The Yarra Shuttle 1 vessel is back on the water and running its famous shuttle service from Melbourne city to Williamstown and return. Spend a lazy few hours exploring the historic town of Williamstown, Gem Pier, or visit one of the great cafes for coffee, cake or lunch.

Try some of the famous fish’ n’ chips on the foreshore or take a picnic lunch. Yarra River Cruises operates from Federation Wharf so look out for the blue and yellow boat. Tickets are available at Yarra River Cruises ticket boxes at Flinders Street, Federation Square, and at Berth 2, Federation Wharf


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Berth 2, Federation Wharf, Princes Walk, Melbourne VIC 3000. This is the default departure location dependant on circumstance. If the departure location changes you will be contacted in advance of your booking

Yes, all cruises come with fully equipped bathroom facilities

Given that the Yarra River is almost always calm with the water having a very flat surface, motion sickness and sea sickness is extremely rare.

At Yarra River Cruises, we strive to provide accessibility for all passengers. Our back deck is wheelchair accessible, please ensure wheel are not wider than 70cm to fit through the gate. However, access to the main cabin involves descending four steps.

Bathrooms are located inside the cabin for convenience. Please contact Yarra River Cruises to determine a suitable time for safe access, as the boat’s height may vary due to tides. For passengers with heavy or electric wheelchairs, please reach out to us directly to confirm suitability and make necessary arrangements.

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