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Docklands - entertainment and attractions

Spend your weekend experiencing one of many family-friendly activities in Docklands or relax at a restaurant or a bar along the waterfront after a day in the office.

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Fri 30 Jun 2017 to Sun 02 Jul 2017
A festival of creativity, fire and food, with artist Christian Patton creating three large sculptures to be ceremoniously set alight each night.
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Take a flight of discovery through the Melbourne skies and see the city from a different perspective on the Melbourne Star. Every night from dusk, the Star lights up the Melbourne skyline with a spectacular lighting display.
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Magic Charters Melbourne offer cruise and charter services for any function or occasion. Boats are fully licensed and catered for, providing the perfect venue for relaxing and entertaining.
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Sun 15 Jan 2017 to Sun 17 Dec 2017
In the heart of Melbourne's Docklands, the market features interesting stalls offering unique arts, crafts, clothing, jewellery, gifts and food.
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O'Brien Group Arena is Australia’s largest ice arena. Nestled in Melbourne’s Docklands, in amongst the city’s other greatest sporting and cultural icons, it is a strong symbol of sportsmanship and excellence.
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The Fox Classic Car Collection is housed in the historic Queen’s Warehouse building in the Docklands precinct, at the foot of the Collins Street Bridge.
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UV lighting has transformed good old-fashioned mini golf into an amazing glow-in-the-dark-experience that’s fun for all the family at Docklands. The first of its kind in Australia, Glow Golf features 18 holes of fun, in air-conditioned, indoor comfort.
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The Lego Education Centre let you explore building and structures, mechanisms, renewable energy, robotics and movie making. Open for workshops, school holiday programs and birthday parties.
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A timber two-masted, topsail schooner, the Enterprize Tall Ship is a replica of the first vessel that brought British settlers to Melbourne in 1835.
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Go to Boatschool for Yachting Australia training, bareboat training, catamaran charters, corporate team building and accredited marine training courses. One night is all you need to attend the Boat and PWC Licence Course.
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The landscaped gardens of Docklands Park at Victoria Harbour have free barbecue facilities, public art and the Play Journey interactive playground.
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Monument Park is located in the public open space between the Sant’Elia, Conder and The Quays at NewQuay. The former concrete plaza has been transformed into an engaging place for locals and visitors to meet, play, admire the sculptures and linger.
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Etihad Stadium is one of Australia’s leading multi-purpose venues, designed to cater for major sport and entertainment events hosting up to 55,000 fans.
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From Australia’s largest collection of Kelly Gang armour to CSI forensics, gain insights into the social history of policing and crime in Victoria.
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Offering more than just great shopping, Harbour Town is an exciting mix of direct outlets and specialty stores, entertainment and attractions. Visit Harbour Town and you’ll experience two levels of laneway shopping with over 90 outlet stores.
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Discover the beauty of Melbourne from the water – contact one of the many cruise companies.
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Victoria Harbour is a Docklands precinct, located where Collins and Bourke streets meet. It offers a vibrant community and a unique lifestyle. Nestled by the water, and close to the city, it demonstrates innovative and functional design.
 

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Whatever your mood, there's always something new to experience at Docklands. Escape for a while and discover Melbourne's spectacular harbour, just minutes from the city centre.

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