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Highlights of Melbourne Cruise

  • 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
Highlights of Melbourne Cruise
From USD 25.25
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The Highlights of Melbourne Cruise includes: Complimentary tea/coffee. Valid for families of 2 Adults and 2 Children
From USD 25.25
Highlights Cruise
The Highlights of Melbourne Cruise includes: Complimentary tea/coffee.
From USD 25.25
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)
6 - 10 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2018
just go for a walk its cheaper

you could see pretty much the same thing on the boat as you would if you walked along the side .the boat trip it self was relaxing the commentary which focused on the several bridges we passed was just that they were the bulk of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank scottjb29
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Firstly, the girl at the kiosk didn't recognize our booking reference as one of theirs so a lot of stress was experienced there. Secondly, the captain was so sarcastic whilst trying to be humorous. The final straw, which is no fault of the company, was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Inverness1966
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The hubby booked us in for this 2 hour river cruise along the Yarra. We arrived a little early but didn't mind waiting. We boarded the boat on time & the vessel was very clean & it wasn't fully booked which made the experience relaxing....More

Thank ash_natb
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile
Good way to kill 2 hours

Two hour cruise down the Yarra river, with a “humorous” captain and an interesting commentary. To do the two hours you need to get off after the first hour and wait 20 minutes.

Thank benfZ8131HY
Reviewed 11 July 2018
Informative and pleasant cruise

David, our Glaswegian captain and commentator, made this cruise a delight. His knowledge of the bridges, buildings, parks and venues gave us a greater understanding of the city of Melbourne. Even long time residents were able to benefit from his knowledge. because of high tide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank d0nald37
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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!!