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Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise

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 inclusive of beverages. 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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Half-Day Melbourne Highlights Tour Including Yarra River Cruise From Melbourne

First time in Melbourne? See the city from all angles as you combine a comprehensive tour of Australia’s cultural capital with a scenic cruise down the Yarra River. Sail past waterfront landmarks like Melbourne Aquarium, Crown Casino and Southbank, then hop on a coach tour, passing famous sites like Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne Park and the Etihad Stadium. Jump off along the way to stroll around the Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the shops in lively St Kilda or snap photos of the colorful beach huts of Brighton Beach.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70,67
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Melbourne City and Williamstown Ferry Cruise

Cruise from Melbourne to the historic seaport city of Williamstown while soaking up the sights along the Yarra River. Spend as much time as you like in Williamstown, where you can browse art galleries, explore local seafaring history or enjoy a coffee or meal at one of the many charming cafés. Customize your cruise options and travel one-way in either direction or take a round-trip cruise for a delightful day trip.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$16,79
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2-Day Combo: Melbourne City Tour, Yarra River Cruise and Great Ocean Road Day Trip

Save big with this great-value super saver, combining three of the most popular Melbourne tours into one money-saving deal. Set sail for a scenic 1-hour cruise along the Yarra River, then explore Melbourne’s best bits on a sightseeing coach tour, visiting the Royal Botanic Gardens, The Docklands, St Kilda and the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Then, embark on Australia’s most famous road trip with a full-day tour of the Great Ocean Road, including photo opportunities at Apollo Bay and The Twelve Apostles.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$150,01
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Highlights of Melbourne Cruise

Discover Melbourne’s history and highlights on this guided Yarra River cruise. Float past the city’s towering skyscrapers and lovely urban gardens while learning about the transformation of this vibrant city from 19th-century port town to a modern cultural capital. Your sightseeing cruise will take you upriver and downriver for a scenic overview of attractions on both banks.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sunday Dinner Cruise

Our Sunday Winter Evening Cruise is an all inclusive 2 hour cruise with dinner and drinks. Watch the city lights and sights as you cruise past this beautiful city of Melbourne. A perfect way to wrap up your weekend enjoying this unique dining experience. The drinks will keep flowing while you enjoy the amazing views of the city skyline and pass by parks and gardens under historical bridges and attractions like the Royal Botanic Gardens Federation Square and the Sporting precincts of Melbourne.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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River Gardens Melbourne Sightseeing Cruise

Take in a bounty of Melbourne’s highlights along the scenic Yarra River on this narrated sightseeing cruise. Spend a delightful hour aboard a riverboat as you glide under the Princes Bridge and past beautiful river gardens, Herring Island, the Melbourne Cricket Ground and other top cultural attractions.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Port of Melbourne and Docklands Sightseeing Cruise

Enjoy a new perspective of Melbourne’s port and Docklands area as you cruise down the Yarra River toward Hobson’s Bay. Learn about Melbourne’s history as a 19th-century port town while watching the sights go by on this narrated tour.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Melbourne New Year's Eve Party Cruise

Celebrate the New Year in style with a Yarra River party Cruise! Dine on appetizers and a cocktail finger food dinner and enjoy free-flowing drinks throughout the night. An onboard DJ provides dance-worthy tunes to keep the party going as the clock ticks toward midnight and beyond. Raise a glass to new beginnings and enjoy a fantastic view of downtown Melbourne’s fireworks display from the river. Choose from two different cruises tailored to a certain age group for a fun and social scene.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Champagne & Seafood Brunch Cruise - A Decadent Spread at High Sea

Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Yarra River while feasting on a delicious seafood lunch. Watch the sights of central Melbourne go by as you relax on the spacious Melbourne Showboat, a beautifully renovated vintage ferry. Sip on a welcome glass of bubbly as you cruise away from Docklands, and then dine to your appetite’s delight on a fresh seafood buffet.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Melbourne Cup Carnival: Spring Racing Day Cruise Package

