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Hobsons Bay

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.

 

Getting There

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

Ferry timetables contact:

Melbourne River Cruises on 86102600 or visit www.melbcruises.com.au

Williamstown Bay and River Cruises on 96829555 or visit www.williamstownferries.com.au

 

Discover Your Own Backyard

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.
Melbourne Aces

7th November to 25th January

Australian Baseball League season underway until 21 December Melbourne Ballpark, Merton Street, Laverton

For further details and game schedule visit www.melbourneaces.com.au

Carols by Candlelight Newport

14th December

Join Newport Fiddle Folk Club with Carols being held at The Substation, Market Street Newport from 7.30pm - 9pm. Entry Gold Coin. Seating provided.

Carols by Candlelight Altona

14th December

Being held at Logan Reserve Pier Street Altona from 7.15 pm. Bring a chair, picnic rug. Candles and programs for sale. Carols will move to St Mary's Catholic Church in the event of inclement weather.

Carols by Candlelight Altona Meadows

20th December

Outdoors at the Trafalgar Avenue Community Park, Altona Meadows from 7.00pm Children’s activities and 8.00pm Carols. Candles for sale. Bring a picnic rug or chair. Carols will take place indoors at Trafalgar Avenue Community Centre in the event of inclement weather.

Carols by Candlelight Williamstown

21st December

Outdoors at Commonwealth Reserve Nelson Place, Williamstown from 7.00pm Children’s activities 8.00pm Carols. Candles for sale. Bring a picnic rug or chair. In the event of inclement weather carols will take place in Holy Trinity Church, Nelson Place, Williamstown.

 

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For feedback and comments please contact the Tourism Officer at Hobsons Bay City Council on (03) 9932 1000 email visitorinformation@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au