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Arbory Afloat Christmas Day

A Very Merry Christmas on The Yarra!

Sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you as you graze on a selection of seafood, wood-fired pizza and snacks from our Turquoise Coast inspired menu in our own riverside tropical oasis. We’ll supply the Christmas Crackers, Sunshine & our favourite local DJs spinning tunes all day long, you provide the Christmas Cheer.

Select from Table Reservations or upgrade to our Riverside Daybed & Poolside Cabana packages (don’t forget to bring your togs!).

Options Available:

Table Reservations

are available for 4-20 guests throughout the day with a 2.5 hour sitting time. A minimum spend of $85 per person is required to secure your booking (plus booking fee). This amount will be given to you in the form of a pre-paid tab card with which you can purchase any items off our extensive menu in either food or beverage. Unfortunately we cannot reserve tables for groups smaller than 4 on Christmas Day, but we will have space available for walk in guests on the day.

Daybed Package

$450 for 4-6 guests (plus booking fee)
This package includes a Magnum of Rose (1.5L), a Huge Mezze Platter (Flatbread, Trio of Dips, Pastirma, Olives, Calamari, Escabeche, Biber, Kavun Melon, Pickled Stavros Peppers), Seafood Platter & 3 Pizzas (select on the day) on one of our Extra Large Daybeds Along with 2 lounge chairs.
Multiple daybeds can be reserved in a single booking, Afloat will attempt to place you close together, noting they may not be directly adjacent.
Start times available: 12pm-1pm, 4pm-5pm, 8pm-9pm

Cabana Package

$920 for 8-12 guests (plus booking fee)
Features Two Magnums Rose, Two Mezze Platters (Hot & Cold), Large Seafood Platter & 6 Pizzas (select on the day).
Start times available: 12pm-1pm, 4pm-5pm, 8pm-9pm



A pre-paid minimum spend of $85pp is required to secure a table reservation on Christmas Day. This amount will be offered as a pre-paid tab card on arrival to be spent on any food or beverage item on our menu purchased from the bar.

A 10% public holiday surcharge applies to all menu items.

Table allocation (sitting times) are 2.5 hours from the start of your booking time. Daybed & Cabanas may be rebooked after 3 hours. Our team we will do our best to reallocate you if we have availability and you wish to stay afloat with us longer.

Cancellation is available up until the 20th Dec after which point cancellation is only available due to inclement weather up to 48 hours in advance.

While we have many gluten free items on the menu, all contain traces due to the nature of our kitchen. Please inform staff of any dietary requirements when ordering.

Arbory Afloat takes it’s responsible service of alcohol seriously. Please encourage your guests to drink responsibly as no refund can be offered if a guest is asked to leave due to intoxication or anti-social behaviour.

In the event that the governments brings back certain Covid restrictions and we must cancel some or all bookings, full refunds will be given minus the booking fee, which unfortunately cannot be refunded.

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Northbank Yarra River, Melbourne, VIC 3000
+613 9629 1547/