Access to Station Pier
Cruise season usually runs from spring to autumn and Station Pier is closed to the public when cruise ships are berthed. The West Finger Pier is a good vantage point to view the ships. For more information, including car parking and transport, see Visiting Station Pier page.
When ships will pass through Port Phillip Heads:
Arrivals - subtract 3.5 hours from Station Pier ETA. Departures - add 3.5 hours to Station Pier ETD.
Turnaround visits - ship name bold with (T) Partial turnaround (>500 pax) - ship name bold with (pT)
See berth locations and shipping agents' contact details below.
|Ship|| ETA at berth|| ETD from berth ||Berth||Agent|
|Sea Princess||Tue 02 Oct 2018||0700||Tue 02 Oct 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Majestic Princess||Fri 12 Oct 2018||0800||Fri 12 Oct 2018||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Thu 25 Oct 2018||0600||Thu 25 Oct 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Noordam||Sat 27 Oct 2018||0800||Sat 27 Oct 2018||2359||OWSP||ISS|
|Caledonian Sky (T)||Mon 29 Oct 2018||0800||Mon 29 Oct 2018||1200||OWSP||ISS|
|Majestic Princess||Sat 03 Nov 2018||0800||Sat 03 Nov 2018||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Pacific Explorer||Mon 05 Nov 2018||0800||Wed 07 Nov 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Pacific Eden||Mon 05 Nov 2018||0800||Wed 07 Nov 2018||1800||IWSP||ISS|
|Carnival Spirit||Tue 06 Nov 2018||0800||Thu 08 Nov 2018||1930||OESP||ISS|
|Pacific Dawn||Tue 06 Nov 2018||0800||Wed 07 Nov 2018||1600||VD||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Thu 08 Nov 2018||0600||Thu 08 Nov 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Celebrity Solstice||Sat 10 Nov 2018||0800||Sat 10 Nov 2018||1800||OWSP||WSS|
|Carnival Legend (T)||Tue 13 Nov 2018||0600||Tue 13 Nov 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Noordam||Tue 20 Nov 2018||0800||Tue 20 Nov 2018||1830||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Wed 21 Nov 2018||0600||Wed 21 Nov 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Carnival Legend (T)||Fri 23 Nov 2018||0700||Fri 23 Nov 2018||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Carnival Legend (T)||Mon 26 Nov 2018||0700||Mon 26 Nov 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Tue 27 Nov 2018||0800||Tue 27 Nov 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Sat 01 Dec 2018||0700||Sat 01 Dec 2018||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Noordam||Sun 02 Dec 2018||0800||Mon 03 Dec 2018||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Tue 04 Dec 2018||0600||Tue 04 Dec 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Sat 08 Dec 2018||0700||Sat 08 Dec 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Majestic Princess||Mon 10 Dec 2018||0800||Mon 10 Dec 2018||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Seven Seas Mariner||Mon 10 Dec 2018||1000||Tue 11 Dec 2018||2359||OESP||WSS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Tue 11 Dec 2018||0700||Tue 11 Dec 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Seven Seas Mariner||Wed 12 Dec 2018||0700||Wed 12 Dec 2018||1800||G||WSS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Sat 15 Dec 2018||0700||Sat 15 Dec 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|AIDAaura||Sun 16 Dec 2018||0700||Sun 16 Dec 2018||2200||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Mon 17 Dec 2018||0600||Mon 17 Dec 2018||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Seabourn Sojourn||Mon 17 Dec 2018||0800||Mon 17 Dec 2018||2300||PI||ISS|
|Norwegian Jewel||Tue 18 Dec 2018||0900||Tue 18 Dec 2018||2200||OWSP||WSS|
|Seabourn Sojourn||Tue 18 Dec 2018||0800||Tue 18 Dec 2018||1800||OESP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Wed 19 Dec 2018||0700||Wed 19 Dec 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Viking Orion||Wed 19 Dec 2018||0930||Wed 19 Dec 2018||2300||OESP||WSS|
