The Best Bowling Alleys & Pro Shops In Melbourne

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Right now we are going to cover everything we know about the best bowling alleys and pro shops in Melbourne. Whether you are a professional or are just looking to have some fun at the lanes we will do our best to point you in the right direction.

There really is no better way for us to begin than by listing the best Melbourne bowling alleys. Most of our visitors are probably just looking for a place to have some fun making them the most natural starting point.

During our discussion of the best places to bowl near you we will try to give you some information on what is available at each of these centers. Some may host leagues and tournaments for youth, adults, seniors, or ladies and if so that will be mentioned.

Cosmic bowling is more popular than ever so we will of course let you know if it is available, plus we will mention which places are family friendly and good for kids, birthday parties, have arcades or laser tag, pool tables, private rooms, and any specials, discounts, or happy hours they might offer will get a shout out.

There are also some alleys that are better for adults that might have sports bars or play music at night with more of a grown up party atmosphere and that will be mentioned too. Following that you will find a list of local bowling pro shops where you can buy balls, bags, shoes, grips, finger inserts, and all kind of accessories.

Plus they should be able to handle drilling, plugging, fitting, resurfacing, cleaning and engraving as well. Towards the end there will be a bowling map for your area with the best alleys and pro shops pinned so that you can get a better lay for the land.

And you are all welcome to check out more of our posts about the top lanes in Australia at that link if interested.

Best Bowling Alleys In Melbourne

Whether you want to join a league, get some practice in at the lanes, or just have some fun the best Melbourne bowling alleys and centers are ready whenever you are:

There are multiple locations of Strike Bowling including Strike QV, Strike Glen Waverly, and Strike Melbourne Central. Each are your traditional local bowling alley where you will find plenty of lanes and other games to play making them a great spot for a kid’s birthday party or other event.

Kingpin is another good place to go bowling in your area and it is located at the Crown Casino. Their hours are generally from 10am to 2am every day of the week and they offer 12 lanes for you to enjoy.

Archie Brothers is sort of like an adults arcade with some bowling alleys along with many other games to play. If you are familiar with the concept of Dave & Buster’s it is along those lines.

Oz Tenpin Point hosts bowling leagues near you in addition to team building sessions and other events.

There are 24 glow in the dark bowling lanes and a fully stocked bar at Zone Bowling where they also offer a variety of integrated activities and attractions including birthday party packages that can be made to fit your needs. Zone is also a great place to find bowling leagues in town.

Bowland Cranbourne features 24 lanes with bumpers for children on each lane as well as a restaurant and a bar on site plus they have a similar location over in Clayton. A fee of around 10% is added to all bowling rates on Sunday while a surcharge of approximately 15% is added on public holidays.

Best Local Pro Shops

Visit one of the best bowling pro shops near you to get the right gear for your next trip to the lanes:

You can probably expect that each of those bowling pro shops in your area will be a good place to buy balls, bags, shoes, grips, league uniforms, finger inserts, cleaning kits, towels and more equipment. Plus they should also be able to handle drilling, plugging, fitting, resurfacing, cleaning, and engraving balls too.

We suggest you follow their links to make sure they have the specific product or service you need at the moment, or just show up and browse around to see what is available.

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Have Fun Bowling In Melbourne

Well, we tried to cover the local bowling scene to the best of our abilities. Whether you want to head to an alley in your area to have fun at the lanes, join a league, win a tournament, throw a kids birthday party, or enjoy the music and lights for a fun cosmic game you should have got the info you need here.

Now go have fun visiting the best bowling alleys and pro shops in Melbourne!

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This post and all of the posts on our site are edited by Tom Harrington who has been bowling for as long as he had the strength to pick up a plastic ball. His dad was a former semi-professional bowler, and Tom bowled for his high school and college teams. He has worked in the industry since graduating, and over the past few years has started to do more online work like editing this site and creating content for other online media platforms.

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