Riverland is one of Melbourne’s original iconic waterfront venues. The heritage listed venue is situated in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, on the banks of the Yarra River. This hidden gem has a versatile range of outdoor and indoor spaces, perfect for corporate and social functions.

Guests are provided with exceptional service that is professionally delivered with a casual personalised twist; creating a truly memorable customer experience is Riverland’s passion.

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Private Deck

The Space

The Private Deck at Riverland Bar is an exclusive premium outdoor function space nestled alongside the Princes Bridge. Its bluestone walls complement the iconic backdrop of Arts Centre Melbourne, the Southbank precinct and heritage listed boatsheds. The space provides the perfect location for private function guests to casually enjoy the sun in summer or bask under the heaters and fairy-lit umbrellas in winter. The Private Deck comes complete with an optional mobile bar and dedicated bartender to ensure speedy and convenient service delivery.


Exclusive riverfront location, Southbank and Princes Bridge views, private entry, bluestone walls, feature pot plants, picnic tables, mic, live music option, house music, ipod connection, fairy-lit umbrellas, and free standing heaters, *optional marquee, *optional pop-up bar (*additional costs)


Half Venue Riverland

The Space

A Half Venue hire at Riverland is the perfect choice if you want to offer your guests flexibility and freedom to freely mingle across different areas throughout the beer garden. Soak up the summer sun or bask in the warmth provided by heaters and over-head awnings through the cooler months. Get access to two exclusive bars, flexible furniture options, toilets, Yarra River and Southbank views plus the option for live acoustic music or DJ’s to perform through the dedicated audio system.


Semi-private riverfront location, heritage listed boatshed & Princes Bridge views, bluestone walls, feature pot plants, high tables and stools, bench seating & tables, house music, fairy-lit umbrellas outside, ceiling and feature lighting inside, gas heaters and umbrellas, BBQ & feature bar.