About Tullamarine

Located 17km northwest of Melbourne, Tullamarine and the surrounding area offers a variety of dining, beautiful parklands, exceptional wine and popular attractions.

Only a very short walk down Melrose Drive is situated the newly built and world first URBNSURF Wave Pool. Here you can learn to surf in their fully fledged surf academy, catch some waves in their beginner, intermediate and advanced sessions or simply stand by the pool and watch the pro’s do their thing. Capture a truly unique and exhilarating surfing experience in the heart of Tullamarine. Make Mantra Melbourne Airport your first choice for URBNSURF accommodation. Nearby on the Mount Alexandra strip there is a range of restaurants with everything from Greek and Italian to Thai and Indian making the perfect destination for a casual lunch or evening meal.

Picnic at Gellibrand Hill and explore the historic Woodlands Homestead which has been beautifully restored and offers a picture of how the original inhabitants lived. Surrounded by magnificent gardens, visitors will see grazing kangaroos and cattle then trek to the top of the hill for amazing views over Melbourne Airport offering the perfect vantage point for plane spotting.

A scenic 30 minute drive sees visitors arrive at the Sunbury wine route then a further 20 minutes on the Macedon Ranges wine route. Here you can sample some of the best wines and local produce with many family owned vineyards in the region as well as the famous Malmsbury Bakery or Glenlyon Nutty Fruit Farm, the perfect place to pick berries.

Flemington and Moonee Valley race courses are both 15km from Tullamarine with Flemington being home of the Melbourne Cup and the Spring Racing Carnival while Moonee Valley Race Course holds the Cox Plate.

Things to do in Melbourne

  • Bourke Street Mall shopping
  • Melbourne Aquarium
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground Tour
  • URBNSURF Wave Park Tullamarine
  • Her Majesty's Theatre
  • China Town
  • Crown Casino
  • Melbourne Museum
  • Royal Melbourne Zoo
  • Melbourne Grand Prix
  • Spring Racing Carnival

Melbourne events not to miss

  • Grand Prix - March
  • AFL Finals - September
  • Melbourne Cup - November
  • Australian Open Tennis - January
  • Chinese New Year - January
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival - March-April
  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival - February-March
  • Melbourne Fashion Festival - March
  • ICC Cricket World Cup - February