South Wharf is an extremely accessible destination, with easy options by foot, by car, by public transport, by bicycle and even by water.
Stretching all the way from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Clarendon Street, down to Wurundjeri Way, South Wharf is a leisurely ten-minute walk along the river from Southbank and Federation Square, or a short stroll over the Seafarers Bridge from Northbank and Docklands.
For short trips across the city, Melbourne Bike Share, has a Bike Share station located a the Northbank end of Seafarers Bridge at Siddeley Street. The service is cheap and easy – all you need to bring is your helmet.
There is ample parking at South Wharf, with parking at DFO South Wharf accessed from Normanby Road and Montague Street. Plus the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is serviced by six parking areas for the public, exhibitors and buses, with additional parking available within walking distance of the centre.
Tram numbers 96, 109 and 112 stop opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. To reach DFO, follow the walkway around MCEC and continue down Orrs Walk between MCEC and the Hilton.
Tram number 70 stops at the end of Flinders Street. Walk towards the Yarra River and cross the new Seafarers pedestrian bridge to reach South Wharf.
Southern Cross station is a short stroll from South Wharf. This station is a major hub for suburban, regional and interstate rail services. For train timetables visit Public Transport Victoria or call 1800 800 007.
Taxi ranks are right on the doorstep of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and nearby at the Crown Entertainment Complex.
By water taxi
Melbourne Water Taxis operate day and night, seven days a week, offering a pick up and drop off service for passengers. Melbourne Water Taxis can pick up and drop off at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre landing, and will soon have access to the Hilton Hotel landing at South Wharf.