As Melbourne’s premier purpose-built riverfront venue, Pearl Riverfront is ideally located within easy reach of Melbourne Airport, the M1 and M80 motorways and several main public transport hubs. Nestled within the heart of Melbourne CBD and just a stone’s throw away from some of the finest dining, entertainment and retail the city has to offer, experience a riverfront event space that is, in one word, simply brilliant. Meet in Melbourne with a whole new perspective - with a riverfront venue made for exceptional events. Wow your guests with innovative technology, celebratory firework displays and a glittering backdrop that’s set to impress. From cocktail parties to corporate affairs, Pearl Riverfront sets the tone for truly memorable gatherings. Better still, directly above Pearl Riverfront is Melbourne’s only absolute riverfront hotel, Crowne Plaza Melbourne. Play, stay and experience the beauty of Melbourne exactly as you deserve.


A Radiant Riverfront Location

Located on the banks of the Yarra River and just minutes from Melbourne’s Docklands and Melbourne CBD, entertainment awaits those in search of something upscale and enjoyable. Just 5-minutes from Pearl Riverfront and Crowne Plaza Melbourne is the iconic Collins Street, bringing fine dining, high fashion and bars to the forefront. Indulge in a little bit of retail therapy, stocking up on the latest seasons at Gucci, Boss, Dior, Armani, and Hermes before grabbing a bite to eat at one of the many Japanese, Italian and European restaurants. Get dressed up to the nines and make your way to Crown Casino, located opposite Crowne Plaza Melbourne and adjacent to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.  For those who want to enjoy a city break while visiting Melbourne, Crowne Plaza Melbourne puts you within easy reach of the best districts Melbourne has to offer. Spend an evening at the Docklands or enjoy exploring Flinders Street, Collins Street, and Federation Square. Catch a game or show at Marvel Stadium and wander around the beautiful botanic gardens. From museums to restaurants and dining to clubs, there’s something for everyone in Melbourne CBD.


Arrive in Stylish Convenience

No matter the event, make your arrival an occasion in itself with a variety of unique ways to make an entrance. Set the tone with a helicopter flyby, speeding you along the Yarra River as you soak up glorious city skyline views before making a landing. Of course, being located right on the river's edge makes arrival by boat one of the best ways to make an entrance. Whether you hire a skippered cruise or skipper yourself, On a Boat makes it possible with options available 7 days a week. For those arriving by limo or car, discounted self-parking is available from $17 at Siddeley St. Valet parking is also available for guests of Crowne Plaza Melbourne, costing $60 per day.  With such a central location, nearby Flinders Street Station and Southern Cross station are mere minutes from the venue and hotel, making arrival via public transport quick and convenient.


Riverside Boardwalk Venue

Being in such a prestigious riverfront location, Pearl Riverfront seamlessly incorporates the riverside into the venue. Take advantage of a beautiful boardwalk that serves up unprecedented city skyline and river views, absolutely ideal for elegant cocktail parties Our elegant and versatile Studio rooms open out directly onto the riverfront, perfect for an elegant cocktail party that transitions from professional to party time in just a few moments. With the ability to partition off the boardwalk from the public, enjoy an exclusive space made for outdoor events oozing with riverside glamour. At Pearl Riverfront, every aspect of your special event is taken care of. From the theming and decoration to menu planning and catering - you’ll have access to a dedicated event planner who will work hard to help bring your dreams to fruition. Whether you’re hosting a gala dinner, a charity fundraiser, an elegant wedding reception or a vibrant birthday party, Pearl Riverfront has the perfect venue space for you.


Exceptional Melbourne Events

A venue as exceptional as Pearl Riverfront commands equally as exceptional event extras. Take your meetings, conferences and events to whole new levels with technologically advanced on-river projections, perfect for product launches and moments that require maximum attention. Milestone celebrations, wedding receptions and parties can benefit from professional celebratory fireworks, adding a touch of glamour to the occasion. Continue the theme at Crowne Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne’s only absolute riverfront hotel, with accommodation options perfect for every type of guest. Fall asleep in comfy king beds topped with supreme bedding or enjoy cocktails and canapes with city views from your balcony. One of the benefits of combining Pearl Riverfront and Crowne Plaza Melbourne is the addition of luxury facilities and amenities within the hotel. Sample fine-dining gastronomy at Yugo Restaurant, or dine-in exclusivity in The Cube. Sip on signature cocktails and relax in the dimly-lit Dive Bar. And make your way to the luxurious rooftop heated pool and light-filled gym for some downtime with seriously stunning bay views. If you’re someone who likes to kick start their day with freshly made barista coffee and a newspaper, Pow Wow will be the place for you. Make your meetings and events memorable for all of the right reasons by combining business and leisure under one stylish roof.


A Venue for Every Occasion

When nothing but extraordinary will do, Pearl Riverfront is the only venue to choose. Elevate your experience with everything you need at your fingertips. From our riverfront events venue to riverside accommodation, go from meeting to eating in moments when booking a stay at Crowne Plaza Melbourne in conjunction with your meetings, conferences and events. No matter the occasion or number of guests, we’re here to help you plan the ultimate riverfront experience.