Polly Woodside

21 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf 3006

After travelling 1.5 million miles and circumnavigating the world 17 times over, The Polly Woodside now welcomes you aboard. Built in Belfast in 1885, the three masted cargo vessel carried coal and wheat between England and South America.

“Experience the sensation of being on an authentic tall ship nestled alongside the Melbourne Convention, Exhibition Centre and Yarra River. Find your sea legs as you enter the motion room to the modern gallery and theatrette and be absorbed by the gripping stories, emotions, and characters behind this unique attraction. Then, step aboard the 19th Century Polly Woodside and be immersed in what life was like at sea.”


Polly Woodside has capacity for;

120 cocktail

40 conference / meeting

Chat to us about using Polly Woodside and the surrounding decking‘ and park areas for an event up to 800 people.

  • Please note that capacities are subject to change due to Covid-19. Contact us below to be informed of most up-to-date restrictions in accordance to Government Guidelines.