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The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is located next to the vibrant and bustling South Wharf precinct and only 20 minutes away from the central business district and Melbourne Airport. No matter where you are travelling from, getting to the AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair is easy.

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1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006 |

MCEC Main Entrance

When you arrive at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, enter via the main entrance at Convention Centre Place near DFO South Wharf or the convenient entrance linked to the Novotel South Wharf.

Both entrances are located only a short walk from the Freeway car park where we are providing free visitor parking*.

Here you will enter the Gift Hub which includes an information desk, AGHA Information Hub, cafés and access to each of the four different buying zones to visit at the AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair between Doors 9-19. 

Tip: Launching in June 2019, download the Fair Planner App from the App Store or Google Play to help plan your buying trip using the interactive floor plans.

Free Parking for AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair Visitors 

If you’re driving to the Gift Fair, the AGHA is paying for visitor parking* at the Freeway Car Park, located off Munro Street under the Westgate Bridge. The car park is easily accessible via Normanby Road and Munro Street.

The free parking offer is limited to the first 200 people each day. To receive the free parking benefit, simply bring your Freeway parking ticket together with your official AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair entry badge to the Transport Hubs at AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair between 11am and 3pm to validate your parking ticket. It's that easy!

Click here for more information and a detailed map of the Freeway Car Park location. 

*Conditions apply. Free parking offer only applies to the Freeway Car Park. Strictly limited to trade visitors only.

Additional Visitor Parking - South Wharf Retail Car Park

Managed by Wilson Parking, open air parking spaces are available at the South Wharf Retail Car Park near DFO South Wharf. Open 24 hours, seven days a week, you can access this car park off Normanby Road. Visit for directions and parking prices.

Additional Visitor Parking - Montague Street Parking

Managed by Care Parks, there is a car park located at Montague Street. Open 24 hours, seven days a week, you can access this car park via Munro Street followed by Montague Street. Visit for directions and parking prices.

Taxi, Uber and Public Transport

Ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at the MCEC’s main entrance at Convention Centre Place, near DFO South Wharf.

If you are travelling by tram, bus or train, you can enter the MCEC via the Clarendon Street entrance and walk through to Door 9.

Visit the Public Transport Victoria website or call 1800 800 007.

Free Gift Fair Airport Shuttle 

For the ultimate buying convenience, the AGHA is providing airport shuttles for Gift Fair visitors travelling to and from Melbourne Airport. Taking you straight to AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair at the MCEC every two hours, bookings for this service are essential due to high demand. Book your shuttle today using this booking form.

Alternatively, catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pickup zones.

Discounted Accommodation at Novotel Melbourne South Wharf 

We have partnered with the Novotel Melbourne South Wharf to offer discounted Standard Room rates to AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair visitors this August. Take in striking views of the city, enjoy luxury amenities and relax within the South Wharf precinct.

Subject to availability, simply click here to make a booking and save today.

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