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
Merhba is a celebration of our local Maltese community. Learn about the beautiful island of Malta, share the photos and personal stories of Maltese people and their families, and learn about the vibrant Maltese community in Hobsons Bay. Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre. For details, visit www.louisjlcc.com.au
Newport Folk Festival
5th to 7th July
Celebrate the spirit of music as the Newport Folk Festival returns in its sixth year. Music includes gypsy, ukulele, choral, bush orchestra, old timestring orchestras, brass, a capella, roots, percussion, ska and more; performances, workshops, opportunities to participate, learn or just enjoy. For folk festival program details visit www.nffc.org.au