Established in 1987, City River Cruises offers sightseeing and function cruises through Melbourne’s beautiful Parks, Gardens, Ports and Docklands aboard our corporate cruiser the Melba Star.

Accommodating from 20 to 160 passengers, the MV Melb Star caters for corporate luncheons and dinners, river transfers, weddings, engagements, birthday parties, Christmas functions, New Year’s Eve parties, social-club activities, educational school excursions, daily sightseeing cruises, business lunches and dinners and much more. We can arrange all of your catering requirements for Buffets, Cocktail parties, Luncheons and Dinners. City River Cruises’ friendly Function Co-ordinators will assist you on all aspects of the planning of your function from menus and bar facilities through to the smallest details.

The Melba Star will adapt splendidly to any occasion. The duration of the cruise can be organised to suit your needs. The Melba Star has been designed with particular emphasis on passenger comfort, with seating facilities, heating and private washrooms and a large sundeck. The ample fully weather protected indoor area and large after-deck allows for all occasion cruising, ideal any time of year. With our state of the art sound system and excellent musical directors, your party is guaranteed to be a hit.

For more information or to book your function, please contact us during business hours and one of our friendly Cruise Co-ordinators will be more than happy to help you make arrangements.

Our Cruises

Derby Day Return Ferry Transfer Package

MAKE A REAL ENTRANCE AT DERBY DAY THIS YEAR WITH CITY RIVER CRUISES ON BOARD THE MELBA STAR Imagine traveling
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3rd Nov 2018

Melbourne Cup Day Return Ferry Transfer Package

MAKE A REAL ENTRANCE AT MELBOURNE CUP DAY THIS YEAR WITH CITY RIVER CRUISES ON BOARD THE MELBA STAR Imagine
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6th Nov 2018

Oaks Day Return Ferry Transfer Package

MAKE A REAL ENTRANCE AT OAKS DAY THIS YEAR WITH CITY RIVER CRUISES ON BOARD THE MELBA STAR Imagine traveling
2 Hours
8th Nov 2018

Cruise B: Parks, Sports Precinct and River Gardens: Upstream

As you cruise up to historic Herring Island and Como House, you will pass some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks,
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All Year Round

Cruise A: Port of Melbourne and Docklands: Downstream

As you travel downstream to the port of Melbourne, you will pass Southgate, Melbourne’s Crown Casino (the largest Casino in
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All Year Round