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Please note, parking is available but will be limited on the day. Public transport & ride share options are recommended.
Parking is available in the main parking area, off Boathouse Rd (located next to the Studley Park Boathouse and picnic area). Additional parking is available further up on Yarra Blvd. A short walk down the hill will be required from this location.
Bus number: 200 | 207
Bus Stop: Yarra Bend Park/Studley Park Rd, Kew VIC 3101
A short walk down the hill will be required from this location.
The nearest train station to Yarra Bend Park/Studley Park Rd (Kew) is Victoria Park, a 14 min walk away.
There is a designated area for Ride Share drop-offs and pick-ups, past the main parking area located next to the Studley Park Boathouse and picnic area.
Where is the best spot to drop off an elderly person so they don’t need to walk very far?
There is a ride share drop off point located at the entrance to Studley Park Boathouse, from this point there is a short walk to the Conservatory or our outdoor spaces.
It’s not essential but we do recommend ride share or public transport on weekends, there is parking on Studley Park Road which is a 5 min walk from the venue
Approximately 5 – 7mins
Our menu has a range of options that can accommodate for vegetarian, vegan and gluten friendly diets. Please note all dietary requirements when you are placing a booking, or for any specific dietaries not listed, please reach out to our team to confirm options.
Our kitchens are open bright and early with plenty of choice throughout the day. Our breakfast menu runs from 8am -11.30am, followed by Lunch & Dinner served from 11.30 – 9pm.
To find out more visit Eat & Drink.
Since it’s renovation, Studley Park Boathouse has many different areas available for our guests to enjoy. The Perch (The Original boathouse café) offers the perfect setting for post walk coffees, breakfast & brunch menu items. It is open Saturday & Sunday from 8am Our Conservatory is the perfect setting for lunch with the girls, a family gathering or a casual mid-week meal. With stunning views of the Yarra, a wide choice of wines & cocktails & an extensive menu of sharing items and main meals. Outdoors– As the weather warms up, our outdoor spaces are the perfect spot for a cold drink, delicious snacks & epic views. Our pavilion, upper and lower decks & pergola open 7days a week from 8am. Although we cannot guarantee exactly where your outdoor booking will be, our team will do their best to accommodate any requests made.
Yes! Apart from the Perch Café, the rest of our venue is wheelchair accessible. Feel free to give us a call for further information or on arrival request assistance from our hosts.
100%! Pooches of all shapes and sizes are welcome in our outdoor spaces, we just ask that they remain on leash. We have water bowls to keep them hydrated & doggie treats on sale on site.
Yes, we have live music on the Deck Friday from 6pm, Saturdays from 5:30pm and Sundays from 1pm
Of Course! You can purchase gift vouchers here
Studley Park boathouse is open 7 days a week. Sunday to Thursday – 8am – 9.30pm. Friday & Saturday 8am – midnight.
Boat hire is open every day from 9am – 4pm.
We do advise making a booking where possible, however we do have walk-in space available, but please be aware during peak season it can get very busy & spots are filled fast.
During weekend trading hours we do offer a waitlist at the door – simple join the walk-in queue and our team will take your details and text you when we have a table available so you get to enjoy a stroll in the park while you wait.
Our team do take requests for certain seating locations and will do their best to accommodate this for you on the day, however this is not guaranteed. Just make a note in the booking if you would like to request a specific area.
We may need to move your booking to a more sheltered area to accommodate for wet weather, our team will do our best to accommodate through the unpredictable Melbourne seasons.
Our Conservatory is full table service. You can still order via the table QR codes if preferred.
Most areas are under the shade of fixed to the ground umbrellas, as the sun moves different table will be under shade. Our staff will assist you to find the most comfortable space for you.
For larger groups, we recommend booking inside the Conservatory space. If it was an outdoor space, you were looking for, then the Lower Deck Section is the place for you.