Auto & Manual Instructors
Licenses Issued

Our Services

At Hobson’s Bay driving school we provide;

  • Learners permit to P’s license
  • Experienced male and female instructors
  • Automatic and Manual driving lessons with dual control vehicles
  • Pre-Drive test assessment
  • Test route familiarisation
  • Mock test lessons including actual VicRoads routes
  • Refresher driving lessons
  • Intensive express icense
  • Overseas License converions
  • Melbourne City driving lessons
  • Senior driving programs
  • O.T and medical driver assessments
  • Gift vouchers



When experience matters and achieving your license the first time is important to you then Hobson's Bay driving school is the driving school for you. Hobsons Bay driving school was established in 1980 and since then have put over 50,000 competent drivers on Victorian roads. At Hobson's Bay driving school we pride ourselves on a 99.8% first time pass rate.
We provide Auto and Manual tuition with the latest dual control vehicles. All our professional instructors are nationally certified and have the highest qualifications in teaching. They are experienced, patient and reliable and will tailor lessons to guide you through all aspects of driving from beginners to preparing you to achieving your license the first time. Our aim is to not only make our students superior drivers - ready to face the busy roads in all sorts of conditions but also help you achieve your P's on your first attempt.

  • Driver test preparation
  • We know all of the different test routes
  • Mock driving tests

Why Choose Us?

We understand that learning to drive isn’t cheap, many driving schools will take advantage of this and charge you a larger sum than necessary; not us.

Our Instructors are Highly Trained in the latest Safety Techniques & Rules of the Road.


All our Instructors are nationally certified, driving instructor qualified and tertiary qualified in adult training and education with decade or more of teaching experience.


We know this process can be expensive. So we constantly monitor our competitions pricing.

Areas We Service

Hobson’s Bay driving school provide driving lessons to all residents in Hobson’s Bay, City of Wyndham & City of Maribyrnong including;

  • Williamstown
  • Newport
  • Spotswood
  • Yarraville
  • Seddon
  • West Footscray
  • Footscray
  • Kensington
  • Flemington
  • Altona North
  • Altona
  • Altona Meadows
  • Laverton
  • Point Cook
  • Williams Landing
  • Hoppers Crossing
  • Werribee
  • Truganina
  • Tarneit

..and all suburbs in between!

