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Melbourne Ferry Terminal

New Melbourne Ferry Terminal onboard to help re-ignite our return to city life As work begins on the new Melbourne Ferry Terminal, the buzz is building around a vision led by this vibrant new facility in the Victoria Harbour Docklands Precinct, set to attract a fresh injection of commuters to invigorate Docklands and the CBD….

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March 9, 2022

Docklands Drone Show

Docklands will host Australia’s largest-ever drone show See the night sky sparkle this summer as 350 drones light up Docklands to tell stories in the stars. Two eight-minute shows run over Victoria Harbour nightly in an enchanting visual spectacular combined with poetry soundscapes. From 15 to 24 January, hear ‘Melbourne, Feel the Sound’, a poem…

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January 3, 2022

District Live

DISTRICT LIVE Summer Music Sessions with free performances from: FRIDAY 26 NOVEMBER, 6:00pm – 8:30pm Joe Camilleri & The Black Sorrows Trio With support from Scott Darlow & Abbey Stone Gates open at 5.00 pm with a live DJ SATURDAY 27 NOVEMBER, 6:00pm – 8:30pm Daryl Braithwaite With support from Abbey Stone & Tim Henwood…

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November 15, 2021

What’s on in Melbourne

What’s On In Melbourne As Melbourne starts to open up again, the City of Melbourne has initiated some great incentives to invite people back to the CBD. Below is a quick snapshot of What’s On in Melbourne as we start to head into Summer. Get $5 car parking at city car parks Score $5 parking…

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November 5, 2021

Off with the Ferries Cafe

Off with the Ferries Cafe – NOW OPEN Under new management After minor renovations and a change of management, Off with the Ferries Cafe located at the Docklands Ferry Terminal, will be reopening the day after Melbourne Cup. Port Phillip Ferries look forward to welcoming back the local community for their morning coffee and a snack, while once…

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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… Step into a world of optical illusions at Artvo, set to reopen from 26th June, this is an art exhibition with a…

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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