GEELONG AND MELBOURNE
VICTORIA CONCERT VENUES GUIDE
© Roland Ott 01-09
PALAIS THEATRE ST. KILDA
GEELONG AND MELBOURNE CONCERT VENUE GUIDE FOR
NIGHTCRUISER GEELONG, VICTORIA
Visiting superstars and
local legends alike play Melbourne’s huge venues like
Melbourne Park, Festival Hall or the Melbourne Concert
Hall and a healthy pub band circuit ensures that on most
nights you can find a rousing mix of hopefuls and seasoned
The Nightcruisers are always seen at most major sporting
and entertainment events.
The famous Nightcruiser Group Transport service is unique
and ideal for your group to get to and from the event in a
The Nightcruiser Crew have put together a guide below of
the many, possibly the best in Australia, wonderful venues
that Melburnians enjoy.
Weather you and your friends are going to the Football,
Rugby, Soccer, Rock Concert, Open Air Concert, Function,
Conference or any of the many entertainment events you'll
find the Nightcruisers are standing by to take you there.
With on-board sub-woofer sound, disco lights, social
perimeter seating, dance floor, and partly
blacked out windows, we promise you a party style ride.
Way and Two Way Transfers
Party to Nightlife Transfer
Races Group Transport
Vehicles might vary
Group Transport will
carry your group to the events from
From Party to Nightlife
From Event to anywhere
From Function to anywhere inc. Casino etc.
Wedding Guest Group
Church to Pub
Church to Reception
Reception late Night to Casino or
Concert Transport and
Concert goers groups to Concert and return
No stop shuttles for Concerts
CALDER PARK RACEWAY
Calder Freeway, Keilor
Calder Park has hosted events
involving Australian touring cars, hysterics,
Super Tourers, Super Trucks and Super Bikes to
rock concerts featuring world class artists such
as Fleetwood Mac, Santana and Guns 'n' Roses.
- VICTORIAN ARTS CENTRE
With its spectacular interior reflecting the
colour and environment of Australia, the Concert
Hall is hailed as one of the world's great
auditoria. Treat yourself and book tickets.
FLEMINGTON RACE COURSE
Flemington – The Event Centre is
many outstanding venues in one.
With acres of immaculately manicured lawns, an
unparalleled view of the Melbourne skyline and one
of the most famous rose gardens in the world, the
magnificent Event Centre offers an unique blend of
historic atmosphere with contemporary venues.
And it's all only 10 minutes drive from the CBD
and 15 minutes from Melbourne Airport
With an unparalleled view of the
Melbourne skyline and one of the most famous rose
gardens in the world, where else but Flemington?
The Nursery is the perfect
place to host your next event with lush grassed
areas as well as asphalt paths, the venue is
has now established itself as
one of the most prestigious Flemington
enclosures during the
Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Located on a prime
hilltop position, The Domain offers superb
views across the Racecourse and beyond to
the city skyline. Host your organisations
Christmas Picnic or build your very own
marquee over the stunning sandstone water
You'll see the Nightcruisers
actively delivering groups there with our Group
Transport and Shuttle services from anywhere
One of Melbourne's original
entertainment venues, Festival Hall hosts
a variety of events, from amateur boxing
to top-name band performances of any
genre. Features an extremely versatile
Completed in 2000, Hisense Arena offers
unparalleled flexibility for events and functions. This
incredibly versatile venue boasts an ICU internationally
accredited 250 metre cycling track, a Plexicushion tennis
court used predominantly for the Australian Open Grand
Slam Tennis Championship, concert quality acoustics, and
innovative seating design that ensures spectators are
close to the action at all times.
Hisense Arena caters for all tastes, with 10 food and
beverage outlets and 4 merchandise outlets within its
expansive public space. The total area of Hisense Arena is
13,100 square metres, with a floor space of 2,760 square
In 2006 NBL Basketball made a triumphant return to Hisense
Arena with the newly formed South Dragons hosting their
inaugural home game against Wollongong. The venue was a
former home to the Melbourne Tigers, Victoria Giants and
Victoria Titans basketball teams.
Park Function Centre has first class facilities and
magnificent catering to complement its 2,200 square metres
of pillarless function space.
The soundproof, moveable walls allow the area to be
utilised as a whole or transformed into smaller, more
intimate spaces, which caters for functions ranging in
size from 50 to 2,000 people.
The large open-air balcony provides spectacular views of
the Melbourne city skyline – an ideal location for drinks
prior to your event within the venue.
Some of Australia’s leading companies entertain their
clients at the Melbourne Park Function Centre. The centre
offers flexible facilities capable of accommodating a wide
range of functions and events, including gala balls,
It is the aim of our team of catering professionals to
maximise the success of your event. From the moment you
and your guests arrive, our experienced staff are
available at all times to assist you, offering supreme
attention to detail and unrivalled levels of service and
Situated in the heart of Melbourne's unique sports and
entertainment precinct, Olympic Park Stadium
Today, Olympic Park Stadium features
the first accredited FIFA soccer pitch in Australia, an
athletics track, concert facilities, a range of
hospitality facilities, and can accommodate up to 18,500
Olympic Park Stadium hosts some of
Australia’s premier sports and entertainment events,
including athletics, soccer and rugby league at local,
national and international standards. The Olympic Park
Stadium hosts home games of
ROD LAVER ARENA
Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park was completed in 1988 as
part of the original National Tennis Centre complex. This
multi-use venue is able to host a wide range of sports and
entertainment events, from Grand Slam tennis matches to
international rock stars, and motorbike super-cross action
to conferences, dinners and classical performances.
facilities of this premier multi-purpose arena – its
15,000 seating capacity and prime position within
Australia’s premier sports and entertainment precinct –
makes it one of the world’s great arenas.
The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a
much-loved and vital part of Melbourne's
entertainment scene. The acoustic canopy,
protects from outside noise and provides a
valuable shield from the weather. Outdoor
concerts are common in summer.
Telstra Dome is a
multi-purpose facility designed to cater for major
sporting and entertainment events, as well as social,
business and private functions.
The Stadium is situated in the heart of Melbourne’s
Docklands, just minutes from the CBD. Telstra Dome is the
only football stadium in the Southern Hemisphere with a
fully retractable roof.
Since opening on March 9th 2000, more than 19 million
people have passed through the venue's turnstiles.
On the opening night, Essendon led by Kevin Sheedy and
James Hird defeated Port Adelaide 24.12.156 to 8.14.62.
Telstra Dome now has five AFL tenant clubs – Essendon,
Western Bulldogs, St. Kilda, Kangaroos and Carlton.