Direct access is from Footscray Road, turning onto Pearl River Road or Waterfront Way. Parking is available at Pearl River Road West Car Park and Waterfront Way East Car Park. A daily fee of $10 applies. Limited street parking is also available.


Docklands is part of the city’s Free Tram Zone, so you can catch a tram to the Melbourne Star from anywhere within the Free Tram Zone at no cost! Board any of the following trams:

• The City Circle tram
Tram 86 (via Bourke Street)
Tram 70 (via Flinders Street)

Disembark at Harbour Town Shopping Centre (Stop D11), an easy walking distance to the Melbourne Star.


Take the train to Southern Cross Station and walk across the Bourke Street pedestrian bridge to Harbour Esplanade. Follow the Promenade to Harbour Town Shopping Centre.

For visitors from Regional Victoria, please visit V-Line for current timetables.

Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

Catch the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle from any of the stops in and around the city. The tourist shuttle stops at Harbour Town Shopping Centre. A daily fee will apply.


Drop-off areas for coaches are available in Pearl River Road. Parking is available in Observation Drive. Drivers may make use of the Tourism Lounge, located in Harbour Town Shopping Centre.


The Yarra Trail, the Capital City Trail, Moonee Ponds Creek Trail and the Maribyrnong Trail all converge at Docklands.

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