Melbourne New Year's Eve Party Cruise

Melbourne New Year's Eve Party Cruise information and booking

4 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Southbank Promenade or Federation Wharf
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 1:00am
Time of departure
Board at 8pm for an 8:30pm departure
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Tour description provided by Viator

Ring in the New Year on a Yarra River cruise with outstanding views of Melbourne’s midnight fireworks display. Feast on delicious food and drinks all night long, dance as a live DJ spins your favorite tunes and countdown to 2015 from the center of Melbourne's New Year's Eve celebrations. Enjoy front row views of the spectacular fireworks as the warm summer night lights up in festive colors. The memories will stay with you long after your boat returns to the dock.

Meet your New Year's Eve party cruise at the designated location and step aboard as your crew welcomes you to the festively decorated vessel. Snack on appetizers and make your first toast of the night as your boat sets sail. Cruise along the Yarra River for the very best views of Melbourne’s skyline and waterfront celebrations. Melbourne’s balmy summer weather makes it extra fun to celebrate the New Year under the stars. Feast on delectable treats from the standup dinner buffet with dishes that include a variety of seafood and cold meat platters, summer salads, miniature cakes and fruit platters. Enjoy unlimited wine, beer, spirits, juice or soft drinks and dance to great music spun by your DJ. When the time comes for the count down to the new year, experience the excitement as your boat takes center stage for great views of the midnight fireworks. Watch central Melbourne as it lights up with colorful displays as the year ticks over to 2015.Your New Year's Eve cruise continues with more dancing and music, returning to shore at 1am. With so many different tastes in music and party styles, this cruise offers three options to choose from according to your age range. These options ensure that you will hear the music that is best suited for you to enjoy your evening. If you have a range of ages in your party, simply choose the best fit for your group and enjoy a special New Year’s Eve together on the Yarra River.

What's included

  • Canapes on arrival
  • Gourmet stand-up buffet
  • Red, white and sparkling wine, beer, soft drinks and juices
  • Superior views of fireworks at midnight
  • Resident dj

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Sit down table service dinner