Spirit Of Melbourne | Cruising Restaurant


$185.00 / per adult

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  • 4 course meal with drinks
  • 3 hour cruise
  • Drinks included
  • Operates Wednesdays to Sundays

Step aboard the Spirit of Melbourne, a beautifully appointed cruising restaurant that combines elegance and comfort. Settle into your table and prepare for a culinary journey featuring an exquisite menu crafted by talented chefs. Every dish is a masterpiece, meticulously prepared using locally sourced ingredients, ensuring the freshest flavours and supporting the vibrant food culture of Melbourne.

As you savour your meal, gaze out the panoramic windows and be mesmerised by the stunning waterfront views that unfold before your eyes. Cruise along the Yarra River and admire the iconic landmarks of Melbourne. The ever-changing scenery adds an enchanting backdrop to your dining experience.

Duration: 3 Hours.

Adult / Child Price Per Person Main Course Menu Selection Required
Adult (Valentines Day Special – Feb 14th) $195.00 Main Course Menu Selection
Adult $185.00 Main Course Menu Selection
Children aged 13-17 years $110.00 Main Course Menu Selection
Children aged 2-12 years $85.00 Children’s Menu
Children under 1 Nil No Meal Provided

Click Here For Menu or email us if you have any queries.

Our menus are characterised by the freshest produce and seafood from Victoria, prepared in a straightforward manner to accentuate their natural flavours. Kindly be aware that the menu is subject to changes.

Special Menus and Dietary Requests: 

Please inform us of any Dietary Requirements in advance to ensure we can accommodate them. We offer substitutions for vegan, pescatarian, halal, dairy free and gluten free.

Our menu predominantly consists of halal options; however, we regret to inform you that the lamb shank is not halal. For precise information about our menu items, we encourage you to contact us directly.

*Kindly be aware that it falls under the client’s obligation to inform Melbourne River Cruises about any attendees who might have food allergies or intolerances, which could include, but aren’t limited to, sensitivity to traces of nuts. Even though we prepare all our dishes onboard, the premium ingredients we use are supplied by external vendors. Consequently, we cannot assure the complete absence of allergens (for example, nuts or dairy) in our offerings.

Departure Point Map

Important Information

  • Check-in starts at 7:15PM and closes at 7:30PM Sharp.
  • Please reconfirm the Reservation at least 72 HOURS PRIOR to the Service Date
  • All online Ticket purchases require the Passenger(s) to produce evidence of the Ticket(s) upon arrival

Ticket Kiosk & Departure Locations

Below is a list of our all our key locations:

Locations Address Purchase Tickets Departure Location Map Hours Of Operation
Southgate BERTH 1, Southbank Promenade, Southbank VIC 3006 | Cruising Restaurant NO YES Click Here | Google Maps 9:30AM to 3:00PM (MON-SUN)
Southgate BERTH 2, Southbank Promenade, Southbank VIC 3006 YES YES Click Here | Google Maps 10:00AM to 3:30PM (MON-SUN)
Federation Wharf VAULT 10, Federation Wharf (Princes Walk), Melbourne VIC 3000 YES YES Click Here 10:00AM to 3:30PM (MON-SUN)
Head Office VAULT 11, Banana Alley, 367 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 YES No 9:00AM to 5:00PM (MON-FRI)
Williamstown GEM PIER, 1 Syme Street, Williamstown VIC 3016 No YES Click Here N/A

Click Here For Departure Times And Fare Information

Wilson Parking offers secure car parking and are located in Southgate Ave, just a short walk from our departure point.

Unfortunately, our vessels (including the on-board restrooms) are not wheelchair accessible and we do not have the facilities to accommodate passengers in wheelchairs or mobility scooters.

Passengers must be able to manage stairs to board and disembark the vessel on there own or be assisted by their carers only as our staff are not permitted to assist (by carrying any passengers for boarding) in any way.


We do not offer bookings for groups less then 15 guests for our sightseeing cruises however you are able to purchase a prepaid voucher from our website.

Please note that this does not secure a time or a date and we do recommend you arrive 30 minutes prior to the cruise time you are after to secure your spot.

Yes, as our schedule is subject to weather and tidal conditions you will need to call us from 9.45am on the morning of your preferred cruise date. Please call 03 8610 2600

Yes. Spending the day is Williamstown is a great way to see a different part of Melbourne. Return times are 1 hour after the ferry leaves the City but must be confirmed on the day.

You will find us located across from the Langham Hotel on the rivers edge.


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