Melbourne River Cruises

Melbourne River Cruises

Address: Southbank Promenade, Southbank, Victoria 3006

Phone: 03 8610 2600  |  Fax: 03 9614 1252  


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No visit to Melbourne would be complete without an award-winning cruise on the Yarra River with Melbourne River Cruises. Enjoy fantastic views, informative commentary and complimentary tea and coffee in the comfort of a river cruiser.

Choose from the River Gardens up river cruise or the Port and Docklands down river cruise.

For the complete city experience why not combine both cruises on the Melbourne Highlights Cruise? All vessels are fully enclosed with a small outdoor deck.

Melbourne River Cruises also offer cruises down river and across to Williamstown. This service cruises down past the historic port and docklands area.

This ferry service departs daily and allows you to explore a wonderful array of cafes, restaurants, galleries and spectacular water views.

You might also like to join Melbourne River Cruises' own cruising restaurant. The Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant offers spectacular scenery of Melbourne while you enjoy a four course wine and dining menu.

Melbourne River Cruises can also cater for all types of private functions including product launches, corporate entertainment, special occasions, weddings and all birthday celebrations. Choose from a variety of catering packages to best suit your requirements.

Melbourne River Cruises also operate special functions for Spring Carnival where you can cruise down to the famous Flemington Racecourse for your afternoon at one of Australia's premier racing carnivals or you can join the New Years Eve cruises and get up close and personal with Melbourne's fantastic fireworks display.

Melbourne River Cruises takes you to the river!


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Tourism awards

2000  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Hall Of Fame


  • Inbound Tour Operators Association
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
River Cruises

Cruise A - Port and Docklands


With Melbourne River Cruises, meander past Melbourne city out to the Bolte Bridge and Swanson Dock, and discover some of the landings of Melbourne's...

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Cruise B

Cruise B - River Gardens


Within moments of departing Melbourne's cultural arts precinct, you are cruising through picturesque gardens, parklands and some of Melbourne's...

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Cruise AB

Cruise AB - Melbourne Highlights


Combine both Melbourne River Cruises tours of river gardens, port and Docklands. Cruises to enjoy the complete Yarra River experience. View the...

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Williamstown view from the Cruise

Cruise CD - City and Williamstown Return


With Melbourne River Cruises, cruise by Melbourne's shipping channels and Docklands on your historic journey to the old maritime seaport of...

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Spirit of Melbourne Retaurant

Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant


Melbourne River Cruises have created the perfect night out, the Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant, offering a unique dining experience right in...

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