New Year’s Eve Cruise

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style on the Yarra River with Melbourne River Cruises. Avoid the crowds and enjoy breathtaking waterfront views while indulging in a gourmet food selection and a wide range of drinks. Dance the night away with our resident DJ, creating unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Book now for a unique and extraordinary celebration!

Nye | Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise EARLY BIRD SALE

New Year’s Eve is almost upon us and we are preparing an unforgettable dining experience.  The Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant offers a truly unique 4.5 Hour Dinner Cruise with four tantalising courses + premium beverages and a vibrant atmosphere cruising along the Yarra River.

Duration: 4 Hours approx
From: $450.00


Dance all the way to 2024 on party cruise along the Yarra, indulging in an abundance of Spirits, Beer, Wines and delectable canapes & food stations.

Duration: 4 Hours approx
From: $299.00

NYE | Party Cruise - Over 40's EARLY BIRD SALE

Celebrate the new year in style on our exclusive party cruise for the vibrant over 40’s crowd, where laughter, music, and dancing blend seamlessly with breathtaking views, delectable cuisine, and delightful company.

Duration: 4 Hours approx
From: $299.00

NYE | Midnight Fireworks Cruise EARLY BIRD SALE

Join us on the Midnight Fireworks Cruise for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve as Melbourne’s night sky ignites with a stunning firework extravaganza on the Yarra River.

Duration: 2 Hours approx
From: $170.00

NYE | Twilight Cruise (Early Fireworks) EARLY BIRD SALE

Indulge in an exhilarating spectacle of early fireworks at King’s Domain or Docklands, creating unforgettable moments of pure excitement and joy for you and your family.

Duration: 1.5 Hours approx
From: $99.00

Enjoy an Exquisite Four Course Meal

No New Year’s celebration is complete without delicious food and refreshing beverages. During our New Year’s Eve cruises in Melbourne, you’ll be treated to a sumptuous four-course meal with a wide range of tantalising dishes to enjoy. To start, you can choose from a variety of entrées to suit every taste, all of which are carefully prepared by our expert chefs. The main course also offers many options to choose from, including hearty steak, succulent roast chicken and flavourful pasta dishes.

Of course, we understand that some of our guests may have dietary requirements, which is why we offer alternative options to accommodate those needs. Our goal is to ensure that everyone can enjoy their evening to the fullest. After you’ve finished your main course, it’s time to indulge your sweet tooth with some dessert. We offer a variety of delectable dessert platters, or for those who prefer savoury over sweet, a selection of cheese tasting platters.

To wash it all down, we have an extensive selection of beverages, including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. Whether you prefer a glass of champagne to toast the new year, a refreshing cocktail or a soft drink, we’ve got you covered. With delicious food, great drinks and stunning views, our New Year cruise is the perfect way to welcome in the new year.

What Makes Us Different?

Melbourne River Cruises takes immense pride in being the number one choice for New Year cruises in Melbourne. With over 30 years of experience behind us, we can be trusted to provide you with a fantastic experience that meets your needs. We have a fleet of six fully enclosed vessels on which you can see Melbourne and experience New Year’s Eve from a unique perspective. Our staff will make every effort to ensure you have a good time cruising along the Yarra River on New Year’s Eve.

Our onboard catering service offers a range of food and beverage options, including canapes, finger foods and a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. As you board our vessel, you’ll be welcomed by our friendly crew. The luxurious and comfortable seating arrangements provide an ideal vantage point to bring in the new year on the Yarra River.

As the clock strikes midnight, you’ll be in the perfect position to witness the spectacular fireworks display. The bright bursts of colour, the sounds of cheers and excitement and the buzzing energy of the crowds all combine to create a memorable experience. Whether you’re a local Melburnian or a tourist, our New Year Cruises in Melbourne are the perfect way to celebrate the start of a new year.

Celebrate in Style with Our New Year’s Eve Cruise Packages

If you want to celebrate the New Year in style, you won’t be disappointed with a New Year cruise with Melbourne River Cruises. With this special experience, you’ll get the opportunity to enjoy the festive atmosphere and stunning sights of Melbourne from the comfort of our well-equipped boats. As you cruise along the Yarra River, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the city skyline, including iconic landmarks such as the Eureka Tower.

You’ll also get a chance to see some of the other boats and vessels decked out in their New Year’s finest, adding to the festive atmosphere of the night. However, the real highlight of the evening comes when midnight strikes and the skies above the city light up with an incredible fireworks display. From your vantage point on the water, you’ll have a front-row seat to this spectacular show, with colourful explosions bursting overhead and reflecting off the water below.

After the fireworks display has ended, our New Year’s Eve cruise will return to Southbank Promenade, where you’ll be able to continue your celebrations in one of the city’s most lively and vibrant areas. With plenty of bars, restaurants and clubs to choose from, you’ll be able to keep the party going all night long. Whether you’re a local or visiting from out of town, our New Year’s Eve cruise packages are a fantastic way to experience the city in a whole new way and ring in the new year in style.

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If you want a memorable New Year’s Eve cruise in Melbourne, there’s no better choice than Melbourne River Cruises. Contact us today for more details.

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