Visitor Info


The 2015 Melbourne Boat Show will be taking place at one of Australasia’s leading convention and exhibition venues, the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.  Situated along the banks of the Yarra River and in the heart of Melbourne, the location is easily accessible by car and public transport and within walking distance of many of Melbourne’s premier attractions.


How To Get There

By Car

The superb location of the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre means it is easily accessed by the City’s roadways and freeways. City Link connects the Centre with the Airport in just 20 minutes. The Centre is also serviced by a number of parking areas suitable for public, exhibitor and bus parking with additional parking available within walking distance of the Centre.

Parking:  Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

690 undercover parking spaces
Entrance off Siddeley Street, located in a multi-storey carpark.

For full MCEC parking information including fees, click here.

Parking:  Freeway Car Park

800 parking spaces. Entrance off Munro Street.
Open 24 hours as required.
Pay and Display Machines are used in this car park.
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

By Taxi

Taxi ranks are located at both the Melbourne Exhibition Centre and the Melbourne Convention Centre as well as all major hotels, Crown Entertainment Complex and Southern Cross and Flinders Street Stations.

By Public Transport

Melbourne is a City with an enviable public transport system which makes access to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre via tram, train, taxi or private car not only easy and flexible but also enjoyable.



There are two tram stops outside the Melbourne Convention Centre and one stop at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

  • No. 12, 96, 109 travel along Clarendon Street from South Melbourne, Port Melbourne and St Kilda and service the CBD via Collins and Bourke Streets.
  • No. 70 runs along Flinders Street stopping on the north side of the Melbourne Convention Centre.

Trams run every 6-8 minutes during peak times, 7.00am – 9.00am and 4.00pm – 6.00pm and every 10-12 minutes between 9.00am and 4.00pm.

The City Circle Tram service also provides a free and convenient way to get around central Melbourne. Tourists, shoppers, office workers and families can use the City Circle Tram to travel to major attractions, shops and city events.



The Southern Cross Station is just a short stroll from the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre. The Dandenong, Frankston, Belgrave, Lilydale and Sandringham lines run every 15 minutes and St Albans, Williamstown, Werribee, Upfield, Epping and Eltham run every 20 minutes.


Admission Information

Show Dates:

Friday 12th to Monday 15th June, 2015


Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, VIC. 3006

Opening Times:

Friday:   10 am – 9 pm
Saturday:  10 am – 9 pm
Sunday:  10 am – 6 pm
Monday:  10 am – 6 pm

Ticket Prices:

Adult – $20 inc. GST
Family (2 adults with up to 3 children) – $45 inc. GST
Pension Concession Card Holder / Full-Time Student – $14 inc. GST
Child (5-16 years) – $3 inc. GST
Child under 5 years – Free

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