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Port of Sale Heritage Cruises

Take a step back, to a time when our rivers were our highways, and enjoy a tranquil journey along the Sale Canal (Australia’s longest man-made canal) and Thomson River aboard the 100-year-old Rubeena. The beautiful wooden boat cruises gently among the gum trees as skipper Alan Lewis shares the history of the region. Spot the wildlife and birds and relax as you journey to the renowned Swing Bridge and return to the Port of Sale.

Top three experiences near Port of Sale Heritage Cruises

1) Spot koalas, kingfishers and other birds and wildlife as you cruise along the Thomson River.

2) Learn the history of the region from its first people, the Gunaikurnai, to the present.

3) Cruise under the historic Swing Bridge, on historic wooden boat, The Rubeena, first launched in 1912.


At a glance


Canal Road, Sale, Victoria 3850


+61 (0) 400 933 112



[email protected]


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River Cruise, Sale, Port Of Sale



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