See and explore Melbourne City from a new perspective. Put on your captain’s cap and tour the waterways with us, aboard one of our boat trips from docklands. A boat tour along scenic Southbank takes in sights like Crown Towers, the rail precinct of Flinders St Station and the gateway to the shipping ports, container yards and botanic gardens. Short 2 hour cruises allow ample opportunity to see the waterside attractions. Day tours are also available, which allow further exploration along either the Yarra River or Maribyrnong River.
Skippered boat trips form part of our selection of Yarra River Cruises. Boats are available for self-drive. you don’t need a boat licence! Taking a boat ride is a luxurious experience you get to enjoy with your own private group. Food and drinks can be pre-ordered and playlists can be loaded for a unique, memorable event.
City boat tours depart from Southbank daily. Private charter means you get to choose the time- so there’s no rushing from home or a city hotel to make a connection. Arrive and be greeted by friendly, helpful skippers who are Melbournians with a taste for fine dining, arts, history and more. Learn things about the unique places along the river, as you cruise the tranquil waters.
Check out the links below for more information about some of the places you can cruise past and explore, on any of our boat trips.
Flinders Street Station
Pass under historical bridges, see the architecture and construction of these important river landmarks. All boat trips include navigation maps and sightseeing ideas, based on your preferences.