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Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

To make your experience a memorable one some basic planning will help your visit. 

Tickets to any events or recreational skating can be booked on line and you can print out your ticket at home beating the cues.

Before you leave home you will need to know what to wear. The air temperature in O'Brien Group Arena is a mild 16 degrees, it is best to dress snug. Comfortable, warm clothes are recommended: Layering your clothes is also advised – although you may feel cold when you arrive, a few laps around the rink will get you warm in no time. 

You will also work up an appetite and a thirst and our café is open for a range of snacks, meals and warm and cold drinks. Because our food is so yummy external food and beverages cannot be brought into and consumed in the venue.

There are many alternatives modes of transport as O'Brien Group Arena is centrally located only 2 kilometers from the CBD. Our address is 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands
Melways Ref: 2E D3


Take the Footscray Road, Docklands exit off the Bolte Bridge, travelling in an east-bound direction, simply turn right at Costco. If travelling west-bound along Footscray Road, enter Pearl River Road directly, turn left after Costco. There are over 2,880 car parks at the adjacent Harbour Town shopping centre and pricing* is
First hour: $4
1-4 hours: $7
4-24 hours: $10  


Take the free City Circle tram (from Flinders street or La Trobe Street) direct to the Waterfront City, Docklands stop or from the CBD take the free Tram 70 (via Flinders Street) and Tram 86 (via Bourke Street) will also take you to the Waterfront City, Docklands stop. O'Brien Group Arena is only a 5 minute from the last stop along Pearl River Road which is at the set of traffic lights just past the tram stop.

Before you arrive drop us your details through the newsletter section on the website so we can keep in touch with great offers, programs and events that you may be interested in.

When you arrive if you haven’t bought a ticket online, purchase your ticket and a locker token from the front desk. Once inside O'Brien Group Arena, you will be directed to the Skate Hire area to be fitted for skates.  After collecting your skates, go to the locker area and lock up your belongings. If you require skate aids just ask.

There are always friendly ice ambassadors around, wearing blue jackets, who can help you get your skating legs back.

Thanks for visiting O'Brien Group Arena and we look forward to having you back soon.