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Docklands Harbour & Central Pier is located in the inner western suburbs of Melbourne just 2km from Melbourne’s CBD. This waterfront area along the Yarra River is a cultural community hub with regular entertainment and events. Previously used by container ships Docklands has been transformed into a popular residential, commercial, sport, dining and tourist location. Docklands is made up of distinct areas that include; Waterfront City, NewQuay, Victoria Harbour and Yarra's Edge.
The booming precinct underwent an urban renewal as a way of extending Melbourne CBD. Etihad Stadium, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel and Lady Cutler Melbourne Showboat can be found in the precinct. Melbourne's Wooden Boat Festival is a biannual event at Docklands with exhibitions and activities for all. There is a skating rink and dodgem cars for the kids along with shopping and a range of restaurants and dining options by the water. The business and residential hub hosts the head offices of major Australian banks and insurance companies such as ANZ, Westpac and MediBank. Sculptures create outdoor galleries for adding to the culture of this waterfront precinct.
The Southern Cross railways station is just a short 10 minute walk from Docklands Harbour & Central Pier providing easy access to Melbourne suburbs. The NSW TrainLink transports visitors from Sydney to Melbourne with over night and sleeper options available. Trams, train lines and ferry terminals connect the Docklands precinct to Melbourne CBD and inner bayside suburbs. Southern Cross Railway station is Melbourne's second biggest station with over 17 million passenger movements each year.