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Location and Parking

Southgate location

Southgate is located along the banks of the Yarra River, directly opposite Flinders Street Station, adjacent to Melbourne's Hamer Hall and the Arts Centre.

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Getting to Southgate by:

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Take City Road and enter our 24 hour undercover car park from Southgate Avenue or City Road.

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Ask to be dropped off at Southgate Avenue at the entrance to the river promenade near Pure South. Entry to Southgate Avenue is via City Road.

A Taxi Rank is also located near the front of The Travelodge and Eureka Skydeck.

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Alight at St. Kilda Road / National Gallery Victoria tram stop, cross over St Kilda Road and walk past Hamer Hall into Southgate.

Alight at Flinders Street Station / Federation Square tram stop, cross over Princes Bridge and walk past Hamer Hall into Southgate.

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Alight at Flinders Street Train Station and take the underpass to cross over the Southbank Pedestrian Bridge over to Southgate.

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Alight at Flinders Street Train Station and walk through the underpass to cross over the Southbank Pedestrian Bridge over to Southgate.

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Travel along the Yarra River Bicycle route and stop at the Southbank Promenade in front of the centre. Plenty of bike racks are provided on the promenade to secure your bike. Note, no bikes are allowed within the centre.

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Take a Water taxi or river ferry, alighting at the Southgate Berth, directly in front of the centre.

Getting to Southgate from:

To reach Southgate from Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall:

catch a tram down Swanston Street and alight at the National Gallery of Victoria, then taking a three minute walk over past Hamer Hall, or

catch a tram down Elizabeth Street to Flinders Street, walk underneath Flinders Street Station via the underpass and cross over the Southgate Pedestrian Bridge.

Proceed up the temporary stairs from St Kilda Road, around the top of Hamer Hall and down the following stairs to access the upper level

Accessible / cycle access: Simply proceed down the accessible ramp behind Hamer Hall to Southgate Avenue and turn right to the promenade and food court. This route is suitable for wheelchair, bicycle and pram access.

Proceed under the underpass or down the Princes Bridge stairs next to Flinders Street Station and over the Southgate Pedestrian Bridge.

Southgate Car Park

The Southgate Car Park offers secure undercover parking, including designated disabled bays, and is open 24 hours, every day of the year.

Access to the car park is from either City Road or Southgate Avenue.

The Southgate Car Park office is located on the Ground Level of the Car Park, near the car park exits. Permanent parking is available by contacting the office. The Southgate Car Park's direct number is 03 9699 7384.

$17 Early Bird Parking

Early Bird parking is provided on a quota basis as follows:

Enter

between 6:00am and 9:30am

Exit

between 3:00pm and midnight.

Pay stations

Pay stations are located in the lift lobbies of P1 and P2, and just prior to the exit.

Prepay parking is available. Credit Cards accepted

Southgate Trading hours

The core trading hours for Southgate's restaurants are:

Monday to Sunday

10:00am to late *

* Some restaurants and cafés are open for breakfast.

The core trading hours for Southgate's retail outlets are:

Monday to Wednesday

10:00am to 6:00pm

Thursday

10:00am to 7:00pm

Friday to Sunday

10:00am to 10:00pm

Browse Southgate centre directory.

Parking Rates

Day Commences 6am

0 - 1 hour:

$ 19

1 - 2 hours:

$ 38

2 - 3 hours:

$ 47

3 - 4 hours:

$ 53

4 - 5 hours:

$ 59

5 hours +:

$ 59

Earlybird Parking (Mon - Fri)

Enter between 6am and 9.30am. Exit between 3pm and midnight.

FLAT RATE: $17

Parkers must park on Level 2. Casual rate applies if conditions are not met.

Week Nights

Mon – Fri (entry after 4pm, out by 8am).

FLAT RATE: $10

Pre-pay also available. Additional charges apply on exit after 6am

Weekend and Public Holidays

FLAT RATE per day: $10

DAILY MAXIMUM: $10

Pre-pay also available. Additional charges apply on exit after 6am

Lost Ticket Fee

$120.00

OPEN 24 HOURS 7 DAYS A WEEK. CREDITS ACCEPTED.

WILSON PARKING HEAD OFFICE: 9224 0301

SOUTHGATE CAR PARK OFFICE: 9699 7384