Cruises to Melbourne

Melbourne General

One of Australia’s most popular cities, cruises to Melbourne offer the amazing experience of sailing through the majestic Bass Straight and passing through beautiful Port Phillip Bay. Arriving in Port Melbourne, cruises to Melbourne offer the perfect chance to explore the city’s famous laneways, café culture, fantastic shopping and arts and live music scene. Considered the cultural capital of Australia, Melbourne is a city full of surprises. Travel via historic tram and explore colonial architecture right next to modern abstract design. Getting lost is the best way to discover Melbourne so don’t be afraid to take a wrong turn down the chic laneways and find lush gardens, secret shows, incredible art and vibrant multicultural neighbourhoods.

Cruises to Melbourne

Cruise Name Date Nights Departing Price
Melbourne Cup
Pacific Dawn
29-10-2016 7 Brisbane $999.00
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Melbourne Cup from Sydney
Carnival Spirit
30-10-2016 6 Sydney $1,598.00
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Australia Coastal
Golden Princess
11-11-2016 3 Sydney $479.00
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Tasmania - Roundtrip from Melbourne
Golden Princess
14-11-2016 6 Melbourne $1,669.00
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Australia & New Zealand
Radiance of the Seas
16-11-2016 17 Fremantle $4,186.56
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New Caledonia & Vanuatu or Fiji
Golden Princess
20-11-2016 14 Melbourne $1,799.00
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New Zealand
Celebrity Solstice
27-11-2016 12 Sydney $2,555.25
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Pacific Jewel
29-11-2016 4 Sydney $349.00
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Yarra Valley Vineyards

Melbourne’s attractions are as diverse as the city itself and you can soak up the bohemian atmosphere in any number of ways. Shop til you drop, take a step back in time or relax in stunning natural surrounds. Learn about the city’s maritime history at the Polly Woodside Museum or stroll along the banks of the Yarra River, enjoying the variety of dining and entertainment options that line this lifeblood of the city.

Sporting fans can’t miss a visit to the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) while nature lovers will enjoy a stroll through the lush greenery and historical attractions of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Nearby, the Melbourne Zoo offers a wildlife wonderland with more than 350 species of animals just minutes from the CBD.

Foodies can’t miss the 100-year-old Queen Victoria Markets in the heart of the city along with the famous ‘eat street’ of Lygon Street offering an almost endless array of cuisines, cafes and restaurants to choose from. Chinatown is another popular attraction bustling with Chinese lanterns, vibrant architecture, the Chinese Museum, a huge range of shopping and dining options and artisan delicacies.

If you have the time to venture a little further outside the confines of the city, there are some wonderful attractions to discover. Just outside Melbourne you’ll find the historic steam railway of Puffing Billy where you can experience a train trip like they did in the good old days. Along the Mornington Peninsula and charming countryside of the Yarra Valley you’ll also discover a wonderful range of wineries and vineyards ideal for a day spent grazing on fine food and tasting a variety of wines direct from the cellar door.

Arrivals & Departures

Cruise Terminal Station Pier

Waterfront Place (Port Melbourne)

Distance from City: 15kms (20mins)
Distance from Airport: 17km (30mins)
Taxi Fare Estimate: $15 - $20 one way, cruise terminal to city