1Hr Ports & Docklands Sightseeing Cruise

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Port of Melbourne is known for its international trade and is the largest port for container and general cargo in Australia. A boat cruise to the Docklands and ports region is a relaxing way to explore the city’s waterfront and delve into its past and present. Learn about the region’s early settlement and its remarkable transformation into one of the most important ports in the country.

Your tour typically begins at Southbank and takes you on a relaxing voyage along the Yarra River, while passing by some of Melbourne’s most recognised landmarks. This includes the Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Crown, World Congress & Trade Centre, Bolte Bridge, Shipping Channels, Docklands and Docklands Stadium & more. 

But that's not all – brace yourself for an extraordinary journey of storytelling, as your knowledgeable guide weaves spellbinding tales that will transport you to another world. Prepare for historical insights, incredible facts and eye-opening anecdotes about the city's economic and cultural landscape.

You definitely don’t want to forget your cameras on this cruise – keep an eye out for ‘Polly Woodside’, a 19th century sailing ship! From age-old landmarks that tell tales of a bygone era, to modern waterfront developments that embody the city's vibrant spirit, this tour showcases the evolution of Melbourne.

So regardless of whether you're a newbie in town or a local resident, this Docklands river cruise is a unique way to discover Melbourne. Book your cruise today!

  • Departure
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Departure Details

Departure Location Southbank Promenade – Berth 2, Southgate

  • Boards 14:45

  • Departs 15:00

  • Returns 16:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 1hr sightseeing river cruise to Docklands Melbourne
  • Cruise on a comfortable vessel with spacious outer decks, and large panoramic windows
  • Pass by popular landmarks like Flinders Street Station, Crown Casino, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel & more
  • Incredible photo ops of numerous attractions including Bolte Bridge, World Congress & Trade Centre, Arts & Leisure Precinct etc.
  • Enjoy views of the Melbourne city skyline from the water
  • Learn about the city’s history and culture from a knowledgeable guide

Terms Of Services

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  • Adult Price

    from $38

  • Child 2-12 years

    from $20


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