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Melbourne River Cruises
Melbourne River Cruises
Discover the beautiful city of Melbourne from a unique perspective with one of the most experienced companies on the Yarra River.
Melbourne River Cruises has been showcasing this city and its important Yarra river landmarks to locals and visitors alike for over 30 years. Cruise past Melbourne’s major attractions including the Botanical Gardens, the Melbourne Cricket Ground and sporting precinct, Federation Square, Southbank, Docklands and also further to Williamstown.
 
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For a great night out, the Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant offers a unique experience on the heart of our vibrant Yarra River. With a stunning city background of colour and lights and a delightful fusion of cuisine and beverages, our Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant is a reflection of the cosmopolitan culture of Melbourne.

We operate Friday and Saturday, cruising from 7:30pm 10:30pm. Departing: Southbank Promenade, Berth 3 (Rivers Edge near Langham Hotel)

Dinner Inclusions:
3 hour cruise
4 course dinner freshly prepared by our on board chefs
Beverages; Australian Red, White & Sparkling Wines, beer, spirits & soft drinks.
Bookings are essential and main course is selected prior to the cruise.
Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant - Friday and Saturday
For a great night out, the Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant offers a unique experience on the heart of our vibrant Yarra River. With a stunning city background of colour and lights and a delightful fusion of cuisine and beverages, our Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant is a reflection of the cosmopolitan culture of Melbourne.

We operate Friday and Saturday, cruising from 7:30pm 10:30pm. Departing: Southbank Promenade, Berth 3 (Rivers Edge near Langham Hotel)

Dinner Inclusions:
3 hour cruise
4 course dinner freshly prepared by our on board chefs
Beverages; Australian Red, White & Sparkling Wines, beer, spirits & soft drinks.
Bookings are essential and main course is selected prior to the cruise.
 
30/06/2017
Discover the routes of the early settlers with this historical look at our famous Yarra River and surrounds. Experience the history of the Southern Hemispheres largest port and relive its involvement in Melbourne's
settlement. 
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 1 hour
Cruise Highlights: Southgate, Arts & Leisure Precinct, World Trade Centre, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Port & Docklands, Bolte Bridge, Westgate Bridge, Polly Woodside & Crown Casino.
Port & Docklands (A) - 1 hour cruise
Discover the routes of the early settlers with this historical look at our famous Yarra River and surrounds. Experience the history of the Southern Hemispheres largest port and relive its involvement in Melbourne's settlement.
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 1 hour
Cruise Highlights: Southgate, Arts & Leisure Precinct, World Trade Centre, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Port & Docklands, Bolte Bridge, Westgate Bridge, Polly Woodside & Crown Casino.

 
31/03/2018
Cruising up river is a rare chance to view wonderful scenic river gardens and Herring Island. The river passes one of the worlds great Botanic Gardens, as well as the landscaped riverbanks and Melbourne's famous Sporting Precinct. 
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 1 hour
Cruise Highlights: Federation Square, Princes Bridge, Botanic Gardens, Herring Island, National Tennis Centre, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Olympic Park & Victorian Arts Centre.
River Gardens (B) - 1 hour cruise
Cruising up river is a rare chance to view wonderful scenic river gardens and Herring Island. The river passes one of the worlds great Botanic Gardens, as well as the landscaped riverbanks and Melbourne's famous Sporting Precinct.
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 1 hour
Cruise Highlights: Federation Square, Princes Bridge, Botanic Gardens, Herring Island, National Tennis Centre, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Olympic Park & Victorian Arts Centre.
 
31/03/2018
This combined River Gardens and the Port & Docklands cruise allows you to discover all of Melbourne’s river attractions including Southgate, The Victorian Arts Centre, historical docklands, river gardens, shipping port, Sporting Precinct and panoramic city skyline.
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 2 hours
Cruise Highlights: A combination of highlights from A & B, listed separately here.
Melbourne Highlights (A&B) - 2 hour cruise
This combined River Gardens and the Port & Docklands cruise allows you to discover all of Melbourne’s river attractions including Southgate, The Victorian Arts Centre, historical docklands, river gardens, shipping port, Sporting Precinct and panoramic city skyline.
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 2 hours
Cruise Highlights: A combination of highlights from A & B, listed separately here.
 
31/03/2018
Cruise past Melbourne's shipping channels on your journey to the old maritime seaport of Williamstown. Explore this early colonial settlement, boasting a charming array of restaurants, cafes and galleries amongst picturesque gardens. Take in the stunning waterfront bay views overlooking the coastal waters.
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point: - Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct, Lower Promenade Berth 5 Between Princes Bridge (St Kilda Rd/Swanston St) and the Yarra Foot Bridge
- Federation Wharf, below Federation Square (formally known as Princes Walk)
City to Williamstown (C) - one way - 1 hour
Cruise past Melbourne's shipping channels on your journey to the old maritime seaport of Williamstown. Explore this early colonial settlement, boasting a charming array of restaurants, cafes and galleries amongst picturesque gardens. Take in the stunning waterfront bay views overlooking the coastal waters.
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point: - Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct, Lower Promenade Berth 5 Between Princes Bridge (St Kilda Rd/Swanston St) and the Yarra Foot Bridge - Federation Wharf, below Federation Square (formally known as Princes Walk)
 
31/03/2018
For a great day out, take a return trip to or from Williamstown or the city and enjoy a wonderful range of activities, restaurants and attractions to explore for everyone.
Complimentary tea/coffee and a running commentary provided
Duration: 2 hours 
City & Williamstown (Return C&D) - 2 hours
For a great day out, take a return trip to or from Williamstown or the city and enjoy a wonderful range of activities, restaurants and attractions to explore for everyone.
Complimentary tea/coffee and a running commentary provided
Duration: 2 hours 
 
31/03/2018
Depart from this inner city treasure and historic coastal village and journey across the bay into the Yarra River, past the port and docklands. See the magnificent Melbourne skyline before entering the city.
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided

Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point: Gem Pier, Off Syme Street, Williamstown
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Williamstown to City (D) - one way - 1 hour
Depart from this inner city treasure and historic coastal village and journey across the bay into the Yarra River, past the port and docklands. See the magnificent Melbourne skyline before entering the city. Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Complimentary tea/coffee & a running commentary provided
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point: Gem Pier, Off Syme Street, Williamstown br />
 
31/03/2018

Melbourne River Cruises