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Melbourne City Highlights Cruise

by Melbourne River Cruises Duration 2h 30m+ Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is AU$35
Amazing! 4.3/5 Wotif Guest Rating View all 3 Wotif Verified Reviews

Take a scenic cruise along the Yarra River and admire Melbourne’s stunning skyline. Enjoy this return cruise, passing by iconic landmarks accompanied by informative commentary about the city’s history and present.

Arrive at the wharf, hop on board your cruise, and discover the charm of Melbourne. As you glide along the river, sip on your tea or coffee, and with direction from the captain's commentary, see points of interest along the way.

Pass by the lively promenade along the Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct and marvel at the great Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Cruise down towards the historic Dockland area and see contemporary modern buildings along the shore.

Then float under the romantic Princes Bridge and head towards the picturesque Royal Botanic Gardens. See the Governor's residence and the lush green Herring Island. Pass by the National Tennis Centre – home of the Australian Open, and other sporting venues such as Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Olympic Park. Back at the wharf, disembark from the cruise and continue your own exploration of Melbourne.

Take a scenic cruise along the Yarra River and admire Melbourne’s stunning skyline. Enjoy this return cruise, passing by iconic landmarks accompanied by informative commentary about the city’s history and present.

Arrive at the wharf, hop on board your cruise, and discover the charm of Melbourne. As you glide along the river, sip on your tea or coffee, and with direction from the captain's commentary, see points of interest along the way.

Pass by the lively promenade along the Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct and marvel at the great Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Cruise down towards the historic Dockland area and see contemporary modern buildings along the shore.

Then float under the romantic Princes Bridge and head towards the picturesque Royal Botanic Gardens. See the Governor's residence and the lush green Herring Island. Pass by the National Tennis Centre – home of the Australian Open, and other sporting venues such as Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Olympic Park. Back at the wharf, disembark from the cruise and continue your own exploration of Melbourne.

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11 AM Cruise

Duration 2h 30m Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

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12:10 PM Cruise

Duration 4h 10m Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

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11 AM Cruise – Family Ticket

Duration 4h 10m Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

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AU$85

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12:10 PM Cruise – Family Ticket

Duration 4h 10m Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

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Melbourne City Highlights Cruise

Activity Location

Melbourne

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Melbourne River Cruises

    Berth 5 Lower Promenade

    Southgate 3006


Highlights

  • Scenic cruise along Melbourne’s famous Yarra River

  • Panoramic waterfront views

  • Sights include Royal Botanical Gardens & Herring Island

  • Plenty of photo opportunities of Melbourne skyline

  • Choice of 2 departure times


Inclusions

  • Cruise

  • Tea and coffee

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • A minimum number of people is required for this activity to take place.

  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.

  • Check-in is 20 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Melbourne City Highlights Cruise ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.3 out of 5

Heather K

Australia

Feb 13, 2018

A very enjoyable and informative trip

We had to do the trip in two separate stints as it was high tide at the time of our trip and therefore we couldn't do the downriver portion until a couple of hours after the upriver portion as some bridges were very low and there wasn't enough room for the boats to go under. We had different boats and different commentators for each trip. The upriver commentator was very hard to hear as he didn't speak very clearly, however the downriver commentator was excellent.

A verified traveller

Australia

Nov 12, 2016

Highly recommended for anyone visiting Melbourne

for the first time or who has never take the time to explore Melbourne as a whole