Melbourne Highlights with River Cruise

The Yarra River cruise was good but the city bus tour was wonderful. Our guide was Geoff and he was great! We went all over Melbourne in a comfortable Grayline bus. At the Royal Botanic Gardens we went "punting" on the lake which was an added surprise. ...Anonymous, – See more reviews
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Yarra River
Yarra River
Royal Botanic Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens
Lunch inside the cruise
Shrine of Remembrance
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Highlights with River Cruise - Picture 6
Brighton bathing boxes
Brighton bathing boxes
Brighton bath boxes
Brighton bath boxes
Surfers at Brighton Beach
Surfers at Brighton Beach
Shops along Acland Street
Shops along Acland Street

What To Expect

Take a scenic cruise down the Yarra River and see the real Melbourne! Discover the inner bay side suburbs of Melbourne. Mix it in with the hip crowd of trendy St. Kilda and take that iconic photo of the celebrated Brighton bathing boxes.


  • See the real Melbourne with a scenic cruise along the Yarra River

  • Enjoy spectacular views of the city skyline

  • See several attractions including the West Gate Bridge, the "Polly Woodside" and more

  • Go on a coach tour and see the Kings Domain Gardens and the Shrine of Remembrance


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Meeting Point:
Federation Square, corner Flinders & Russell Streets
5 hours and 30 minutes
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 12:00 PM
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A tour capturing the essence of Melbourne... take a scenic cruise down the Yarra River, see the highlights of Melbourne and discover the inner bay side suburbs of Melbourne. Mix it in with the hip crowd of trendy St. Kilda and take that iconic photo of the celebrated Brighton bathing boxes.

River Cruise

  • Enjoy a scenic cruise on the Yarra River

  • Experience our early settlement days with views of the barque "Polly Woodside" and bluestone wharves

  • Spectacular views of the city skyline

  • See the West Gate Bridge

Coach Tour

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground

  • Melbourne Park - National Tennis Centre

  • Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy a Devonshire Tea (at own expense) or walk by the lake

  • Arts and Cultural Centre

  • Docklands, a waterfront development

  • Etihad Stadium at Docklands

  • Bolte Bridge, a spectacular city overview

  • Port Melbourne by the sea

  • Travel by the beach to trendy St Kilda

  • Visit Acland Street in St Kilda, a vibrant cosmopolitan mix of funky bars, eateries, shops and world famous patisseries

  • Perhaps enjoy a local favourite - afternoon tea or coffee and continental cake (own expense)

  • Fashionable suburbs of Elwood and Brighton

  • Brighton bathing boxes, a functional remnant of a bygone era (photo stop)

  • Fitzroy Street in St Kilda, lively with its restaurants and bars

  • Albert Park Lake , the site of the F1 Grand Prix


  • River cruise

  • Coach tour

  • Gourmet boxed lunch with drink, depending on option selected

  • Free use of WiFi on coach


  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • After the River Cruise, join the afternoon coach tour at 13:15.

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 3 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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