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PLEASE NOTE: The 2016 whale watching season has now finished. Tickets for the 2017 whale season will be available soon! Head down to Phillip Island for a...

Melbourne Water Activities

Located close to Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne is truly a unique city and one of the most visited tourist destinations in Australia.

When it comes to activities on the water, Melbourne offers an array of fun-filled activities suitable for visitors of all ages.

Water Activities in Melbourne – Day or Night Cruise on the Yarra River


Popular water activities in the city include boat cruises and kayak tours, but if you head a little further out, you can enjoy surfing, paddle boarding, snorkelling and so much more.

When planning a visit to visit Melbourne in the warmer months, your list of things to do should include spending a day out on the water with a kayak tour. These kayaking tours will take you over the Yarra River which runs right down the middle of the Melbourne CBD. From this vantage point, you will have unobstructed views of Melbourne’s beautiful skyline.

If sightseeing is on your agenda, then take a relaxing cruise down the Yarra River. These tours will take you past the beautiful Southbank, Crown Casino, Docklands and Federation Square.

For a truly Aussie adventure, head down to Phillip Island and watch the penguin parade as they come in to nest on the beach at dusk. From Phillip Island, you can also hop on a boat and see the furry seals and bottlenose dolphins. Some tours even allow you to swim in the water with these beautiful creatures.

There are so many water activities to choose from, so check out the links below!


Whale Watching Tours

PLEASE NOTE: The 2016 whale watching season has now finished. Tickets for the 2017 whale season will be available soon! Head down to Phillip Island for a fabulous Whale Watching experience between June and August each...

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Dolphin Tours

It may surprise you that dolphin watching is one of the fabulous activities that you can enjoy whilst in Melbourne. So why not head out into Port Phillip Bay or Sorrento to try and catch these beautiful creatures in the...

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Kayak

When planning a visit to visit Melbourne in the warmer months, your list of things to do should include spending a day out on the water with a kayak tour. These kayaking tours will take you over the Yarra River which...

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melbourne Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

Australia has some of the best scuba dive locations in the country. Although Victoria is known for its beautiful hilly terrain, popular wine regions and scenic towns, the state is also a popular destination for scuba...

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melbourne Fishing Charters

Fishing Charters

Many coastal towns, inland rivers and lakes near Melbourne offer amazing fishing opportunities for visitors. You can bring your own rod and reel and enjoy fishing at any of these locations. If you don’t have your...

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Boat Hire

For those who enjoy being out on the water, why not hire a boat and head out on the Yarra River with some family or friends. There are a couple of options for private boat hire in Melbourne, and we have listed two below...

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Paddleboarding

Stand up paddleboarding is a fun way to spend some time on the water, whilst getting a great workout at the same time! Paddle boarding is an activity that can be enjoyed by all ages and fitness levels, so come on down...

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Bells Beach Surfing Classic

Surfing Lessons

Blessed with extensive sun-kissed beaches, the Great Ocean Road offers a multitude of activity options including surfing lessons. Travel just one hour from Melbourne and learn how to surf in the pristine waters of...

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Snorkelling

You may not think of Melbourne as a snorkelling destination in Australia, but there are actually some great places where you can go snorkelling in Victoria. Most people go snorkelling in the summer months down at...

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Shark Diving

For those wanting an underwater adventure go on a scuba shark diving experience where you can dive with sharks. The SEA Life Aquarium is a unique aquarium that is home to thousands of aquatic animals and marine...

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Jet Boat

The amazing city of Melbourne a haven for all adventure lovers. Whether it’s skydiving, para sailing, a hot air balloon ride or a jet boat adventure, Melbourne has something for everyone. Check out the adventurous jet...

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Lunch Cruises

Take a sightseeing tour around Melbourne in the best way possible, with a relaxing lunch time cruise. There are a number of cruises scheduled throughout the day in Melbourne as well as a lunch cruise which meanders down...

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Windsurfing

In the warmer months, head down to St. Kilda Beach and get some windsurfing lessons in the beautiful waters off Port Phillip Bay. Travel just 15 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and learn how to windsurf in the waters of...

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Night Cruise

After a long day of sightseeing, what better way to relax in Melbourne than by taking an evening or night cruise. One of the best cruises to take is an evening dinner cruise along the iconic Yarra River. Night Cruises...

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