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Itinerary
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.
Locations visited
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Yarra River
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Overview
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.
Highlights
  • 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
  • Great introduction for first-time visitors or those short on time
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Relaxing.

The hubby booked us in for this 2 hour river cruise along the Yarra. We arrived a little early but didn't mind waiting. We boarded the boat on time & the vessel was very clean & it wasn't fully booked which made the experience relaxing....More

Thank mrsboots81
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile
Good way to kill 2 hours

Two hour cruise down the Yarra river, with a “humorous” captain and an interesting commentary. To do the two hours you need to get off after the first hour and wait 20 minutes.

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 11 July 2018
Informative and pleasant cruise

David, our Glaswegian captain and commentator, made this cruise a delight. His knowledge of the bridges, buildings, parks and venues gave us a greater understanding of the city of Melbourne. Even long time residents were able to benefit from his knowledge. because of high tide...More

1  Thank d0nald37
Reviewed 8 July 2018
The Yarra river smells bad

There's two legs to this cruise. One that goes south towards the Melbourne Cricket Ground which is relatively unremarkable because there's not much to see aside from some bridges and you don't get very close to take any decent photos. The second leg that takes...More

3  Thank Darren R
Reviewed 2 June 2018
Tour Guide who didn't care

My fiancé and I chose this cruise to learn more about the city we were staying in. Our tour was supposed to be about 2 hours long which would make 2 stops to allow those who only had an hour-long tour to get off while...More

5  Thank sjpeters93
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One hour.....half an hour up to the dock area and back
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