Experience life in 19th century Australia on this full-day tour of the Sovereign Hill open-air museum, including hotel pick-up and round-trip transport from Melbourne. Get a feel for life in a gold-rush town as you peek into crafts workshops, watch blacksmith demonstrations, ride a stagecoach or try your hand panning for gold. That’s not all: head underground for a tour of the Red Hill Mine, learn about the great Australian gold rush at the Gold Museum, or upgrade to include lunch or entrance to the Ballarat Wildlife Park.
Make the most of your visit to Melbourne with a laneways walking tour led by an informative guide. Check out the laneways with a local to find tucked-away art galleries, vibrant street art, and interesting shops and cafes. You'll also stop for tastings of macarons and coffee, and learn about Melbourne’s history, architecture and cultural hotspots. Your small-group tour is limited to 10 people, which ensures a more customized experience.
Explore Melbourne’s charming laneways and opulent arcades on a small-group walking tour. Uncovered tucked-away gems like specialty boutiques and local fashion designers, and savor Melbourne’s café culture with a stop for coffee or tea, a chocolate tasting and an optional lunch at a local eatery. Tour numbers are limited to eight people to ensure a personalized experience.
This tour allows you to spend the day in the Dandenong Ranges and includes a visit to the William Rickets Sanctuary. See sculptures by the Aboriginal people and learn about their history on a walk through the serene forest, then sit down for wholesome lunch at a local restaurant. Group size is limited to three people to ensure personalized attention from your guide with an intimate experience. Round-trip transportation from a central Melbourne location provided.
Kickstart your time in Melbourne with a personalized sightseeing experience that allows you to customize your itinerary according to your interests. Rather than following a set schedule, you’ll work alongside your guide to create an itinerary that features only the sights that interest you. Plus, your guide provides tailored recommendations to last your entire trip.
Get a taste of vibrant, cosmopolitan Melbourne on this 4-hour tour of the city’s historic landmarks and local districts. Browse the stalls at the legendary Queen Victoria Market, stroll around the idyllic Fitzroy Gardens and marvel over the grand Gothic façade of St Patrick’s Cathedral. Next, follow your local guide on a walking tour of the city’s charming laneways and arcades, taking in the lively Federation Square; the art hubs of Degraves Street and Centre Place; and the Victorian shopping halls of Block Arcade and Royal Arcade.
Traverse the tree tops of the Dandenong Ranges in a Puffing Billy steam train on this half-day tour from Melbourne. Enjoy a Devonshire tea as you sit back and take in the lush forest scenery while the train chugs along the tracks. Stroll around a lovely craft village in the Victorian countryside on your way back to the bustling city.
Short on time? Take in Melbourne’s best bits on this 4-hour tour, including hotel pick-up. Browse the stalls at the Queen Victoria Market, visit Captain Cook's Cottage (own expense) in Fitzroy Gardens, drive past Melbourne Cricket Ground and see Little Italy and Chinatown. After a comprehensive coach tour, set out on a guided walking tour of the city’s Victorian shopping arcades, colorful laneways and street art hot spots. Cap it all off with entrance to the Eureka Skydeck, where you’ll enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of Melbourne.
Take a walk through Melbourne's seedy side on a true crime tour of Fitzroy, once the city’s most dangerous and notorious district. Feel transported back to the turn of the 20th century while a historian guide shares the dark deeds of thieves, murderers, gang bosses, pimps, and other scoundrels who once stalked the streets. Meet these hardened criminals through a booklet with historic photos that bring the chilling stories to life.
Get the inside scoop on Melbourne’s history and highlights on this entertaining walking tour. Learn about Melbourne’s early settlers and how the city transitioned from a 19th-century port town to Victoria’s modern capital. Your local guide leads you through central Melbourne’s iconic laneways and arcades and fills you in on landmarks like Flinders Street Station, Federation Square, and Hosier Lane.
