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Off with the Ferries Cafe Under New Management

Off with the Ferries Cafe – Under new management Port Phillip Ferries will shortly begin the reopening process of ‘Off with the Ferries Cafe’. This will involve some minor renovations internally, which we expect will take between 3-4 weeks. The cafe, under new management, and our ferries will bounce out of this current lockdown, crossing…

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September 22, 2021

Melbourne Money dining is officially open

Melbourne Money! The City of Melbourne has launched a new $8.4 million dining initiative in partnership with the Victorian Government, to bring people back into the city and provide much-needed support for our hospitality sector. Diners who spend between $50 and $500 (including GST) in Melbourne’s restaurants, cafes, and bars can now claim a 20…

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July 2, 2021

Docklands Firelight Festival

Docklands Firelight Festival – Over five fiery nights 21- 25 July 2021 > BOOK NOW Please note: The first wave of tickets for this event has already sold out. However we’ve had word there will be some more tickets released soon, and if you join the waiting list you’ll be first in line. This winter,…

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July 2, 2021

A Post COVID Guide to Docklands

Have you missed the soaring skyscrapers, the sensational shops, and the striking stylings of metro Melbourne?  Well great news!  The shops are re-stocked, the baristas are brewing, and the scrapers are definitely soaring.  Metro Melbourne is extremely excited to welcome you back, and with exciting escapades like these, you are going to want to make…

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November 5, 2020

A Day Trippers Guide to the Docklands (these school holidays)

Looking to enjoy a day out of the house these school holidays?  Day trip across the bay with your youngsters and have some family fun revelling in the reopened delights of the Docklands…   You may not be able to fly across the county (just yet) but you can certainly fly with Melbourne Star.  Experience…

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June 24, 2020

Docklands. Shopping. Eating. Ice Skating & More

So! You’ve taken the Port Phillip Ferry to Docklands, and you’re eager to have a good time, but you don’t know what’s good in the area. It’s a struggle we’ve all experienced! Don’t worry, I’m here to help When you disembark, the first thing you’ll likely see is the Cow in the Tree. Take a…

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June 9, 2020

The District delivers the (delicious) goods

Earlier this year we were all freely walking the streets, hitting up bars, shopping with friends, and dining out at family dinners with abandon. Of course, it’s all very different now. As we adjust to this ‘new normal’ and connect with friends online via Zoom and Houseparty, we know that one thing hasn’t changed; food…

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May 20, 2020

Docklands Vibes

They are fun, cool and trendy,  they are the hot spots and happenings of the Docklands, totally on track to set you up with awesome experiences.  And Port Phillip Ferries can dock your right into the heart of all these happenings.  Good times and great vibes are only a ferry ride away.   Archie Brothers…

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February 5, 2020

The Good Times Just Keep Rolling into Docklands

Docklands just keeps delivering the goods! So much so, that each week it feels like there’s a new, uber-cool venue or draw card popping-up. HOYTS is now open, plus Market Lane fresh food precinct and we hear whispers of a new interactive experience due to open for Christmas 2020 at The District Docklands! Plus, there’s…

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January 18, 2020

Ferry Nice Mother’s Day Gift

There’s no Hallmark card that could possibly be written to describe how important THIS Mother’s Day is, in such times. But like many of us, there’s been a lot of reflecting and assessing life’s priorities.   {Here’s what we know is true}   ♥ Some Mums are going to need some “Timeout” ♥ Some Mums…

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January 1, 2020

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