiday.