Private tour

Melbourne Cultural Highlights City Walk

4.9 / 5

14 reviews

Melbourne Cultural Highlights City Walk

From US$ 156.71 per group up to 2

The best 'comprehensive highlights of the city' tour you can find. With equal enthusiasm for the past and present, your guide will take you on a fun and relaxed adventure through Melbourne's cultural landscape.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Explore the city’s laneways and arcades home to street art, café culture, music and ornate architecture
  • Learn about Melbourne’s rich past from Melbourne’s indigenous history
  • Get a feel for modern and future Melbourne with a local guide
  • Enjoy a delicious tea, coffee or hot chocolate
  • Gain insights into the best restaurants, bars, and cool places to go during your stay
Full description
Starting with Melbourne's Aboriginal history you will weave your way through various cityscapes to learn about Melbourne's past - from early settlement to the gold rush boom and rich influence of the city's immigrants. Modern Melbourne is a vibrant, buzzing metropolis unparalleled by any city in Australia. Explore the city's famed laneways and arcades - learning about street art, music & cafe culture. The architecture of 'Marvellous Melbourne' is also a highlight as well as modern marvels including Federation Square, the MCG, and the Eureka building. You will also get time to ask lots of questions and find out the best places to eat and drink and have fun in the city.
  • A local guide
  • A map
  • Coffee/tea/hot chocolate
  • List of bars/cafes/restaurants/things to do in the city
  • Extra food, drinks, alcohol
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

The tour departs from outside the 7/11 convenience store within Federation Square, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia. The 7/11 is next to Time Out café. Look for your guide, who will be wearing a shirt with the local tour operator's name on, or carrying the logo. There is construction taking place at Federation Square so please try and arrive early to ensure you have time to find your guide.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Wear good walking shoes and bring a camera.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 14 reviews

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Excellent knowledgeable guide created a relaxed friendly atmosphere- learned loads. Tip: do on first or second day. We left following day, wishing we could check out some of his recommendations. Will def do next time!

February 13, 2020

A highly informative tour covering settlement history, gold rush and modern culture. Moving along the river and winding through laneways and streets to get a real feel for the vibrant central Melbourne. This is great for adults but would be hard to keep the attention of children.

January 4, 2020

Dylan was an excellent tour host!! Definitely a must tour!

December 30, 2019

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