Blackbird | Maribyrnong & Yarra River Cruises

Blackbird | Maribyrnong & Yarra River CruisesBlackbird | Maribyrnong & Yarra River Cruises

Welcome aboard the Blackbird ferry for your cruise on the tidal section of the river moving along the boundaries of the cities of Melbourne, Maribyrnong, Moonee Valley & Hobsons Bay.

Melbourne has two rivers, the Yarra and lesser known Maribyrnong River discovered by L.T. Robbins and Charles Grimes in 1803, settled by groups led by J.P. Fawkner and John Batman in 1835.

You can discover it on board the BLACKBIRD a traditional ferry of Lakes Entrance fame. 27 year on Melbourne's No 2 river and the winner of the only Great Yarra Riverboat Race.

Maribyrnong River Cruise


If you wish to slow down fast, this is the cruise for you. Enjoy the riverside scenery and an interesting commentary on the other side of Melbourne.

Operates :- When Vessel is not on charter.
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday.
(except Good Friday and Christmas Day).

1pm for two hours cruise.

Fare: Adults $20.00 Children $5.00

Highlights
Flemington Racecourse, Footscray Park, housing, Victoria University of Technology, rowing & canoe clubs, Melbourne's Living Museum of the West, sporting venues, art & craft centre, Essendon Golf Course, The Old Sandpits, Essendon Boulevard, wetlands.

Operates :- Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday.
(except Good Friday and Christmas Day).
The Maribyrnong River Cruise - 1pm

Port of Melbourne Cruise


This Cruise brings into view the largest container port in the southern hemisphere, a section of Melbourne which has remained largely hidden from the cities inhabitants and visitors

Operates :- When Vessel is not on charter.
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday.
(except Good Friday and Christmas Day).

4 pm for one hour.

Fare: Adults $10.00 Children $5.00

Highlights
Coode Island, Scienceworks Museum, cruising yachts, tugs at South Wharf, Swanston Dock, Appleton Dock, Holden Dock, Yarraville Wharves, Newport Power House, Westgate Bridge and the Docklands Stadium.

Blackbird out of operational service in JULY of each year for Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Yearly Survey.

Cruised



When & Where


Happens: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

City


Melbourne
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Location

Blackbird | Maribyrnong & Yarra River Cruises⊜ 1 Maribyrnong Street,   Footscray | Google Map
1 Maribyrnong Street,, Footscray, , 3011
✆ (+61 3) 9689 6431


Web Links


Blackbird | Maribyrnong & Yarra River Cruises

www.blackbirdcruises.com.au

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