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NOVOTEL MELBOURNE GLEN WAVERLEY'S NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Visit popular Melbourne tourist attractions and get involved in Melbourne activities happening in the area. Most of the major attractions in Melbourne are just minutes from the Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley, so make sure you put a few on your travel to-do list when you stay with us.

From boutique specialty shops at Centro The Glen Shopping Centre and non-stop entertainment at Century City Walk to motorsport and horse racing at the historic Sandown Racecourse and golf at Yarra Yarra Golf Club , there is something close by for visitors of all ages to enjoy when staying at the Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley hotel.

If you are planning on staying at the Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley, here are some Melbourne tourist attractions to check out when you are here.

Experience the City of Melbourne

Offering a long list of events, festivals, restaurants, cafes and a fabulous arts scene, a visit to the heart of Melbourne is a definite must-do when you stay with us at the Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley. Only a short 20-minute drive from our hotel, be sure to stop by and embrace the spirit of Melbourne when you are here.

Visit the City of Melbourne's Official Tourism website for more information.

Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverly

SANDOWN RACECOURSE

CENTURY CITY WALK

CENTRO THE GLEN SHOPPING CENTRE

CHADSTONE SHOPPING CENTRE

THE DANDENONG RANGES AND PUFFING BILLY

HEALSVILLE SANCTUARY

YARRA VALLEY

PHILLIP ISLAND

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SANDOWN RACECOURSE

For those that love thrilling horse and car races, check out the historic motorsport and horse race track at Sandown Racecourse, just 15 minutes from our hotel near Tullamarine Airport. Some events to look out for are the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne, Sandown Guineas and the Sandown Classic meeting. 

CENTURY CITY WALK

This popular entertainment haven is adjacent to the Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverly and consists of 10 village cinemas including two Gold Class theatres, a Strike Bowling Bar, a gaming venue, ground level mall and five restaurants. This is a must-do when you stay with us, so get your family, friends or colleagues ready for some fun!

CENTRO THE GLEN SHOPPING CENTRE

As a premier shopping centre in Melbourne, you won't want to miss out! With 200 specialty shops including stores such as Target, Coles, Safeway and David Jones, this mall has a shop for everyone to browse though. 

There is late night shopping available until 9:00 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and it's only a 5-minute walk from our hotel.

CHADSTONE SHOPPING CENTRE

Opened in 1960, this history-rich shopping mall was the first freestanding regional shopping centre in Melbourne. Australia's "fashion capital" is home to almost 400 stores.

THE DANDENONG RANGES AND PUFFING BILLY

Known for its stunning views and lush forests, the Dandenong Ranges also offer fine dining experiences and local craft displays. Puffing Billy, a century-old steam train that still runs on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook, offers breathtaking views of the Dandenong Ranges and is a 45-minute drive from the hotel.

HEALSVILLE SANCTUARY

Get up close to some of Australia's remarkable wildlife and enjoy a wide range of encounters and experiences with over 200 species. Only 80 minutes from the hotel, and set amongst the Yarra Valley, make a day of it!

YARRA VALLEY

Known worldwide for its natural beauty, pinot noir, cool-climate wines, sparkling wines, national parks, lush green forests, magnificent mountains and large wineries, the Yarra Valley is only an 80-minute drive from the hotel.

PHILLIP ISLAND

Enjoy this slice of natural beauty located in Western Port. Phillip Island is a nature island full of unique wildlife, tranquil wetlands, and golden sandy beaches and is also home to the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. This attraction is approximately a two-hour drive from the hotel, but well worth the time!