O'Brien Icehouse
O'Brien Icehouse
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9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
6:15 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
About
Located in Docklands, O’Brien Icehouse Melbourne’s ice skating rink. Just a quick drive to the edge of the city or a short trip by tram, O’Brien Icehouse is the perfect place for a healthy, active and enjoyable day. A great place to try ice skating with Public Skating open 364 days a year or to spectate national level events like the Australian Ice Hockey League games. Our commitment to the enjoyment of our visitors has lead us to be known as one of the city’s favourite destinations for families, friends and organisations alike. We are dedicated to creating extraordinary experiences for every person who enters our doors, regardless of age or skill-level.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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kek074
Safety Beach, Australia11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We love O’briens icehouse, the staff are lovely, it is reasonably priced and the facilities are usable. My review is not to knock the business but to warn about buying gift vouchers. They are almost impossible to use. Twice I’ve tried to use it online given up and done it at the door. Twice I’ve held the line up while staff have struggled to do it themselves. This time ( the third) apparently it couldn’t be found, there is no way to check the balance and it was just easier to pay using my card.
If you’re going to offer gift vouchers make them usable.
Written 21 April 2024
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JBar420
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024
Absolutely love skating at O'Brien rink. The ice is like silk and the rinks are olympic size. You can turn up any time from 9 am to late and skate on public ice and they resurface regularly. The best times to come are during the week when the children are at school. There is easy booking online, but you can also pay there (it is cashless). The website is generally easy to navigate. Parking is free at the car park across the road if you stay less that 90 mins.
Written 20 February 2024
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GlitchPup
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024
Its the inly ice skating rink nearest to me, but overal I love everything about it. The iceskate shop gives excellent service and its always nice to chat with them. I got my first pair of my own skates from them and I highly recommended
Written 20 February 2024
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leanne659
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
Kids had so much fun. I had to pull them off the ice after 5 1/2 hour to come home. I’m sure they will be back in the future. Highly recommend
Written 30 April 2023
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vaegafiti
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Family
It was my first time skating and it was ok, i just wished someone was there to teach me how to skate. I loved every min of it except my socks being soaked in sweat and my feet being sore. I loved it
Written 25 April 2023
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Figgers
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
The only Olympic-sized hockey rink in Melbourne. The Icehouse hosts a range of programs for ice-based sports (curling, speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey, public sessions) and public skating is very popular.
Bring your own skates if possible and if using the rink skates, wear thick socks.
The retail store has a pretty good selection of skating and hockey-based gear and the staff are really helpful.
Written 4 April 2023
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grandpajohn22
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
Excellent venue especially on a very hot day. 2 rinks, skate hire and snack bar. All you need for a grand day out.
Written 21 January 2023
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Hi John, Thank you for leaving your review! We're very happy to hear to had a great day escaping the heat! We hope you visit again soon, The O'Brien Icehouse Team
Written 26 January 2023
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Amber W
Melbourne, Australia14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Friends
Icey adventure that’s affordable and fun for any skill and age! Parking was easy and staff were very skilled and helpful. Entry includes your boots and helmets if you need. Will be going again soon. Melbourne must see!
Written 10 January 2023
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Hi Amber, Thank you for leaving your review! We're very happy to hear to had a great day! We hope you visit again soon, The O'Brien Icehouse Team
Written 26 January 2023
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CShay2017
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Family
Great ice rinks - usually not too busy right next to an open airy shopping centre. At Christmas there is also a maze to check out! Easy to get to and an excellent activity when it gets hot out.
Written 6 December 2022
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William H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
World class facilities, easily the best rinks in Australia. Supportive of all ice disciplines, clearly cares about the sports past money.
Written 18 November 2022
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O'Brien Icehouse - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (2024)

Frequently Asked Questions about O'Brien Icehouse

O'Brien Icehouse is open:
  • Sun - Sun 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
  • Mon - Mon 9:00 am - 3:45 pm
  • Mon - Mon 6:15 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Tue - Tue 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Wed - Wed 9:00 am - 3:45 pm
  • Thu - Thu 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu - Thu 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm



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