See the very best of Melbourne on both land and water with your Melbourne hop-on, hop-off tour and river cruise.
MELBOURNE HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TOUR
Enjoy a flexible experience while making sure you don’t miss any of the sights with your Melbourne hop-on, hop-off ticket. Witness the famous Melbourne landmarks and attractions such as Melbourne University, Federation Square and Docklands Stadium. Customise your travel and create your own itinerary – the choice is yours!
Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 24 hours and the buses operate on two routes – the City Route (red) and the St. Kilda Route (blue).
Major Attractions covered:
You have the freedom to hop on and hop off from the buses at any of the sites at your will.
MELBOURNE RIVER CRUISE
After your open-top bus tour around the city, you can choose one of the three great cruises, which cover different aspects of the city as well as offer spectacular views of the Melbourne skyline from the river.
Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Your ticket is valid for 24 hours
River Cruise: 1 hour
Hop-on, Hop-off Tour: Buses depart between 9:30am and 5:30pm; every 40-60 minutes. Since this is an outdoor activity, the schedules might just change sometimes. Check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.
Download the Bus Timetable.
Ports and Dockland: 12:10pm & 3pm
River Gardens: 11am & 1:30pm
Williamstown Ferry: 12:30pm, 2:30pm & 3:30pm. Varies due to seasonality, refer the Cruise Timetable
Timings are subject to change
Hop-On, Hop-Off: Redeem your tickets at Federation Square (Mobile Vouchers are accepted here). To start from any of the stops, please show printed voucher to the driver.
River Cruise: Cruises depart from Southgate Promenade, near the Langham Hotel on the river’s edge. Please arrive at the start point 20 mins prior to departure.
Cruise departure point is a 5 minute walk from Federation Square (stop 1), you may choose to start with cruise after exchange of tickets.
You may end the bus tour at any of the stops
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
Timetable for the Melbourne River Cruises is subject to tidal and weather conditions and demand. We strongly recommend contacting Melbourne River Cruises (03 8610 2600) to confirm tour departure times. No/limited river cruises available on public holiday and event days.