Jack’s Magazine is located on the western side of the scenic Maribyrnong River, adjacent to the Edgewater Estate.
The site is surrounded by parkland with Pipemakers Park only a short walk to the north and Frog’s Hollow Wetlands immediately to the east. Jack’s Magazine is easily accessible to pedestrians and cyclists via the Maribyrnong River Bike and Walking Trail. There is a paved and landscaped carpark accessed from Magazine Way to the south of the site. The Route 82 tram from Footscray train station runs along Gordon Street to the west. Jack’s Magazine is a 7 minute walk from the nearest tram stop.
Close by is Highpoint Shopping Centre, the local Edgewater shops along Edgewater Boulevard and various community services including the Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre.