Canoe Melbourne

$50 first hour $10 additional hours

Up The Creek Melbourne is founded on a commitment to the developing connection between Melbourne, its citizens and the lifeblood of our city, the mighty Birrarung. We seek to enable the whole person to thrive, as part of a living system, in the Anthropocene. David Attenbrough said

"the whole of life is coming to terms with yourself and the natural world."

Connecting with the more than human world now, perhaps more than ever before, is important for Citizens and the Yarra alike

Based on the boat ramp in Alexandra Gardens opposite Federation Square.  Up The Creek offer you access to the Yarra in the heart of Melbourne.  Drop by and hire a canoe or inflatable kayak.


  • Herring Island. There is a sculpture walk shelter and public toilets on the island.  a 1.5  hour paddle each way.
  • Hawthorn Rowing Sheds 2.5 - 3.5 hours each way.
  • Collingwood Convent 3,5 -4.5 hrs each way.

Down stream

  • Docklands precinct and the Bolte Bridge 1 hour each way.
  • South Bank
  • Polly Woodside

One way hire is available at a cost subject to availability.

Drop in and say hello, 1 Boathouse Drive Melbourne


Come on let's go up the creek!

Book your Canoe Melbounre experience today