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Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

amazing food, love every single meal. the night view will all the lights on breath taking, a must staff friendly

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank urashasingh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to walk by, from the marina to the Sports complex, so much to see. Best do it early as Melbourne can get hot in the summer. Must do place to walk when in Melbourne.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After a 16 hour flight from LA, we checked into the Crowne Plaza. Close (or actually on the Ybarra River). We walked all around ending up at the Wharf Hotel for beer and pizza! Lovely place to walk or run!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Judi T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Local authorities are constantly looking at improving and reinventing the Yarra. Wander along the tree-lined banks behind Federation Square or walk along Southbank by the Casino

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roz D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed a pleasant cruise on a ferry from Williamstown to South Bank. The only unpleasant thing was the smell of diesel that was very strong when you were outside. Which was a shame because the scenery was beautiful

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this walk because of the art installations. The bridge alone is spectacular. There are many restaurants, cafés and ice cream vendors. There are grassy lawns to sit on and also some benches. A very pleasant way to spend some time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cebcolpitts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I be spent a whole month in Melbourne and this place was definitely one of the safest and peaceful one, moreover fun. All around and beyond there are open pub where you can seat and have fun . Young people everywhere ,the weather was amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 183michael
Sarah K, Manager at Yarra River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your time Michael, and you're right about the jacket - it keeps Melburnians on their toes !

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yarra River looks dirty and uninviting!! Come on Melbourne - this is the centrepiece of an otherwise great City centre.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank markwI6918VT
Sarah K, General Manager at Yarra River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The Yarra River is brown, but it is not dirty. The brown water is created by suspended clay particles,, which are washed into the waterway from farmlands in the Yarra Valley. The particles sit in the top layer of the water, with the remaining bottom...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Southbank Promenade is really worth a visit. There are many restaurants and buskers where you can stop to enjoy a light meal or endulge yourself. The buskers and artists along the promenade keep you entertained and its nice just to take a break and people...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a cruise on the river last week whilst on holidays with 2 small children, the kids loved it and the tour guide certainly entertained everyone as well as passing on a lot of interesting facts about the Yarra that as a family from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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5 January 2015|
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Response from minuit1942 | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed the Yarra River in Melbourne as a scenic attraction with many activities available. I stayed at a large hotel, The Langham, which offers a river view. Can you be more specific about the information you are... More