Travel to Flemington Racecourse in style with a festive river cruise from Melbourne! You’ll be well taken care of as you make your way to and from the Spring Racing Carnival, with morning and afternoon tea, a gourmet buffet lunch and unlimited premium wine and beer. Beat the traffic and crowds and simply relax on the sundeck as you cruise along the Yarra River. Enjoy onboard entertainment on the return cruise to Melbourne’s Victoria Harbor.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Melbourne Yarra River 2.5-Hour Buffet Lunch Cruise Including Seafood

Pair a trip down Melbourne’s Yarra River with a scrumptious buffet lunch on a gourmet river cruise. Sip a welcome glass of Champagne and snack on canapés while gliding past downtown skyscrapers and historic shipyards into the open bays of St. Kilda and Williamstown. A generous buffet lunch featuring carving stations, fresh seafood, and salads offers choices for any taste, while live music keeps the onboard mood festive.
  • Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
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Australia Day Afternoon or Sunset Cruise from Melbourne

Celebrate Australia Day with a 2.5-hour cruise aboard an atmospheric Melbourne Showboat. Travel through the harbor from the Yarra River to Port Phillip Bay, passing the Docklands, Williamstown, Port Melbourne and St Kilda Beach. Choose from either the daytime or sunset tour according to your preference.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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MELBOURNE: SKIPPER YOURSELF ON YARRA RIVER

Hire your own electric boat and cruise down the Yarra River to get a different view of Melbourne. Each boat can fit up to nine passengers, so grab your friends, family, and even your dog for a relaxing session on the river. Sail through the Docklands, past Flinders Street and the Crown, and much more over the course of your excursion.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Melbourne Blues Brothers Evening Cruise

Spice up your sightseeing with entertainment from a Blues Brothers tribute band on this unforgettable 4-hour evening cruise of Melbourne. Admire views of Port Philip Bay, Williamstown and St Kilda Beach; make the most of the on-board bar (own expense); and dance to iconic tunes by artists such as Aretha Franklin, James Brown, and Ray Charles.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$31,48
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3-hour Eco-Tour on a Boat in the Royal Botanic Gardens

Dine on a boat in Melbourne’s lovely Royal Botanic Gardens. Begin your excursion with a guided shopping tour of the Queen Victoria Market. Stop at the Shrine of Remembrance to learn about Australian war history. Take a tram to the gardens and spend some time exploring on foot. Board your boat at the park’s Ornamental Lake, then eat as you admire the local flora and fauna.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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SUNRISE COFFEE CRUISE - YARRA RIVER, MELBOURNE

See Melbourne in a different light—literally—on this sunrise cruise of the Yarra River. Sip your choice of barista coffee and capture magical shots as you glide by the sleeping city while the sun gently illuminates water and skyscrapers alike. Travel in a group no larger than nine for a more intimate experience.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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3 Night Murray River Discovery Cruise with Optional Melbourne Hotel & Transfers

Prices are for 2 Adults sharing a Double Cabin with Ensuite. Just 2.5hrs from Melbourne, let PS Emmylou treat you to an unforgettable river cruise along the Murray River for an Authentic Australian River adventure. Experience the magic and majesty of the spectacular scenery of Australia's longest river and follow in the wake of early history when Echuca was Australia's largest inland port. Along the way, you’ll see a great variety of Australian wildlife, including Kangaroos, and many other bird species that inhabit the river. Our popular 3 Night Discovery cruise will connect you to Australian history, geography, culture and cuisine along Australia's longest and most famous river. Enjoy our signature riverside grand dining, campfires, day & night cruising to see the river from a different perspective and travel on a half day excursion to world heritage wetlands for a small boat Eco cruise with lunch at a riverside winery.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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US$1 847,11
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Aquadonut BBQ Boat Hire

