Yarra River - Queen St Bridge to Princes Bridge (Yarra River)


Yarra River - Queen St Bridge to Princes Bridge (Yarra River)

Taking in waterfront dining venues, the arts precincts of Melbourne and trendy bars nestled on the Yarra, the bustling Southbank precinct is nestled between the Queen Street Bridge and Princess Bridge. Join a river cruise and experience Melbourne’s magnificent skyline from the river. My cruise operators depart from here. 

How to get there

Yarra River - Queen St Bridge to Princes Bridge (Yarra River)

Need to know

Yarra River - Queen St Bridge to Princes Bridge (Yarra River)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No motorised vehicles, including electric bikes or scooters allowed on management vehicle only paths, tracks or roads
  • Load, weight restrictions


  • Water hazards
    • Shallow water
    • Deep water
    • Strong currents
    • Flash flooding
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Shallow Waters - River Channel Downstream of Charles Grimes Bridge

The channel immediately downstream of Charles Grimes Bridge in the vicinity of Yarra's Edge Marina has reduced water depth as a result of sediment build up. Minimum depth at low tide may be less than 2m. Large vessels should navigate the area with caution.

Notice to River Users 7 December 2023

As Waterway Manager under the Marine Safety Act 2010 Parks Victoria wishes to advise these waterway closures and activities (PDF) on the Yarra River, Maribyrnong River and Victoria Harbour.

Attachments: NTRU December 7 (1,374KB)

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