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6 beautiful walks in the City of Port Phillip

Whether you’re going out with friends for an active weekend catch-up or taking advantage of some much-needed solo time through the week, take in some fresh air with a nice long walk. These are six walks that we highly recommend taking around the City of Port Phillip.

Artisan ice-cream

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

AUSCARTS

Still excited by Melbourne Grand Prix fever? Auscarts is a 5 minute drive from Albert Park track side and has some of the newest karts you will find in Australia that will have you flying around the track breaking records.
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Auscarts Indoor Racing

Auscarts is a state of the art indoor karting venue and entertainment complex just five minutes from the heart of Melbourne's city centre. Auscarts is an ideal venue for corporate functions, team building activities, bucks and hens or just a fun time with friends.

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.

Beach season: where to go in the City of Port Phillip?

With 11.6 kms of gorgeous shoreline on display, the City of Port Phillip features some great beach spots. Find out what’s on offer now.

Bodhi & Ride

Bodhi & Ride is Melbourne's premiere sweat fest. This is the place to take friends because it showcases one of Melbourne's flashiest workouts. Powered by incredible soundtracks, expert staff and mind blowing ambiance, this spot is totally unique and totally addictive.

Bruno’s bounce round Bay Street

As the creative juice behind The Hampton Apartments in Port Melbourne, Bruno Torres is no stranger to great service and luxury.

Ciao Cielo / Ciao Cucina

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

Colonial Brewing Co Port Melbourne

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

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.
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Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours

Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours are the 2014 Gold Winner - Best for Wildlife Conservation at the World Responsible Tourism Awards, presented at World Travel Market, London. Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours are an international award-winning ecotour operation and Social Enterprise.

ElliptiGO Experiences

Get outdoors and have some Fun! ElliptiGO Experiences invites you to come and have a go on a guided stand up elliptical bike ride along Melbourne’s most scenic bike paths.
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ElliptiGO Experiences: Stand Up Bike Rides

Join ElliptiGO Experiences on Melbourne’s latest must-do Stand Up Bike Rides. Whether you are visiting or local, get social and create lasting memories immersing your body and mind on a personalised guided ElliptiGO Ride along Melbourne’s most scenic waterways.
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29/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

25 Oct - 29 Nov 2019

Gin and Vodka Tasting

Try a range of exclusive gins at the Gin and Vodka Tasting event, paying tribute to a hood once heaving with bordellos, bohemians, dance halls, opium dens, and gangsters and whose history is receding into the mists of time. Try vodkas from around the globe - the expected and the unexpected.
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Gourmet Pawprints - Dog Friendly Tours

Take the lead and explore Victoria on Gourmet Pawprints' unique dog friendly experiences being chauffeured on Bella the dog welcoming bus. Each tour is carefully designed to bring you an effortless adventure with your dog.

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.

Local hero: Colonial Brewing Co (Jarrod Stivala)

This month’s Local Hero spends his time managing operations at one of Port Melbourne’s most exciting venues for beer lovers. Find out more.  

Local Heroes: Sam Slaney from Starward Distillery

Find out about our latest local hero Sam Slaney, from Starward Distillery – Port Melbourne whisky distillery making a worldwide impact.

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.
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Port Phillip

Port Phillip is the entrance to Australia's busiest port and is one of Victoria's most popular recreational destinations. Although Port Phillip is commonly referred to as 'the Bay' or 'Port Phillip Bay', Port Phillip is actually not a bay at all.

Princes Pier

A photographer's paradise, Princes Pier is an iconic, picturesque part of Melbourne. The Pier is 580 meters long. It was known as the New Railway Pier until it was renamed Princes Pier after the Prince of Wales who visited Melbourne in 1920.

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.

Starward

STARWARD is the only open whisky distillery in urban Melbourne. We distil award winning single malt whisky that is truly Melbourne, born and bred.

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?

The Tipsy Cow: Malt & Vine

The Tipsy Cow looks like your regular cocktail bar but it has a secret - you can bring your best friend!

Traditional Vietnamese with a twist at Hanoi Mee

Traditional and fusion Vietnamese cuisine share the stage at this casual dining favourite in Port Melbourne. Discover what Hanoi Mee has to offer.
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Westgate Park

Westgate Park offers a range of attractions and activities within close proximity to the city. Located along the eastern banks of the Yarra River under the Westgate Bridge, the park offers spectacular views to the mouth of the Yarra and the city skyline.
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8/03/2020 12:00:00 AM

08 Mar 2020

Wine and Cheese Fest - Port Melbourne

Wine and Cheese Fest 2020, being the eighth event, it will bring together over 3,000 visitors and more than 60 boutique wine, cheese and small goods exhibitors.