Special Events

Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate a special occasion? At Melbourne River Cruises, we offer exciting event cruises in Melbourne. We’ve got the perfect package for you, allowing you to have an unforgettable experience cruising down the Yarra River while taking in stunning views of Melbourne’s skyline and riverfront. From New Year’s Eve cruises and Christmas cruises through to Valentine’s Day and Oaks Day cruises, we’ve got you covered.

New Year’s Eve Party Cruise

An unforgettable 4.5-hour all-inclusive dining experience with a vibrant atmosphere as you cruise along the Yarra River. We offer four tantalising courses with multiple entrée and main course options to choose from. You’ll enjoy the equivalent of a nightclub experience, but on the water with one of the best views of the fireworks.

Duration: 4 Hours approx
Form: $269.00

New Year’s Eve Twilight Cruise

A 1.5-hour twilight sightseeing cruise on the Yarra River that departs from Southgate Promenade, giving you an opportunity to take in the views of the city from the river for an exciting New Year’s Eve celebration

Duration: 1.5 Hours approx
Form: $99.00

New Year’s Eve Midnight Fireworks Cruise

A 2-hour cruise that allows you to experience the midnight New Year’s Eve fireworks display from one of the best vantage points in the city. Beverages are available for purchase.

Duration: 2 Hours approx
Form: $170.00

Melbourne Cup Day Cruise

Cruising to Flemington Racecourse along the Yarra and Maribyrnong River is the most enjoyable and relaxing ways to experience the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Package includes transfer to Flemington from the city, drinks on arrival, morning tea, Gourmet stand-up fork buffet including a selection of seafood, cold platters, salads, desserts buffet, tea and coffee and all premium drinks included with spirits.

Duration: 9 Hours approx
From: $520.00

Oaks Day Cocktail Cruise

Our 8-hour Oaks Day cocktail cruise departs from Melbourne City Marina at 11:45am, arriving at Flemington Racecourse just before midday where we remain docked throughout the afternoon next to the entrance gate. We offer morning tea, a range of alcoholic refreshments and soft drinks, and gourmet cocktail food.

Duration: 8 Hours approx
Form: $250.00

Christmas Party Cruise

Designed for staff Christmas parties, this 3-hour cruise gives you and your employees the chance to kick back and celebrate while indulging in an array of canapes and beverages and dancing to our resident DJ.

Duration: 3 Hours approx
Form: $149.00

Christmas Day Lunch Cruise

Spend Christmas afternoon with your nearest and dearest on our 3-hour Christmas Day lunch cruise. We take care of the festive arrangements so you can have a stress-free day spoiling your loved ones. Our relaxing cruise along the scenic Yarra River includes hot buffet, cold buffet and dessert options, with a wide range of beverages also available.

Duration: 3 Hours approx
Form: $265.00

Valentine’s Day Cruise

Do something that goes beyond the usual flowers and chocolates with our Valentine’s Day cruise. We make it easy to plan a special surprise for your significant other, enjoying a romantic dinner on the water with the Melbourne skyline as your backdrop.

Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise

Show your mum how much she means to you by treating her to a luxurious lunch on our relaxing 3-hour Mother’s Day lunch cruise along the Yarra River. Take in stunning views of the city skyline while indulging in a sumptuous three-course meal, with a range of delicious dishes to choose from and beverages included.

Duration: 3 Hours approx.
Form: $115.00

Book a Special Event Cruise Today

With our luxurious boats and experienced staff, Melbourne River Cruises is one of the best choices for special event cruises in Melbourne. Call us or enquire online for more details or to make a booking.

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