Adorned with art sculptures and apartment buildings, Docklands is a contemporary waterfront dining, retail and entertainment hub.

Wander through the pedestrian plazas to admire public murals and light displays. Head to The District Docklands to browse high-end fashion, jewellery and lifestyle pieces in an open-air shopping mall.

Soak up the waterfront views, grab a drink on your way to a concert at Marvel Stadium, or take your place at one of many premium bars or restaurants to watch the sunset over the shimmering water.​​​​​​​​

Docklands attractions

O'Brien Icehouse

Ice arena for public skating and ice sports events, located in Docklands.


An interactive 3D art gallery with optical illusions that visitors can touch and explore.

The District Docklands

Open-air shopping precinct with attractions, entertainment, dining and fresh food.

GoBoat Melbourne

Be your own captain by renting a picnic boat, with no boat licence required.

Glow Golf

Good old-fashioned mini golf transformed into an amazing glow-in-the-dark-experience.

Library at The Dock

A modern public library in Docklands with harbour and park views.

Docklands Park

Kid-friendly park with walking trails and barbecue facilities.

Hidden gems to visit in Docklands

From secret wine bars to amazing art galleries, Docklands offers more than meets the eye.

Eating and drinking


Dining at Saluministi takes you on a journey through the flavours of Italy.

Merchant Society

Malaysian fusion restaurant in Docklands serving rice, soup and noodle dishes.

Neo Lemonade

Contemporary cafe in Docklands serving creative brunch alongside specialty roasted Padre Coffee.


Waterfront dining with a mix of classic and innovative dishes.


Casual and dynamic dining with a stunning waterside view.


Japanese restaurant offering okonomiyaki, teppanyaki and izakaya menus.

Discover more

Southern Cross Station

Major transport hub notable for its distinctive wavy roof.

Visitor centres

Get advice and recommendations at one of the four visitor centres in the city.

The best places in Melbourne to take photos

Find stunning landmarks, street art and neon lights to shoot in the city.

Lygon Street Italian precinct

Stroll along leafy Lygon Street in Carlton and discover where Melbourne's cafe culture was born.