Popular Destinations from Melbourne

Melbourne is the perfect place to start a South Pacific adventure, a voyage to the beautiful coastal cities of New Zealand or a trip along Australia's east coast towards the tropics and and on to Asia.

Melbourne Cruising Seasons

Melbourne is a year round departure point for cruising.

Cruise Ships Departing Melbourne

Melbourne Port

Port of Melbourne

The Port of Melbourne is the principle terminal for cruise ships docking in Victoria's capital. The port is located approximately 4 kilometres from Melbourne CBD.

Approximate travel times and costs

By car/taxi

  • 10 minutes from Collins Street, CBD (taxi $10.00 to $20.00)
  • 30 minutes from Tullamarine Airport (taxi $40.00 to $60.00)

By tram

  • 9 minutes from Collins Street to the Port of Melbourne

Port Facilities


There is no public parking available at the Port. There are however short-term car spaces available in the Waterfront Place precinct near the Station Pier.

Shops and restaurants

The Port of Melbourne is located moments from Port Melbourne and Southbank, with the CBD just on the other side of the Yarra River. There are also shops, restaurants and cafes located along the waterfront.

Location of Passenger Port

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