Family Fun in Melbourne: Stay Close to Melbourne Zoo

Family Fun in Melbourne: Stay Close to Melbourne Zoo

Planning a family trip to Melbourne? Make your visit unforgettable by staying at The Sebel Moonee Ponds, conveniently located near one of Melbourne’s top attractions – the Melbourne Zoo. Here’s why our hotel is the perfect choice for families looking to explore the best of what Melbourne has to offer.

A Day at Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo is a must-visit for families, offering a chance to see over 320 animal species from around the world. From the majestic lions and playful meerkats to the adorable koalas and kangaroos, there’s something to captivate visitors of all ages. The zoo’s beautiful gardens and engaging exhibits make it an educational and entertaining experience for the whole family.

Family-Friendly Accommodation at The Sebel Moonee Ponds

After a fun-filled day at the zoo, retreat to the comfort of The Sebel Moonee Ponds. Our spacious and modern 2 bedroom apartments are designed with families in mind. Enjoy the convenience of a fully equipped kitchen, separate living areas, and multiple bedrooms – perfect for accommodating the whole family.

For those looking to unwind, our hotel offers a range of amenities, including free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and plush bedding to ensure a comfortable stay. Parents can relax on the private balcony while the kids enjoy their favourite shows.

Local Attractions and Activities

In addition to Melbourne Zoo, there are plenty of family-friendly activities near The Sebel Moonee Ponds. Explore the lush greenery of Queens Park, take a bike ride along the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail, or visit the local playgrounds and sporting facilities.

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Make Your Own Family Breakfast or Explore Nearby Cafes

For families who prefer the convenience of making their own breakfast, The Sebel Moonee Ponds is ideally located near Coles and Aldi supermarkets, both within walking distance. Each of our apartments comes with a fully equipped kitchen, making it easy to prepare nutritious meals for the whole family. This is a great way to keep your family nourished and healthy, ensure your getaway is affordable and within budget, and enjoy the benefit of having the kitchen cleaned for you!

If you prefer dining out, Moonee Ponds offers a variety of charming cafes. Here are our breakfast recommendations:

  1. Mr Majestic: A trendy café known for its artisan coffee and fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Kids will love their fluffy pancakes topped with berries and maple syrup.
  2. Convoy: This stylish eatery offers a modern Australian breakfast menu with a focus on quality and innovation. Their kids’ favorite is the French toast with banana, berries, and honey.
  3. Sir Duke: A cozy café offering hearty breakfast options and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The whole family will enjoy their delicious breakfast burrito, which is a hit with kids.

Family Dinner at Saros Bar & Dining

Located on the ground floor of The Sebel Melbourne, Moonee Ponds is our New York style bar and restaurant, featuring European-inspired menu by renowned Chef Nestor Tablada. Make it a memorable and intimate family dinner with a dedicated kid’s menu, seasonal flavours and an extensive international wine list for your enjoyment.

For Accor ALL Members (free to join), you will receive complimentary drinks card upon checking-in. Make time for happy hour at Saros and head to our luxe bar for a sophisticated cocktail or two. Alternatively, get a nightcap after putting the kids in bed because dear parents, you deserve it.

Plan Your Family Getaway

Create lasting memories with a family trip to Melbourne Zoo and stay at The Sebel Moonee Ponds. With our prime location, comfortable accommodation, and family-friendly amenities, we are the perfect choice for your next adventure.

Book your stay today and start planning an unforgettable family getaway.

Photos from Melbourne Zoo