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Yarra River

Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1300 365 975
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“boat trip” (16 reviews)
Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 1300 365 975
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great river to walk along, accessible safe and interesting. But unfortunately lots of litter and some homeless dudes hanging about. Not ideal at night but okay during the day. The Yarra river is beautifully lit up at night, lots of coloured lights and reflections on...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 6 days ago

The yarra river is a wonderful place to take visitors from overseas it is also good for us to use it facilities like BBQ'S and bikes to ride around the river and plenty of walking tracks for exercise great for the family I highly recommend...More

1  Thank R8118MZmaryp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went down to the Yarra river to look for the artwork to highlight the plight of the refugees. We were unable to find it but enjoyed the walk down the Yarra river anyway, lot's of small bars and cafes on route and a safe...More

Thank GourockRhona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy the trip. The view and the surrounding area. People watch eat, drink or just enjoy the scenery. Enjoy the local area and all that's on offer. I walked the Yarra, sat for a while and took a boat trip. Fabulous.

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a pleasant boat cruise for an hour along Yara and got contested informed and relaxed. Well worth it and not expensive.

1  Thank Peter J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yarra was once known as "the river that flows upside down," in reference to pollution by industry and sewerage. Now, it is a pleasant river, but still not a river one would care to take a dip in. The Yarra has a footbridge from...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An awesome walk or if you can canoe it's even more fun! The evening view is just breathtaking. One can observe the birds from the bridge too.

Thank 222Prem1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked the length of the promenade along the Yarra River looking for a coffee but it did not eventuate. The area is nice and lots of people out walking. definitely worth a stroll

Thank Andyk2121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This river cuts through the city of Melbourne or one should say that the city was built around it due to the young age of the city as world cities go It is a fairly busy River but mostly for river cruises and not a...More

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on one of the daily afternoon cruises down the Yarra River & was just relaxing & lovely to see the City & surroundings.

Thank Munkee P
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5 January 2015|
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Response from minuit1942 | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed the Yarra River in Melbourne as a scenic attraction with many activities available. I stayed at a large hotel, The Langham, which offers a river view. Can you be more specific about the information you are... More