Private Functions

Host Your Next Private Function With Us!

Host the most unforgettable private function on one of our boats, where breathtaking views and premium amenities guarantee an experience like no other. Indulge your guests with a range of delectable food and beverage packages tailored to your preferences. Our dedicated Event Co-Ordinator will ensure you have a seamless cruising experience, taking care of all the details for your memorable event.


We can cater for a wide range of special occasions, including:

  • Birthday Parties
  • Anniversaries
  • Lunch or Dinner Parties
  • Hens and Bucks Nights
  • Christmas Parties
  • Work Christmas Parties
  • Social Club Get-togethers

We have different food and beverage packages for your guests to enjoy. We’ll also provide you with your own dedicated Event Co-Ordinator, ensuring smooth cruising for your unforgettable event.

Birthday Party

Great service, unrivalled food & drinks, a dedicated team delivering seamless experience and an unforgettable Birthday.

Got a milestone birthday coming up but can’t quite decide on the right way to celebrate? A Melbourne River Cruise birthday party might be just the thing! We will take care of everything from boat decorations, a tailored menu designed by a team of professional chefs, and top beverages. Simply get your family and friends together and kick back as you enjoy a relaxing and scenic cruise along the iconic Yarra River.

Corporate Events

For your next Corporate Event or Conference, why not select an event that “floats your boat”! With our stunning function venue that suits all needs, immerse yourself in fun, food, beverages, games that’s all sorted for you!

We at Melbourne River Cruises ensure that your corporate event will leave a lasting impression, whether if it is an annual meeting, a team-building event, or a morale-boosting party. How so? A private cruise party offers complete privacy, exceptional views no where else can provide, customised routes, and a convenient location in the centre of Melbourne’s CBD.


At Melbourne River Cruises, we can

  • Organise a small intimate wedding on the boat
  • Transfer to your wedding venue anywhere on the Yarra River
  • Wedding reception party
  • Pre-wedding drinks

Everyone deserves a perfect wedding, so why not make the trip to your wedding venue just as unique and magical?

Uni Cruises

Uni classes are over for another year and exams are done, so now it’s time to relax – but not before you celebrate with a party! Instead of going to some crowded bar or club, take the event off land and onto the water with a relaxing cruise with uni mates. A uni party is a perfect uni event, where you can find unlimited beverages, the finest live DJ music, and a night you will never forget!

If you need to source a unique Uni Party venue to cater for all of your friends, a boat party is the way to go. We offer truely sensational nightclub on the water experience, themed costume cruise, end of exams party, cocktail night, BBQs night, and drinking and trivia nights. Plan your next Uni Party with Melbourne River Cruises — the Best Uni Cruise Ever!

Hens And Bucks Party Cruises

Have you been searching for the ultimate Melbourne hens & bucks party cruise? Treat your best mate or girlfriends to a perfect night before the big day at the central Melbourne docks for your own private party boat!

A night boat cruise in Melbourne is the perfect way to celebrate the upcoming nuptials of the bride-or-groom-to-be, and Melbourne River Cruises makes sure it’s a night to remember for all the right reasons. Hire a private and exclusive hens and/or hen’s party boat for a night of entertainment, food & beverages. With a wide range of packages to choose from, we can tick all the boxes for the ultimate celebration – whether if you desire an elegant soiree with the highest of quality food, a night of fire and heat with our BBQ buffet, or if you just want to party with cocktail and alcohol. Yes, we have it all!

Boat Charters

A private boat charter with Melbourne River Cruises offers you numerous inclusions to make your cruise all the more special. Full catering, bar services & entertainment, to make your cruising experience more memorable and luxurious. Celebrate any special event in style. Beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks are included in the package, while we have a range of menu options to keep yourself and your guests well…

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