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Yarra River

Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1300 365 975
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

The Yarra is a well known Melbourne icon. There are restaurants,and buildings around and ferries waiting to go to various locations. You can take lovely photos from here. But I must admit it doesn't look the cleanest. Worth a visit.

Thank kelvinandamanda
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Yarra River is iconic Melbourne and it is great to walk along or jump on a boat and cruise down. You are almost guaranteed to see rowers any time of the day down the Yarra. You can get great pics from any of the...More

Thank GCPurple
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There’s something special about being in a city with a fine river along which you can walk and take in the sights. Well, the Yarra provides this for Melbourne. It’s lovely to simply stroll along and soak up the atmosphere. The walk from Federation Square...More

Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking along the "unfiltered looking brown water" of the Yarra is nice as you wander along the river bank. We also took a scenic 1 hour boat ride up towards the sports complexes. It was a very hot day, the boat was not air-conditioned and...More

Thank Bross24
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great city with a great atmosphere. Loved walking alone the river and stopping where we wanted for a nibble and drink.

Thank RaejonRae
Reviewed 1 week ago

great place torelax on a summers day, watch the city and people and boats. moving by. close enough to city and Richmond to walk to.. alsodirectly on tram transport route, bring a picnic and enjoy

Thank melcraven8102
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stroll either Northbank cityside or Southbank west to east & look back at cityscape & Olympic Park. Take a river cruise.

Thank Robert r
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ali along Southbank is very nice. Easy to get to from flinders street . Lots of lovely places to eat and have coffee and watch the world go by.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love walking along the river promenade. So much to do and see from steet shows and buskers and the endless places to eat and drink. Boat rides helicopter flights ect. Great bbq area's with grass and wonderful trees that create shade.

Thank hjnMelbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great area to picnic or take the family for a walk and enjoy the sights, plenty of photo ops along the way with heaps of places to eat ranging in prices. the Yarra has ferry's too cheap cruising with the family.

Thank aminal1
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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