Herring Island Picnic

Surprisingly situated only 3km from Melbourne’s CBD is Herring Island – the only island on the Yarra River.
City dwellers can get a taste of the bush life only a short scenic cruise away.
Accessible only by boat, Herring Island is home to a walking sculpture park, gallery and BBQ facilities.

A Perfect outing for a romantic date or fun family day out, order a picnic hamper or bring your own and head off from Docklands onboard one of our luxury electric boats and cruise up the Yarra River thought the heart of Melbourne passing under historical bridges and passing many major attractions, such as Flinders Street, Botanical gardens :

Things to do on Herring Island

  • Wander the outdoor sculpture park
  • Have a picnic lunch or BBQ
  • Visit the Summer Arts Festival (Daily from January to April)

For affordable luxury cruising on Melbourne’s waterways check out our self-drive with no licence required or book our Skippered cruise option.