Immerse yourself in Williamstown’s history at Point Gellibrand, the site of Victoria’s first permanent settlement and seaport. See the remains of Port Gellibrand where the Timeball Tower still stands amongst the beautiful views of Port Phillip Bay and the city of Melbourne.
Hit the sandy beaches of Williamstown and soak up the sun!
Just a few minutes walk from Williamstown Beach Station
Williamstown Botanic Gardens
The Williamstown Botanic gardens first opened in 1860 and is home to an abundance of beautiful flowers and trees. The gardens also feature a lovely ornamental pond and some events from time to time.
The perfect place for a picnic or relaxing stroll!
10 minutes walk from the Commonwealth Reserve on Nelson Place or a few minutes walk from Williamstown Beach Station.
Discover science and exhibits at the world renowned Scienceworks Museum. Scienceworks offers range of facilities along exhibits including the Melbourne Planetarium, Pumping Station and Lightning shows.
Close drive from Captains Retreat and Williamstown.
Open daily – 10am – 4.30pm
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