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Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise

  • A Melbourne luxury dinner cruise shows you a different side of the city
  • Combine sightseeing with a culinary experience
  • Admire the city of Melbourne when its illuminated by night
Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise
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If you’ve already explored Melbourne on foot, see the city from a different perspective on an evening dinner cruise—a great way to avoid the daytime heat and see Melbourne illuminated by night. Without having to jostle among crowds, you’ll sail the Yarra River and pass Federation Square, Flinders Station, and the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria while enjoying a 4-course meal and unlimited sparkling wine, beer, and spirits all night.

What to Expect

Your evening excursion begins at Southbank Promenade, where you’ll board your vessel and take a seat. As you sail down the Yarra River, you’ll see top Melbourne attractions such as the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Flinders Station, Rod Laver Arena, and Riverside Park illuminated by night. 

Enjoy a premium 4-course meal of Australian-inspired cuisine, including lamb, beef, and seafood, accompanied by free-flowing wine, beer, sparkling wine, and spirits. Your meal culminates with cheese, coffee, and a glass of port or liqueur.

At the end of the cruise, the boat returns to Southbank Promenade.

Reviews (696)
1 - 5 of 33 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
amazing food

was on here for a 60th so was alot of us .im gluten free so was worried what i would get ..well no need to worry at all the food was outstanding from the entree to dessert ..the service was amazing for a huge group...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great food and attentive staff

Excellent way to spend an evening in Melbourne. The evening was hot, but the staff never flagged. Helpful and cheerful. Food great quality and endless drinks - great value.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fabulous service

Had a wonderful evening enjoying the sites of this great city with some amazing food and the drinks just kept coming.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DennisTz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lovely cruise on the Yarra River with excellent food and service!

Overall, a wonderful evening with excellent food. Cruising the river at sunset and seeing the changing city lights was a beautiful backdrop to having an excellent 4 course meal. Staff members were very attentive and ensured that your beverage glass was constantly full, meals delivered...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AHoot
MRC M, Manager at Melbourne River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your positive feedback, thank you! Exceeding our customer's expectations is essential to Melbourne River Cruises. Your kind words regarding our staff will be passed on. We hope you visit us in the near future. P.s we have a delicious new menu in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lovely romantic cruise

Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant: We had a great night out recently on the Spirit of Melbourne Cruising Restaurant. We cruised for 1½ hours south of the city then 1½ hours back. Our meal was superb, four courses all prepared on board. Everything, i.e. food...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank wendhmagz
MRC M, Manager at Melbourne River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Lovely feedback. we really appreciate it. Thrilled to hear you enjoyed the experience! Melbourne River Cruises looks forward to your next visit. P.S Our upcoming menu will be just as delicious as the last ;)

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17 March 2019|
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Response from wendhmagz | Reviewed this property |
No not suitable for a toddler, it’s an adults only excursion.
4 March 2019|
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Response from DennisTz | Reviewed this property |
Yes Surprisingly there’s an open area at the front for smokers.
31 January 2019|
Response from 405peter | Reviewed this property |
We have been before and on both occassions we ordered different courses with no problem.