Melbourne City day tours

Afternoon Melbourne Highlights with River Cruise
Gray Line Day Tour 372

Melbourne Highlights afternoon tour takes in a cruise on the Yarra River followed by your coach tour through the sports, arts and entertainment regions, visits our Botanic Gardens and heads to the bayside area so you can sample the Melburnian lifestyle.

Take a cruise along the Yarra River, relax and take in the scenic views before you join our afternoon Melbourne Highlights coach tour. Tour the highlights of Melbourne's CBD such as MCG and Melbourne Park. Stretch your legs at the Royal Botanic Gardens then head through Docklands waterfront, over Bolte Bridge and scenic drive along the bay of Port Melbourne to St Kilda and Brighton. Afternoon tea stop (own expense) in trendy Acland Street known for its patisseries and a photo stop at Brighton Beach bathing boxes. This tour gives you the opportunity to sample Melbourne life like a local.

Highlights of this tour

River Cruise

  • Cruise along the Yarra River with commentary
  • Pass by bluestone wharves, reminiscent of the early settlement days
  • 360 degree views of the city skyline and bustling Southbank

Coach Tour

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne's most famous sports stadium
  • Melbourne Park - home to the National Tennis Centre and the sports precinct
  • Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Pass the Arts and Cultural Centre on Southbank
  • Elegant St Kilda Road
  • Vibrant waterfront development of the Docklands
  • Modern sports and events venue - Etihad Stadium
  • Take in a spectacular view of the city skyline from the Bolte Bridge
  • Port Melbourne by the sea
  • Beach views en-route to trendy St Kilda
  • Explore Acland Street in St Kilda, home to an eclectic mix of cultures
  • Perhaps enjoy a local favourite - afternoon tea of coffee and cake at one of the trendy cafes and world class patisseries (own expense)
  • Upmarket suburbs and mega houses of Elwood and Brighton
  • Iconic Brighton bathing boxes subject of many a tourist photo (photo stop)
  • Lively Fitzroy Street in St Kilda
  • Take a trip around Albert Park Lake - home of the Australian F1 Grand Prix

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Cruise on the Yarra River

Adult: $N/A

Child: $N/A



Daily (October 1 thorugh to March 31)
Daily except WED, FRI (April 1 through to September 30)
Departs: 12pm (Make your own way to Federation Square and check-in at the booth of Melbourne River Cruises near Princes Bridge) Returns: 5.30pm

Fare Includes

River cruise and free Wi-Fi on coach

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