Port of Melbourne and Docklands Sightseeing Cruise

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Port of Melbourne and Docklands Sightseeing Cruise information and booking

60 minutes
Departs from
Berth No 5, Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct Landing, Lower Promenade, located at the rear of Langham Hotel Southgate.
Returns to
<p>Cruise returns to the original departure point</p>
Time of departure

12.10pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm

During Moomba Festival 1 March to 12 March, departures are limited
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Tour description provided by Viator

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.

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

What's included

  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Tea and coffee
  • Live commentary on board
  • Round-trip ferry

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • No food or drinks are sold on board
  • Gratuities (optional)