Parking at DFO South Wharf

Park for just $10 when you book online with our Super Saver. Available for a limited time only. BOOK NOW!

Get 50% OFF parking when you make a purchase with any retailer at DFO South Wharf!

Collect a DFO customer discount ticket in store and insert this after your car park entry ticket at the pay station to discount your parking rate at the South Wharf Retail and Freeway car parks.

Car Park Rates

Car parking rates for the South Wharf Retail and Freeway car parks. Open 24/7.

Rates are per exit, per day and reset at 6am.


Casual Parking

Shop up a storm or dash in to the city for a meeting

0 - 1 hours


1 - 2 hours


2 - 3 hours


3 + hours


Night Parking

Perfect for dinner or a night in town

Mon - Sun

$12 (enter after 6pm and exit before 6am next day)

Get cheaper parking when you book online

Purchase your parking in advance for the best rates


Heading to an event?

We have more than 3,000 secure parking bays across 3 car parks for your convenience when visiting DFO South Wharf and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

For the closest parking to DFO South Wharf, we recommend the South Wharf Retail Car Park. For MCEC, there is parking available in the underground car park at Melbourne Exhibition Centre. This car park can reach capacity during busy events so remember to arrive early and allow extra time.

If you're staying all day, or driving a large vehicle, we recommend the Freeway car park. Each of these car parks is just a short stroll from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Opening Hours

Open 24/7, including public holidays.

Car Park Details

South Wharf Retail Car Park (height 2.1m)

Enter via Convention Centre Place 

Freeway Car Park (height unrestricted)

Enter via Munro St

Melbourne Exhibition Centre (height 2.2m)

Enter via Normanby Rd

Oversize Vehicles

The Freeway car park is open air and perfect if you need to park a large vehicle. For more information, email

Public Transport

DFO South Wharf is conveniently located close to the 96 and 109 trams in the Free Tram Zone, perfect for connecting to the city. Park the car at DFO and catch a free tram on Clarendon St for your next city appointment or to beat the rush heading to the footy.

Monthly Parking, Corporate Groups & Weddings

We offer a variety of other parking services to suit your needs including Monthly Parking for regular visitors and tailored packages for staff, clients and events.

Contact us today to discuss what’s available for you and your guests. Email our car park team at for more information.


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