School Cruises and Kids Activities

(Floating Lessons)

If you’re looking for ideas for kids’ activities or a school excursion, Melbourne River Cruises offers the perfect solution. Make your next school outing an educational and exciting one with a cruise along the mighty Yarra River! Whether it’s for a select few students or an entire year level, we can accommodate any group size, allowing you to conduct an exciting floating lesson that also offers a memorable experience.


Informative Commentary

Our experienced captain will provide interesting and informative commentary throughout the journey, detailing the history of the Yarra River as well as Melbourne’s riverside landmarks. This enables students to learn while they’re taking in the sights of our beautiful city. As a bonus, our cruises also allow teachers and parents to take a break and put their feet up, ensuring a fun and enjoyable experience for adults as well as kids.


Flexible Options

Whether you want to go on a one hour sightseeing cruise on the Yarra, travel to historical Williamstown for the day, or even get dropped off at Scienceworks where the group can enjoy a variety of fun kids’ activities, we offer a range of flexible options for our school cruises. We can also provide drop offs at a number of other leading attractions upon request.


Competitive School Excursion Rates

Melbourne River Cruises is pleased to offer competitive discounted rates for Primary and Secondary school students. Prices include running commentary provided by the captain, access to toilet facilities, and complimentary tea or coffee for the adults. We also allow free admission for one teaching staff per every 10 students, helping to make the day more affordable.


Contact Us Today

If you’re looking for an exciting school excursion idea, what are you waiting for? Contact the Melbourne River Cruises tourism department today on (03) 8610 2600 to learn more or to place a booking for your next school excursion. You can also get in touch through our convenient online contact form.


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