Newport railway station to Commonwealth Reserve Williamstown

26 Hall Street, Newport VIC 3015, Australia

Newport railway station to Commonwealth Reserve Williamstown

26 Hall Street, Newport VIC 3015, Australia
Staff Pick
54 m
3.61 km
Easy

Summary

Walk from Newport railway station down North Road and right into The Strand. Continue along past Ferguson Street to Commonwealth Reserve at Nelson Place, Williamstown

Newport railway station to Commonwealth Reserve Williamstown

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Description

Catch a train to Newport railway station of the Werribee or Williamstown line. Walk down North Road past Newport Park at the traffic lights. Turn right into The Strand where South Pacific Health Club is on the corner. Continue along The Strand, either on the footpath or walking track along the water. Past The Anchorage Restaurant, the cannons, Williamstown cenotaph to Commonwealth Reserve and Gem Pier, where HMAS Castlemaine is moored.

1986 Views

Points of Interest

1. The Anchorage Restaurant

A view to the city beside the Anchorage Restaurant

2. Williamstown Cenotaph

Williamstown Cenotaph

3. HMAS Castlemaine

Gem Pier with HMAS Castlemaine moored

4. The rotunda at Commonwealth Reserve

A lovely spot for a picnic in the gardens of Commonwealth Reserve

5. Wilkinson Memorial Drinking Fountain

The Wilkinson Memorial Drinking Fountain sits on the corner of Syme Street and Nelson Place, just in front of the Tourist Information office

6. J E Morley Reserve

The most photographed view in Melbourne - historic cannon across to the City of Melbourne

7. Ferguson St Pier

The view across ships moored at Ferguson St Pier to the tall buildings of Melbourne

8. Commonwealth Reserve

The seaplane landing looking across to HMAS Castlemaine and Melbourne beyond

Features

Historical Interest Historical Interest
Coast/River/Lake Coast/River/Lake
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
Public Transport Public Transport
Playground Playground
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Drinking Water Available Drinking Water Available
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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