DFO South Wharf, Melbourne

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Shop for bargain retail items from sportswear to work gear at DFO South Wharf. The direct factory outlets are housed in a large warehouse building, so wear comfortable shoes to explore the vast retail space. Make DFO South Wharf a centerpiece of your Melbourne vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Melbourne visit planner .
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  • If getting there by public transport be prepared for a bit of a hike! Once we got i there we found some of the specials were really good and others were just the same as any other shop.  more »
  • Being a tourist with a pram I opted to go to this DFO because of its size (not too big) and vicinity (very easy to tram and walk to) and I wasn’t disappointed. There were enough shops and bargains for...  more »
  • Was a full day with a couple of teenagers. Good variety of clothes shopping mainly. Easy to get to on the tram and a short walk along Yarra River. Some good bargains to be had and decent food court to...  more »
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  • Love the place you can shop at ease. All brands available. Not very crowded. You have to pay for parking. There are all the facilities you might need a place for coffee break/lunch, toilets. All under one roof.
  • Direct Factory Outlet can be one of the places to go to if you are on a tight budget and would like to get good branded products for a lesser amount than you would pay at most of the retail shops. The place is well maintained and over 100 Brands under one roof - makes this a great place to start whilst redoing your wardrobe. Also I would have to say, Women will have a good time there (so many options for them). As for a Man only a good couple of outlets to choose from. In my opinion, the items sold there would not be the latest trend that is in the market at the time of purchase. Easily accessible via Southern Cross station or Tram 75 - I use Public transport all the time !
  • Loved the location just off the convention center. Great stores, with great prices. Really like the seating, every few feet there were couches were you could rest up to shop some more.
  • Plenty of shops available with an extensive range of products to choose from. I visited on Queens Birthday Weekend and was pleasantly surprised to find that almost every store had further reductions in place 😍 Be sure to collect a discounted parking voucher from any retailer with your purchase whilst in the centre - the car park is remarkably expensive, so it definitely helps! Allow for ample time for parking, as it can be a bit busy on weekends and holidays. Wheelchair parking is available, and there are lifts located throughout the complex. The only downside is that the centre isn't open for the usual extended trade hours on Thursday and Friday evenings.
  • How can you not love a DFO. Of course I'm not one for clothes so I come here more for my kids or the occasional homewares. Located in the central part of South Wharf in Melbourne, there is certainly plenty to see and shop for. You can usually expect bargains but do know that these are outlets, so you'll find things here you wouldn't find in a normal store. Plus they won't have all sizes and ranges from stores. Sometimes there are samples which means you probably won't see anyone wearing what you buy. Bonus is that there are some great cafes and restaurants nearby if you need sustenance after all that shopping. Wheelchair friendly. Plenty of parking. Kid friendly.

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