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The Big Day Out




Docklands (and Melbourne CBD) is THE place to be with the kids this winter.  It's a serious winter wonderland and treasure trove for the little kids (and the big ones too) - you'd be crazy not to start making plans!  

With vibrant events, loads of FREE activities, breathtaking experiences - why wouldn't you discover Docklands this winter! Grab your seat on the ferry now... so you don't miss out.


Ones To Watch

Our Top Picks


We're In Love With ArtVo

ArtVo is a must-do! An immersive, trick-art gallery that's UNBELIEVABLE!  Let the kids get creative capturing priceless photos in unbelievable scenarios!

Explore the interactive gallery over eleven themed zones, touch the art, get creative, be dramatic and have fun!   READ MORE

Glow in the dark Golf

Glow Golf is the very first 18 hole indoor Black Light Mini Golf in Australia. They are the original putt around mini-golf with a climate controlled experience, that is warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Do you have the courage to try their Coffin Ride? Where the smells of the dead and the bugs that eat you reside. Lie in wait while your creepy friends wait in line watching you on the TV screen  READ MORE

Get Your Skates On

Experience live ice skating performances from State and National champions.  Enjoy four daily performances to family friendly soundtracks - and after their performances - it's your chance to skate! These champion skaters will stay on the ice giving kids expert coaching tips and tricks!  READ MORE

Skate and Fly

Double your Docklands delight and get your skates on for the coolest holiday! The Melbourne Star’s unbeatable Skate & Fly special package offers a jam-packed day full of sky high fun on the Melbourne Star and ice cool skating at the O’Brien Group Arena. READ MORE

Winter Glow: Feasts, Art, Workshops & Talks

Melbourne is showing off this winter - with the Winter Glow festival offering non-stop festivities (with something literally for everyone)!  Find your winter glow with art installations, progressive dinners, workshops, talks... did we mention progressive dinners?    READ MORE

A completely immersive experience

Dialogue in the Dark™ is a sensory journey through Melbourne. An experience in total darkness, you will be led by guides who are blind or have low vision, and learn to interact and communicate by relying on other senses.