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Melbourne Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour + River Cruise

Product ID: 163113
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See the sights of Melbourne on a City Sightseeing hop on hop off bus tour, followed by a superb sightseeing River Cruise. Enjoy unlimited hop on hop off for 24hrs with your ticket, plus the choice of 1 of 3 river cruises.
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Duration: 24 hours
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  • Enhance your sightseeing experience on a Melbourne River Cruise - you can choose 1 of 3
  • Discover more of Melbourne's many sights from the water
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Melbourne from our double-decker, open-top buses
Full description
Enjoy incredible access to a City Sightseeing Melbourne bus tour for 24-hours with your ticket. Customers will have access to two routes - City and St Kilda - where they will be able to hop-on and hop-off at any of the tour stops to explore this beautiful city at their own leisure! 

Start the City Route at the famous Federation Square - home to the Plaza that boasts a unique architectural structure and is the host of some of Melbourne's most famous sports, music and art events. The square is one of the cities most modernised and up-and-coming areas, home to many cafes, restaurants and bars. Continue along the City Route to famous landmarks, including Eureka Skydeck - the highest public viewpoint in the southern hemisphere - or hop-off at the Harbour Town, where you'll find the iconic Melbourne Star. Discover more into the history of Melbourne at the Melbourne Museum, or hop-off at Cathedral Place to admire some of the cities original architectural treasures.

Hop-on to the St Kilda route and enjoy panoramic sea views as you drive along South Melbourne Beach, as well as the vibrant, bright and colourful lights of Luna Park! Hop-off and stroll along Melbourne's beautiful and peaceful harbour, or hop-off at the Arts Centre to admire the unique structure of this iconic venue. 

Add more to your sightseeing experience with a fabulous River Cruise. 

With this ticket option, choose from 1 of 3 river cruises - Ports & Docklands; 1 Hour River Garden's or Williamstown City & Boat Trip. 

Ports & Docklands: Enjoy a journey along Victoria Docks where you will discover the rich maritime heritage of Melbourne, plus panoramic views of popular landmarks including Melbourne CBD, Bolte Bridge, Crown Entertainment Complex and Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

River Garden's: Admire beautiful views as you cruise along Melbourne's picturesque river system and pass by Melbourne's many gardens and parkland's, famous arenas and most vibrant districts. This 60-minute boat tour is a great addition to your sightseeing experience.

Williamstown City: This boat tour will take you on a 45-60 minute journey to Williamstown along the marvellous Yarra River. Passengers on this ferry can choose between hopping off at Port Phillip Bay to explore Williamstown (make your return trip later), or stay on the tour and take in the peaceful surroundings as the ferry returns to Melbourne.
  • 24-hour bus ticket
  • English tour commentary on-board the bus
  • River cruise

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Meeting point

The first stop along the route is Federation Square. Passengers can join the tour at any of the stops along the routes.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• With your voucher, enjoy flexible access for up to 12 months from the travel date you select at check-out
• Bus tour:
City Route: 09:30 - 17:30, departures every 40 mins
St Kilda Route: 09:45 - 16:45, departures every 60 mins
Full Durations: 120 mins (City Route), 80 mins (St Kilda Route)
Commentary: English Only
This tour operates all year round.

• River Cruises:
All cruises depart from Southbank Promenade (Berth 5, Southgate) daily.

May - Sep, tours depart at 10:30, 12:30, 14:30 from Mon to Fri. On Weekends, tours depart at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30 and 14:30.
Apr - Oct, tours depart at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30 and 14:30, 7 days a week.

River Garden's:
May - Sep, tours depart at 11:00, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 15:00.
Oct - Apr, tours depart at 11:00, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 15:00 & 16:00.

Port & Dockland's:
May - Sep, tours depart at 10:30, 11:30, 12:10, 13:30, 14
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Product ID: 163113