Kickstart the new year by exploring the neighbourhood with our list of things to do, places to visit and more.
Get brunch at Charlie Bit Me
Charlie Bit Me is the latest café to join the Victoria Harbour neighbourhood. Featuring a traditional brunch menu with vibrant acai bowls, avocado on toast and breakfast burgers, there is something for everyone at this new eatery. Click here to check out Charlie Bit Me’s Instagram page.
Catch a cricket game at Marvel Stadium
Watching a game of cricket is a summer tradition in Australia and the Big Bash League will be taking place around the corner, at Marvel Stadium. Over the public holiday get some friends together and watch the Melbourne Renegades take on Brisbane Heat on Monday 27 January. Click here to book.
Take the kids to District Docklands’ Slip and Slide
With just a short walk or tram ride from Victoria Harbour, why not let the kids run wild at District Dockland’s 25 metre water slide. The fun activation will be running from Monday 6 January to Sunday 26 January so let the little ones cool down while burning off some pent-up energy this summer. Click here to learn more about this free event.
Visit Flight Centre to book a holiday
Is your new years’ resolution to get out of your comfort zone and experience a new country? Then visit our friendly travel agents at Flight Centre Waterfront Docklands on Collins Street who will help you book your dream holiday in 2020. The team will take you through the best destinations and packages so you can make the right decision about your next adventure. Click here to check out Flight Centre’s list of top travel destinations for 2020.
Explore the harbour with a Port Open Day tour
Departing from Victoria Harbour, Port Open Day tours are a fun and family-friendly way to see Melbourne’s busiest port. You’ll have guided commentary from a local expert who will help you uncover Australia’s maritime history. The first tour begins on 23 February and is just $5.50 per person, making it a great way to explore the waterfront during the warmer months. Click here to learn more about a Port Open Day.
Watch the long weekend fireworks
End the long weekend by watching the fireworks spectacular in Docklands. Head down to Harbour Esplanade for roaming artists, entertainment and markets that will be available from 6pm. The impressive firework display will begin at 9pm on Sunday 26 January. Click here to learn more.