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Southbank

Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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US$236.39*
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2-Hour Self-Drive Boat Hire on the Yarra River
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US$54.55*
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Melbourne Bike Tour with Coffee and Drinks Including Yarra River and Southbank
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Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes restaurants and shopping areas. Very up and coming.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“yarra river” (275 reviews)
“crown casino” (126 reviews)
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Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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"yarra river"
in 275 reviews
"crown casino"
in 126 reviews
"street performers"
in 58 reviews
"south bank"
in 78 reviews
"great place to stroll"
in 20 reviews
"nice walk"
in 48 reviews
"chinese new year"
in 18 reviews
"arts centre"
in 35 reviews
"sunny day"
in 41 reviews
"city skyline"
in 17 reviews
"food hall"
in 18 reviews
"flinders street station"
in 37 reviews
"visiting melbourne"
in 18 reviews
"bridge"
in 123 reviews
"southgate"
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"cafes"
in 93 reviews
"cyclists"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Southbank is ok but really nothing special it has some restaurants and the casino up one end and that is the part that attracts most of the people. You can access the Crown casino from here and there are also restaurants along the front with...More

Thank Bj L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always a pleasure to walk along South Bank at night.. The river reflecting the city lights, romantic. The street buskers haunting melodies, the late night cafes and bars humming with laughter, the promenade sculptures come to life under the spot lights. Once you’ve walked across...More

Thank RedTart1
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

....but please...that competing music coming from bars on Flinders St Station side of the Yarra...does it have to be so loud ( Especially on Fri and Sat night) that it drowns out everyone's music / sound on Southbank. Melb City Council/EPA- you really need to...More

Thank TrishFD
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice place to walk around and check out the views of Melbourne and along the rivers edge. There are a lot of eating places to choose from and to have a couple of drinks or coffee and cake also, it has a nice atmosphere to...More

Thank R8118MZmaryp
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We’ve decided to try this place. German/Bavarian, beer, sausages who doesn’t like them. The place is easy to find and welcoming staffs will usher you straight to your comfy and spacious dining area. We ordered Rotisserie Platte, tasting beer paddle and Tucker Original in stein....More

Thank Clivenme2002
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well woth taking a walk along the river edge if you have the time. A number of good eating places and bars. Interesting mix of tourists and cylcists along there. Can take a ferry trip from the banks or walk down to the Casino. It...More

Thank maurice e
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to people watch and or just soak up the atmosphere. Lots of lovely spots to sit along the banks of the river and watch the boats, the helicopters landing, enjoy an ice cream or visit one of the many bars or restaurants. I...More

Thank R G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

2 Nana's took grand kids to an event at art centre in first week (Tues) of the school term break and chose lunch at the Southbank food court. Expensive of course but you tolerate that for the good location and wide choice of meals for...More

Thank 312Jill
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People watching 101 here.. when the city is busy, or head off very early in the morning so that you can enjoy the riverside before the crowds arrive. Great place for your morning exercise. Perfect spot to grab lunch - so many restaurants to choose...More

Thank cossiefamily
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk along the Yarra River, smell the delicious aromas coming from the restaurants that line the bank. Day or night, Southbank is picturesque

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hocestbellum
3 January 2018|
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Response from Lissette0708 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think this is a question. Fact is, I have walked there both day and night and never experienced any issues. No "roughsleepers", no loitering, or potsmoking "disadvantaged" people. Perhaps it's a misconception but... More
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Ymosi E
29 July 2015|
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Response from Star707 | Reviewed this property |
The ubiquitous Food Hall on the ground level will have heaps of breakfast options if it is just fuel that you are looking for. If you can be bothered, hop on a tram and get yourself to the Victoria Market which is nearby (or... More
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