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View Cruise Ships and Spirit of Tasmania at Station Pier (Port Melbourne)




Port Melbourne is a popular port of call for some of the world's most prestigious cruise liners between November to March each year. Go to the Station Pier area and have a view of these massive ships. It is also the berthing location for the Spirit of Tasmania.

Originally called Railway Pier, it was officially opened on 12 September 1854. The pier played a pivotal role in Victorians’ lives from the time it was opened, particularly for the arrival of gold seekers and settlers throughout the mid to late 1800s. In 1861, the original pier was extended, to more than 661 metres. Eventually, the original pier could not accommodate the increasingly large and more powerful steamships of the early twentieth century so it was realigned, extended further and renamed Station Pier. The pier is heritage listed and the gatehouse at the entrance is of significant heritage and cultural importance.

Opening Hours:


Cruise Ship Schedule for Station Pier
Spirit of Tasmania Sailing Schedule

Note: Station Pier is open to the public throughout the year during daylight hours for pedestrians except on cruise ship days.

Review:


It's interesting to visit Station Pier when you are in the Port Melbourne area. The Spirit of Tasmania is huge and it is impressive to view when it is berthed at the dock. You'll need to check the timetable or call to ensure that it is not at sea. You can enter the pier any time provided a massive cruise ship is not berthed. In that case you will be able to get a more distant view from Princes Pier.

There is very limited free parking (2P) in the surrounding streets and 3P ticketed parking in front of the pier (8am to midnight).

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Address | Contact


Waterfront Place,  Port Melbourne 3207, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: 1300 857 662
Map: 2J Ref: A7

Web Links


Link Cruise ship schedule

Link Spirit of Tasmania



  Reader Feedback  

Ruth c      Posted:    10:59 PM October 30, 2016

I have been on two ships leaving from station pier - what an exciting adventure it was not knowing what to expect but overall a beautiful and wonderful time on board. Cheers from Ruth C

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