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Head on down to Williamstown on the yarra river. The 1 hour cruise was really nice. Lots to see... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
melfromaustralia
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Korumburra, Australia
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This is a great way to see the Yarra river part of Melbourne , good commentary all the way to... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
Bigbobbygee
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Gem Pier, Williamstown | BERTH 1, SOUTHGATE; next to the Elizabeth St walk Bridge, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Head on down to Williamstown on the yarra river. The 1 hour cruise was really nice. Lots to see along the way and if you get a nice day sitting out side is a must. The ride is smooth and I enjoyed seeing Melbourne from.a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melfromaustralia
Reviewed 13 February 2019

This is a great way to see the Yarra river part of Melbourne , good commentary all the way to williamstown , lots of restaurants and some very quirky shops it was a good day out I recommend it .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bigbobbygee
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Crew was pleasant but owners need to fix the ferry it’s falling apart. Also the booking of tickets was told to ring to purchase on website got to the boat and was told that my receipt number was good enough I had to track down...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Before we set off on our excursion I searched reviews on the various ferry services & it appeared that Williamstown Ferries was the recommended option. After leaving later than the supposed poorer option competition, which we were pre-warned of, our “quaint” little ferry arrived. What...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vicr56
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Wonderful spot for fishing, beautiful view of the city , great place for relaxing. Car parking is near, shops and restaurants.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 233zaidj
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

We wish we would have read the other reviews before climbing aboard. We are actually on the boat now. We thought we were getting on a sightseeing boat with maybe some informative commentary. The boat itself is very cramped and hot and the windows are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravelingBeasleys
Reviewed 11 January 2019

We bought a return ferry ticket to Williamstown for New Year's day (Jan 1st, 2019). On the trip going from city to Williamstown, it was the larger ferry that collected passengers. There was plenty of space to move about and breathe air outside. The weather...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

I bought a return ticket - DON’T DO THAT! The boat is small - outside space squashed and there was no guided information throughout the journey. I felt sick, no tea or water was offered... honestly the river ride is through industrial space and was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Marvels G
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our ferry cruise along the Yarra from melbourne city to Williamstown. The skipper, Chris, wss informative and had a great sense of humour. It was great seeing the sites along the way and a relaxing way to go between the two destinations.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Baylovers
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the trip to Williamstown. I was the only passenger on an overcast day .The pilot was very interesting and pointed out the sights as we went. Coming back I had to share the ferry with two overseas visitors, the sun came out and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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