Experience the beauty of Melbourne by the water in the Docklands, just minutes from the CBD.

Take off from the everyday in NewQuay, amid the inspiring public art, luxury apartments, and busy marina.

You’ll find endless eating and drinking options along the promenade. Unwind over stunning city views and a glass of wine with friends while the boats bob on the sparkling water. Feast on Mediterranean seafood, Indian, Cambodian or Japanese, and follow up with a gelato and a sunset stroll.

Get in the mood for big games of football, soccer or even cricket at Etihad Stadium with a few beers at a nearby watering hole. Sip a cocktail before embarking on the public art walking tour that takes you all around the Docklands.

Disappear into the self-contained entertainment, residential and leisure precinct of Waterfront City, the launching place for the perfect kids’ adventures with plenty to offer parents, too.

Medibank Icehouse and Wonderland Fun Park provide hours of entertainment and you can keep the family fuelled at the cafes and restaurants nearby.

Retail therapy can be sought at the open-air Harbour Town Shopping Centre, where designer clothes and specialty stores mix with discounted brands. Stock up on supplies at Costco Wholesale.

Recharge at the Tourism Lounge for visitors, featuring complimentary refreshments and the use of wheelchairs, strollers, and prayer and parenting rooms.

If there’s an event to be celebrated, you can bet Docklands will put on a show. Enjoy fun and fireworks at Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Australia Day and mark key Melbourne events like the Australian Open and the AFL Premiership Season.

Catch the free city circle tram, free Tourist Shuttle Bus, the 70, 48 or 86 trams or take advantage of over 5000 car parking spaces.

Quick Facts

Docklands is a suburb of Melbourne in Victoria. It is located approximately 2kms from the capital Melbourne covering an area of 3.148 square kilometres. Docklands has a recorded population of 10964 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Melbourne.

If you are planning a visit to Docklands we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Docklands and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.