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Port of Melbourne and Docklands Sightseeing Cruise

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  • Spend an hour of your time cruising down Melbourne's famous Yarra River.
  • It teaches about the history of Victoria Docks and the adventure of the early settlers on this sightseeing cruise. Read more
  • It takes you deep into history and legs you walk the paths of the city's famous Yarra River and surrounds.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Spend an hour on a cruise down the popular Yarra river
  • Visit top attractions such as Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct, Crown Entertainment Complex, World Congress Center and Trade Center, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center, Shipping channels and dock and Westgate Bridge.
  • Experience the rich history of the Southern Hemisphere.
  • What It Includes:

  • A visit to top attractions such as  Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct, Crown Entertainment Complex, World Congress Center and Trade Center, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center, Shipping channels and dock and Westgate Bridge.
  • A live tour guide that will provide detailed information on the tour.
  • There's a chance to enjoy stunning views.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The trip was a nice experience and the tour guide was knowledgeable.
  • Everything about the service is satisfactory and it's a great way to learn about the city.
  • Is It Right:

  • The trip is a great way to wind down from the stress of the city.
  • It's a great choice to spend time with families and friends.
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Highlights of Melbourne Cruise

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  • A chance to enjoy the beautiful scenic river gardens and Herring Island with the contrasting port and former industrial Docklands area
  • A tour enough to convince the tourists to appreciate the gorgeous Melbourne region in entirety. Read more
  • A 2 hour-tour in a cruise through the Yarra River to admire Melbourne's spectacular skyline
  • What You'll Do:

  • Cruise along Melbourne's iconic river, the Yarra River and get a chance to know about the history and culture of one of the world's most lively cities
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground, AAMI Park, Olympic Park, Tennis Centre, Rod Laver Arena, Royal Botanic Garden, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and the famous Crown Entertainment Complex are the iconic things that will pass by the cruise route
  • On the way back towards Docklands and before seeing the Dockland Stadium, the tourists will enjoy the views of the city's skyline from the waters
  • What It Includes:

  • The departure point is at Melbourne River Cruises, Berth 2, Southbank Promenade, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia at pre-designated time
  • A graceful cruise at Southbank
  • Simple and easy commentary in English language throughout the whole tour
  • Delicious hot beverages like tea and coffee
  • The city cruise includes both down and up river routes
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The travellers were very happy that they had seen some of the most iconic places in Melbourne city
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  • They also enjoyed the company of the tour guides and praised how they explained everything in detail
  • Is It Right:

  • Very much! Suitable for people who want to discover Melbourne's history and highlights
  • Its worth spending time and money, and can give a different perspective of the city.
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River Gardens Melbourne Sightseeing Cruise

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  • A chance for the travellers to enjoy the spectacular sights of Melbourne's scenic gardens, parklands, and famous sporting arenas
  • A wonderful tour with a chance to view the marvellous river gardens of Melbourne and the Herring Island Read more
  • A 1 hour cruise tour passing through the most iconic river of Melbourne, the Yarra River
  • What You'll Do:

  • Cover some of the most iconic and eye soothing sights like the Princess Bridge, The Royal Botanic Garden, The Governor's Residence, The Lexus Centre - Home of Collingwood (Aussie Rules Team)
  • Visit the Herring Island, National Tennis Centre, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Olympic Park and Victor
  • On the way back, enjoy the stunning views of the Melbourne city, which you will remember forever!
  • What It Includes:

  • The departure point is at the Melbourne River Cruises, Berth 2, Southbank Promenade, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
  • Complementary hot beverages like tea and coffee are served.
  • Large panoramic windows for a better sight viewing experience for the travellers
  • Informative commentary throughout the whole tour
  • Alfresco sun decks that add up a lot to this tour and to the tourist sight-seeing experience
  • Comfortable, hygienic and well built restrooms along with essential amenities
  • The tour is suitable for all travellers of all age groups
  • It is even perfect for people with service animals, as they are also allowed onboard in the cruise
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Tourists highly recommend this cruise as it offers a dynamic view of the city's skyline
  • They also praised the live commentary as it helps to understand the city more clearly
  • Is It Right:

