Port of Melbourne and Docklands Sightseeing Cruise

Spend a leisurely hour or so cruising down Melbourne's famous Yarra River. Learn about the historical Victoria Docks and the landings of the early settlers on this sightseeing Melbourne cruise.

per adult from




1 hour


Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Tea and Coffee
    • Live commentary on board
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • No food or drinks are sold on board
    • Gratuities
  • Discover the routes of the early settlers with this historical look at the city's famous Yarra River and surrounds. Experience the history of the Southern Hemisphere's largest port and relive its involvement in Melbourne's settlement. This sightseeing cruise is a great introduction to Melbourne and the Yarra River.

    Cruise Highlights:
    • Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct
    • Crown Entertainment Complex
    • World Congress Center and Trade Center
    • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center
    • Shipping channels and dock area
    • Westgate Bridge
    • 19th century sailing ship Polly Woodside
    • Stunning city views

    Onboard Facilities:
    • Informative commentary
    • Large panoramic windows
    • Alfresco sun decks
    • Comfortable onboard amenities (restrooms)
    • No food available on board the vessel
  • Departure Point :
    Melbourne River Cruises, Berth 2, Southbank Promenade, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Cruise duration times are approximate and subject to change, often due to tides and river traffic
    • Cruise direction and timetable subject to tidal conditions and river closures
    • The boat is completely enclosed and windowed so that passengers won't be subject to the elements
    • Restroom available on board
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Melbourne River Cruises

Activity ID: V-3013SIGHTA

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