Night View of Queen Victoria Market near Jasper Hotel

Nearby Attractions

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Jasper Hotel is located in the Melbourne Free Tram Zone, near attractions like Melbourne University, Federation Square, Flagstaff Gardens, Etihad Stadium and the Melbourne City Baths (offering Jasper guests free access). The hotel is also a popular choice for visitors exploring Melbourne's best markets and Melbourne's famous shopping hubs and retail centres.

Below, you will find the most popular nearby attractions and things to do in Melbourne.

Top Summer Activities You Don't Want to Miss in Melbourne!

Bask in the Summer Sun at Melbourne's Beaches

There's nothing quite like soaking up the summer sun on one of Melbourne's stunning beaches. Whether you're looking for a vibrant social scene or a quiet escape, there's a beach for every type of sun worshipper. From the iconic St Kilda Beach to the serene shores of Brighton Beach, you'll find plenty of space to lay your towel, take a refreshing dip, and enjoy the picturesque views of the sparkling blue waters. So grab your sunscreen and get ready for some unforgettable beach days in Melbourne this summer!


Quench your Thirst with Melbourne's Unique Drink Experiences

Discover Melbourne's vibrant bar scene and quench your thirst with unique drink experiences. From trendy rooftop bars to hidden speakeasies, there's a drink for every taste. Sip on craft cocktails, try local wines, or sample innovative brews at one of the city's many breweries. Don't forget to indulge in Melbourne's famous coffee culture, where you can enjoy a perfectly brewed cup while soaking in the lively atmosphere. Cheers to refreshing and unforgettable drink experiences in Melbourne this summer!


Unearth the Magic of Summer Festivals and Events

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of summer festivals and events in Melbourne. From music festivals that make your heart sing to cultural celebrations that ignite your senses, there's something for everyone. Experience the magic of live performances, indulge in delicious food and drinks, and celebrate the vibrant arts and culture scene that Melbourne is famous for. Get ready to dance, laugh, and create unforgettable memories at the summer festivals and events that truly make Melbourne come alive during the warmer months.

Make a Splash with Watersports on Yarra River

Dive into adventure and make a splash with exhilarating watersports on Melbourne's iconic Yarra River. From kayaking and paddleboarding to jet skiing and river cruises, there's no shortage of thrilling activities to choose from. Feel the refreshing spray of water as you navigate the river's currents, take in the stunning cityscape views, and enjoy an adrenaline-pumping experience like no other. So grab your swimsuit and get ready to make unforgettable memories on the Yarra River this summer!


Savor Melbourne's Vibrant Summer Nightlife

When the sun goes down, Melbourne's nightlife comes alive with a vibrant energy that's hard to resist. From rooftop bars with breathtaking views to trendy clubs playing the latest beats, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Sip on expertly crafted cocktails, dance the night away to live music, or simply soak up the electric atmosphere as you explore the city's bustling laneways. Whether you're looking for a quiet night out or an all-night party, Melbourne's summer nightlife is sure to leave you with unforgettable memories.


Exciting Day Trips to Take from Melbourne in the Summer

Escape the hustle and bustle of Melbourne and embark on exciting day trips to explore the stunning surroundings. Discover the breathtaking natural beauty of the Great Ocean Road, where you can marvel at the iconic Twelve Apostles. Take a trip to Phillip Island and witness the adorable penguins waddle along the beach. For adventure enthusiasts, a visit to the Dandenong Ranges offers lush rainforests and breathtaking hiking trails. These day trips will leave you in awe of the incredible landscapes that surround Melbourne.


Exploring Outdoor Markets and Picnics in the Parks

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Melbourne's outdoor markets and indulge in a relaxing picnic in one of the city's beautiful parks. Browse through stalls filled with unique crafts, delicious local produce, and trendy fashion finds. Afterward, find a cozy spot in the park, spread out your picnic blanket, and enjoy a leisurely lunch surrounded by nature. It's the perfect way to unwind and soak up the summer vibes while exploring the local culture and enjoying delicious treats.

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Interior view Queen Victoria Market near Jasper Hotel

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market is the heart and soul of Melbourne. Eat, shop, explore and discover your way through our iconic food halls and heritage Sheds, where the banter is as fresh as the produce. Or simply soak up the atmosphere of the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Australian Centre for The Moving Image Exterior, Jasper Hotel


Visit any theatre buff’s paradise at Melbourne’s ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image). ACMI offers film viewings, exhibitions displaying the history of films and the latest screen-based art, talks, live events, creative workshops and a number of research facilities.


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Landscape view of Royal Botanic Garden near Jasper Hotel

Royal Botanic Gardens

Escape and relax at the Royal Botanic Gardens with its beautiful display of Australian wildlife and nature. At the Royal Botanic Gardens, you can visit the Guilfoyle’s Volcano Collection and the Children’s Garden or even take a class.

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Racoons captured in Melbourne Zoo near Jasper Hotel

Melbourne Zoo

Tempt your way into the Australian Outback and see animals from all across the world at the Melbourne Zoo. The zoo exhibits everything from tigers to kangaroos. Melbourne Zoo is open every day of the year from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Exterior view of National Gallery of Victoria near Jasper Hotel

National Gallery of Victoria

Exhibiting everything from modern to ancient art, the NGV or National Gallery of Victoria is one of the country’s biggest galleries. Additionally, the NGV is open to all members of the public hosting tours, demonstrations, classes and workshops. The NGV is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day of the week except Tuesday.

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Kids enjoying inside Melbourne Aquarium near Jasper Hotel

Melbourne Aquarium

No trip to the Melbourne is complete without visiting Melbourne Aquarium. Situated on the riverside just opposite the Crown Casino, Melbourne Aquarium is home to thousands of animals, including sharks, turtles, stingrays, sawfish, tropical fish and much, much more.

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Crowd at Melbourne Cricket Stadium near Jasper Hotel

Melbourne Cricket Ground

The ground was built way back in 1853 when the then 15-year-old Melbourne Cricket Club was forced by the government to move from its former site. That happened because the route of Australia’s first steam train was to pass through the oval.

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Night Skyline view of Victorian Art Centre near Jasper Hotel

Victorian Arts Centre

The Victorian Arts Centre is Melbourne’s cultural hub, where artists, comedians, dancers and musicians come together to put on live performances and display artwork. If you fancy yourself a connoisseur of fine or contemporary art, then you won’t be disappointed at the Victoria Arts Centre. Visit the website to a book a ticket.

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Aerial view of Eureka Skydeck near Jasper Hotel

Eureka Skydeck

Situated in the heart of Southbank in the iconic Eureka Tower, the skydeck stands at a staggering 297 metres above the streets of Melbourne. Both locals and visitors regard the skydeck as one of the best things to do in Melbourne.

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Exterior view of Royal Exhibition Building near Jasper Hotel

Royal Exhibition Building

The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. On 1 July 2004, it became the first building in Australia to achieve a World Heritage listing.

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Exterior view of Melbourne Museum near Jasper Hotel

Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum is a natural and cultural history museum located in the Carlton Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Located adjacent to the Royal Exhibition Building, it is the largest museum in the Southern Hemisphere.

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