Put Melbourne in perspective with the stunning city views from waterside Williamstown, just minutes from the CBD and offering the best of bayside with a western edge.
Soak up the proud maritime history of Williamstown with a visit to the Williamstown Maritime Museum and an evening sail on the tall ship Enterprize, and dine out in waterfront eateries with Melbourne's lights in the distance.
Explore the diverse range of arts, crafts and other speciality shops around historic Nelson Place. Discover Williamstown's secrets at the intriguing Historical Museum, and get the darker side of historic Williamstown on a nightly ghost tour. Enjoy relaxing summer picnics and paddling in the shallows at Williamstown Beach, or enjoy the peace and beauty of Williamstown Botanic Gardens.
Pit your science know-how against the kids with the interactive exhibits at Scienceworks in nearby Spotswood, relax over brunch at one of village's many reputable cafes, or try a local tipple at Two Birds Brewing.