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Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We walk on the South bank 2 Times during our 4 days staying in Melbourne. Many places to Seat near the river and Many restaurants to discover.

Thank Johanne D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time to visit Melbourne, and surely we fell in love with the city immediately. In the heart of the city runs the Yarra river; with a controversial past where it served as being a sewer for industrial waste, and with an...More

Thank Sabir S S
Reviewed 1 week ago

brilliant city - layed back but fun atmosphere. plenty to do, see, eat and drink. really had a great time visiting for business AND pleasure.

Thank tc2323
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yarra was once known as "the river that flows upside down," in reference to pollution by industry and sewerage. Now, it is a pleasant river, but still not a river one would care to take a dip in. The Yarra has a footbridge from...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's very nice to just stroll along the Yarra River. There are a lot of places to eat along the river.

Thank VivGeoff P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip on the Yarra down to Williamstown on the ferry. Very informative skipper who did a great commentary. Complimentary tea and coffee. Very comfortable boat. Ideal way to spend a few hours. Very accessible for older people.

Thank Bobbie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere good places to eat and drink plenty of pubs and lots to do love the walk along river

Thank Zeelike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 hour cruise of the Yarra river was worth every cent! Great way to experience Melbourne's attractions.

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of atmosphere,eating ,live and recorded music to be seen. Some places the recorded music was too loud for pleasant eating. Shopping and meeting places adorned this long strolling venue.

Thank yneverknow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river and its colour have been a source of commentary for years but it is still the heart of Melbourne. May not compare to Sydney's harbour but it is still special wandering down Southbank enjoying the vast array of wonderful restaurants.

Thank RonWamberal
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Fleur2012
5 January 2015|
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Response from minuit1942 | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed the Yarra River in Melbourne as a scenic attraction with many activities available. I stayed at a large hotel, The Langham, which offers a river view. Can you be more specific about the information you are... More
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