  • Yes! Its a nice relaxing trip and a perfect way to spend a few hours peacefully
  • The trip is perfect for garden lovers
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Melbourne City and Williamstown Ferry Cruise

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  • A sail to the old maritime seaport of Williamstone, through Melbourne's shipping channels,
  • A wonderful opportunity to the tourists to see the magnificent vistas of the famed Melbourne skyline before stepping into the hustle and bustle of city life Read more
  • A chance to spend the day sipping on hot or cold coffee at a local sidewalk cafe
  • A 2-hour long cruise of the Melbourne city and the Williamstone Ferry offers the travellers with a historical coastal village experience
  • What You'll Do:

  • Sail through the Melbourne shipping channels to the early colonial settlement of Williamstone
  • Have a lovely time experiencing the charming array of restaurants, cafes and galleries amongst picturesque gardens
  • Further carry along with a sail on the Yarra River, past the port and docklands
  • Discover quaint shops and galleries before taking the ride back to Melbourne city
  • What It Includes:

  • The departure point is at Melbourne River Cruises, Berth 2, Southbank Promenade, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia by the desired time
  • Essential amenities and a comfortable restroom will be there
  • Live commentary to help the travellers understand the city and its surroundings a bit better throughout the whole cruise
  • Complimentary hot beverages like tea and coffee will be provided
  • Alfresco sun decks and large panoramic windows to enhance the viewing experience
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The travellers praised the cruise as the best option to enjoy the scenic beauty
  • Travellers enjoyed the food and loved the overall tour experience
  • Is It Right:

  • This is suitable for travellers who like art and food
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Champagne & Seafood Brunch Cruise - A Decadent Spread at High Sea

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  • A cruise with friends and family which features a tasty menu and impressive views of Melbourne from the sea vessel.
  • All of our guests just can't seem to get enough of this tour. Read more
  • A chance to visit unique waterways with a cruise of the Yarra River continuing into the beautiful bays of Williamstown and St Kilda.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Enjoy a tasty menu of food and celebrate aboard the cruise in style.
  • Relax for a particular day and have some impressive views of the rest of Melbourne with a glass of Champagne in hand.
  • Eat from an extensive menu list that contains seafood & meat carvery buffet, hot & cold canapes, and a refreshing drink to welcome you on arrival.
  • What It Includes:

  • A menu of tasty food which includes seafood, meat hot and cold canapes and a variety of drinks.
  • A tour of the unique Yarra River.
  • The customer has provided a lot of positive reviews for this tour and it's truly satisfactory.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The cruise started off slowly before things got in full swing and there were a lot of fun/things to enjoy.
  • The views of Melbourne were great and I would love the chance to experience it all over again.
  • Is It Right:

  • This cruise is a good idea to spend some time off work and enjoy yourself.
  • It can be booked for individuals, families and even small groups.
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Welcome to Melbourne: The 8 Day

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  • The Welcome to Melbourne: 8-Day tour is our most popular. It is perfect for tourists visiting Melbourne, travellers looking for an incredible start to their working holiday or international students studying here.

    It is currently the Number 1 Tour on TripAdvisor, with only 5 star reviews!

    This tour includes things you need such as...Read more

Yarra River Christmas Cruise

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  • Stunning views and scenery with our Melbourne river cruise service.

