Cruise to Melbourne

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Melbourne Cruises: Your guide to cruising to one of Australia's iconic cities

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  • Drone shot of Melbourne city with hot air balloons afar

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Frequently asked questions

Melbourne cruising highlights include the Yarra River, Port Phillip Bay, and nearby coastal regions.

Spring (September to November) and autumn (March to May) are ideal due to pleasant weather. If you’re not keen on cold, we recommend avoiding cruising during the winter months of June to August.

Absolutely! Many cruises offer activities suitable for all ages, including river sightseeing and coastal excursions.

Most cruises include meals, often featuring Victorian cuisine and local produce. Check with your itinerary to confirm what meals are included.

Yes, several cruise lines offer upscale experiences in and around Melbourne.

Cruises can range from short river tours to week-long coastal journeys around Australia and beyond.

Yes, many cruises offer music, dance, and culinary experiences reflecting Melbourne's diverse culture and award-winning cuisine.

Layered clothing for variable weather, sun protection, and comfortable walking shoes are essentials. We also recommend bringing you camera and an empty belly – ready to eat all of the incredible cuisine Melbourne has to offer.

Yes, some cruises focus on history, art, or wine tasting in nearby regions. Some cruise lines also offer event specific cruises (e.g. Melbourne Cup) and comedy cruises.

Melbourne is well-connected by air and road, with several ports and docks in and around the city.

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