99.8% of Our Students Pass the Driving Test on

Their First Try
Brydie ReadBrydie Read
04:38 20 Sep 23
Absolutely amazing staff at the Hobsons Bay driving school. I only had around 7 or 8 lessons and was still able to get 100% on my test. Thankyou so much. Such an amazing company
Mietta WilliamsMietta Williams
02:01 14 Sep 23
I want to kindly thank Hobsons Bay Driving School so much for helping me with my confidence when driving! Just completed my Drive Test with 100%! Can’t recommend enough!
Mikayla ObersMikayla Obers
03:06 07 Sep 23
I can’t recommend Hobsons Bay Driving School enough! Always patient and reassuring. Hobsons Bay Driving School taught me all the basics and walked me through EXACTLY how the driving test would go so there were absolutely no surprises. I really couldn’t have done it without Hobsons Bay Driving School!
irene ajaniirene ajani
02:24 04 Sep 23
Micky is hands down the best instructor around! Approachable, knowledgeable and makes you feel comfortable at every stage of the lesson. Definitely recommend him for those wanting to learn manual transmission. Thanks Micky!
finnbar hobsonfinnbar hobson
05:34 10 Aug 23
100% recommend hobsons bay driving school, if your wanting to learn manual there’s no other point going anywhere else. Mickey is without doubt the best instructor ever, he has decades of experience and lots of knowledge he’s also one the nicest and funniest persons I know, he makes the whole experience a fun and enjoyable time and also gives you the best chances of passing your test. Thanks for helping me pass my p’s love you mickeyyyyyy💋🐐🐐
05:33 03 Jul 23
I live in Williamstown, did my first and only driving test in Weribee and passed with flying colours (97%) thanks Hobsons bay driving school near Williamstown. I recommend these lads to all my fellow Williamstown lads (and surrounding areas).Ring them up lads, hella sick, +affordable. 🔥 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Dylan WishartDylan Wishart
02:31 23 Jun 23
Fantastic driving school. Absolutely great teachers, knows their stuff. Got my license straight away, 100%.
Sian RawlinsonSian Rawlinson
04:15 02 Jun 23
Mickey is a fantastic instructor who helped my daughter pass 1st time. I will be sure to send my 3 other children to learn to drive with him, when the time comes for them to learn to drive.
Black Mamba535Black Mamba535
04:44 18 May 23
I had a few refresher (manual) lessons with Mickey and he was great instructor! He made me feel comfortable and relaxed behind the wheel, which is exactly what I needed to get my confidence back. Thank you!
Yassen Abdel-razekYassen Abdel-razek
05:03 20 Apr 23
Mickey is probably the best teacher i could've asked for. He's fun to be around which makes it easy to learn but also knows exactly what he's talking about. No matter how bad you do for first few lessons he'll make sure to turn you into someone who can drive properly and safely. Would highly recommend.
Vicky Gonzalez PiniVicky Gonzalez Pini
05:48 08 Apr 23
I'm a 32 year old woman who for some reason or another never got around to getting my licence. I was determined to learn to drive a manual car. I am so glad to have found Mickey who was an amazing instructor.The first thing that stands out with Mickey is that he's incredibly patient, calm and never gets stressed out. He's always paying attention but also relaxed and approachable.We did practice tests on the actual roads where the real test was going to be. So upon the day of the test I knew exactly what was required and passed with flying colours. Just like many others before me, I couldn't be any more grateful and appreciative of Mickey getting me to where I am.
Joel HJoel H
05:37 06 Apr 23
Mickey helped me learn manual and pass my drive test in only a few lessons. Really knowledgable and fun guy to have as a teacher. Very happy I went with Hobsons Bay, it’s 100% worth investing your time and money into becoming a good driver for you and everyone else around you. Thank you Mickey, enjoy your break!
Ella DavidsonElla Davidson
21:46 14 Mar 23
Cannot express my gratitude towards this driving school, especially Mickey. I had a couple lessons and mock tests before my actual test which really taught me the confident I needed in the types of roads I would be tested on and will experience as a solo driver. Not only is Mickey an incredible instructor with loving support and kindness, he’s also a bloody good driver. Thanks heaps Mickey ✌️
Emma DavidsonEmma Davidson
04:27 14 Mar 23
Mickey was such a fantastic driving instructor. So encouraging and friendly. My daughter just passed her manual P's with Mickey. It was a fantastic experience. 100% recommend.
05:25 06 Jan 23
100% recommend Hobsons Bay Driving school! Loved having Mickey as my driving instructor, excellent at teaching how to drive and how to pass the test, made me feel comfortable and confident in the car!
danil theilhaberdanil theilhaber
03:05 05 Jan 23
Awesome instructor who is patient, relatable and a great teacher for any new drivers. Helped me pass my P's first time with no points deducted. Would recommend for anybody that feels they need any lessons but want someone good to drive with. Thanks Mickey
Mia ElgMia Elg
10:58 03 Jan 23
I have so many wonderful things to say about Hobsons Bay Driving School having had lessons in automatic years ago and most recently learning how to drive manual with Mickey. Such great experience and have most certainly built up my confidence to drive auto and manual vehicles. I felt very prepared and comfortable during my test. I highly recommend them!
griffin clementsgriffin clements
01:06 15 Dec 22
Awesome driving school, Mickey was a great driving instructor that went out of his way to make sure I felt comfortable and confident for my driving test. From a few weeks of lessons I passed my test first time and I'm very happy I went with Hobson's Bay Driving school.
Christopher KoulisChristopher Koulis
08:38 29 Aug 22
Mickey is the best driving instructor in Melbourne, there I said it. His approach is fun, friendly and full of knowledge and tips. He does what other instructors don't. Take you to the hard places. Super heavy traffic, city driving etc. Such a pleasure to learn from him
12:29 10 Aug 22
I love this driving school!! In my own reality I thought I was never going to get my license or even pass my driving exam. But, I had lessons to use as a voucher so I used 4 of these lessons from my voucher. Then my amazing instructor Mickey said that I would be ready in July (a massive surprise to me). Then I did a few more lessons with Mickey including 2 practices at Deer Park and miraculously I passed !!! FIRST TIME PASS MANUAL!!! For someone who could barely drive! Mickey is an amazing instructor! He has the perfect balance of giving feedback and being a wonderful friend to the driver. If anyone is intimidated by gaining trait manual license I would go with Mickey! He is amazing there is no better! ❤️❤️❤️
Lola ilicLola ilic
10:30 20 Jul 22
I’m from Williamstown and really had a great experience with Hobsons Bay Driving school. They were so knowledgeable, helpful and patient. Hobsons bay driving school helped me refine my driving skills and pass my test first time! I would recommend to anyone in Hobsons Bay Area.

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