We’ve created a to-do-list to help you experience the best of Victoria Harbour this September.
Use the Docklands Walking App to learn more about the community you live in
Docklands has become a precinct for topical, adventurous and quirky public art that you can discover over two hours. The Docklands Walking App covers 26 pieces of art that will help you appreciate the creativity that exists in the neighbourhood. Click here to download the app.
Try a CrossFit class for free
You may have heard of CrossFit, but have you ever tried it? CrossFit Docklands have fun and challenging classes for all fitness levels to help you achieve your fitness goals in an intimate group environment. They offer a free introductory class, so why not get your heart rate up, while having fun and making some friends in the neighbourhood. Click here to redeem your free session.
Attend a Sunday Lounge Session at Library at The Dock
Library at The Dock is well known for its sustainability credentials and extensive collection of books, but did you know that it also hosts live music gigs that support local artists? On the last Sunday of every month, you can attend a free music performance by some of Melbourne’s up-and-coming artists including Denim Owl and Allara Briggs. It’s a great way to meet your neighbours, unwind and celebrate our city’s rich musical diversity. Click here to check-out upcoming events.
Get your friends together for a Mexican Fiesta
This spring, Victoria Harbour is welcoming several new restaurants to the neighbourhood. One of the new locals is Chilangos Mexican Cantina. From hot burrito bowls to enchiladas, this vibrant bar and eatery brings the flavours of Mexico to the Docklands, complete with great tasting Mexican beer and wine. So, get your family and friends together for a night of nachos, tacos and laughs at the brand-new cantina on Collins Street. Click here for updates.
Check out Alma Doepel
Victoria Harbour’s maritime history is a big part of the neighbourhood’s cultural identity. Get a glimpse of this rich heritage by going on a free ‘Meet the Maker’ tour of Alma Doepel. This majestic ship is the last surviving wooden cargo built in Australia. It has more than a hundred years of history behind it and is currently undergoing restoration at Shed 2, North Wharf Road. The tours run from 12-2pm every Tuesday and Friday, so head down to get a behind the scenes look at this wonderful maritime ship. Click here to learn more.