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Staying fit around Port Phillip:  Beyond the Gym

Staying fit around Port Phillip: Beyond the Gym

Do you feel uninspired by heading to the local gym and running on the treadmill, but you’re keen to incorporate regular exercise in your life? Looking for things to do and ways to stay fit in Port Phillip can be a little intimidating if you’re new to a studio or type of exercise.

Colonial Brewing Co Port Melbourne

Colonial Brewing Co Port Melbourne

We opened our first East Coast brewery in Port Melbourne in 2015.

Immigrants Trail

Immigrants Trail

This Trail celebrates the contribution to the City of Port Phillip by immigrants and settlers. For many of these new arrivals, Station Pier was their first landfall in Australia after long and hazardous journeys by sea. This shipping trade has left its historic imprint on Port Melbourne, which retains many public buildings from settlement days.

Most instagrammable spots in Port Phillip: #exploreportphillip

Most instagrammable spots in Port Phillip: #exploreportphillip

Whether you’re visiting Port Phillip or you’re a local looking for things to do, hitting up the most instagrammable spots in the area is never a let down. Not only do you get to pump up your own social media, but you’ll embark on a mini adventure to some truly incredible locations, and have memorable snaps to look back on.

St Kilda Ferry

St Kilda Ferry

Whether you’re looking for a nice day out, or simply looking to get from one side of the bay to the other, leave the stress of driving in Melbourne’s heavy traffic behind with a trip on St Kilda Ferry.

Balderdash Cafe

Balderdash Cafe

Located in the midst of chic Bay St, corner of Bridge St, Port Melbourne, you find beautiful, 19th century heritage listed former pub, the Balderdash Cafe, originally opened in late 2010.

Ciao Cielo / Ciao Cucina

Ciao Cielo / Ciao Cucina

Ciao! Our beautiful venue has it all, including “Ciao Cielo” which sits in a rustic refurbished courthouse. 

Drinking Coffee - The best cafes on Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Drinking Coffee - The best cafes on Bay Street, Port Melbourne

There is no doubt, Port Melbourne’s Bay street is absolutely teeming with quality cafes and restaurants serving high quality beverages alongside inventive menus. It’s almost impossible to make a list of the best places to go as everywhere offers their own unique twist on cafe life, but there are certainly a few to start with for a fool-proof coffee date or afternoon tea with friends.

Artisan ice-cream

Artisan ice-cream

Ice-cream fanatics on the look out for this year's latest trends need look no further than these artisan specialists.

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