Upstream Half Hour Cruise
The Cruise

Hop aboard at Southgate for a half hour upstream cruise on the Yarra, beginning with a safety briefing from your Captain.

Regarded as the scenic part of the river, we travel upstream past Federation Square, the Birrarung Marr parklands, numerous sporting venues such as the MCG and Rod Laver Arena, under Swan Street Bridge, which is one of 65 bridges spanning the Yarra, past the botanic gardens and the suburb of Richmond, turning around at the mansions of South Yarra. On our return journey, sit back and enjoy the Captain’s commentary as we travel back to our berth at Southgate.

Ticket Prices

Half hour cruises are subject to availability at ticket box only.
Bookings taken online for one hour cruise only.

Adults $12
Children Half Price (4-16 years) / Concessions Available
Families Half Hour Cruise $35

Princes Bridge was built in 1888, designed by John Grainger.

Birrarung Marr is a park-land next to Federation square. Birrarung means ‘river of mists’ and Marr refers to the side of the river in the language of the Wurundjeri people, the traditional owners of Melbourne.

Built in 1853 ‘The G’ is now the tenth largest stadium in the world, and is the venue for numerous major sporting events.

One of numerous rowing clubs is the Melbourne University Boat Club, established in 1859.

Established in 1846 the Royal Botanic Gardens spans 94 acres and is home to The National Herbarium of Victoria.

A beautiful Arch bridge built in 1899. The Yarra river was diverted to flow under this bridge.