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But It's A Tram!

One of the best and most unique ways to take in the Melbourne waterways is with Melbourne Tramboat Scenic Cruises.

A unique, different way to cruise in style and comfort.

These cruise vessels are quite unique looking with a fully enclosed lower deck and an open upper deck to take in the scenery as you cruise past ships, docking yards, skyscrapers and parks and gardens.

On board you will find excellent facilities that include ...

  • Lounge seating
  • Stereo system with a wide selection of music
  • A fully licensed bar
  • Men's and Ladies amenities

The Tramboat river boat cruises travel in 2 different directions and the river boat cruises can be adapted to suit all needs, there is something for everybody.

  • Depending on the weather and the tides, the time of the day and the personal choices of the passengers, the trip can take in the new Docklands area, under the Westgate Bridge, over to the fascinating port of Williamstown and across Hobsons Bay onto Beacon Cove.
  • Cruise all the way up the Yarra River as far as Hawthorn taking in the Melbourne Skyline including the MCG, the beautiful parks and gardens that line the banks and arrive at Herring Island.

At this stage the Tramboat cruises operate for Groups and Functions and NOT for the general public, however this may change in the future

It Is Basically A Cross Between A Boat And An Old Melbourne Green Tram.

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Take in a twilight cruise and see Melbourne come to life at night with the city lights and experience the casino Gas Jets as the "whoompf" their huge flames into the darkness.

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  • Travel along the majestic Maribyrnong River and learn about it's history and relationship with Melbourne.

If you are visiting during the annual celebration of the Melbourne Cup, then this one of the best Melbourne river boat cruises, as the Flemington Racecourse is a destination point for one of their specific cruises.

Where Is The River Boat Cruises Tramboat Depot?

Victoria Harbour Docklands

The closest rail station is Southern Cross, and Tram No 70 from Flinders St to Waterfront City Marina and Tram No 86 tram from Bourke St to Waterfront City Marina Docklands, have a get off stop at D 11.


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Melbourne Port & Docklands
Cruise

This 1-hour sightseeing cruise will venture past some of the city's most iconic sites such as the Crown Entertainment Complex, Westgate Bridge, 19th-century sailing ship, Polly Woodside, World Congress and Trade Centre and the city skyline.

With live commentary throughout the journey from the onboard crew, you'll learn about the region as you explore it. Food and drinks are available to purchase on board, however, you are allowed to bring your own light snacks and refreshments.

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Melbourne River Gardens
Sightseeing Cruise

Take in some of Melbourne's beautiful sights with a cruise along the iconic Yarra River. Cruising for a total of 1-hour, you'll be able to take in views of Federation Square, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Olympic Park and Herring Island to name a few.

With live commentary throughout the journey from the onboard crew, you'll learn about the region as you explore it. Food and drinks are available to purchase on board, however, you are allowed to bring your own light snacks and refreshments.

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