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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.

Free Heritage Walking Tours

10th March to 29th May

Step back in time and unlock the secrets of Williamstown with free guided heritage walking tours. Held every Tuesday at 2.15pm and Fridays at 11.45am. Meet at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre, Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown.
For bookings, call 9932 4310 or go visit
www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au

Art in Public Places

1st April to 30th April

See artworks by local western region artists exhibited in businesses and other unexpected places across Hobsons Bay. Get out and about around the city in a month long celebration of all things cultural. Look out for atrs events and temporary public art installations as well. For details, visit www.artinpublicplaces.com.au or email arts@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.auNational Trust Heritage Festival

21st April to 20th May

At various locations throughout Hobsons Bay and Victoria.  For more information please visit www.nationaltrustfestival.org.au or call 9656 9870.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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