Afternoon Melbourne City Tour with River Cruise

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Our afternoon tour of Melbourne showcases our Melburnian way of life. Highlights include Royal Botanic Gardens, Port Melbourne by the sea, trendy St Kilda, Brighton Beach bathing boxes, Yarra River cruise with gourmet boxed lunch.

Afternoon Melbourne City Tour with River Cruise
From$125 aud

Group booking discount

Tour Highlights

  • Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Lygon Street - cafe culture & 'Little Italy'
  • Prestigious Melbourne University
  • Royal Exhibition Buildings & Museum
  • Parliament House and Princess Theatre
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
  • Melbourne's best arcades

Tour Info

Code GL-372L
  • Day Tour
Duration 5 Hours
Price From $125


Vehicle Mini Bus
Suitability Open Age
Start Melbourne @ 12.00 pm
Finish Melbourne @ 05.30 pm

Take a relaxing Yarra River cruise complete with a generous gourmet boxed lunch prior to joining our afternoon Melbourne Highlights coach tour. This afternoon we'll take you on 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 we'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 of this tour


River Cruise

Scenic Yarra River cruise with commentary

Gourmet boxed lunch with drink to enjoy as you cruise

Glimpse our early settlement days as you cruise past the barque "Polly Woodside" and 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 Shrine of Remembrance and take in city views from it's upper floor

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

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

Fashionable Chapel Street in Prahran - home to Shopping, dining and entertainment


  • Guided walk, river cruise,
  • gourmet boxed lunch with drink 
  • free Wi-Fi on coach


  • All the highlight visiting are subject to time availability and the tour group. 
  • We will visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, lake and cafe on MON & WED when the market is closed.
  • Tour concludes near Flinders St Station/Southbank.

Departure Point

Departs: 12pm (Make you own way to corner of Flinders & Russell Streets) Returns: 5.30pm


  • River cruise,
  • gourmet boxed lunch with drink
  •  free Wi-Fi on coach

Lunch Options 

Lunch choices are required at time of booking. Please state in notes section when checking out which of these three options you would like for lunch:

  • Beef - Focaccia with roasted beef, mozzarella, tomato, avocado and basil pesto
  • Chicken - Chapatis wrapped with Tandoori chicken, red onion, baby spinach and seasonal vegetables
  • Veg - Focaccia with eggplant, zucchini, roasted pacific red capsicum, pumpkin, basil pesto and feta cheese

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