The Docklands in Melbourne is a suburb, which is located close to the central business district. There are over 12,000 people, who live in the docklands area and a number of major corporations head offices within the Docklands area. Over the past several years to Docklands has undergone massive redevelopment and it is now home to hundreds of apartments shopping centres and major tourist attractions of Melbourne.
Things to do In Docklands
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
It took several years for the Melbourne Star observation wheel to be built. When it first opened back in the mid 2000 there are a number of major engineering issues and it had to be closed. It is now open to the public and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Melbourne.
Fox classic car collection
The second most popular tourist attraction in the dock lands is the fox car collection, which is located within the Queens warehouse building. The fox classic car collection has over 100 vintage and most recent cars on display. The fox classic car collection can be walked from the Melbourne CBD, and is accessed on foot from the Collins Street Bridge.
A very popular family attraction is the black light minigolf venue located in the docklands of Melbourne. The blacklight minigolf has a UV lighting, which transforms a glow in the dark experience. This is the first UV light minigolf located within Australia. It has a full 18 holes and is located indoors with a licensed bar.
Victoria Harbour is a Docklands precinct it is located where Bourke and Collin streets meet. Victoria Harbour has some of the best restaurants and eating facilities within the docklands area. It also has a number of shopping centres and medical facilities.
Docklands Park, which is located at Victoria Harbour within the Docklands, has become a very popular outdoors area for both residents and visitors. The Park offers beautifully landscaped Garden areas along with free a barbecue facilities and an interactive playground for the kids.
Etihad stadium is a massive multipurpose sporting venue located in the heart of dock lands. It can hold up to 55,000 sporting fans and has been a location for major concerts and theatre events.
Over the past several years, there has been a massive influx of new plan apartments and hotels. On average eight nightly tariff for a Docklands hotel room is about $220 Australian dollars.
Waterfront Melbourne Apartments - 60 Siddeley Street Docklands VIC
The waterfront Melbourne apartments are fully furnished and are located on the banks of the Yarra River. Its location is ideal for those visiting the Melbourne Convention and exhibition Centre and only a five-minute walk from the crown casino and major shopping centres in Docklands and Melbourne CBD.
Quest Grand Hotel Melbourne - 33 Spencer St Docklands VIC
The great hotel in Melbourne is located on the Spencer Street. Originally this is the offices of the pictorial railway administration and was refurbished to be a hotel. The architecture of the grand Hotel Melbourne is absolutely stunning and was built with the riches found during the Victorian gold rush. Each room has been refurbished and provides an excellent opportunity to explore the docklands area. The hotel is located between the two busiest presentations of Melbourne flinders Street station and southern cross train station only being two minute walk away.
Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Docklands - 66 Aurora Lane Docklands VIC
The Travelodge hotel in the docklands is a fantastic clean modern Hotel which is very close to the city shops train stations and Docklands area. It has extremely good reviews on Google with a very clean the rooms and provides modern comforts such as a fridge and air conditioning.
Restaurant and Dinning
Without a doubt the docklands Elliot now provide some of the most leaving and contemporary dining facilities within Melbourne. With a massive amount of choices of different foods and stunning views the Docklands area is ideal for a business for romantic dinner.
Due to the massive increase in population and interstate visitors around now many of medical facilities open seven days a week to cater for busy lifestyles. The largest general practice medical clinic is CBD doctors and is located in the city centre. They provide general practice travel healthcare occupational health clinical psychology, diagnostic and emergency care.
The closest dental clinic is Australian Dentists Clinic Melbourne CBD. They are located within Bourke Street and only several minutes away from the Docklands area.
The Docklands area has become a shopping maker and a leading lifestyle destination. Every brand and major international outlet can be found within the Docklands area.