A hidden gem of Melbourne! 

Surrounded by water on three sides, Williamstown is famous for its bustling cafes, trendy restaurants and bars, boutique stores, beautiful history, tree lined streets and breathtaking views of Melbourne’s city skyline. A five minute walk from Seaworks is Nelson Place is where you’ll find historic buildings which are now restaurants, hotels, boutiques and galleries.


For more information on things to do in Williasmtown visit the Information Office on the beautiful Commonwealth Reserve which also features stunning views of Melbourne CBD over the bay.

Williamstown has a charming country feel while still being a stones throw away from the hustle and bustle of the City. Whether you arrive by car, bike, bus or ferry Williamstown will welcome you and make you feel right at home.

When planning your trip our event at Waterfront Williamstown you can reach our wonderful town via car, train or for something different why not catch the ferry.


When you're coming to the festival make a day of it and discover Waterfront Williamstown.

Sit back and relax in a cafe or bar along the Williamstown foreshore and soak up the proud maritime history of Williamstown, which was established in 1837 as Melbourne's first port. 

At the festival you'll be in the fascinating Seaworks precinct and you might be able to see which inspiring ship is visiting. Visit the Maritime Museum at Gem Pier, and check out the Sea Shepherd when it's in port.

Explore the diverse range of arts, crafts and other speciality shops around historic Nelson Place and dine out in the waterfront eateries housed in the beautifully restored old buildings like Santorini Mediterranean Restaurant in the Old Post Office with photogenic views of the city skyline.

Discover Williamstown's secrets at the intriguing Historical Museum, and get the darker side of historic Williamstown on a nightly ghost tour or just simply stroll through Commonwealth Reserve.

Click Visit Williamstown for more information.