Ferguson St Pier (Williamstown Workshop, Piers & Stony Creek Backwash)


Ferguson St Pier (Williamstown Workshop, Piers & Stony Creek Backwash)

Ferguson Street Pier offers a picturesque view of the coast and city line. The pier is popular with recreational fishermen, sightseers and keen photographers.

24 hours public berthing is available at the pier. Cafes, restaurants, a shopping precinct, public toilets and playground facilities are all located within walking distance of the pier.

Jumping and diving off the pier and other structures is prohibited for public safety. There are shallow areas and often unexpected submerged objects

Ensure dogs are kept on lead at all times and clean up after your dog.

How to get there

Ferguson St Pier (Williamstown Workshop, Piers & Stony Creek Backwash)

Need to know

Ferguson St Pier (Williamstown Workshop, Piers & Stony Creek Backwash)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • Boating zones apply
  • Load, weight restrictions
  • Management vehicle only
  • No jumping or diving off piers or jetties
  • No swimming


  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
    • Shallow water
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Stony Creek Backwash Boardwalk Closed

Parks Victoria has closed the Stony Creek Backwash Boardwalk after a dive inspection found it was not safe for public use.
The boardwalk will be closed until further notice while Parks Victoria considers next steps.
We will work closely with key stakeholders and ask pedestrians to follow detour signage on site.

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