Sightseeing Cruises

Sightseeing Cruises

Melbourne is a vibrant city with plenty of things to see and experience. However, if you’re looking for a unique way to explore the city, a Yarra River boat cruise is an excellent option. At Melbourne River Cruises, we offer a range of Melbourne city sightseeing cruises that allow you to experience the city from a whole new perspective. Our boat cruises depart from Southbank, one of Melbourne’s most popular destinations. Home to an array of restaurants, bars and cafes, Southbank is a great place to start your day before you board one of our boats. Once you’re on board, you’ll be able to sit back, relax, and take in the stunning views of Melbourne as you cruise up and down the Yarra River.

Ports & Docklands - 1 Hour Cruise

Step aboard the Ports and Docklands Cruise by Melbourne River Cruises for an enriching one hour journey downstream, delving into the fascinating history and vibrant present of Melbourne’s renowned ports and docklands. Immerse yourself in the captivating sights, sounds, and stories as you navigate the scenic waterways.

The Ports and Docklands Cruise by is a journey that offers a unique perspective on Melbourne’s maritime past and present. From the historic landmarks that narrate tales of a bygone era to the thriving modern ports and the stunning waterfront developments, this cruise showcases the dynamic transformation of Melbourne.

Parks & Gardens - 1 Hour Cruise

Step aboard the Parks and Gardens Cruise by Melbourne River Cruises and embark on a serene and enchanting journey through the lush river gardens that adorn the picturesque waterways of Melbourne. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature as you explore the tranquil landscapes and discover the hidden gems along the riverbanks.

The Parks and Gardens Cruise by Melbourne River Cruises offers a unique and immersive experience, allowing you to connect with nature’s wonders and discover the hidden gems along Melbourne’s riverbanks. Lose yourself in the serenity of the gardens, enjoy the sights and scents of the botanical delights, and embrace the tranquility of the river. It’s an unforgettable journey that showcases the natural beauty that thrives in the heart of the city.


Melbourne Highlights

Embark on an unforgettable exploration of Melbourne’s waterfront with the combined Ports and Docklands and Parks and Gardens Cruise by Melbourne River Cruises. This relaxing two-way river cruise offers a comprehensive experience that highlights the city’s iconic landmarks, vibrant ports, serene river gardens, and captivating natural beauty.

Golden Hour Cruises

Experience the magic of the “golden hour” aboard our extraordinary Golden Hour Cruise with Melbourne River Cruises. Step aboard our elegant river cruise vessel and embark on a breathtaking journey that showcases Melbourne’s stunning scenery at its most radiant and captivating time of day.

The Golden Hour Cruise offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience. Whether you’re seeking a romantic outing, a moment of tranquillity, or an opportunity to capture stunning photographs, this cruise promises to create lasting memories and leave you in awe of Melbourne’s radiant beauty.

City Lights Cruises

Embark on an enchanting journey along the mesmerizing waters of Melbourne’s river as you indulge in the captivating City Lights Cruise. Prepare to be dazzled by the stunning sights and vibrant atmosphere while enjoying the convenience of a fully equipped on-board bar, creating an unforgettable experience.

Whether you’re seeking a romantic outing, a celebration with friends, or a unique way to experience Melbourne’s scenic beauty, the City Lights Cruise with Melbourne River Cruise offers an enchanting journey. Sit back, relax, and let the city lights guide you on a memorable adventure along the river, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Safe & Enjoyable Melbourne Boat Trips

At Melbourne River Cruises, we’re committed to providing our guests with a safe and enjoyable experience. Our boats are outfitted with all the necessary safety equipment, and our crew members are trained to ensure that your trip is as comfortable and stress-free as possible. We also follow all relevant COVID-19 guidelines to ensure that our guests and staff are safe at all times.

See Melbourne from a New Perspective

Our Melbourne boat trips allow you to see and explore Melbourne from a fresh perspective. The city is home to some of the most famous landmarks in the country, many of which can be seen from the Yarra River. This includes the Melbourne Cricket Ground, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious sports stadiums. You’ll also get great views of the National Tennis Centre, which hosts the Australian Open. Another must-see landmark is Federation Square, which is a modern cultural precinct that houses galleries, restaurants and performance spaces. The square is also home to a number of public artworks which can be seen from the water, including the iconic orange sculpture.

Melbourne is also known for its impressive modern architecture, and there’s no better way to see it than from the water. The city’s skyline is dominated by sleek skyscrapers like the Eureka Tower, one of the tallest residential buildings in the world. Passengers can also see the striking Melbourne Star Observation Wheel and other notable buildings like the Crown Entertainment Complex and the Arts Centre, which features a distinctive spire design.

One of the best things about taking a Melbourne sightseeing cruise along the Yarra River is getting a chance to see stunning views of the city and its surroundings. You’ll get to enjoy a leisurely cruise while taking in lush parks, charming bridges, and picturesque gardens that line the riverbanks. The Botanic Gardens are a particularly beautiful spot to see from the water, with their manicured lawns and stunning flower displays.

Book a Melbourne Sightseeing Cruise Today

Make Melbourne River Cruises your first choice when you want to embark on Melbourne city sightseeing cruises. Learn more or make a booking today by calling (03) 8610 2600 or sending us a message online.

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