City | Food and Wine | Family | Romance 06 December 2016

Our Guide To The Best Vantage Points This New Years Eve

Still deciding on your New Year's Eve plan? Accommodation is still available from as little as $122 per night, it’s not too late to book. Choose from our hand-selected hotels rated for their central city locations, vantage points for watching the fireworks and walking distance to the best parties!


Oaks has seven properties in Melbourne to choose from depending on where you want to be positioned.  Oaks on Market, Oaks on Lonsdale or Oaks on William are all located in the middle of all the action or Oaks Southbank is ideal to watch the fireworks spectacular plus its easy walking distance to two of the biggest NYE parties in town, Eureka 89 and Crown Casino Melbourne. Eureka 89 offers you the unique opportunity to ring in the New Year from the highest vantage point in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere. Or Level 3 at Crown Casino, is touted to be the biggest NYE nightclub party in all of Melbourne!

Stay at Oaks on William, in a Studio Apartment from $237* per night. 2 night minimum stay required. Book now.


Darling Harbour is where you want to be, with all the fireworks and action located alongside some of the best bars & clubs in Sydney such as Cargo Bar, Bungalow 8, Home, Pontoon Bar and The Loft. It’s also great for families with a light show at 7pm, and fireworks at both 9pm and midnight, plus it’s a non-ticketed event and entry is free. You can easily walk to Darling Harbour from Oaks Goldsbrough saving yourself the woes of transport on the busiest night of the year.  

Stay at Oaks Goldsbrough in a 1 Bedroom Apartment for $368* per night. 3 night minimum stay required. Book now.


With 11 properties across Brisbane, Oaks has every corner of the city covered but for the best vantage point it’s a toss-up between the centrally located Oaks Festival Towers, within easy walking distance to the Queen St Mall, Eagle St Pier & the Valley or Oaks Aurora for its balconies overlooking the Story Bridge and Eagle St Pier. Eagle St Pier is home some of the best venues to bring in the New Year including Blackbird, Pony and as it is the departure point for the Kookaburra Showboat River Cruises, you can’t go wrong.

Oaks Festival Towers, Brisbane is available from $219* per night. 2 night minimum stay required. Book now.


Adelaide comes alive with activity this New Year’s and once again Oaks is in the thick of the action perfectly positioning you in the heart of the riverside precinct with Oaks Horizons Located on North Terrace, the hotel is a 10 minute walk to the family friendly celebrations at Elder Park, directly opposite Pinky Flat, one of the firing platforms for the fireworks show AND is also an easy 5 minute walk to the Sky City Casino where you can bring in the New Year at their ‘touch of gold’ party featuring Brazilian dancers, acrobats and sword swallowers!

Stay at Oaks Horizons, Adelaide from $255* per night. 2 night minimum stay required. Book now.


Oaks Elan Darwin boasts incredible views across the harbour and with its own renowned restaurant & bar conveniently located onsite you can start off at the hotel before making you’re way out to explore all Darwin city has to offer. The Wharf and Harbour precinct is a great place to start and only a 13 minute walk from the hotel, let the ocean breeze will cool you off while you watch the fireworks reflected over the water. With an early session as well as the traditional midnight event it’s great for families and the waterfront precinct has plenty of great venues to celebrate the night away.

Stay at Oaks Elan Darwin, Darwin from $123* per night. 2 night minimum stay required. Book now.

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*Prices shown correct as at 06.12.2016 for lead-in room types for the period 30 Dec 2016 – 2 Jan 2017. Search the website for pricing relevant to your dates. Terms and conditions apply.