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Yarra River

Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1300 365 975
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2.5-Hour Melbourne Sunset Kayak Tour
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Melbourne City and Williamstown Ferry Cruise
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Port Phillip Bay Sailing and Yarra River Cruise by Traditional Timber Tall Ship...
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Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1300 365 975
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Suggest you enjoy Melbourne's architecture from a cruise along the Yarra River going from Melbourne to Williamstown. A great way to also pass by the large port of Melbourne. Pick up the cruise along the Southbank of the Yarra River.

Thank philipmillermd
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did a boat trip to Williams Town. Do get off the boat and have a look around lots to see bars shops ect. Very good price to wish we had stayed there a bit longer as they give you times you want to return...More

Thank Twizzlet
Reviewed 4 days ago

The cafes along the river, the tourists thronging the sidewalks, everyone taking pictures - this is a very nice part of Melbourne to visit

Thank Gayatri G
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Yarra river within Melbourne has some very active areas like Southbank, full of life and with plenty of restaurants and bars. A bit upstream it gets quieter and more peaceful, also a bit more nature. So whatever you prefer - you can choose and...More

Thank GlobetrotterJ16
Reviewed 6 days ago

Busy promenade loads of eating places including top end ones, fairly expensive area by U.K. prices. Ate in Chinese in crown complex it was very average for upmarket prices.

Thank nonedicky
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice area for a relaxing walk or to get some exercise running or biking. The trail goes for miles from the end of the river well up beyond the city. Park areas and restaurants along much of the Yarra make is very pleasant.

Thank johnhlynch
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the best place to view the Yarra River. It is just a concrete channel here, but further upstream it can be wild and full of birdlife in bushland. Head for Dight's Falls or around Fairfield to see it as it once was.

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always make it a point to visit the Yarra River area on my visits to Melbourne. The 150-mile-long river cuts a swath through the city, presenting great photo ops, Each time I aim my camera, I think about how Melbourne would never have been...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 1 week ago

The river has great pedestrian access river level. Restaurants and bars along the way up the steps or down near the water. We took the river trip by boat and felt that we saw as much just walking along the pathway.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch on the south bank and a trip down the river on the old boat was great . You can see lots of the buildings from the river better than walking around .

Thank sue_wms
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5 January 2015|
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Response from minuit1942 | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed the Yarra River in Melbourne as a scenic attraction with many activities available. I stayed at a large hotel, The Langham, which offers a river view. Can you be more specific about the information you are... More