“Aqua Donut” is a floating device with a barbeque station to enable a unique dining experience as one sways along the picturesque area of Docklands. Back in countries like Dubai, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Switzerland, UK, US and Canada such floating vessels, popular as barbeque boats, are a major tourist attraction. At last, Melbournians can indulge in a similar experience a lot closer to home.You can rent “Aqua Donut” to celebrate a special occasion or organise a touristy event for out-of-towners. You can simply laze around on a beautiful morning or gorge juicy kebabs as the sun goes downThe map displayed in one of the photos is where you can go with your Aqua Donut. From the Start point to the Yellow Buoy, tie up and enjoy the BBQ, and then motor back. Cruising around is not permitted due to safety concerns for our guests.Please note that we do not allow BBQ use for weather over 40c for safety reasons and customers' comfort. A bond of $500 is required on site.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private Yacht Cruise From Port Douglas to The Great Barrier Reef

Relish the good life on a private luxury yacht tour with a renowned, expert host from Port Douglas, to visit one of the seven wonders of the natural world; The Great Barrier Reef. This wonderful excursion will feature an abundance of spectacular scenery and splendid activities, such as snorkeling, sightseeing, and immersing among nature!*Guests staying in Cairns will be provided with complimentary private transport to and from Port Douglas Marina to embark on this cruise. 
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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US$3 497,62
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5 Day Bendigo Balgownie Winery Retreat & PS Emmylou Cruise Package

Prices are for 2 Adults Sharing a Double Cabin with Private Ensuite. This new Stay & Cruise Package is perfect for guests arriving into Melbourne or Bendigo Airport. Guests can explore the beautiful regional city of Bendigo then cruise the Murray River, Australia's longest river, from Echuca before ending their tour in Bendigo or Melbourne. Enjoy 2 nights staying in a luxurious Safari Tent set amongst the vines at Balgownie Estate Winery sipping fabulous wine from your deck. Take a morning stroll through the working vineyard before enjoying breakfast and the attractions of Bendigo. Transfer to Echuca to connect with your 2 Night cruise aboard the iconic PS Emmylou, the world's only wood-fired cruising paddlesteamer exploring the Murray River. Enjoy chef prepared meals, an onshore tour to worlds heritage wetlands, riverside winery lunch and campfires under starlit skies. Self drive to Echuca or relax with return transfers to Bendigo or Melbourne
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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4 Night Murray River Explorer Cruise with Optional Melbourne Hotel & Transfers

Discover the Australian bush and more during a 5-day cruise down Murray River. The tour is perfect for travelers who want to experience a lot without feeling rushed. The charming PS Emmylou covers over 112 miles (180 km), with stops at Torrumbarry Weir, Morrisons Riverview Winery, Pacdon Park, and more. Your leisurely adventure also includes four nights in a private cabin along with all-inclusive freshly prepared meals.
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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US$2 462,82
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1 Night Murray River Experience Cruise - Optional Melb Hotel Stay & Transfers

Prices are for 2 Adults Sharing a Double Cabin with Private Ensuite. Let PS Emmylou, now Australia's most luxurious boutique river cruise treat you to an unforgettable river cruise along the Murray River for an authentic Australian adventure. Cruising on the world's only wood fired cruising paddlestemer, experience the magic and majesty of the spectacular scenery of the Murray River and follow the wake of early history when Echuca was Australia's largest inland port. Enjoy a 5 course dinner as you cruise the river at sunset and a riverside campfire under the starlit skies before retiring for the evening. Wake to the sights and sounds of the river and a full breakfast before returning to port at 9.30am.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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US$545,74
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2 Night Murray River Highlights Cruise with Option Melbourne Hotel & Transfers

Price is for 2 Adults Sharing a Double Cabin with Ensuite. Let PS Emmylou, now Australia's most luxurious boutique river cruise treat you to an unforgettable river cruise along the Murray River for an authentic Australian adventure. Cruising on the world's only wood fired cruising Paddlestemer, experience the magic and majesty of the spectacular scenery of the Murray River and follow the wake of early history when Echuca was Australia's largest inland port. This 2 night cruise is an enchanting introduction to the river. From the moment you step aboard and hear the steam whistle blow you will be totally relaxed. Enjoy river cruising visiting a riverside winery, plus a onshore tour to the Barmah Wetlands for a guided Eco small boat cruise followed by a visit to one of Regions leading small goods producers, Pacdon Park. Riverside campfires under starlit skies and chef prepared meals top off a great Australian experience.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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