Hobsons Bay City Council

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.


The Little Mermaid

31 July to Sunday 16 August

Williamstown Musical Theatre Company is proud to announce its annual junior production. Williamstown Mechanics Institute, Corner Melbourne Road and Electra street, Williamstown.  Tickets from www.wmtc.org.au or by calling 1300 881 545.


Arts at your Doorstep - National Theatre Ballet - Mosaic

Tuesday 11 August 1.45pm and 6.30pm

Annual performance by the National Theatre Ballet school this year making its debut at the Altona Theatre.  Check www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/gowest for a list of all program events and details. Altona Theatre, 115 Civic Pde, Altona. 

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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