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Polly Woodside

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21 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf 3006

Availability – from 5am Friday – Sunday, from 6pm Monday – Thursday

Make your wedding a truly extraordinary affair by choosing Polly Woodside as your enchanting wedding venue.

Nestled along Melbourne’s picturesque South Wharf, Polly Woodside offers a historical maritime backdrop that sets the stage for an unforgettable celebration of your love. Built in 1885, this nineteenth century ocean-going trading ship has travelled the world and is now settled in the heart of South Wharf along the Yarra River with proximity to parking, public transport, and hotels. Polly Woodside is ready for your

Be enchanted by this amazing venue with the gallery space, and outdoor entertainment area as well as the option of using the ship both above and below deck. With Melbourne CBD panoramic  views along the Yarra River combined with the atmosphere of this historical vessel, your wedding ceremony and reception onboard Polly Woodside will be one to remember.


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  • Exclusive access to a National Heritage listed venue

  • Stunning waterfront location

  • Pillar-less design

  • Convenient South Wharf location

  • Access to the Polly Woodside Tallship

  • Indoor and outdoor spaces available

  • Close proximity to parking, public transport and hotels

  • A culturally historic venue that will entertain your guests

Virtual Tour

    “All staff were fantastic to deal with. Have previously used Showtime with my former employer, good to be back working with them.”

    — JULIE


South Wharf

Experience the sensation of being on an authentic tall ship nestled alongside the Melbourne Convention, Exhibition Centre and Yarra River.


Let’s create your dream wedding with memories to last a lifetime…

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