ACTIVITIES

Docklands is close to Melbourne’s main transport networks, including Southern Cross Station, and is home to Etihad Stadium and a large number of modern buildings, public spaces and artworks. Here are a few of our local favourites…

  • Enjoy walking trails along the docks, including a public art walk
  • Spend an afternoon browsing an outdoor market or lunching and shopping at one of the many shopping plazas
  • Rent a boat and spend an afternoon enjoying the water
  • Go ice skating at the O’Brien Group Arena
  • Take a ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
  • Visit the Victoria Police Museum

PLACES TO VISIT:

Docklands Sunday Market for recycled designer clothing and toys, jewellery, gems, locally designed clothing, soy candles and soap, homemade art, food, and so much more!

Festival Hall for night time music events and shows.

Melbourne Showboat Cruise : Board the Lady Cutler for dinner and entertainment including Burlesque show cruises, Reggae cruises, champagne and seafood brunch, and much more!

RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND CAFES:

Bars

Alumbra Lively bar and club with oriental decor, plus an outdoor terrace, playing soul, R&B and dance music. Shed 9, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands VIC 3008, www.alumbr