NYE | Twilight Cruise (Early Fireworks) EARLY BIRD SALE


$99.00 / per adult
  • 1.5 hour Cruise
  • 9:30pm Fireworks (Council dependent)
  • Family Friendly Cruise
  • No BYO allowed

New Year’s Twilight Cruise

If you’re looking for a unique and exciting way to celebrate the New Year, why not consider a New Year’s Eve twilight cruise with Melbourne River Cruises? This unforgettable experience offers a front-row seat to the city and its spectacular New Year’s Eve atmosphere while cruising along the tranquil waters of the Yarra River in style. As the sun begins to set, the beautiful Melbourne skyline comes to life, with shimmering building lights reflecting off the water. You’ll board our luxurious vessel and be greeted with a smile, setting the tone for a night of celebration. With panoramic views of the city’s iconic landmarks such as Southbank and Flinders Street Station, there’s no better way to experience NYE!

Exceptional Customer Service

In addition to our New Year’s Eve twilight river cruises, Melbourne River Cruises offers a range of other cruises that showcase the beauty of Melbourne and its iconic landmarks. From sightseeing tours to themed party cruises, there’s something for everyone. We’re a family-owned business with over 30 years of experience and a focus on providing exceptional customer service for a truly special and unforgettable experience. Our friendly and professional crew will ensure that your time on board is nothing short of amazing so that you leave with a newfound appreciation for our beautiful city.

Book a New Year’s Eve Twilight Cruise Today

If you want to celebrate the new year in a unique and unforgettable way, Melbourne River Cruises’ NYE twilight cruise in Melbourne is the perfect choice. This cruise is an amazing experience you won’t want to miss!. Get in touch with us to find out more and discuss your requirements, or book your tickets and get ready to ring in the new year in style on the Yarra River.

Adult / Child NYE TWILIGHT
Adult  $99.00
Teen (14-17) $79.00
Child (2-13)

Departure Point Map

Important Information

  • Check-in starts at 8:00PM and closes at 8:30PM Sharp.
  • If you have not received a Booking Confirmation Email within 48 hours contact us immediately.
  • 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.

All beverages as listed are included and served throughout the cruise.

We ask that guests please arrive no later than 7.15pm for boarding.
Please note that our cruise will leave at 7.30pm sharp and will not wait for late guests.

The Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant cruises up river, passing the Botanical Gardens and sporting stadiums.
Please note that our cruise path is subject to weather and tidal conditions.

We operate our dinner cruise Thursdays to Sundays at 7.30pm – 10.30pm
Alternative days can be arranged for groups of 15+

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

The Spirit of Melbourne can accommodate up to 90 passengers and the floor plan is designed for the bookings that evening. Each booking will have their own table, large groups of 15 or more may be split across two tables.

Yes we do welcome children on board. In the interest of other guests children must remain seated at all times.

Please see our menu for details. Much of our menu is Gluten Free and we also offer vegetarian catering.

Smart casual.

Unlike the ocean the Yarra River is very calm and flat. It is very unlikely that travelling on our vessels will cause any motion sickness.

Cakes can be purchased at a cost. At least 7 days notice is required to order these items. Call us for sizes and pricing.


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