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“One of the oldest parts of Melbourne” 5 of 5 stars
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Williamstown
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne City and Williamstown Ferry Cruise
Ranked #47 of 284 things to do in Melbourne
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Geelong, Australia
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“One of the oldest parts of Melbourne”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Williamstown was a port town in a past era, and is still the home of one of Australia's major shipbuilding industries. It abounds with history, and has vistas of tall masts, ferries moving about, and in the distance the skyscrapers of the Melbourne CBD. A busy centre with a large range of restaurants to suit any taste or price.

Visited November 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Melbourne's best view.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

It is wonderful to go over to Williamstown and just see the City from the other side of the water. Also plenty of restaurants.

Visited November 2012
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Australind- WA
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“A great day out short train trip from Flinders St”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

My girlfriend and I took the train from Flinders street station to Williamstown for a day trip pretty little harbour town with great view across to the city, some good shopping and several options for eating out.

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Melbourne, Australia
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“LOVE IT!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Love Williamstown, live next door in Newport and love going there for breakfast on the weekends, or lunch, or even just to hang out and go for walks.

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“a bit of everything”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

everyone loves to visit Wiliamstown. It's where beach meets suburb. It can be VERY busy on the weekends, especially Sunday. This is when the locals shut themselves indoors to avoid the hoards of tourists who come to stroll the esplanade and buy a gelato or eat their fish and chips in the gardens.

Visited March 2012
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