The Boatbuilders Yard
23 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia (View on map)
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1300 647 488
Spaces at The Boatbuilders Yard
The Boatbuilders Yard WeddingsFrom AUD 3000.00
DukesFrom AUD 1000.00
The Decks at Boatbuilders YardFrom AUD 1000.00
Waterfront at Boatbuilders YardFrom AUD 500.00
Exclusive Boatbuilders Yard VenueFrom AUD 15000.00
Half Venue, The Boatbuilders YardFrom AUD 7500.00
About this Venue
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the opening hours for The Boatbuilders Yard?
Wed – Fri
Wednesday 12 – 7pm
Thursday 12 – 7pm
Friday 9am – 9pm
Sat - Sun
Saturday 9am – 9pm
Sunday 9am – 7pm
What function spaces are available at The Boatbuilders Yard?
Waterfront is perfect for corporate events as well as parties and receptions. The space has a gritty, industrial feel with stunning views of the river from both inside or outside by day or night. It can host anywhere between 10 to 125 guests depending on what kind of event you're having!
Includes: House background music, ceiling & free-standing heaters & retractable weather protection awnings.
The Dukes space is a semi-private area that has the perfect ambience for any event. The CBD building tops pop above giving you an amazing view of Melbourne's skyline, festoon lights zigzag to highlight the open sky and lush vines wrap around one of our outdoor gazebo areas where there are many types of furniture available so everyone can enjoy themselves in comfort
Includes: Private Bar, house background music, festoon, ceiling feature & garden up-lights. Slight covering, free-standing heaters, retractable awnings & umbrellas. City skyline views, picnic & cocktail high tables, plants & foliage, bocce pit and wheelchair accessible.
The Decks is a modern, stylish and impressive function space located on the banks of the Yarra River. Its unique structure allows it to morph from an open-air outdoor space into a fully enclosed heated room that's ideal for corporate events, weddings or Christmas celebrations. The award-winning architects behind this magnificent building designed its versatility so that you can let your imagination run wild with decoration options - if you want something more formal than chic then leave it as bare-bones design while using their expertise to go all out!
Includes: Internal sound system, wireless mic, wifi, TV. Live music license or house options. Celiing heaters & fans.
What's on the menu at The Boatbuilders Yard?
You can review the delicious food and drink menu for The Boatbuilders Yard here.
How much does an event cost at The Boatbuilders Yard?
Events at The Boatbuilders Yard start from 500.00.
This may be subject to change due to seasonality, day of the week, duration and your specific requirements. For an accurate quote for your event please send an enquiry or contact one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts.
What type of events can be hosted at The Boatbuilders Yard?
The following types of events can be held at The Boatbuilders Yard:
- Hens Night
- Private Dining
- Bridal shower
- Engagement Party
- 21st Birthday Party
- 30th Birthday Party
- 40th Birthday Party
- 50th Birthday Party
- Birthday Party
- Bar Mitzvah
- Christmas Party
- Cocktail Party
- Corporate Function
- Corporate Offsite
- Networking Event
- Product Launch
- Trivia Night
- Baby shower
- Awards Dinner
- School Formal
- University Ball
- End of Financial Year Party
- Gala Dinner
- Trade Show
- Bat Mitzvah
- 18th Birthday Party
If your specific event type is not on the list, contact one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts and they will check if The Boatbuilders Yard is able to facilitate your event or will help you find an alternate venue.
How do I find out if The Boatbuilders Yard is available for my event date?
The best way to find out if The Boatbuilders Yard is available for your event date is to send an enquiry through or get in contact with one of VenueNow's Event Booking Experts.
Availability at many venues around the country is limited so if your date is flexible, please let the VenueNow team know and the venue may be able to provide a range of dates that suit your needs.
What catering / food and beverage options are available at The Boatbuilders Yard?
The following food and beverage / catering options are available for guests at The Boatbuilders Yard:
- Filtered Water
- Coffee / Tea
- Inhouse Catering
- Bar Tab
- BYO Drinks
- External Catering
For more information regarding food and beverage / catering options, please contact a VenueNow Event Booking Expert.
What steps are involved in booking an event at The Boatbuilders Yard?
There are a few steps involved in booking an event at The Boatbuilders Yard and the VenueNow team are here to do the heavy lifting for you.
Firstly, contact the VenueNow team by submitting an enquiry or speaking to one of our team members online or over the phone. We'll need to collect a few details from you, such as your:
- Event type
- Number of people attending
- Preferred event date & time (and if this is flexible)
- Budget (per person or total)
- Room layout
- Food and beverage / catering requirements
- Any other requirements
Once we've gathered these details, the VenueNow team will contact the team at The Boatbuilders Yard to check:
1) Can they host the event on your preferred date / time? If not, what are some alternate dates / times?
2) What is the estimated cost based on your event requirements?
This process tends to take around 1 business day on average to receive a response from the venue. Once we've received a response, the VenueNow team will contact you as soon as possible.
If you're happy with the proposed price and dates / times, the VenueNow team will connect you with The Boatbuilders Yard to finalise your booking (which may include a site visit if you choose to do so).
VenueNow provides this service free of charge to you as we are paid a small fee by The Boatbuilders Yard if you book via us.
I have more questions. How do I get in contact?
There are a number of ways you can get in contact:
1) Call the VenueNow team on 1300 647 488 during business hours AEST
2) Contact the VenueNow team via our online chat in the bottom right of the screen
3) Submit an enquiry via the form on the page
The VenueNow team usually reply within a few hours during Australian business.