At the Docklands, Melbourne Australia has more than a hundred restaurants, bars and eateries, more than 100 shops of all kinds, marinas and entertainment for the whole family.
Melbourne Star Observation Deck: This ferris wheel is one of the largest in the world giving you great views of the city and surrounds. Melbourne Star Observation Deck.
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Wonderland Fun Park: Lots of rides and entertainment for the whole family. There are special events and activities during the school holidays as well and special offers. Wonderland Fun Park.
New Quay: Here there are waterfront restaurants and good views of the city.There is a selection of restaurants, bars, cafés and shops to enjoy, with an impressive public art collection, a marina and promenade.
Central Pier: At Central Pier there is another selection of restaurants to try, the Peninsula entertainment and event space, the Sketch, also an event space, a cocktail and nightclub, Alumbra, Va Bene, an Italian restaurant, the Woolshed, a pub with aged meats and seafood a speciality and an awesome bakery, the Mill and Bakehouse. Central Pier.
Etihad Stadium: Where many of Melbourne’s greatest events are held, from premier rock concerts to the city’s most important sporting events. Etihad Stadium.
Medibank Ice House: This is the largest ice sports venue in Australia. If you love ice skating, this is a definite must go place. They even have a fifteen minute free lesson for beginners, so who in the family can complain? Featuring ice hockey, figure skating, speed skating and curling as well as advanced lessons. Great for the kids and the whole family.
Train Station at North Melbourne: See the Train Stations Map. It is probably better to get to Southern Cross Station (next map east) and cross over the Bourke Street Pedestrian Bridge to get here. There are interesting views along the way.
The easiest way to get around the city centre, as well as the suburbs, include trams that traverse the streets on a frequent basis. Melbourne Australia Trams.
Trams that service the Docklands include the free City Circle Tram service, which you can catch at various points in the city or the Number 70 and 48 on Flinders St., as well as the Number 86 pm Bourke St. You can also catch the Number 30 on La Trobe St., or the Number 31 via Collins St.
Harbour Town Docklands Customer Service Centre: Created for visitors to Docklands, you find out more about the many shops and places to eat here as well as get a discount card. Tourism Lounge.
You can find plenty of shops here, too many to mention, but you can be assured there will be plenty of bargains on offer. Visit the Tourism Lounge when your there for all the latest info.
The suburb of the Melbourne Docklands has been undergoing extensive redevelopment since the beginning 21st century and is still being undertaken, although much of it has been done. It has retained and incorporated number of historical sites.
Victoria being a compact state, other worthwhile places to visit include:
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