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South Wharf

South Wharf has an enviable location on the southern bank of the Yarra river, surrounded by many shopping, dining and conference facilities. ​​​

South Wharf Promenade is home to some of Melbourne's most exciting hospitality talent, housed in lovingly restored heritage cargo sheds. These cafes and restaurants boast one of the most beautiful waterside views in Melbourne, all within easy reach of the central city.

Getting there

South Wharf is a leisurely ten-minute walk along the river from Southbank and Federation Square, or a short stroll over the Seafarers Bridge from Northbank and Docklands. There is ample parking at South Wharf if you are driving.

If you're coming by public transport, tram numbers 96, 109 and 12 stop opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, otherwise tram number 70 stops at the end of Flinders Street - just walk towards the Yarra River and cross the new Seafarers pedestrian bridge to reach South Wharf. Southern Cross train station is also a short stroll from South Wharf.

For something a bit different, Melbourne Water Taxis operate day and night all week, offering a pick up and drop off service for passengers at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre landing, and Pan Pacific Hotel landing at South Wharf.

Image of Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story
Polly Woodside is a historic museum ship moored at South Wharf, a tangible reminder of Australia's rich maritime heritage. Launched in 1885 in Belfast, the Polly Woodside made 17 trips around the world and operated between Australia and New Zealand.
Image of South Wharf Promenade
South Wharf Promenade offers great waterside dining along the Yarra's southern edge. Discover the culinary home of some of Melbourne's best hospitality talent, in and around lovingly restored heritage cargo sheds.
Image of DFO South Wharf
DFO South Wharf is home to over 100 leading Australian and International stores that offer massive discounts off their every-day retail prices, all under the one roof.


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