- Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
- Tags: Village, Neighborhoods
The best part of visiting this neighbourhood is the ferry ride on Yarra River. A funky maritime village today, Williamstown was the first sea port of Melbourne. You can take a cruise on the river, enjoy the scenic views of Melbourne and get the essence of the 19th century when you are at the Williamstown!
The area around Nelson place was the town centre and is dotted with historic buildings that operate as hotels and restaurants today. Some of them have been converted into galleries which are a great stop for art lovers. The Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park is also a great place for picnics and day-outs! It is also home to the old Fort Gellibrand military site, the timeball tower, Jawbone reserve and the beach.
Spend a day here and you’ll be more than happy!
Williamstown Travel Tips
- Ideal for day-trip.
- Ferries leave from berth 1, Southgate and depart daily at 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 4.30pm and the trip duration is 1 hour.
How to Reach Williamstown
- Bus no 472, ferry
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5.62% of people who visit Melbourne include Williamstown in their plan
41.67% of people start their Williamstown visit around 11 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Williamstown
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Williamstown