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  • 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.

Williamstown Hours

  • 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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  • Williamstown Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Williamstown Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Williamstown: 04:00 Hrs
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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

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Williamstown

People normally club together Parliament House Of Victoria and Royal Arcade while planning their visit to Williamstown.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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