Hobsons Bay is a picturesque seaside municipality. Here you can find peaceful natural environment, clean beaches, wide streets. heritage buildings, and a diverse choice of restaurants, cafes and shops, connected by bike paths and only 15 minutes from the hustle and bustle of the City.
Hobsons Bay offers breathtaking views of the City skyline; a perfect accompaniment to alfresco dining, leisurely cafe atmosphere or a family outing.
Travel by ferry from the City, get on your bike and ride, take the train or travel by car.
The Punt will take cyclists across the river from Port Melbourne (Fishermans Bend) to Spotswood, just behind Scienceworks. Commuter service operates Monday to Friday 6.30am to 9.30pm and 4pm to 7pm. Weekend service operates 10am to 5pm. www.westgatepunt.com
Train timetables contact Public Transport Victoria on 1800 800 007 or visit www.ptv.vic.gov.au
Get out and about and Discover Your Own Backyard today. Drop into the Visitor Information Centre located in Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown to speak with local volunteers who can assist you with ideas for things to see and do.
4th to 20th September
A brutal, fast paced and gripping political thriller. For bookings visits www.wlt.org.au or call 9885 9678. Williastown Little Theatre, 2 Albert Street, Williamstown.
Free Heritage Walking Tours
9th to 30th September
Step back in Time and unlock the secrets of Williamstown with free guided heritage walking tours. Meet at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Inforamtion Centre, Commonwealth reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown. Tours are held on Tuesdays at 2.15pm and Fridays at 11.45am. For further information call 9932 4310 or visit www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au.
Hobsons Bay Arts Society Spring Exhibition
11th to 21st September
A mixed media exhibition. Held at the Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre, 5 Sargood Street, Altona. For more information visit www.louisjlcc.com.au
14th and 28th September
Held in Robertson Reserve, Cole Street, Williamstown from 9am - 1pm. www.rfm.net.au
Spring into Life
15th September - 26th September
Spring into Life is a jam-packed programme of fun and interesting health and wellbeing activities to encourage getting out and about after the lull of winter. The prgramme has soemthing to offer everyone from kids craft activities, budget gardening workshops to seniors dance classes. For more information and to buy tickets visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/community/healthwellbeing