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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.

 

Movies by the Bay in Altona - HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 (M)

30th January

Enjoy classic open air cinema in the park. Free movie night for the family to enjoy. Held in Logan Reserve, Pier Street, Altona at 8.45pm (or at dark). 9932 1000 www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au

 

Small Ford Day

1st February

Australia's biggest Ford show. Held at Seaworks 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown.  For tickets and more information phone visit www.seaworks.com.au

 

Summer Sounds: featuring Kylie Auldist & the Glenroy Allstars, and Nikita Azzopardi

7th February

Free event held from 2pm to 5pm at Logan Reserve, Pier Street, Altona. Bring a picnic and enjoy live music in the great outdoors. Parking and food outlets nearby. For more information call 9932 1000 or visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au

 

Summer Sounds: featuring Pierce Brothers and Gena Rose Bruce

14th February

Free event. Bring a picnic and enjoy live music in the great outdoors. Held in The Rotunda, Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown from 2pm to 5pm.  Parking and food outlets nearby.  For more information call 9932 1000 or visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au

 

 

Summer Sounds: In Your Neighbourhood

 

15th February

 

Summer Sounds is moving ‘into your neighbourhood’, local music in local parks. Enjoy classics and country music in a Sunday afternoon musical sampler featuring from 2pm to 3pm will be Hobsons Bay Band and 3.15pm to 4pm introducing new country roots music trio The Good Earth featuring Michaela Mee, Bruce Williams and Michael Stewart

Music from the neighbourhood, in the neighbourhood

Bring a hat, sunscreen, picnic rug or a deckchair and enjoy with your friends and family.

 

Held in Trafalgar Reserve (Altona Meadows Community Park) for more information phone 9932 1000 www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au

 

Summer Sounds: featuring Ms Murphy, Chris Wilson, Alyson Murray  

21st February

Free event held from 2pm to 5pm at Logan Reserve, Pier Street, Altona. Bring a picnic and enjoy live music in the great outdoors. Parking and food outlets nearby. For more information call 9932 1000 or visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au

 

 

 

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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