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Station Pier

| Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
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| Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

My hubby and I have cruised from multiple ports around the world and Melbourne's pier area is very nice. Keep in mind that many passenger ports are located in industrial zones where cargo containers and cargo ships reside. So to experience Melbourne's port was pleasant....More

Thank TexasCatBird
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I didn't have real plans today, but just decided to take a tram #1 to South Melbourne beach and took a relaxing stroll down to Station Pier. It was a nice walk. As it was a sunny day, lots of people were out on the...More

Thank garyleecious
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Only here to get on the boat to tas. Late sailing due to bad weather. There is bugger all parking so get here super early on wait a little. They don't let you cue up if the gates aren't open. So be warned. Not much...More

1  Thank rod g
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Station Pier is the Melbourne home for the Spirit of Tasmania,which leaves very night for the Apple Isle. Cruise ships also dock here. Considering it's the first impression many travelers get of Australia, it's a bit run down. The area has been upgraded, so you...More

1  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

If you are boarding or departing a cruise ship then this sadly is the pier you will use. It is not up to scratch compared to other terminals in Australia like the two in Sydney and the one in Brisbane. Even Newcastle is getting a...More

1  Thank Brisbane41
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Easy access, plenty of restaurants and pubs to check out and still also very close to the city. Great part of Melbourne but the Port itself could do with some funds invested in some redevelopment.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It's a tired and rundown old dump that reached its use by date decades and decades ago. As an entry portal to Melbourne for Cruise ships, it presents poorly and is a disgrace. Sterlile, dirty, cold and drafty, it really is hard to find anything...More

3  Thank David W
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

On a warm day, Station pier is hard to beat. Catch the 109 tram from the city center and enjoy the sea, sand and some pretty tidy eateries. You can also have fish and chips by the water or out on Station Pier.

Thank ikandrj
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Station Pier dates from 1864 and passenger ships, including the ferries to Tasmania dock here. In the past multitudes of migrants landed here. Although it is close to the city and there is a tram at the end of the pier I think that the...More

1  Thank Betula103
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Our ship docked here for a couple of days from Sydney on the way to New Zealand and although it brought back pleasant memories of when I arrived here from England 59 years ago it sure could do with an upgrade. It is very very...More

2  Thank roy v
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25 May 2017|
Response from roy v | Reviewed this property |
Hello Cheryl.I would think that you will be able to get a taxi easy enough, one of the bigger cabs would be able to take you all together but to be on the safe side it may be best to book one of them . Nice time September... More
Gran M
11 February 2017|
Response from Connan59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. A nice little cafe as you enter Station Pier from the car park (just a little walk) while you can view the Spirit of Tasmania being loaded or unloaded. Not very dear. Really good coffee and service is a... More
Carol S
10 January 2017|
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Response from Connan59 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Carol. No real public transport too airport only SKYBUS from your hotel or SOUTHERN CROSS RAILWAY STATION in SPENCER STREET MELBOURNE. Depends on where you are. You can call them on 1300 759 287