|Sun Princess||Fri 21 Dec 2018||0800||Fri 21 Dec 2018||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Sat 22 Dec 2018||0700||Sat 22 Dec 2018||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Norwegian Jewel||Sun 23 Dec 2018||0900||Mon 24 Dec 2018||1700||OWSP||WSS|
|Maasdam||Sun 23 Dec 2018||0800||Sun 23 Dec 2018||1700||OESP||ISS|
|Seabourn Encore||Sun 23 Dec 2018||0800||Sun 23 Dec 2018||2300||PI||ISS|
|Seabourn Encore||Mon 24 Dec 2018||0800||Mon 24 Dec 2018||1800||OESP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Thu 27 Dec 2018||0800||Thu 27 Dec 2018||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Majestic Princess||Fri 28 Dec 2018||0800||Fri 28 Dec 2018||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Celebrity Solstice||Wed 02 Jan 2019||0800||Wed 02 Jan 2019||1800||OWSP||WSS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Fri 04 Jan 2019||0700||Fri 04 Jan 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Azamara Quest (T)||Sun 06 Jan 2019||0700||Sun 06 Jan 2019||2000||OWSP||WSS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Mon 07 Jan 2019||0700||Mon 07 Jan 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Silver Muse||Wed 09 Jan 2019||0800||Wed 09 Jan 2019||1900||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Thu 10 Jan 2019||0700||Thu 10 Jan 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Viking Orion||Thu 10 Jan 2019||0930||Thu 10 Jan 2019||2300||OESP||WSS|
|Regatta||Thu 10 Jan 2019||0900||Thu 10 Jan 2019||1900||P||WSS|
|Regatta||Fri 11 Jan 2019||0900||Sat 12 Jan 2019||1700||OWSP||WSS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Mon 14 Jan 2019||0800||Mon 14 Jan 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Seven Seas Mariner||Tue 15 Jan 2019||0700||Tue 15 Jan 2019||1800||P||WSS|
|Viking Orion||Wed 16 Jan 2019||0800||Wed 16 Jan 2019||2300||OWSP||WSS|
|Seven Seas Mariner||Wed 16 Jan 2019||0900||Thu 17 Jan 2019||1500||OESP||WSS|
|Regatta||Fri 18 Jan 2019||1300||Sat 19 Jan 2019||1800||OWSP||WSS|
|Pacific Eden||Mon 21 Jan 2019||0800||Tue 22 Jan 2019||2000||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Wed 23 Jan 2019||0700||Wed 23 Jan 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Carnival Legend (T)||Thu 24 Jan 2019||0700||Thu 24 Jan 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Sat 26 Jan 2019||1200||Sat 26 Jan 2019||2100||OWSP||ISS|
|Carnival Legend (T)||Mon 28 Jan 2019||0600||Mon 28 Jan 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Tue 29 Jan 2019||0700||Tue 29 Jan 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Noordam||Thu 31 Jan 2019||0800||Thu 31 Jan 2019||2359||OWSP||ISS|
|Silver Muse||Thu 31 Jan 2019||0800||Thu 31 Jan 2019||1900||OESP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Fri 01 Feb 2019||0800||Fri 01 Feb 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Celebrity Solstice||Sat 02 Feb 2019||0800||Sat 02 Feb 2019||1800||OWSP||WSS|
|Seabourn Encore||Sun 03 Feb 2019||0800||Sun 03 Feb 2019||2300||OWSP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Mon 04 Feb 2019||0700||Mon 04 Feb 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Silver Muse||Mon 04 Feb 2019||1800||Tue 05 Feb 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Seabourn Encore||Mon 04 Feb 2019||0800||Mon 04 Feb 2019||2300||PI||ISS|
|Carnival Legend (T)||Wed 06 Feb 2019||0700||Wed 06 Feb 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Viking Orion||Thu 07 Feb 2019||0800||Thu 07 Feb 2019||2300||OWSP||WSS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Fri 08 Feb 2019||0700||Fri 08 Feb 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Azamara Quest||Sat 09 Feb 2019||0800||Sat 09 Feb 2019||2300||OWSP||WSS|
|Seabourn Encore||Sat 09 Feb 2019||0800||Sat 09 Feb 2019||2300||PI||ISS|
|Queen Elizabeth (T)||Sun 10 Feb 2019||0700||Sun 10 Feb 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Seabourn Encore||Sun 10 Feb 2019||1000||Sun 10 Feb 2019||2000||OESP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Mon 11 Feb 2019||0700||Mon 11 Feb 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Tue 12 Feb 2019||0700||Tue 12 Feb 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Viking Orion||Wed 13 Feb 2019||0800||Wed 13 Feb 2019||2300||OWSP||WSS|
|Pacific Eden||Thu 14 Feb 2019||0800||Thu 14 Feb 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Fri 15 Feb 2019||0700||Fri 15 Feb 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Carnival Legend (T)||Sat 16 Feb 2019||0700||Sat 16 Feb 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Queen Elizabeth (T)||Sun 17 Feb 2019||0700||Sun 17 Feb 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Mon 18 Feb 2019||0700||Mon 18 Feb 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Amadea||Tue 19 Feb 2019||0800||Tue 19 Feb 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Majestic Princess||Wed 20 Feb 2019||0900||Wed 20 Feb 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Noordam||Fri 22 Feb 2019||0800||Fri 22 Feb 2019||1830||OWSP||ISS|
|Radiance of the Seas (T)||Sat 23 Feb 2019||0600||Sat 23 Feb 2019||1800||OWSP||WSS|
|Pacific Jewel (T)||Sun 24 Feb 2019||0600||Sun 24 Feb 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Mon 25 Feb 2019||0700||Mon 25 Feb 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Noordam||Tue 26 Feb 2019||0800||Tue 26 Feb 2019||2359||OWSP||ISS|
|Regatta||Tue 26 Feb 2019||1000||Wed 27 Feb 2019||0300||OESP||WSS|
|Carnival Legend (T)||Wed 27 Feb 2019||0800||Wed 27 Feb 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Europa||Wed 27 Feb 2019||1000||Overnight stay||||OESP||GAC|
|Europa (T)||Passenger exchange||||Thu 28 Feb 2019||1800||OESP||GAC|
|Regatta||Wed 27 Feb 2019||0800||Wed 27 Feb 2019||1800||G||WSS|
|Pacific Eden||Thu 28 Feb 2019||0800||Thu 28 Feb 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Carnival Legend (T)||Sun 03 Mar 2019||0600||Sun 03 Mar 2019||1600||OWSP||ISS|
|Celebrity Solstice||Thu 07 Mar 2019||0800||Thu 07 Mar 2019||1900||OWSP||WSS|
|Viking Orion||Thu 07 Mar 2019||0800||Thu 07 Mar 2019||2300||OESP||WSS|
|Costa Luminosa||Sat 09 Mar 2019||0800||Sat 09 Mar 2019||1900||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Sun 10 Mar 2019||0700||Sun 10 Mar 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Queen Elizabeth (T)||Tue 12 Mar 2019||0700||Tue 12 Mar 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Sea Princess||Thu 14 Mar 2019||0700||Thu 14 Mar 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Queen Elizabeth (T)||Mon 18 Mar 2019||0700||Mon 18 Mar 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Noordam||Tue 19 Mar 2019||0800||Tue 19 Mar 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|MSC Magnifica||Thu 21 Mar 2019||0800||Fri 22 Mar 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Europa 2||Thu 21 Mar 2019||0600||Fri 22 Mar 2019||1200||OESP||GAC|
|Viking Sun||Thu 21 Mar 2019||0700||Thu 21 Mar 2019||2000||G||WSS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Sat 23 Mar 2019||0700||Sat 23 Mar 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Seabourn Encore||Sat 23 Mar 2019||1000||Sat 23 Mar 2019||2300||OESP||ISS|
|Seabourn Encore||Sun 24 Mar 2019||0800||Sun 24 Mar 2019||2300||PI||ISS|
|Noordam||Wed 27 Mar 2019||0800||Wed 27 Mar 2019||2359||OWSP||ISS|
|Queen Elizabeth (T)||Sat 30 Mar 2019||0700||Sat 30 Mar 2019||1800||OWSP||ISS|
|Noordam||Wed 03 Apr 2019||0800||Wed 03 Apr 2019||2359||OWSP||ISS|
|Golden Princess (T)||Fri 05 Apr 2019||0700||Fri 05 Apr 2019||1700||OWSP||ISS|
|Celebrity Solstice||Wed 10 Apr 2019||0800||Wed 10 Apr 2019||1800||OWSP||WSS|
|Radiance of the Seas||Tue 16 Apr 2019||0800||Tue 16 Apr 2019||1800||OWSP||WSS|
|Port of Melbourne berths||Other Victorian ports|
|OWSP = Outer West Station Pier|
OESP = Outer East Station Pier
IWSP = Inner West Station Pier
VD = Victoria Dock
|G = Geelong|
M = Mornington Anchorage
P = Portland
PI = Phillip Island
The Hamptons Apartments is located a few minutes walk from Station Pier. A selection of 1 & 2 Bedroom apartments are available. Secure parking is also available.
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At the Hamptons Apartments, you get to indulge in luxury accommodation just a stone’s throw away from the iconic and historic Station Pier. Choose from our stylish 1 & 2 bedroom apartments right in the heart of Port Melbourne.
About Station Pier
Originally known as Railway Pier, Station Pier is the most common pier for cruise ships because it can accommodate the larger size ships. This makes it an ideal stop because of how close it is to all of the attractions Melbourne has to offer.
Because Station Pier is so close to Melbourne’s city centre, you’ll have many public transport options at your fingertips. Take the 109 City Express Bus, the tram or even the shuttle from the airport. The ride is roughly about twenty minutes to get to the shops and restaurants.
Looking to take a cruise? There are hundreds of Melbourne Cruises to choose from. Cruises start from only 2-3 days.
Because there is so much to do in Melbourne, the terminals are revamped to be a friendly informational hub for you to get the information you need to enjoy your time there. It has a lounge that is spacious and comfortable, easy to access restrooms and lifts.
There are many volunteers during the peak cruise season so you will be able to find someone to assist you and they will also be able to give you tips on how to best access the city and all it has to offer.
The Hamptons Apartments the Port Melbourne’s first and currently only hotel, making it an ideal destination for station pier accommodation.
Comfort and Ease
Station Pier is ideally located and leads visitors into Port Phillip Bay where they can enjoy some beach time or magnificent views.
There are many boardwalks to stroll with shops and restaurants to explore. Enjoy the fragrance of Melbourne’s popular coffees and indulge in one as you explore. There are also a lot of little cafes and cozy restaurants that serve brunch or an early dinner in the vicinity.
Once in the city centre, there is no shortage of things to do. There are great places to dine, museums, food and Port Melbourne hotels. Regardless of what experience or adventure you crave, you can be sure Melbourne has it.
There are various sightseeing tours ready to show you the city if you don’t want to plan this experience on your own.
Many of the tour guides are from the area so they can give you the personalised experience you want with fun facts and commentaries. Many of these companies can take you to popular destinations such as Melbourne’s wine country and Great Ocean Road.
Speak to our Port Melbourne hotel reception staff for some suggestions for sightseeing tours.
Other Areas of Interest in the Vicinity of Station Pier.
Royal Botanical Garden
One of the must-see destinations, the Royal Botanical Gardens features a large area of lush foliage and florals to explore. It is open every day and has a tour and has what’s called the Garden Explorer which is a tram that you can get off and on anywhere you would like to spend a little extra time.
Between 10 am and 2 pm there are free walking tours here so you may want to take advantage of that. It’s an action hub full of galleries, museums, cafes, and bars where you can enjoy a little bit of everything.
Queen Victoria Market has a higher end fashion if you are looking for a little retail therapy on your vacation. It is the largest outdoor market southern hemisphere and can keep you entertained for hours with all the goods it has to offer.
If you would rather just window shop, there’s a lot to look at and beautiful shops to enjoy. Melbourne shopping has something for everyone.
State Library of Melbourne
This library has activities for the whole family. You can come and see it for its architectural brilliance and history (the Latrobe Reading Room was built in 1913). It is often hosting a plethora of exhibitions, workshops, lectures, and lots of fun activities for the kids.
If you’re looking for a place to listen to some great local music, Melbourne has plenty to choose from. Some performers may have a cover charge, but a lot of them perform for free.
Melbourne is a diverse city with something for everyone and the Hamptons Apartments puts you right in the heart of it all. You’ll enjoy luxurious comfort as your very own home away from home while being in the center of the city’s hustle and bustle.