1Hr Yarra River Gardens Sightseeing Cruise

Melbourne holds the title for being the cultural capital of Australia, and is one of the most visited destinations in the country. The iconic Yarra River that winds its way through the downtown is lined up with famous landmarks and prominent buildings. This hour-long sightseeing tour lets you enjoy a unique perspective of the city highlights and its stunning skyline.

Step aboard a comfortable, purpose-built boat and admire Melbourne’s unique cityscape from the comfort of the boat’s outer decks and indoor seating areas. As you cruise up the Yarra River, you’ll have plenty of time to soak up the bounty of Melbourne's scenic riverside gardens and parklands.

Be on the lookout for a number of city attractions including the Federation Square, Flinders Street Station, sport arenas like  Melbourne Arena, Holden Centre, Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Rod laver Arena, and plenty more. Make the most of the spacious outer decks to capture exquisite shots of these incredible attractions, or enjoy them through the panoramic windows from the inside cabin.

Your knowledgeable captain will keep you entertained throughout your cruise with his informative commentary – pointing out the passing attractions, and offering insights of Melbourne’s history. Keep an eye out for Herring Island, an artificial island, and the only one in the river - it’s hard to miss out on this one!

So don’t let this opportunity go to squander – book a cruise today and enjoy melbourne from a perspective like no other!

  • Departure
  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Additional Info
  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location Southbank Promenade – Berth 2, Southgate

  • Boards 15:15

  • Departs 15:30

  • Returns 16:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 1hr relaxing sightseeing cruise on the famous Yarra River
  • Cruise on a purpose-built vessel with roomy interiors and a spacious outer deck
  • See Melbourne’s iconic attractions including Federation Square developments, Flinders Street Station, & Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Look out for other prominent sites including Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne Arena, AAMI Park etc
  • Numerous photo ops of popular landmarks including Herring Island, an artificial island and the only one on the Yarra
  • Learn about the rich history and culture of the city as well as it’s modern-day attractions

Additional Information

Please note that our cruise will leave at 7.30pm sharp and will not wait for late guests.

Terms Of Services

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  • Adult Price

    from $38

  • Child 2-12 years

    from $20


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Duration 2hr

From $102