Ports & Docklands – 1 Hour | Downstream


$20.00 / per child
  • Famous Commentary
  • 1 hour cruise
  • Family-friendly cruise
  • Beverages available

Cruise A | Ports & Docklands

Duration: 1 hours approx.

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.

**Beverages & Snacks available to purchase**

Adult / Child Ports & Docklands or River Gardens Melbourne Highlights
Adult $38.00 $62.00
Concession $35.00 $55.00
Children (3-12)   $20.00 $30.00
Family $110.00 $170.00

Fare Information

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  • Family Fare ($110.00) | Family Tickets consists of 2 Adults 2 x Children
  • Adult Fare ($38.00) |  Aged 13 years and over
  • Concession Fare ($35.00) | * Entitlement Cards must be shown
  • Child Fare ($20.00) |Aged 3 to 12 years
  • Children 2 years and under travel free.

Accepted Entitlement Cards for Concession Fare

*Entitlement Cards must be shown to be eligible for Concession Fares

  • Full-time Student Cards
  • Senior Citizen Card Holders
  • Hostel Card Members
  • Australian and New Zealand Pensioners
  • Carers / Companion Cards – Travel Free of Charge

Group Rates

  • Discounts apply for parties of 15 or more, details on application.
  • Bookings Essential Only for 15 Passengers or More

  • Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct
  • Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
  • 19th Century sailing ship “Polly Woodside”
  • Crown Entertainment Complex
  • World Congress & Trade Centre
  • Bolte Bridge & Westgate Bridge
  • Shipping Channels and dock area
  • Docklands and Docklands Stadium
  • Stunning views of Melbourne CBD

Please click on “Book Now” to confirm real-time availabilities.

Departure Point Map

Important Information

  • Our Ferry Sightseeing Tours operates on Friday, Saturdays, Sundays and ALL public holidays, and operates everyday during summer and school holidays
  • Departs from our Ticket Kiosk located at Southbank Promenade at Berth 2
  • All online Ticket purchases require the Passenger(s) to produce evidence of the Ticket(s) upon arrival.
  • Check-in at the Ticket Kiosk 15 Minutes prior to the Departure Time.
  • Sightseeing Departure Times change daily and are subject to tidal and weather conditions and major event days.

At Melbourne River Cruises, we understand that plans may change. Therefore, we have crafted a cancellation policy to provide flexibility and convenience for our valued customers. Please review the following points:

Online Booking Management:

  • Customers have the convenience to go online and manage their bookings up to 24 hours before the scheduled departure time. Cancellation or Rebooking within 24 Hours:
  • Cancel or rebook your sightseeing cruise up to 24 hours before the scheduled departure time without incurring any additional charges.
  • No Refunds for No Shows or Changes After 24 Hours:
  • Unfortunately, no refunds will be issued for no-shows or changes made after the 24-hour window prior to the scheduled departure time.
  • Refund or Credit for Operator Cancellation:
  • In the event of operator cancellation due to adverse weather conditions or operational issues, customers will be entitled to a full refund or credit.

Important Notes:

  • Cancellations and rebooking requests can be easily managed through our online platform for your convenience. No refunds will be provided for no-shows or changes made after the specified 24-hour period.

We prioritize safety and operational efficiency; hence, cancellations by the operator due to weather or operational issues will result in a full refund or credit for customers.


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