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Discover Melbourne from a whole new perspective with one of our Yarra River boat cruises. Melbourne River Cruises offers a selection of day cruises to choose from; select one or the other, or you can combine them both for maximum value! Whether...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth it! We did upstream and downstream and found the commentary very interesting and at times very funny. I traveled with a friend who is not keen on water craft but she was totally fine and was not uncomfortable at all. Highly recommended to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife, 8 month son and I went on the cruise to Williamstown. Couldn’t have asked for a better experience. The staff were awesome and super friendly. Sam the captain was our favourite, he even let our son honk the horn!! Highly recommend this cruise.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chriskarenoliver
Reviewed 4 days ago

For $20 we had an hour cruise up the river past the stadiums and into the suburbs. So we did not see the massive urban development down river. Green banks, boat houses, the huge sporting stadiums and some suburban houses. Commentary was a little lame.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 week ago

my sister and i did this cruise up the river very nice just to sit back and look at the sites we had ordered a packed lunch was lovelythe captain and his mate were lovely guys knew what he was talking about would do this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DonnaR2405
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been on the Melbourne River Cruise to Williamstown 3 times now (once on my own and twice with family members). The boats are lovely and clean and staff are very friendly. Complimentary tea and coffee served on board and other soft drinks to purchase. Special...More

Thank DeezyDownUnder
Reviewed 1 week ago

was on here for a 60th so was alot of us .im gluten free so was worried what i would get ..well no need to worry at all the food was outstanding from the entree to dessert ..the service was amazing for a huge group...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karen A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thursday 7th March 730pm. We were suppose to be departing berth 4 but it was changed to berth 3. A notice would have been helpful for the 40plus passengers.Got underway late entree was very nice main meal strak over cooked and dry so were the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brillo18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent way to spend an evening in Melbourne. The evening was hot, but the staff never flagged. Helpful and cheerful. Food great quality and endless drinks - great value.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had raved about my last cruise to my brother and friend where Letitia was the most awesome hostess!! Not so this time. We decided to head to lunch at Williamstown. Not a bad trip down river but where was the commentary? Zilch. On the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Clinton52
Pawan S, Manager at Melbourne River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Clinton, Sorry about your experience. We think you have reviewed the wrong company, we do a commentary on all our cruises from city to Williamstown. It could have been another company down the river. There are other operators on the Yarra who do a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right from the ticket sales to the disembark this was a good time. The only issue we had was from the ticket office map on the web page, it said berth 5. There is no berth 5, they go from berth 3 on Southbank. Web...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from kerryd222 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what cruise you go on. Spirit of Melbourne cruise was four course meal and drinks included for a much dear price. Just short cruises and other Yarra river cruises would maybe have tea and coffee. The price of... More
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