MELBOURNE BY RIVER AND SKY PACKAGE – Parks & Gardens – 1 Hour | Upstream


$37.50 / per child
  • Famous Commentary
  • 1 hour cruise
  • Family-friendly cruise
  • Beverages available


Duration: 1 hours approx

Unlock a world of savings and excitement with our exclusive combo ticket! Enjoy both a scenic river cruise & views from the Skydeck, maximising your fun and savings for an unforgettable experience.

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.

Elevate your Melbourne experience by combining the serenity of a river cruise with the breathtaking views from the iconic Melbourne Skydeck Tower. A Melbourne Skydeck Admission ticket grants the holder entry to the fastest lifts in the southern hemisphere, taking you sky high up to Melbourne Skydeck on level 88, including access to Bar 88. 

**Beverages & Snacks available to purchase**

Adult / Child Ports & Docklands or Parks & Gardens Combo
Adult $63.00
Concession $55.50
Children (4 -17)   $37.50

Fare Information

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  • Adult Fare ($63.00) |  Aged 17 years and over
  • Concession Fare ($55.50) | * Entitlement Cards must be shown
  • Child Fare ($37.50) | Aged 4 to 17 years
  • Children 3 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

Melbourne River Cruises

  • Glide along the majestic Yarra River for 1  hour.
  • Sail past Herring Island, admire the architectural marvels of Docklands, and soak in the city’s vibrant energy.
  • Choose from two cruise routes: Parks & Garden orPorts & Docklands.
  • Capture Instagram-worthy moments as you witness Melbourne’s skyline from a unique perspective.

Melbourne Skydeck

  • Ascend to the southern hemisphere’s highest observation deck atop the iconic Eureka Tower.
  • Elevate your senses as you stand nearly 300 meters above the city, surrounded by 360° panoramic vistas.
  • Spot Melbourne’s iconic landmarks, from the Royal Botanic Gardens to Federation Square, all while riding the fastest elevator in the southern hemisphere.

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
  • The Skydeck General Admission Tickets will be provided at the Melbourne River Cruises ticket kiosk upon arrival and valid for redemption for 6 months.
  • 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.
  • Melbourne Skydeck opens from 12pm. Click here for days & hours of operation.

SkyDeck General Admission Information

A Melbourne Skydeck Admission ticket grants the holder entry to the fastest lifts in the southern hemisphere, taking you sky high up to Melbourne Skydeck on level 88, including access to Bar 88. Tickets purchased online are a one-time use ticket, valid for Admission 6 months from the purchase date.

The brand-new Voyager Theatre, Edge and Plank Experiences are an additional cost and can be added on arrival or purchased as a package. Further terms & conditions located here: 

Skydeck Location: 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006 (5 minute walk from Melbourne River Cruise Southbank Departure Point) 

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:

Our Package sales are non refundable. Rescheduling is not permitted within 24 Hours of your Cruise Departure Time.

Important Notes:

  • 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.

Skydeck Terms & Conditions: 


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