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“factory outlet”(20 reviews)
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DFO South Wharf is THE place to find over 120 leading Australian and international brands - all at up to 70% off! With all brands under the one roof, you will be sure to find everything you are looking for in the latest ladies’ and men’s fashions...more
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20 Convention Centre Pl | South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9099 1111
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I called this DFO a maze because you will get lost if you wont go back to where you entered. Moreso, it doesn’t provide clear signs on the entrance and exits of this establishments. Despite the layout, I had fun window shopping and shopping in...More

Thank jeckli
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

DFO South Wharf is one of some locations tourist must visit, if you plan to visit I recommend coming quite early because you will most likely get stuck looking at low price tags, the outlet also closes at 6. if you live in city, you...More

Thank jeremy w
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are a decent number of shops however a lot of them are selling the same things so shop around before purchasing as you may find the same item for cheaper in another store close by.

Thank travelkase4
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never been a fan of DFO's, and the one at South Wharf is just as bad. All the stores seem to sell the same boring clothes. And the layout is terrible

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Massively appealing savings! All your favorites under one roof. Good way to spend a day. My older son won't buy stuff at home anymore, realizing how we actually don't have property sales in South African clothing and shoe stores.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love dfo !!!!!!!! Always find great bargains, the food at the Mexican restaurant is amazing...try the naked burrito, you won't be sorry, and love that it's so close to the hotel. The only thing that I really hate about it is that it is so...More

Thank kyspy
Reviewed 1 week ago

It started with walking into the 3rd shop to meet a salesgirls who presented as the ultimate customer server. She showed me many different brands and styles of sunglasses until we found the ones that suited me perfectly. My daughter went on to find many...More

Thank tracyhrv531
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy on the weekend but still worth visiting. Great sales can spend hours here. One floor dedicated to sports gear others to fashion. It’s well organised with men’s stores together, high end together and then shops for my daughters in one place. Homewares upstairs....More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome place, so well set out including a food court. Shop around to find the best bargains. Opens at 10am.

Thank Max_O6363
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to shop. Apart from some branded shops (the usual pricey goods), there are lots of local brand shops which offer good bargain items. Take your time to enjoy the shopping and bargain hunting. The river walk leading to DFO is very romantic for...More

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7 February 2018|
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Response from dfosw_gem | Property representative |
Hi Nearlyjt, Please see below a list of restaurants and bars available in South Wharf. Akachochin - Japanese BangPop - Thai Charlie Lovett - café Citizen Café and Bar Melbourne Cellar Door Meat Market - steak... More
Lucy H
11 January 2018|
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Response from dfosw_gem | Property representative |
Hi Lucy H, The Easter trading hours for DFO South Wharf are: Easter Friday - CLOSED Easter Saturday - 10am to 6pm Easter Sunday - 10am to 6pm Easter Monday - 10am to 6pm
18 October 2017|
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Response from Kate M | Reviewed this property |
South Wharf DFO is very easy to get to from the Novotel on Collins. You can walk there relatively easily and enjoy the sights of Melbourne on the way. You could also catch a tram down Collins St and Spencer St and hop off at... More