Visitors information

[Last updated 21 March 2023]

Number of visitors permitted: Two visitors per patient, per day

Visiting hours: 11.00am - 1.00pm & 4.00pm - 8.00pm daily

This decision to restrict visitors has been made to protect our patients, staff and doctors.

Exceptions for visiting on compassionate grounds will be considered.

Parking, Pick up and drop off zones:
Due to our Expansion Project, car parking, pick up/ drop off and entry to the hospital has temporarily changed.

  • View parking information HERE.
  • Read more about the Knox Private Hospital expansion project HERE.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

Knox Private Hospital provides on-site parking for patients and visitors 24 hours a day.

Due to the current building works at Knox Private Hospital, car parking arrangements, including pick up and drop off zones have changed.

  • The Boronia Road entrance is available for patients, visitors and doctors accessing the Main hospital reception, wards and consulting rooms.
  • The Mountain Hwy entrance remains available for use for the South Car Park only, i.e. ED, Radiology, Knox Orthopaedic Group (KOG) and Mr. John Crock’s rooms.
  • Pick up and Drop off zones as well as DVA parking have been re-located to car parking levels B1 and B2 via the Boronia Road car park entrance.

Parking Fees
Monday - Sunday

  • Up to 30 Minutes Free
  • 0 - 2 Hours $9.00
  • 2 - 4 Hours $11.00
  • 4 - 24 Hours $14.00
  • Lost Ticket $20.00
  • Early Bird $10.00 (Enter before 8am)

New day starts at 6am.

Rates apply from the time of entry to time of payment, rates apply for a 24 hour period commencing from 6am daily.

Lilies are known to cause allergies and related symptoms. Some people will experience an anaphylaxic reaction to lilies.

In order to protect our patients, staff and visitors, Knox Private Hospital does not permit lilies to be brought into the hospital.

All other flowers are welcome.

Food and beverages can be purchased from Hudson’s Café located on the Ground Level, adjacent to Main Entrance hospital reception.

Opening Hours:

7:00am to 7:00pm from Monday to Friday
9.00am to 4.00pm from Saturday to Sunday
Please note: The hours are subject to change without notice due to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

HPS Pharmacies is conveniently located in the main foyer of the hospital on the ground floor.

Opening Hours:

9.00am to 6.00pm - Monday to Friday
9.00am to 4.00pm - Saturday
9.00am to 12.00pm - Sunday


Knox Private Hospital is a smoke free facility. If you would like further assistance in how to stop smoking contact your GP, treating specialist or call Quit Line on 13 78 48.


Visitors or patients are not permitted to bring alcohol into the hospital. Alcohol can have significant adverse effects when combined with medications.


A patient’s diet whilst they are in hospital is related to their clinical condition and/or their stage of recovery, it is aimed to aid their path to a full recovery.

For this reason any food brought by visitors should only be consumed in consultation with nursing staff.

TransportAccess Guide

How to access Knox Private Hospital

  • Myki: There is a Myki retail outlet in the 7-eleven within WantirnaMall, or a myki machine at any train station. Alternatively, you can top-up ororder a card online:
  • Walking: Most people will walk 5km in less than 45 minutes. Do you work atKnox Private...perhaps this is an option for you!
  • By Car: Knox Private Hospital parking areas can be access by both theMountain Highway main entrance and via Boronia Road (left-in/left-out only).Parking fees apply.

Share the ride!

Car pooling has many benefits:

  • Share the costs of fuel and car parking.
  • Car pooling is good for the environment.
  • Share driving responsibilities.
  • Social interaction

Bus Service Details






Service Span






Frankston –



5:30am to


Every 15mins


Mitcham -

Knox City via

Knox Private


6:00am to


Every 30mins

(during peak)


Knox City –

Bayswater –


Primary School

4 x services / day

(afternoon only)

Public Transport Services

To access maps for all of Melbourne, as well as timetable information and the 'Journey Planner' tool, visit Public Transport Victoria's website.

Cycling Routes

Access the map for the entire City of Knoxmap on Councils website:

Tip: Search for the ‘Explore Knox Map’

By Bus: Knox Private Hospital is serviced by three bus services, including Route 901, Route 738 and Route 745. For full timetable and route information visit

By Train: The Hospital is accessible by transferring toa SmartBus at Ringwood Station on the Belgrave and Lilydale lines. Route 901bus services connect Ringwood Station bus interchange (on the north side of thestation) to Knox Private Hospital, and run every 15 minutes. Bus connectionscan also be made via Mitcham or Bayswater Station, noting that the connectingbus services (Routes 738 from Mitcham or Route 745 from Bayswater) are lessfrequent.

Need assistance finding your way?

Use the Public Transport Victoria ‘JourneyPlanner’ online tool:

By Bicycle: Cycling is a great way to improve your health and save on travel

expenses! Did you know: Publicly available bicycle parking isavailable adjacent the main pedestrian entrance. The Hospital also providessecure bike parking for staff located at the eastern end of the car park,accessed from the main entrance along Mountain Hwy.

Cycling routes near the hospital are shownoverleaf. A full map is also available on the City of Knox Website:

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