The Boatbuilders Yard

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Description

Nestled beside MCEC and the Polly Woodside sailing ship sits the original historic shed of Melbourne’s Maritime precinct. An unexpected highlight of Melbourne’s drinking and dining scene, The Boatbuilders Yard is the best place in Melbourne to experience that holiday feeling. Take a walk around this expansive waterfront beer garden and you’ll be delighted to find multiple...

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Nestled beside MCEC and the Polly Woodside sailing ship sits the original historic shed of Melbourne’s Maritime precinct. An unexpected highlight of Melbourne’s drinking and dining scene, The Boatbuilders Yard is the best place in Melbourne to experience that holiday feeling. Take a walk around this expansive waterfront beer garden and you’ll be delighted to find multiple indoor and outdoor zones scattered with deck chairs, greenery, and festoon lighting. The versatility of the space caters to all types of functions, ranging from formal corporate events to laid-back social festivities

Features & Facilities

Facilities

Audio Visual Equipments .glyphicons-projector
Ceremony On Site .glyphicons-ring
Disability Access .glyphicons-person-wheelchair
Internet Access .glyphicons-globe
Wifi Access .glyphicons-wifi
Outdoor Area .glyphicons-tree-deciduous
Smoking Areas .glyphicons-smoking
Near Public Transport .glyphicons-train
Easy Parking .glyphicons-cars
City Views .glyphicons-building
Outdoor Space .glyphicons-sun
Waterfront Views .glyphicons-buoy

Event Guidelines

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Underaged Birthday Parties .glyphicons-ban
Underage Events .glyphicons-ban
Third Party AV Companies .glyphicons-ok-2
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BYO Food/Drink .glyphicons-ban
DIY Theming .glyphicons-ok-2
21st/18th Parties .glyphicons-ok-2
Outside Catering .glyphicons-ban
Wedding .glyphicons-ok-2

Catering Options

Bar Tab
Private Bar
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
BBQ
Liquor Licence
Mobile Bar

Frequently Asked Questions

Unfortunately no, however we have a well stocked bar and an incredible kitchen so let us take care of everything!
Parking available at DFO and the Convention Centre at 50% off.

Event Rooms

Decks

Max 250 people

Waterfront

Max 50 people

Dukes

Max 80 people

Full Venue

Max 1200 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Decks 296m²
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60
250
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Waterfront
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30
50
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Dukes 103m²
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32
80
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Full Venue 1940m²
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400
1200
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Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Decks296m²
-
-
-
-
-
60
250
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-
Waterfront
-
-
-
-
-
30
50
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-
Dukes103m²
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32
80
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-
Full Venue1940m²
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-
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-
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400
1200
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Packages

Boaties Summer Wedding Package

5 Hour Canape & Beverage Package Read more

Grazing table - cheese and charcuterie on arrival, three x one bites, two x three bites & one five bites. Served with Popstics or sweet bites & your wedding cake - cut and served. Along with a 5 hour beverage package with a cocktail on arrival.

AU$120 per person

Boaties Winter Wedding Package

5 Hour Canape & Beverage Package Read more

Grazing table - cheese and charcuterie on arrival, three x one bites, two x three bites & one five bites. Served with Popstics or sweet bites & your wedding cake - cut and served. Along with a 5 hour beverage package with a cocktail on arrival.

AU$100 per person

Boaties Summer Wedding Package

5 Hour Canape & Beverage Package Read more

Grazing table - cheese and charcuterie on arrival, three x one bites, two x three bites & one five bites. Served with Popstics or sweet bites & your wedding cake - cut and served. Along with a 5 hour beverage package with a cocktail on arrival.

AU$120 per person

Boaties Winter Wedding Package

5 Hour Canape & Beverage Package Read more

Grazing table - cheese and charcuterie on arrival, three x one bites, two x three bites & one five bites. Served with Popstics or sweet bites & your wedding cake - cut and served. Along with a 5 hour beverage package with a cocktail on arrival.

AU$100 per person

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