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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 99324310
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Melbourne City and Williamstown Ferry Cruise

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Williamstown, Victoria. Free guided walking tour

Twice a week, March - May there are free guided tours of historic Williamstown in Melbourne. To get there, drive, cycle , catch a ferry ($15) or use the Myki card (about $4.50... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Perth Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Great beaches close to the city, awesome bars and restaurants. All round really nice looking place with a great crowd. Doesnt take itself too seriously so you can get out no matter what your clothes or how lazy you feel.

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Salt Lake City
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The ferry was not that expensive, but not cheap either and not worth it to me. The ferry was running late to pick us up, but wasn't going to give you any extra time in Williamstown. One of the other I can see, but with that set up it's just give us less and charging the same price. The boat... More 

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Perth Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Twice a week, March - May there are free guided tours of historic Williamstown in Melbourne. To get there, drive, cycle , catch a ferry ($15) or use the Myki card (about $4.50 depending on where you travel from) I went on a Friday 11.45 or Tuesday 2.15 is an alternative Book at the Visitor Centre via the website or... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Came to Williamstown today to visit thw Steve Irwin Sea Shepherd ship. There was a classic car show on too. The ship was interesting and great to tour around. Williamstown as a whole is great though. It has everything. Beach and picnic areas as well as shops and a great range of restaurants.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a piece of old historic Melbourne. There are loads of good restaurants in Wiliamstown, and even a great gelato bar. It's a day trip out of the CBD (although doesn't take that long to get there). And has some lovely walks too. A place worth visiting for a relaxing beach day with views of the CBD.

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We are a family of 4. When we got to this company, we questioned the young man about a voucher we had which gave us one free ticket. He shrugged his shoulders and mumbled, "That's a different company" (I couldn't understand him very well. He didn't seem to have very good English.) Instead of pointing out the other company (about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A great way to witness the magnificent Yarra River and Southbank, sailing from Southbank to Williamstown. Have a coffee, stroll around old Williamstown and then lunch before boarding to return to Melbourne under the West Gate Bridge. Fabulous Melbourne experience.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The small ferry is an old looking boat with a capacity for 49 passengers. It is crowded and smells of diesel fumes. There is another ferry worth considering. Williamstown is a great place to visit and is accessible by train as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Went to Williamstown for the day. Always nice if the weather is OK Strolled the shops on Ferguson Street with Cafes and good home wares stores then went to the main restaurant strip and ate at Tik Tok cafe which was lovely meal, reasonable prices and service. The park was directly opposite and also the pier and relic war ship.... More 

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Tusket, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

If you arrive by train Williamstown is a bit confusing as you are in the middle of a residential area. However, if you follow the direction sign you will arrive in the centre of town about 300 m. away. Most people arrive by ferry. The town resembles a British seaside town with parks, restaurants and shops. There are walking tours... More 

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