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Palais Theatre


Restored to revitalise its glorious history and provide an enhanced audience experience, this extraordinary heritage building has outstanding acoustics for opera. Take advantage of the beachside location and nearby restaurants before stepping into the Palais Theatre’s foyer and marveling at the ornate atmospheric theatre style.

The Palais Theatre website features detailed information on accessibility and venue access and their COVID Safe Venue Plan.

Accessibility & Safety

Accessible Parking

There are two accessible car parking spaces in Lower Esplanade. Access is via Jacka Boulevard through the St Kilda Triangle Car Park.

Please note: Lower Esplanade access from Cavell Street is closed 3 hours prior to doors time. Cars displaying a Category 1 disabled parking permit (blue permit) are exempt from paying City of Port Phillip parking fees. If you are being dropped off at the theatre, passengers can alight vehicles on Cavell Street. Visit the Palais Theatre website for full details.

Accessibility Bookings

Ticketmaster on 1300 446 925 if you need to talk to a Customer Service Representative about your Accessible Booking/Tickets. Current Service Hours: Monday – Sunday 9am – 5pm AEST ONLY. This phone number is reserved for patrons with accessibility requirements and companion cardholders.

More information can be found here.

Getting There

Public Transport


Sandringham Line to Balaclava Station – Cnr Carlisle Street and William Place, Balaclava. Take Tram 16 to Acland Street.


Trams that stop in front of the Palais Theatre stop number 138: 16, 3a, 96


Bus routes that include a stop near Palais Theatre: 246, 600/922/923, 606, 623

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