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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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Char-grilled beef eye fillet with a prawn garnish on a potato and pumpkin mash, broccolini with a creamy garlic jus (served medium)
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Crispy skinned salmon fillet served with saffron mayonnaise alongside roast potatoes and a mixed leaf salad
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Chicken breast marinated and char-grilled in a basil pesto atop a corn polenta wedge served with green peas and porcini cream sauce
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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 (688)
1 - 5 of 26 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Rain doesnt stop us

Fantastic food and wonderful experience travelling down the yarra as the sun came down. Nice wine to compliment the food all at a reasonable price. Lots to see wish we had know what some of the buildings were as we went past.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarahgE4696QJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So you don’t cruise down the Yarra, you drift down a small section of it ever so slowly. The mediocre meals are pre cooked off the boat and served warm to you, the soft drinks are flat. You serve your own wine at the table....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank kristyc858
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A pleasant night and a good meal.

The boat leaves the riverside opposite the main street of Melbourne. You must book as it is popular. There is a slow trip up river giving views of the city and returning when it is lit up at night. The food is very good but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 405peter
Reviewed 18 November 2018

This was, to be honest, our second choice of dinner option to celebrate our wedding anniversary whilst visiting Melbourne last week - the restaurant tram crowd cancelled our booking at short notice. However we thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and overall experience on the Spirit of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 17Barb17
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile
Great view of the water and dinner

I came on the dinner cruise for a family birthday. The location is very close to public transport and major attractions. The boat was very impressive. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. Food was very tasty and a good menu choice. Not sure if...More

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17 January 2019|
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Response from 405peter | Reviewed this property |
Best to contact boat company. You can get to the boat easily and we walked in via a ramp. Being a boat it probably has a lip on the cabin to stop water entering but there are ample crew and I m sure they would help.
Graham M
11 October 2018|
Response from Teresa De Fazio A |
Of coarse