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 red City route and the blue St. Kilda route.
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. Buses arrive approximately every 45 minute to 120 minutes.
Timings may vary due to seasonality.
Please refer to the tour route map for complete schedule details.
Ports and Dockland: Departs at 12:10pm and 3pm
River Gardens: Departs at 11am and 1:30pm
Williamstown Ferry: Departs between 10:30am and 3:30pm.
Timings may vary due to seasonality
Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: The buses start from Federation Square. The voucher must be exchanged at Stop No. 1 (Federation Square).
River Cruise: All cruises depart from Southgate Promenade, near the Langham Hotel on the river’s edge. So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 20 mins early.
Hop-On, Hop-Off Tours: You may end the tour at any of the stops
River Cruise: Same as the start point
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.
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.
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.