Trading Hours

Standard Opening Hours

Monday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Services

    At DFO Essendon we are committed to offering the total shopping experience and provide the following services to make your time at Direct Factory Outlets enjoyable.

    Free Parking
    Car parking at DFO Essendon is free with ample ground level parking. Gates to the carpark zone close to the entrance to the Centre opens at 9.50am and closes at 7pm daily.

    Food Courts and Cafes 
    There are two food courts at DFO Essendon offering customers many food choices. Whether you're after a quick bite, coffee and cake or a full meal, our food outlets have something to suit all tastes. Selected takeaway outlets and cafe's are open from 9.30am on weekdays and weekends.

    ATM Facilities
    We have six ATM facilities located around the centre, which include Bendigo Bank, Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, and NAB.

    Credit Cards
    Most major credit cards are accepted in stores. However, we recommend you check with individual stores prior to purchase.

    Parents' Rooms 
    All of our toilet areas offer separate parents rooms with microwaves and change tables.

    Lost & Found 
    If you need to locate or have found a lost item, kindly contact our Customer Service Staff on (03) 9937 7222 or visit Centre Management Office during centre hours. 

    Complimentary Wheelchair, & Pram Hire
    We offer complimentary use of this equipment to make your visit a relaxed and comfortable one. To book a Wheelchair or Stroller, please phone contact our Customer Service Staff. 

    Tourist Information

    Bus Tours
    If you are planning a bus tour or group why not make a shopping day out at DFO Essendon! For more information please contact DFO Essendon's Centre Management Office on (03) 9937 7222.

    Luggage Lockers
    Self service smartelocke luggage lockers located at main entrance are available for hire and cater for small to large suitcase on wheels. Contact Centre Management for a price list on (03) 9937 7222.


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  • Contact DFO Essendon  

    Phone: (03) 9937 7222 
    Post: 100 Bulla Road, Essendon Fields VIC 3041
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