NYE | Midnight Fireworks Cruise EARLY BIRD SALE


$170.00 / per adult
  • 2 hour cruise
  • Bar on board
  • Midnight fireworks show
  • No BYO allowed

New Year Fireworks Cruise

If you’re looking for a unique way to ring in the new year, NYE midnight fireworks cruises with Melbourne River Cruises are a great option. Join us on December 31st for a night of celebration and spectacle as we cruise along the Yarra River, where you’ll get to soak up the stunning cityscape and take in the incredible midnight fireworks display from one of the best vantage points. Whether you’re a local who wants to do something different or a tourist visiting for the first time, our New Year’s Eve fireworks cruise offers the perfect way to welcome in the new year in style.

Midnight Fireworks Cruises in Melbourne

Our midnight fireworks cruises in Melbourne on New Year’s Eve begin with a glass of champagne on arrival, setting the tone for the festivities to come. As we set sail along the Yarra River, you’ll be treated to stunning views of Melbourne’s skyline, lit up in all its glory for the occasion. Our friendly and knowledgeable crew will be on hand throughout the evening to ensure that you have everything you need to enjoy the experience to the fullest. Whether you’re looking to relax and take in the sights or dance the night away to your favourite tunes, we’ve got you covered.

As the clock ticks closer to midnight, we’ll make sure the boat is in prime position to watch the fireworks. With the city’s skyline as the backdrop to our new year fireworks cruise, the colourful bursts of light and sound will be an unforgettable sight to behold. The excitement doesn’t end there either! After the show, we’ll keep the party going with more drinks, music and dancing. Whether you’re looking to dance the night away or simply enjoy a nightcap, our New Year’s Eve fireworks cruise offers the perfect setting to do so.

Why Choose Our NYE Midnight Fireworks Cruise in Melbourne?

Our New Year’s Eve fireworks cruise is a great option for groups looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate the new year. It’s also a fantastic option for corporate events or parties, offering a memorable and exciting way to celebrate with colleagues and clients. We pride ourselves on providing a high-quality and memorable experience for all of our guests, with an experienced crew and top-of-the-line amenities to ensure that your evening is as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. We’ll be on hand to answer any questions you have and make sure that your every need is taken care of.

Book Your Tickets Today

Tickets for our new year fireworks cruise tend to sell out quickly, so be sure to book your spot early to avoid disappointment. Our vessel has a limited capacity to ensure that everyone has the best possible experience. With stunning views, great music and a lively atmosphere, it’s sure to be an unforgettable night. Book your tickets today!

Adult | $170.00 Per Person (Strictly Over 18+ Event)

Departure Point Map

Important Information

  • Check-in starts at 10:00PM and closes at 10:30PM 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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