Bay Sailing and Yarra River Cruise on a Classic Timber Yacht

Docklands, VIC



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  • Sail down the Yarra and into Port Philip Bay
  • Take in spectacular views of Melbourne's skyline
  • Travel in a magnificent family owned timber yacht

Enjoy a breathtaking three hour sailing experience in Melbourne's beautiful Port Phillip Bay. Departing from Docklands, you will sail down the Yarra and out into the Bay on a spectacular 60 ft family owned timber yacht.

  • Duration - 3 hours
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Three hour sailing cruise on the SV Alexander Stewart
  • Tea, coffee and snacks

The spectacular city skyline, bustling activity of Melbourne's Port and travelling aboard a traditional timber sailing ketch are some of the highlights of this unforgettable tour. Get a taste of freedom and excitement as the sails are set and enjoy the warm hospitality this magnificent vessel has to offer. Check out the spectacular timber work in the 9 double cabins!

The SV Alexander Stewart, is a fourth generation, family-owned 60ft timber yacht built by a family of boatbuilders that took almost 20 years to complete. As a result, the attention to detail is exceptional, with hand-crafted timber throughout.

This 3 hour sailing cruise offers beautiful views of the city from the water, refreshments and afternoon snacks.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Session times are seasonal - please check availability when booking
  • This cruise boards at 2:15pm sharp for a 2:30pm departure
  • The vessel returns to Docklands at 5.30 pm

Numbers on the Day

There is a maxiumum of 30 participants. 


  • Dangerous weather conditions (example gale warning) will cause cancellation of the trip
  • Guests will be notified and will have the opportunity to reschedule (please provide mobile phone number)

Dress Code

  • No high heels
  • A wet weather jacket is recommended
  • Please check Melbourne weather forecast and dress appropriately 
... and Importantly


  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
  • The Alexander Stewart is a traditional working sailing vessel and care needs to be taken when moving around the boat
  • Some degree of mobility is required
  • Most of the trip is in calm water however there may be times when the movement of the vessel may cause motion sickness in people who are prone to this


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:


  • 24 hours notice: No rescheduling fee 
  • No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances