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Station Pier

| Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
96769180
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| Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

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

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

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

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

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

1  Thank roy v
Reviewed 16 December 2016

If the Victorian Govt is earnest in its quest to attract more cruise ships and inject more tourist funds into its economy, them it has to have a hard look at the shambles which is Station Pier. Traffic flow, both in and out, is a...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Popped down too Station Pier too see the ferry too Tasmania. Had a coffee in a nice quiet area with my wife and watched the action taking place at the pier. The girl behind the counter was lovely and made us feel at home and...More

Thank Connan59
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cherylsg1113
25 May 2017|
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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
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Gran M
11 February 2017|
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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
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Carol S
10 January 2017|
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Response from Connan59 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Carol. Best way to get too the Melbourne airport is from Station Pier is turning right at BEACH ST(STATION PIER) head towards BAY STREET (Route 30)then turn left.Proceed towards MONTAGUE ST(Route 55) turn left.Travel... More
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