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Address: Berth 4 | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Travelled on Eureka, but not so much on the website for this boat. As soon as you step on you appreciate the care the owners have for it, paint gleaming, varnish that looks like... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled on Eureka, but not so much on the website for this boat. As soon as you step on you appreciate the care the owners have for it, paint gleaming, varnish that looks like glass and comfortable furnishings. I choose this boat over MV Grower because of an interesting mixed layout of cushioned and table areas, all properly build into... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

picked by chance as they were just about to sail, and what a wise choice, nice boat, not too busy, and you get to see an awful lot, we went both upstream towards the stadiums and then down stream to the bridge, and both were good, and took longer than the 1hr cruise they should have been, which was fine... More 

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32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We went on this cruise with great anticipation - ready to learn and enjoy the very significant Yarra River that weaves its way from the ocean through the CBD of Melbourne. Alas, while the cruise was pleasant, the commentary was disappointing. Despite this River playing a critical role in the development of the settlement of Melbourne, our host provided virtually... More 

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Wroxham, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had a one hour trip which we thoroughly enjoyed - it was an excellent and informative trip. The boat is relatively smallness has history going back to the 1920s. Considering we were sitting outside at the back of the boat, we found the commentary was clear and precise and our captain negotiated very low bridges brilliantly. Of all the... More 

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely old boat with seating mainly inside but room for about 12 on the open aft deck we enjoyed a leisurely one hour cruise from Southgate. For $22 (adults) you have about 30 minutes upstream plus 30 minutes downstream from the departure point taking in the parks, stadiums and regenerated docklands. On a sunny day it was beautiful and... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Really friendly guide and ticket person, lovely boat and good to be out on the river in the heat. Only thing was it was hard to hear the commentary at times over the sound of the engine. However, we still really enjoyed our trip.

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Castlemaine, Australia
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121 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We had a lovely boat-ride up both ends of the river. This is a fun kids trip on this well maintained boat. Take some snakes as there is no food on board.

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Mt Martha, Australia
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

A lovely way to spend an hour sightseeing in Melbourne. We enjoyed the tour aboard a classic old vessel, with a Captan who was happy to share his knowledge of the local area, it's history and attractions... Though not cheap at $50 for a family of four.

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Ahmedabad, India
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136 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Melbourne is beautiful to begin with and seeing it on a boat is the best way to see the city! Best cruise on the Yarra.

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Ahmedabad, India
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150 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 541 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Very interesting, comfy seats, good view, decent, if cheesy, audio and an excellent Captain giving his local insight in between audio commentary.

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