River cruises are an experience that have a lot to offer. From a romantic dinner date with your beloved, meeting up with friends and family or impressing your co-workers at a Christmas party. Boat cruises are a unique way to go – very much out of the ordinary.

We are a premier provider of custom cruises in Melbourne. Our cruise trips range from 1hour to half day trips, which take you through some of the best attractions and sights so you can explore the city with a completely unique vantage point.

What’s more, we offer five-star catering aboard our premium boats. Choose from a fine selection of delicacies to complement the occasion you are celebrating. Arrange for drinks or a meal or both.

With our flexible tour itineraries, it’s possible to schedule a tour to suit your preference – sunset twilight cruises, sunrise, lunch, dinner or photography.

Sunset cruise in Melbourne

Whether you are looking for a romantic dinner cruise or a corporate get-together, experience the views of the city and the bay aboard our Yarra River cruise.
indulge in the finest of fine wine and freshly prepared gourmet food while you watchthe sunset turning the sky into a cascade of red, orange and yellow.
Expect to be pampered endlessly by our experienced team who take great pride in providing stellar customer service.

Special Lunch Cruises

Enjoy the stunning views of the city aboard one of our lunch cruises. Revel in the multiple courses and unlimited drinks and experience luxury dining at its best as you cruise down the Yarra River and take in the beautiful sights.

Whether you want to throw a get-together with friends, a corporate meeting or a family luncheon, our special lunch cruises offer a fun, comfortable yet stylish way to celebrate your special moments.

School Excursion Boat Cruise

Our cruises pass through a variety of attractions and landmarks, providing wonderful learning opportunities for children and school students. Aboard our educational boat cruises, the students will learn interesting facts about the city as the captain regales in remarkable stories from the past. We offer discounted boat cruises for primary and secondary schools, which makes our boat cruises the perfect choice for your next school excursion.

Highlights of our Private Cruises

  • Completely exclusive cruises.
  • Stunning, unbeatable views of Melbourne.
  • Choose from a wide variety of options.
  • Experienced crew.
  • High quality, well maintained, luxurious boats and cruises.

Our boats that can host up to 150 passengers. Request a Quote today. For more information about the various cruises or to hire one of our boats for your function, contact Yarra River Cruises today. Call 03 8488 8880 or 0450 778 000 now or fill in our contact form on our website and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

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1hr Sightseeing Cruise along the Yarra River

Jump on the MV Melba Star for a 1 hour sightseeing cruise along the city diving Yarra River. With tea/coffee, live commentary and even toilets on board, settle in for a view of Melbourne you don't see everyday.
1 Hour
All Year Round
Tide Dependant
Subject to conditions

Cruise A: Port of Melbourne and Docklands: Downstream

Please note: Direction of travel not guaranteed due to tidal and other conditions. May be substituted with Cruise B. Please call to discuss is definite direction of travel is required. As you travel downstream to the port of
1 Hour
All Year Round
Tide Dependant
Subject to conditions

Cruise B: Parks, Sports Precinct and River Gardens: Upstream

Please note: Direction of travel not guaranteed due to tidal and other conditions. May be substituted with Cruise A. Please call to discuss is definite direction of travel is required. As you cruise up to historic Herring Island
1 Hour
All Year Round
Tide Dependant
Subject to conditions

Derby Day Return Ferry Transfer Package

MAKE A REAL ENTRANCE AT DERBY DAY THIS YEAR WITH YARRA RIVER CRUISES ON BOARD THE MELBA STAR Travel with us to the Melbourne Cup Carnival of 2019 in style on board our corporate cruiser, Melba Star. Come
per person
2 Hours
2nd Nov 2019
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Melbourne Cup Day Return Ferry Transfer Package

MAKE A REAL ENTRANCE AT MELBOURNE CUP DAY THIS YEAR WITH YARRA RIVER CRUISES ON BOARD THE MELBA STAR Travel with us to the Melbourne Cup Carnival of 2019 in style on board our corporate cruiser, Melba Star.
per person
2 Hours
5th Nov 2019
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Oaks Day Return Ferry Transfer Package

MAKE A REAL ENTRANCE AT OAKS DAY THIS YEAR WITH YARRA RIVER CRUISES ON BOARD THE MELBA STAR Travel with us to the Melbourne Cup Carnival of 2019 in style on board our corporate cruiser, Melba Star. Come
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2 Hours
7th Nov 2019
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