DECEMBER 27, 2017 - JANUARY 2, 2018 | DOCKLANDS, MELBOURNE

RACE VILLAGE

GETTING TO THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE IN THE DOCKLANDS IS EASY!

Come by public transport, drive or ride your bike.

The Getting to Docklands is easy – come by public transport, drive or ride your bike. The City Circle tram will also take you there.​​​​​​​

Melbourne's Docklands is conveniently close to the city centre, simply hop aboard the free City Circle tram, 

If going by car, there's plenty of convenient parking throughout the area. Docklands is also part of Melbourne's Capital City Trail, so you can enjoy a pleasant walk or bicycle ride to the waterfront.

 

GETTING THERE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

 

TRAM
Catch the free City Circle Tram or take one of the following:

NewQuay and Waterfront City – tram 30 via La Trobe Street, tram 70 via Flinders Street or tram 86 via Bourke Street.
Victoria Harbour – tram 48 or 11 via Collins Street.
For timetables, visit Public Transport Victoria or call 1800 800 007.

 

TRAIN
Southern Cross Station (formerly Spencer Street Station) is Melbourne's main rail interchange for suburban, regional and interstate trains, located right on Docklands' doorstep.

Exit at the northern end of the station and walk across the Bourke Street Pedestrian Bridge (via the Etihad Stadium concourse), to Docklands' Harbour Esplanade. You can also exit the station on the corner of Spencer and Collins streets, and walk across the Collins Street Bridge to Docklands Park.

For timetables, visit Public Transport Victoria or call 1800 800 007.

 

GETTING THERE BY CAR
Free, two-hour and street metered parking is located on Bourke Street, North Wharf Road and other locations throughout Docklands. There are also pay car parks located at:

Etihad Stadium – Gates 5 and 6 via La Trobe Street, or Gates 1, 2 and 3 via Bourke Street
NewQuay – Docklands Drive
Watergate – corner Batman's Hill Drive and Bourke Street
Docklands parking
Bourke Street
Collins Street
Digital Harbour
Southern Cross Station
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

*Please note that some parks on Harbour Esplande will be allocated to VOR Officals, plese keep an eye on signage.

 

GETTING THERE BY BIKE
Take your time getting to Docklands, enjoy the scenic route to the Waterfront City by riding your bike or rent one from Melbourne Bike Share and then enjoy your time at the Volvo OCean Race Melbourne.

 

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