    Fancy something a little different? How about a party on the Yarra River? Why not try one of our Christmas boat cruises around Melbourne? Impress your friends and colleagues with the best Yarra River cruise for a unique night out that they’ll never forget....Read more

Luxury Private 90min Wine and Cheese Yarra River Cruise

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  • Experience the beauty of Melbourne and spoil yourself with your a private luxury cruise chartered by your own private skipper. Departing from Docklands, this private cruise will sail past Melbourne’s main riverside attractions, while you enjoy a bottle of wine and a selection of delicious local...Read more

Private Romantic Melbourne Dinner Cruise for 2

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  • Indulge and enjoy a private dinner cruise on Melbourne's spectacular Yarra River for you and your...Read more

Melbourne Waterways Photography Cruise

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  • Aspiring photographers will love this three-hour boat cruise around Melbourne. Learn about composition, aperture, ISO, lens choice and your camera's modes from an experienced photographer, as you take in beautiful sights of the city! Complimentary snacks and a beverage is...Read more

Private Yarra River Lunch Cruise

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  • Indulge and enjoy a private lunch cruise on Melbourne's spectacular Yarra River for you and your partner. This is a private cruise for two...Read more

Around the Bay Food and Wine Taste Trail

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  • See, feel and taste the produce from some of Melbourne’s best food, beer and wine locations scattered throughout the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas. Savour the experience that locals live day-in day-out and discover a truly genuine local experience full of flavour, beauty and excitement. You’ll find this tour is a day packed with...Read more

Around the Bay Sightseeing and Bay Cruise

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  • Spend the day with us as we journey around the bay throughout the Bellarine and Mornington Peninsulas where we will take a stroll along the coastline, pick fresh produce and enjoy some freshly brewed craft...Read more

Phillip Island and French Island Wildlife Expedition

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  • Spend the day with us Island hopping from French Island to Phillip Island getting up close and personal with some of Australia’s cutest and cuddliest native wildlife. Take in the breathtaking ocean views and join us for a day that will be hard to forget for years to...Read more

Bellarine Peninsula Sightseeing and Bay Cruise

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  • The breathtaking sights of the Bellarine

    Enjoyed by the locals daily and beloved the world around, this day out and about on the Bellarine Peninsula you’ll join us for a beautiful day along the coastline taking in some Aboriginal culture, hand-feeding native Australian Wildlife, picking fresh produce straight from the farm, enjoying local...Read more

Mornington Peninsula Sightseeing and Bay Cruise

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  • The Locals favourite spots on the Mornington Peninsula

    Join us as we spend the day gazing upon the picturesque Mornington Peninsula coastline, seeing the natural wonders of the area and sample some fine produce that the Mornington Peninsula has to...Read more

Breathtaking Sightseeing Cruises In the Heart of Melbourne

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  • Yarra River Cruises is considered one of the essential activities to do when visting Melbourne. Yarra River Cruises offers a exceptional customer service to make your trip safe and pleasant. The tour offers commentary on the history of melbourne and cool beverages so you can relax in the sea...Read more

Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise

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  • What could be a more memorable way to enjoy a meal in Melbourne than a gourmet dinner cruise along the Yarra River? Watch the city light up during this 3-hour cruise and enjoy Melbourne's noted fine dining in the comfort of a floating restaurant. Sip wine, beer and spirits while you admire the changing vistas of the city skyline and pass by...Read more

Melbourne New Year's Eve Party Cruise

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  • Ring in the New Year on a Yarra River cruise with outstanding views of Melbourne’s city skyline. Feast on delicious finger food and drinks all night long, dance as a live DJ spins your favorite tunes and countdown to 2022 from the center of Melbourne's New Year's Eve celebrations.
    The memories will stay with you long after your boat returns...Read more

Sunday Dinner Cruise on the Yarra River

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  • Our Sunday Winter Evening Cruise is an all inclusive 2 hour cruise with dinner and drinks. Watch the city lights and sights as you cruise past this beautiful city of Melbourne. A perfect way to wrap up your weekend enjoying this unique dining experience. The drinks will keep flowing while you enjoy the amazing views of the city skyline and pass by...Read more

FAQs about Melbourne Boat & Cruise tours

Melbourne boat tours are spectacular tours that take you through the waterways of Melbourne city, which is famous for its rivers for the purposes of trade. They allow you to have stunning views of the Melbourne city skylines, let you see the Melbourne shoreline attractions and have great lunch and dinner options on the decks of boats.

Tripindicator's team has collected the FAQs about Melbourne related to Boat & Cruise tours see below: