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  •  Day Trips
  •  Melbourne
  •  Melbourne Highlights Half Day Tour Afternoon Departs with River Cruise and Lunch

Melbourne Highlights Half Day Tour Afternoon Departs with River Cruise and Lunch

  • Melbourne
  • English
  • 5.5 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. River cruise along the Yarra River with commentary
  • 2. Boxed lunch with drink on cruise
  • 3. Coach tour
  • 4. Free Wi-Fi on coach
From AUD
$127.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. River cruise along the Yarra River with commentary
  • 2. Boxed lunch with drink on cruise
  • 3. Coach tour
  • 4. Free Wi-Fi on coach

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Melbourne
Depature point ● Departs:
- Season 1 (01 October-31 March): daily*
- Season 2 (01 April-30 September): Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point: Melbourne River Cruises booth (located at Federation Square, near Princes Bridge)
● Departure Time: 12:00
● Arrives back at approximately 17:30
How to get there ● By Car
Closest Parking:
- Wilson Parking Federation Square (Address: Russell St Ext, Melbourne VIC 3000), approximately 2 minutes walk.
- Flinders Lane Car Park (Address: 189 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000), approximately 4 minutes walk.
- Parking fees apply.

● By Public Transport
The closest Train Station is Flinders Street Station
The closest Tram Stop is Federation Square/Swanston St
The closest Bus Stop is Flinders Street Station - Stop 13
Please check the Public Transport Victoria timetables (https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/) for more details to plan your trip.
Check-in requirements Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point /departure point 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in.
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Camera
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Menu Options
Lunch choices are required at time of booking. Please state in the "Special Request" section when checking out which of these options you would like for lunch:

[Pork] - "Los Llanos" BBQ Pork Sandwich - slow cooked pulled BBQ pork with salami, ham, tasty cheese, caramelized onion, pickles on multigrain bread

[Chicken] - "Bogota" Aioli Chicken Sandwich - pulled chicken with homemade aioli, rocket, avocado on multigrain bread

[Veg] - "Amazonas" Sandwich - roasted pumpkin, sauteed Portobello mushrooms, mozzarella, cheddar, tasty cheese with lemon sauce on multigrain bread

[Gluten/Lactose Free] - grilled chicken breast with mix green leaves in a light and fragrant lemon dressing

● The Cruise
Pending tide conditions on the river, the cruise may need to go in the opposite direction which explores Melbourne's picturesque gardens, parklands and some of the famous sporting arenas

● Child Policy
- Infants travelling on a Public Day Tour aged between 0-3 will be given an allocated seat and be seated in a Child Restraint Seat subject to availability. Child Restraint Seats will be available for hire or the customer may supply their own.
- Children aged 4-7 travelling on a Public Day Tour must be seated in an allocated seat and wear a seat belt. Booster Seats are available as an option for hire or the customer may supply their own. Children aged 4-7 must not travel in the first two rows of the coach on a Public Day Tour

● General
-Itineraries, prices and days of operation are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. A fuel levy may apply when world oil prices exceed the allowance in the fare.
-State and territory laws require all passengers to wear seat belts in seat belt equipped vehicles. The service provider is not responsible for monitoring this requirement.
-Parents, guardians or the client are required to ensure all children wear seat belts in seat belt equipped vehicles.
-The service provider is not responsible for the provision, installation and securing of children and child booster seats, capsules and child restraints. Parents, guardians or the client are responsible to provide, install and secure all child restraint and booster seats.
-The service provider is not responsible for the behaviour and safety of children when not accompanied by a parent or guardian.
-Customers are responsible for their own physical safety at all venues and locations.
-Parents or Guardians are responsible for the safety of children at all venues and locations. The service provider reserves the right to deny travel where a risk to customers, public or staff is perceived.
-Passengers must be able to ensure their own safety and enjoyment on the tour (including any stops and venues visited) and passengers with special needs must be accompanied by a carer or assistant where necessary.
-Passengers travelling in a wheel chair must travel in the wheel chair unless a spare coach seat is available.
-Wheel chairs will only be unloaded at stops which are longer than 15 minutes.
-The service provider is not responsible for the anchoring of the wheel chair.
-No illicit drugs or alcohol are to be consumed on any service provider's vehicle.
-Smoking is not permitted on any service provider's vehicle.
-The service provider reserves the right to eject any passengers behaving in an inappropriate, offensive, intoxicated or destructive manner from the vehicle or to stop the vehicle until the relevant behaviour ceases or the situation is otherwise resolved. This may include requesting that police or other relevant authorities attend.
-Passengers and the person booking are responsible for any damage they directly or indirectly cause to the vehicle. Examples of damage include vandalism, food or beverage spillage and breakage of interior or exterior fittings.
-To the extent permitted by law, service provider reserves is not responsible for any damage or soiling of luggage.
-The service provider is not a bailee in respect of any lost property left on service provider's vehicle and does not guarantee the security of any lost property.
-The service provider recommends that all customers obtain an appropriate Travel Insurance policy.
-Pending tide conditions on the river, the cruise may need to go in the opposite direction.
-The service provider reserves the right to modify or cancel tours and bookings leading up to and on the day of travel due to road, weather or other operational needs warranted at the time and will always be in the best interest and safety of all clients.

2 Overview

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

Melbourne Highlights Half Day Tour Afternoon Departs with River Cruise and Lunch

Take a relaxing Yarra River cruise complete with a generous gourmet boxed lunch prior to joining this afternoon Melbourne Highlights coach tour. This afternoon join a guided tour of Melbourne's highlights including the MCG, Royal Botanic Gardens, Docklands waterfront and the inner city bayside suburbs of Port Melbourne, St Kilda (where you'll stop for afternoon tea at own expense), Brighton Beach (to get those iconic photos of the bathing boxes) and return to the city via Albert Park Lake (site of the F1 Grand Prix).

 

Highlights
  • River Cruise
    • Scenic Yarra River cruise with commentary
    • Gourmet boxed lunch with drink to enjoy as you cruise
    • Glimpse the early settlement days as you cruise past bluestone wharves
    • Stunning views of the Melbourne skyline and opulent Crown Casino
  • Coach Tour
    • Melbourne Cricket Ground
    • National Tennis Centre and sporting precinct
    • Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens
    • Kings Domain Gardens
    • Southbank Arts and Cultural Centre
    • Gracious tree lined St Kilda Road
    • Waterfront development of the Docklands and the modern Etihad Stadium
    • Bolte Bridge providing spectacular city views
    • Port Melbourne by the sea
    • Travel by the beach to trendy St Kilda
    • Walk along Acland Street in St Kilda where you'll find a cosmopolitan mix of bars, eateries, shops and world famous patisseries
    • Sample a slice of continental cake and afternoon tea of coffee (own expense)
    • Elwood and Brighton's grand houses
    • Colourful Brighton bathing boxes - a functional remnant of a bygone era (photo stop)
    • Tour through the main street of Brighton
    • Lively Fitzroy Street in St Kilda
    • Make a circuit of Albert Park Lake - site of the F1 Grand Prix

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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