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DurationDuration2 Hours
Start & End TimeStart & End Time11am, 12:10pm and 1:30pm
Max Group SizeMax Group Size90
Minimum AgeMinimum AgeAll Ages
Start & End LocationStart & End LocationSouthgate Promenade Berth 2
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What's Included

  • Get up to $10 cash back per person when you book with us

  • Enjoy this 2 hour scenic cruise along Melbourne's Yarra River 

  • See beautiful views of Melbourne's best attractions: Including the Port, Docklands and River Gardens

  • Discover what has made Melbourne one of the most 'livable cities in the world'

  • This tour operates 7 days a week and is the perfect activity to slot in to your day 

Why Do We Love This

The Best Melbourne River Cruises

"This 2 Hour Yarra River Cruise is one of Melbourne's top activities; perfect for families, couples, solo travellers and people of all ages."

"Pass by iconic landmarks including Flinders Street Station and Federation Square while enjoying panoramic views of the Melbourne city skyline on this relaxing two-way river cruise to Docklands and the River Gardens."

"It is the perfect way to discover Melbourne from an unforgettable perspective."

What to Expect

Looking for a fun and relaxing way to explore Melbourne on your next city trip? Why not consider taking a 2 hour scenic cruise along The Yarra River!


With its beautiful scenery and rich history, Melbourne is a must-visit destination and a river cruise is the ultimate way to see it all. This combined River Gardens, Port & Docklands cruise is a popular choice, allowing you to experience some of Melbourne's top highlights.


Discover the routes of the early settlers and marvel at the stunning views of the Melbourne CBD from the comfort of your cruise boat.


Explore the Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and the iconic 19th Century sailing ship 'Polly Woodside'.


Cruise under the Bolte Bridge and Westgate Bridge, and enjoy a unique perspective of Melbourne's shipping channels and dock area. You'll also get to see some of Melbourne's famous sporting venues, including Melbourne and Olympic Parks, AAMI Park and the Melbourne Cricket Ground.


These Melbourne River Cruise tickets will also give you the chance to take in the sights of Docklands and Docklands Stadium, Federation Square, Royal Botanic Gardens and Government House. You'll also see the World Congress and Trade Centre, Crown Entertainment Complex, and Margaret Court Arena (MCA) during your 2 hour Yarra River sightseeing cruise.


With its beautiful scenery and rich history, Melbourne has been voted one of the 'most liveable cities in the world' - and you get the chance to experience all of its glory with this Melbourne River Cruise ticket discount!


About this Melbourne City River Cruise


Is this Melbourne River Cruise Including Lunch?

Unfortunately this isn't a Yarra River lunch cruise. For those looking for a Melbourne River Cruise Brunch Package, click HERE.



Why do people go on Melboune river cruises?

People go on Yarra River cruises for a variety of reasons, including the opportunity to see multiple destinations in a single trip. Melbourne river cruises also often offer unique cultural experiences and on-board amenities, making them a popular choice for travelers of all ages.


What is the story of the Yarra River?

The Yarra River is a significant waterway in Melbourne, Australia, with a rich history dating back to the traditional owners of the land, the Wurundjeri people. The river played a key role in the early settlement and development of Melbourne, serving as a source of water, transportation, and commerce. Today, it is a popular destination for sightseeing and recreational activities.



Departure info:

The cruise departs from Southgate Promenade, Berth 2. Take into account that the timetable is subject to tidal and weather conditions and demand. 

Check-in at the ticket kiosk 20 minutes prior to the departure time.


*Cruise departure times subject to change 

Frequently Asked Questions

Departure/disembark: Southbank, Promenade, Berth 2

You will find us located near the Langham Hotel on the rivers edge. Tickets can also be purchased here at our booth.

Our sightseeing cruises run every day of the year.

Please note times are subject to tidal and weather conditions and major event days.

Wilson Parking offers secure car parking and is located in Southgate Ave, just a short walk from our departure point.

Unfortunately, our vessels are not wheelchair accessible unless the guest is able to stand from the chair and walk down a few steps onto the vessel. 


We do not offer bookings for groups less than 15 guests for our sightseeing cruises.

Please note that this does not secure a time or a date and we do recommend you arrive 30 minutes prior to the cruise time you are after to secure your spot.

Yes, as our schedule is subject to weather and tidal conditions you will need to call us from 9.45am on the morning of your preferred cruise date. Please call the supplier directly.

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Terms & Conditions:
  • All cruise times are subject to change

  • Depending on weather and unexpeted conditions, the cruise does not always run

  • Limited/NO schedule on Public Holidays & Event Days

  • All online ticket purchases require the passenger(s) to produce evidence of the ticket(s) upon arrival.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancel any time 48 hours before your voucher expires or booking date for a 80% refund.

All customer cancellation & refund requests are also subject to our website’s own refund conditions.


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