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We’re delighted to offer a range of options for a custom Yarra River boat cruise as a fun, unique way to celebrate Australia Day.
Australia was discovered by boat- and we think it’s only fitting that you celebrate this occasion with a cruise from Melbourne Docklands. Take in iconic sights and locations. Sail further afield into the shipping lanes of the Docks proper, or the Maribyrnong River.

If you’ve had your heart set on a traditional Aussie Barbie- a barbecue on the banks of the Yarra River or Maribyrnong River- a private boat cruise or water taxi can be just the ticket to avoiding the crowded parking and traffic congestion along Batman Avenue. Prepare a meat pack- or we can supply cold meat and salads for you to enjoy. Yarra River melbourne water taxis can be pre-booked for specific point-to-point transport along the water. Once your event concludes, our skipper can meet you back at the jetty and take you anywhere along the water to your vehicle or city hotel accommodation.

If your idea of a celebratory meal for Australia Day involves fine dining- we’ve got your back! Arrange a private yarra river dinner boat cruise. Whether you dine at one of our preferred partner restaurants, or enjoy some on-board catering (with alcohol from our luxurious bar)- Australia Day celebrations come to life from the waters of the Yarra River. The restaurants of Melbourne’s Docklands and Southbank River precincts are the best! There’s cuisine for every taste. Combine your dinner cruise with a night in the city at one of the hotels dotting the Yarra River at Southbank.

There are fantastic opportunities to view fireworks from the water! A Yarra River cruise will put you in the best seat of the house for this stunning pyrotechnic display. Speak with us today- plan a luncheon, or an afternoon cruise or fireworks viewing boat trip on Australia Day. Get to enjoy the uniqueness of Melbourne from the water. Enjoy the Yarra River- hire a boat on Australia Day or enjoy a private skippered trip on a luxury boat. Contact us to find out more- and to check availability.

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book large group charter boat for 35 passengers

Private boat charter for up-to 35 passengers

The ultimate Yarra River cruise perfect for any celebration or corporate events

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book 2 hour skippered cruise on Yarra River

Private 2 hr Skippered cruise suitable for up-to 10 passengers

An intimate cruise option suitable for smaller groups to celebrate any occasion or sightseeing cruises

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bookings for self-drive boats

Self-Drive boat hire onboard either Harvey A or Eliza J
Suitable for up-to 10 - 12 passengers

Take a self-guided tour on the Yarra River - No boat licence or experience required!

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Private 2 hr Yarra River dinner cruise for two

Indulge and enjoy a romantic private dinner cruise on Melbourne's spectacular Yarra River for you and your partner.

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make reservation for wine-cheese boat cruise in melbourne

1.5hr cruise with wine and cheese for up to 6 persons

Experience Melbourne's Iconic Yarra River in style, with and cheese platter and bottle of wine included

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make reservations for 3 hour photography yarra river cruise

3hr Melbourne waterways photography cruise

Capture Melbourne from thre best angle, choose from our sunrise, midday or sunset photography cruises

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