It doesn’t get any better than this! Located right in the heart of Melbourne, Australia, you’ll find this beautiful waterfront location with pristine waterways just waiting to be explored by boat, kayak, or Jet Ski (guided tours available). Below are some of the reasons you should visit Patterson Lakes Marina.

1. Incredibly picturesque setting

Patterson Lakes Marina sits atop a series of linked lakes, creating a magical setting for the perfect boating experience.

2. Incredible swimming and beach life

The beaches of Patterson Lakes Marina are amazing, but they don’t stop there… Enjoy swimming in the water right by the Rock pool Beach marina or in our lake at Patterson Lakes Beach (no boats allowed).

3. High-end facilities

There’s a reason this place is ranked as the #1 Best Marina in Australia! We have all types of water sports on site, from rowing, kayaking, and canoeing to stand-up paddling and jet skiing. We have a state-of-the-art gym and swimming pool to keep you fit during your time at Patterson Lakes Marina.

4. Easy to find and get to

Our location is perfectly situated in the heart of Melbourne, just 6 kilometers from the CBD, making it a great stop on your way to/from somewhere else. We’re also just a 10-minute walk from the famous Yarra River and Port Philip Bay.

5. Super easy access by water

There’s no need to drive anywhere onsite, as every amenity is at your fingertips! Our marina has a covered walkway that links the boat ramp directly with our access road. There’s also plenty of parking if you want to bring your vehicle.

6. Fantastic facilities both inside and outside

For those who’d rather get out and about, we have a 24-hour gym, heated indoor cinema room, car washing bay, coin-operated laundry (and dryer), walk/ cycle on our bike path along the Yarra River, and even a beautiful garden with statues.

7. Variety of accommodation

If you’re planning for a weekend getaway, plenty of onsite holiday homes are available. During the peak season, there are also luxury houses available for rent.

8. Waterway activities

Not only is Patterson Lakes Marina the perfect location to sink a few beers and bask in the sun, but it is also the ideal spot if you fancy participating in something more active while on your trip.

9. Spectacular Yarra River views

The Yarra River is just 6km away, so whether you plan to walk, cycle, or drive on this long winding river path, it promises to be an enjoyable experience. If you’re looking for some fun things to do on the river.

10. Outdoor alfresco dining

The perfect place for a sundowner or an alfresco lunch. The patios and lawn areas of Patterson Lakes Marina overlook the marina grounds, which mean the views are spectacular whatever time of the day you decide to dine.


So there, you have ten reasons why Patterson Lakes Marina is the best place to stay and play in Melbourne. We look forward to welcoming you to the area soon! The management team at Patterson Lakes Marina, Mitch, and Caitlin, are extremely knowledgeable about the lakesides of Melbourne and can answer any questions you might have about your visit.