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Tour code: 3013DINNER
Spend an evening on the Yarra River during this Melbourne dinner cruise. As you admire the twinkling city lights reflecting on the water, enjoy a 4-course gourmet meal of dishes like smoked lamb and pork loin. This fine dining experience includes beer, wine and spirits, as well as coffee, tea, dessert, port and a cheese plate. Cruise past attractions like Federation Square and the Royal Botanic Gardens while soaking up the elegant and relaxing atmosphere of the boat.


  • 3-hour Melbourne dinner cruise
  • Travel along the Yarra River on the Spirit of Melbourne
  • Admire the city’s twinkling skyline as it lights up the riverfront
  • Pass by attractions like Federation Square, Flinders Station and the Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Enjoy a 4-course gourmet meal and attentive onboard service
  • Premium wine, bubbly, beer and spirits included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A classy cruise along the Yarra River with first-class food, warm service and sparkling views — and the drinks keep flowing all evening! Make sure to select your main course when you book.

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What You Can Expect

Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise

Melbourne Dinner Cruise

Start your Melbourne dinner cruise at Southbank Promenade, where you’ll board your fully enclosed boat, the Spirit of Melbourne. As your floating restaurant sets off along the Yarra River, take in views of the lit-up city skyline, passing by waterfront sights such as Federation Square, Flinders Station, Rod Laver Arena, Riverside Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Enjoy the romantic atmosphere of the boat while sipping your choice of beer, liquor and red, white or sparkling wine. Prepared by talented chefs and served by attentive staff, your gourmet dinner is paired with premium Australian wines. See the Itinerary for a sample menu of Australian favorites like lamb, beef and seafood. After a tasting platter, main course, dessert and cheese, your luxurious meal culminates with coffee or tea and a glass of port or liqueur.

You’ll be full and relaxed by the time you return to Southbank Promenade to end your cruise.

Please note: You must select your main course at time of booking.


Sample dinner menu (subject to change):
You MUST select your main course at time of booking. Catering is provided for vegetarians and special dietary needs. If you are booking for more than one passenger but would like different main meals, please note this in the 'special requirements' field when booking.

Tasting platter
  • Balsamic-glazed smoked lamb on mash potato
  • Shredded chicken tossed through a sesame glass noodle salad
  • Prawn and scallop cocktail dressed in a creamy seafood sauce
  • Roast pumpkin, spinach and fetta pappardelle pasta served with a Napolitano sauce (vegetarian)
Main course (choice of one)
  • Chicken breast marinated and char-grilled in a basil pesto atop a corn polenta wedge served with green peas and a porcini cream sauce
  • Crispy skinned Salmon Fillet served with a potato rosti, avocado salsa and caper mayonnaise (GF)
  • Pan fried Beef Eye Fillet garnished with a prawn sitting upon a potato pumpkin mash and broccoli with a creamy garlic jus (served medium) (GF)
  • Seared Pork Loin served on a roasted melody of potato, capsicum and carrot with a dash of vincotto and truffle oil (GF)
  • Oven baked vegetable filo wrap on a puree of spinach served with a garden salad (vegetarian)
Dessert and cheese tasting plates
  • Selection of fine desserts to share
  • Selection of Australian cheeses served with biscuits and nuts
Coffee, tea and chocolates
  • Served with your choice of a port or liqueur
Beverage options
  • Premium red, white and sparkling wines
  • Selection of beer
  • Comprehensive range of spirits
  • Soft drinks, orange juice and water (mineral, soda and tonic)

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I enjoyed the tour, the food was delicious as the service too they were awesome and the captain is funny with his jokes. The Melbourne city night view by the river was out standing. see the picture yourself. loved it.

Jayasankar S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

I would strongly recommend this dinner cruise. Excellent service and a great atmosphere. The food quality was outstanding.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We had a wonderful night, the food was fantastic and plenty of it. The staff were very friendly and very professional, the cruise was brilliant. We will certainly tell our friends about the experience and will certainly do it again. Thank you very much for the experience.

Donald M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

A nice way to see the city at night. The food was tremendous with friendly and courteous staff. Don't leave Melbourne without doing this trip.

Adrian S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

my husband and I did this tour for our 21st wedding anniversary and we could not rate it high enough.
staff were fantastic, food was amazing and the city by night was breathtaking.

highly recommend it to everyone.
great value for money too.

Douglas C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

We will do this again and again, whenever we visit Melbourne. Everyone on the tour raved about it.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Great food Wonderful evening spent cruising the Yarra.

AKM Monir H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016


Philip Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Extremely good value. Brilliant staff. Super food. Lovely trip. I was only in Melbourne for 3 weeks but went on the cruise with my granddaughter twice.

Karyn L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Excellent food and atmosphere! Highly recommend

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