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Highlights of Melbourne Cruise

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
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Highlights of Melbourne Cruise
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The Highlights of Melbourne Cruise includes: Complimentary tea/coffee. Valid for families of 2 Adults and 2 Children
From USD 25.23
Highlights Cruise
The Highlights of Melbourne Cruise includes: Complimentary tea/coffee.
From USD 25.23
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.
What to Expect
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.
Reviews (240)
11 - 15 of 24 reviews
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

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank Darren R
Reviewed 1 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

Date of experience: May 2018
6  Thank sjpeters93
Reviewed 16 April 2018
An interesting trip...

We only had a day in Melbourne and apart from Skydeck, we felt a river cruise was the next best trip to do to see as much of the city as we could. We caught the boat from just below Federation Square and it last...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank David H
Reviewed 31 March 2018
Pleasant way to see Melbourne

We did both the up the river to beyond the Olympic park, and down the river to the docklands. If you buy both trips together you get a discount - and both trips have lots to offer. The up river trip was peaceful and it...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank HughMc
Reviewed 6 March 2018
Saw Melbourne from another angle

Taking the cruise meant seeing Melbourne from another angle which obviously couldn't be accessed on foot. My first time and on the whole would still consider this to be enjoyable. I felt the boat was moving quite fast and in order to catch up with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank familyoffoursyd
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wendykl2015
19 April 2018|
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Response from mag2313 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there sorry for the delay the cruise lasted about 1hour up and 1hour downstream. Well worth it. Enjoy!!
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