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Highlights of Melbourne Cruise

  • Comprehensive river cruise traveling both directions; you won't miss a thing
  • Refresh yourself with included tea or coffee
  • Listen to educational narration from a guide
Highlights of Melbourne Cruise
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Highlights Cruise (Family)
The Highlights of Melbourne Cruise includes: Complimentary tea/coffee. Valid for families of 2 Adults and 2 Children
From US$26.90
Highlights Cruise
The Highlights of Melbourne Cruise includes: Complimentary tea/coffee.
From US$26.90
Get unique views of Melbourne from the Yarra River on this cruise. Take in vistas from both banks as you travel the river in both directions. You’ll hear in-depth commentary while you ride, getting a full picture of Melbourne's history and modern existence. Choose between outdoor or indoor seating depending on the day’s weather, and enjoy a pick-me-up with provided tea or coffee.
What to Expect
Make your way to the departure point, camera in hand, for this comprehensive river cruise through Melbourne. Board the boat and find a comfortable seat from which to take in views of the city’s historic buildings, modern skyscrapers, and lush gardens. Seating options include both indoor and outdoor areas, with tea and coffee provided in the cabin.

This tour cruises both up and down the Yarra River for views of both banks, a great way to check off all the sightseeing goals on your list in just a short time. Listen to live commentary about Melbourne's history, geography, and ecology, and its role as a modern cultural capital. You'll walk away with a great overview of the city, memorable photos, and an idea of how you'd like to spend the rest of your time in Melbourne.
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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2018
An interesting trip...

We only had a day in Melbourne and apart from Skydeck, we felt a river cruise was the next best trip to do to see as much of the city as we could. We caught the boat from just below Federation Square and it last...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 31 March 2018
Pleasant way to see Melbourne

We did both the up the river to beyond the Olympic park, and down the river to the docklands. If you buy both trips together you get a discount - and both trips have lots to offer. The up river trip was peaceful and it...More

Thank HughMc
Reviewed 6 March 2018
Saw Melbourne from another angle

Taking the cruise meant seeing Melbourne from another angle which obviously couldn't be accessed on foot. My first time and on the whole would still consider this to be enjoyable. I felt the boat was moving quite fast and in order to catch up with...More

4  Thank familyoffoursyd
Reviewed 5 March 2018
Great 2 hours

This cruise is a must when in Melbourne. Melbourne is certainly a city of stadiums which are along or near the river edge. The half toward the docks was the best part though. Interesting to see the new and classy apartment buildings from the river...More

1  Thank maurice e
Reviewed 5 March 2018
Fantastic little trip up and down the river

We arrived in Melbourne on a cruise ship and rather than taking the onboard very expensive tours, our little group of 4 decided to catch a bus into the city centre and do our own thing, after all we are aussies so we should be...More

1  Thank mag2313
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19 April 2018|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
One hour.....half an hour up to the dock area and back