The District is one of the most convenient locations in Melbourne. Every day, we welcome adventure seekers, city day-trippers, footy fans, and regular visitors for work and play. Whatever the reason, let us help you plan your next visit by bike, train, tram, car, or boat!


Docklands Parking



Best Value Parking

The District offers great value all-day parking and is located within the Free Tram Zone – making it even easier to travel to Melbourne’s CBD!

Convenient, secure, and undercover, we offer two multi-level carparks, including the East Car Park opposite the giant Melbourne wheel, and the West Car Park opposite O’Brien Icehouse. The first 90mins is free and no booking is required.
Check out our special rates for early birds, events, and movie nights.

Enjoy convenient parking, all day, every day at The District!


0 Hour – 90 Minutes: FREE
The following applies thereafter.
90 mins – 2 Hours: $12.00
2 Hours – 3 Hours: $14.00
3 Hours – 4 Hours: $16.00
4 Hours+: $18.00

Maximum Charge Per Day $18.00

Both the East and West Carparks are open 24/7 with each day commencing at 6am and concluding at 05:59am the following day.

Early Bird
Monday to Friday, enter before 10am and exit between 3pm and midnight
Early Bird: $13.00

HOYTS Customers
Retain your movie ticket for half price parking Half Price Parking (50% off)

East Car Park
Opposite Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
90 Waterfront Way, Docklands, 3008
Via Docklands Drive or Footscray Road, Docklands
Height restrictions 2.1 meters
Tesla Australia Charging Station – Level 1 (Little Docklands Drive side)

West Car Park

Opposite O’Brien Icehouse
88 Pearl River Road, Docklands, 3008.
Via Docklands Drive or Footscray Road, Docklands
Height restrictions 2.1 meters
Tesla Australia Charging Station – Level 1


Lost ticket: $50 fee applied
Surcharge: 2.5% surcharge applies to American Express,
Mastercard, Visa and Diners Card
GST: All fees stated include GST

For more information or to discuss corporate packages, residential parking, flexible packages, access all hours, event parking and conferences, or low-rate long-term parking at The District please contact:

Travel With Ease

Trams and buses frequently service The District Docklands, seven days a week, with over 800 trams and buses per week running from 10 public transit routes.

The District is situated within Melbourne’s Free Tram Zone, making it even easier to get here by public transport. Simply hop on the Yarra Tram service for City Circle, #70 or #86 and it will bring you straight to our doors!

Southern Cross Station is your most efficient option, with trams leaving every few minutes on weekdays and at least every 15 minutes on weekends. The #70 or #86 tram will take you directly to The District. 

Other stations nearby include: 
Flagstaff Station: catch the #70 tram (towards Docklands Drive) and
Flinders Street Station: #70 or #86 (towards Docklands Drive).

Pedal Power

If pedal power is more your style, The District is the ideal destination to bring the bike.

Surrounded by a network of cycling routes and bike paths, bring your pals and travel to The District from all corners of Melbourne via scenic city rides and popular river trails. 

You will find bike parking hoops located around the precinct, and for our cycling enthusiasts, pop-in and visit the expert team at Trek Bikes. You can upgrade your gear or book in for a service, all while you enjoy a bite to eat and explore the entertainment precinct.

Join the growing cycling community of Melbourne and make a day of it at The District! 

Simply enter ‘The District Docklands’ into your google maps app, select ‘cycling’ as your mode of transport and start planning your next trip!


The District Docklands has various drop off and pick up zones to make your visit a breeze. 

Simply enter the address of 90 Waterfront Way, Docklands 3008, to arrive at the iconic giant wheel. This is also the best drop off point for Woolworths, Dan Murphys, and Chemist Warehouse. 

If entertainment is more your vibe, 88 Pearl River Road, Docklands 3008, will bring you nice and close to the action at O’Brien Icehouse, Archie Brothers, HOYTS and more. 

To shop the laneways, 88 Pearl River Road or Studio Lane Docklands 3008, is your best bet, as it’s just a short stroll to H&M and UNIQLO.

Plus, there’s plenty of parking for coaches and buses at The District, making it the ideal location for school tours, parties, and tour groups.

Cruise the Bay

Enjoy a scenic and stress-free trip to The District with a cruise across the bay!

Cruising daily between the Docklands and Portarlington, as well as Geelong, Port Phillip Ferries passenger ferry service is a unique way to travel to Melbourne and enjoy a fun day of entertainment and experiences at The District.

Just a short stroll, the Ferry service arrives and departs from Victoria Harbour, 131 Harbour Esplanade at Docklands (directly across from Marvel Stadium and the D3 Tram Stop).

For Melburnians looking to explore the Bellarine’s award-winning wineries, producers, cafes and restaurants, why not take advantage of The District’s all-day parking rates and jump on the next ferry!