To help prevent accusations that this site is a complete waste of space, here's a random collection of practical information about Port Melbourne for the benefit of people who stumble upon this page:

Tram Stops
Beacon Cove - next tram to city - Map
Graham Street - next tram to city - Map
North Port - next tram to city  - Map

Last Trams
From Beacon Cove : Mon-Thu 00:20am, Fri-Sat 01:19am, Sun 11:57pm
From Melb. Town Hall : Mon-Thu 00:14am, Fri-Sat 01:17am, Sun 00:04pm

Bay Street Buses
238 - City to Port Melbourne via Lorimer Street (13 times a day, Mon-Fri)
250 - Garden City to La Trobe University (many times a day, Mon-Sun)
251 - Garden City to Northlands (many times a day, Mon-Sun)
253 - Garden City to North Carlton (24 times a day, Mon-Fri)
606 - Elsternwick to Fisherman's Bend (21 times a day, Mon-Sun)
944 - Werribee to City (5 times a night, weekends)

Bike Routes
Click here for an excellent interactive map of on and off road bike paths (in blue and green respectively).

Bikeshare Station Locations
Beach Street (end of Stokes Street)
Ingles Street (junction with Pickles Street)
Beaconsfield Parade (end of Kerferd Road)

Flexicar Pod Locations
Bay Street (outside the Town Hall)
Rouse Street (on South side of Bay Street junction)
Liardet Street (on South side of Bay Street junction)

Private Transport
Silvertop Taxis
Starbus Airport Shuttle
Skybus Airport Shuttle (from Southern Cross)

Nautical Transport
Spirit of Tasmania
Cruise Ships
Shipping Movements

ATM Locations
Bendigo - 76 Bay Street (in IGA)
Westpac - 156 Bay Street
Bank of Melbourne - 185 Bay Street
Coles - 203 Bay Street
NAB - 231 Bay Street
Commonwealth - 287 Bay Street
ANZ - 292 Bay Street
Bankwest - 86 Crockford Street (in 7-Eleven)
Westpac - 103 Beach Street (outside Beacon Cove Foodstore)
NAB - 103 Beach Street (inside Beacon Cove Foodstore)

Payphone Locations
31 Bay Street (near The Exchange Hotel)
253 Bay Street (outside old Post Office building)
360 Bay Street (opposite the Town Hall)
151 Nott Street (corner of Graham Street)
31 Beaconsfield Parade (corner of Pickles Street)

Public BBQ Locations
Search here.

Public Toilet Locations
Map here courtesy, believe it or not, of the National Continence Management Strategy!

Post Box Locations (6pm last post)
Bay Street (outside the Town Hall)
204, Bay St (Post Office)
Corner of Bay St and Spring St South
Corner of Bay St and Rouse St
Corner of Bridge St and Evans St
Corner of Raglan St and Evans St
Beach St Tram Terminus
Corner of Princes St and Clifford St
Corner of Ingles St and Normanby Rd
Corner of Graham St and Walter St
Pickles St near Richardson St

Nearest post office open on a Saturday - Armstrong Street, Middle Park (09:00 - 12:00).

The Port Melbourne post code is 3207.

Police Station
The nearest is in South Melbourne - telephone no. (03)96903088.
In an emergencey always dial 000.