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Williamstown: Our most recommended tours and activities

Melbourne: City and Williamstown Ferry Cruise

1. Melbourne: City and Williamstown Ferry Cruise

Embark on a sightseeing cruise along Port Philip Bay to Williamstown. Take in the views of the Melbourne skyline and enjoy insightful audio commentary on board as you sail down the Yarra River. Admire the skyline of Melbourne from a different perspective as you listen to the informative audio commentary. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city center and soak up the sun on the sun deck. Upon arrival in Williamstown, get the choice to take a break in Williamsport and visit the historic seaport, or stay on board and return to Melbourne. Linger in one of the cafés or galleries of Williamstown, known for its heritage buildings such as Customs House. If you choose to take the round-trip option, then just sit back and relax on one of the finest bay cruises on the return journey to Southbank.  

Melbourne: Ghosts of Williamstown Guided Ghost Walking Tour

2. Melbourne: Ghosts of Williamstown Guided Ghost Walking Tour

Explore King William's Town, the original capital of Victoria, on a 2-hour walking tour accompanied by your very own ghost host. Begin your evening at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre in historic Nelson Place, Williamstown, and meander through the hidden alleyways accompanied by your local guide as you try to feel the spirits and ghosts that make this district so notorious once upon a time. Visit Victoria's oldest morgue, where the ghosts of children and young men still linger, and step into the opium den used in the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Series for a taste of 19th-century decadence. Next, make your way to the one remaining operational time ball tower in the entire world and meet the spirits who protect it. Tours run every Friday and Saturday evening. No refunds. Change of date permitted with a minimum of 48 hours notice BEFORE your scheduled experience date for a fee of $10 per order by calling Lantern Tours on 1300390119 Monday - Friday 10-3pm . New date must be chosen at time of reschedule. Non-attendance and late cancellation voids your order.

Melbourne: Nighttime Private City Tour with Transfer & Stops

3. Melbourne: Nighttime Private City Tour with Transfer & Stops

Melbourne Drive by Night is a unique sightseeing tour proposition since it's a low cost, great introduction to the beauty of Melbourne after dark. Sit back, relax and enjoy Melbourne in a private tour, as we cruise around for 2 hours at night with stops for photo shoots and exploring. This tour begins with a you being picked up by your driver and guide in a luxury vehicle. You will be chauffeured through various locations around Melbourne that have been specially selected to give you the opportunity to experience a diverse array of scenery within 2 hours. We begin the journey by heading through East Melbourne past the historic churches and Princess Theatre to make our way through the elegant Collins Street. Leaving the Melbourne CBD we head through the centre of Docklands stopping by the Stadium for a photoshoot of the area. Making our way to historic Williamstown we go deep into Melbourne Ports for an amazing night-time experience. On return we drive over the West Gate Bridge from which you will see all of Metropolitan Melbourne in lights. This tour is not simply about seeing great views and lit up skylines, but also to visit the parts of Melbourne which offer the best experience at night. There will be multiple stops and breaks to provide plenty of opportunity to walk around and take photos.

From Lyndoch: Barossa Valley 15-Minute Helicopter Flight

4. From Lyndoch: Barossa Valley 15-Minute Helicopter Flight

Admire panoramic views of the world-famous Barossa Valley on a thrilling helicopter flight with a professional. Take off from Lyndoch to fly over this striking wine country and take in fields, mountain ranges, and a quiet creek from the sky. Greet the crew and be guided through the safety briefing before heading out to the helicopter. Take a photo standing next to it, then hop aboard for a fascinating adventure. Depart from the Hoffnungsthal Valley and fly northeast over Rowland Flat, with tanks holding up to 1.4 million liters of wine. Listen to live commentary from your pilot as you're taken to the southern end of Barossa, past the town of Lyndoch, over the Barossa Goldfields and the Whispering Wall. Head upstream to the South Para Reservoirs before returning to the base via Williamstown, capturing a view of the southern ranges.

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What people are saying about Williamstown

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The ghost tour was amazing the history and information about Williamstown was awesome our tour guide was just amazing I can not recommend her highly enough will definitely be booking again soon!

This is a fabulous tour. Peter was great and he takes you to all the best places to see the lights and sights of the city at night.

The tour was informative, fun and interesting. Being local it is great to know about past times in Williamstown.

Host was very knowledgeable and made the event enjoyable. Great history lesson too.

absolutely loved it definite thing to do very relaxing and lovely way to travel