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Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed walking along the promenade on a sunny afternoon. Lots of activities are going on there, and lots of restaurants as well

Thank AL1873
Reviewed yesterday

Cruised up here to the City on our ship and the landscape is riveting ...many commercial cruises in smaller vessels are available and offer a new perspective on this great city.

Thank guy b
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best place to just chill and watch the river is at Alexandra Gardens. Sit on the grass and just soak in the view.

Thank PengSoon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Yarra River runs through the City of Melbourne,so many activities are in and around this river,cruises, bars, restaurants,picnic and barbecue areas,you can walk in either direction for fabulous attractions and beautiful gardens to relax in, or go for a nice stroll,there is plenty of...More

Thank trudyanrep
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved watching the early morning rowers. The river seemed particularly clean and I noticed floating pontoon rubbish collection contraptions alongside both banks. Great innovation!

Thank H T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk from the Botanical Gardens down towards the city and you will get great views of the City and the river and although some have criticized the dear old Yarra over the years it is very picturesque and a great asset.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yarra River is Melbourne's icon & the best way to view it is by taking a cruise down the river. City River Cruises, Melbourne River Cruises and Williamstown Bay and River Cruises operated from Federation Square or along the waterfront at Southbank. Another nice...More

Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the trip down to Williamstown,crew and guide on the boat were excellent with there talk and information.

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've enjoyed the 1 hour boat trip in my last day staying in Australia. Feeling the breeze. Worth the trip if you wish to relax a boat, feeling the breeze!

Thank GatoMessi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time I visit here I stop & take it all in. So picturesque. Keeps my Instagram happy. Great place to visit all year round, lovely bars & restaurants to sit & watch, chat. Love it.

Thank PMQNthCoast
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Fleur2012
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
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