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Melbourne City and Williamstown Ferry Cruise

  • Scenic, hassle-free ferry journey from Melbourne to Williamstown
  • Spectacular views of Melbourne and the Yarra River from the water
  • Flexible tour: one-way or round-trip, multiple departure times
Melbourne City and Williamstown Ferry Cruise
From US$16.28
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Williamstown is Melbourne’s historic port town, located at the meeting point of Hobson’s Bay and Port Phillips Bay. On this tour, take the most scenic route to Williamstown from Melbourne with a ferry cruise down the Yarra River. You can use your one-way or round-trip ticket at a time that suits you, so you can spend as long as you like enjoying the shops, cafés, and beaches of Williamstown.
What to Expect
Make your way to Melbourne’s Southbank to board the ferry to the historical suburb of Williamstown. Set sail along the Yarra River on the 1-hour cruise, enjoying magnificent views of parts of Melbourne including the Docklands and Port Phillip. Along the way, listen to the onboard audio commentary—which points out notable landmarks and offers some background information on Williamstown—and enjoy refreshments (tea or coffee is included).

On arrival in Williamstown, spend as long as you like strolling around the historic port town, browsing the many shops, or enjoying lunch at one of the atmospheric waterfront cafés.

If you’ve booked a round-trip ticket, head back to the port in time for your return ferry and end your day with a leisurely cruise back to Melbourne.
Reviews (116)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
a great crew and lots of fun

I took this cruise as I thought it would be a good way to learn about the history of Melbourne but also to see other parts that I had never seen before,the crew were very knowledgeable and had a lot of fun making jokes

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent day out

Got the ferry to Williamstown, commentary was fab, funny and informative. Williamstown is lovely with lots a cafes and restaurants slang the waterfront. We went on a Sunday when the HMAS Castlemaine and the Seaworks Museum were both open, a brilliant day out

Thank D8154NVmaryw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great way to visit Williamstown

We travelled on the Ferry today from Melbourne City to Williamstown. It was a fantastic journey with some hilarious commentary from the Caption. They have amenities on board, free coffee and tea and the journey was comfortable and very interesting. Don't miss this one.

Thank jennifersusan54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
First visit to Melbourne & Australia

We travelled the full return trip from the quay in the heart of the city to Williamstown, the skipper and crew were very good and gave commentary as we travelled down the river out of the city. On arrival at Williamstown we took leave for...More

1  Thank Barders745
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a disappointing birthday, purchased 2 return tickets for $50 , lucky to have a seat out the back on a beautiful spring day , when purchasing were told we could stay on the boat for return trip, when at Southbank got told this is...More

3  Thank nicolerogers136
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7 August 2018|
Response from Michael-4551 | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase a single ticket or a return ticket, just depends on your plans. You can also break your journey and return on a later ferry depending when you travel. Check out their website.
Carolyn F
28 May 2018|
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Response from lovethisplanet2014 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the ticket at the ticket booth next to the bridge.