Experience Melbourne like a local, with a local, on this fully customizable private experience tailored to you and you alone. Try a cappuccino served in an avocado, shop the city’s finest vintage, chill with penguins, or crawl the laneways’ sexiest rooftop bars. Once you book, you’ll be paired with a like-minded host to build your dream itinerary—morning, noon, or night. Please note: Your fee covers guiding only.
Have you ever imagined how beautiful is the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria? Fitzroy Gardens is an elegantly designed inner-city parkland and a cornerstone of Melbourne's claim to be Australia's “Garden City”. Spread over 26 hectares (64 acres), this park features plant displays designed with Victorian-era flair and historic landmarks that preserve the city's stories. Tour will include St Paul's Anglican Cathedral, St Patrick's Catholic Cathedral, Treasury gardens as well as Collins Street..the "Paris" of Melbourne, with its elaborate ironwork and Victorian architecture.
Please be aware that this tour is adapted to the local regulations post Covid-19. Our hosts will deliver this experience with the required equipment always keeping the distance suggested by local authorities. It will be safe and entertaining!
See the main highlights of Melbourne and discover the best the city has to offer. Your local host will answer all of your travel questions and will provide you with local insights and recommendations according to your liking.
On this private tour, you’ll visit the must-see historical spots of Melbourne, but also see hidden places that will give an authentic feeling of the city. Go to the historic St. Paul’s Cathedral, the oldest and best arcades in the city, and find out where one of Banksy’s favorite places to paint was. Hear all about how a famous rockstar has a statue and lane named for him and more.
Wondering about the best places for food and drinks? Get personal recommendations from your local host.
Immerser yourself in nearly 200-years of sports and sports history during this guided, small-group walking tour designed for those who love all things athletic. See the National Tennis Center where the Australian Open is played and make a stop at important stadiums and arenas as well as the Olympic Park, AAMI Park and more.
Get an insider’s understanding of the history and significance of the Shrine of Remembrance on a 2- to 3-hour tour with lunch. Join your small-group on a guided visit through the garden courtyard, inside the sanctuary, and into the crypt. You also have the opportunity to see the Ray of Light Ceremony. A packed lunch of gourmet dishes from Jardin Tan is provided and may be enjoyed on the scenic grounds.
Let us show you our “Melbourne”.
Come and join our small group tour to experience our vibrant city. You will discover why Melbourne has been voted the most livable city in the world. The tour visits Collins, Bourke and Spring Streets together with laneways and arcades. You pass some wonderful old 19th Century buildings built from 1858. We have a sneaky peek inside a few to discover the grandeur, opulence and splendor of that Gold Rush period when the streets were awash with money.
Stroll down the “Paris End” of Collins Street with its famous fashion designers in a beautiful tree lined street, the best in Australia.
Check out the street art and murals. Wander through the Royal and Block Arcades with Italian Mosaic floors.
Your tour guide is radio connected to each person via a head set and earpiece, you hear every word.
Cruise Ship Excursion-catch the 109 tram from the wharf, buy your tram ticket and travel 25min to the city, get off at Spring Street. No 1. Collins St is right there.
Get an insider view of Melbourne without the expense of a live guide when you download this audio tour. You don’t need internet access to run it: audio, maps, and geodata work offline. And you can stop and start whenever you want, or even come back. By the time you’re done, you’ll have places to go, dishes to snaffle, and drinks to sip—enough for a fortnight’s vacation.
Get the chance to see kangaroos and koalas at their most active time of day on this sunset tour from Melbourne. With a small group of just 10 people or fewer, you'll enjoy personalized attention from your guide and an intimate atmosphere. Search out the local wildlife and learn about their biology and behavior through your guide's commentary as you walk through the bushland.
Embark on a self-guided Quest through Melbourne's best lanes and arcades to discover unique street art, stunning architecture, and historical trivia. During your walk, collect clues hidden in the city's art, architecture and history.
Then use the clues to solve the puzzle and reveal the surprise destination! You can choose to be led to a local restaurant to enjoy a dining experience, or a secret laneway with amazing street art you may not otherwise have seen. Get ready to be impressed!
Starting point: Flinders Street Station
Walking distance: 2-3 kilometers
Estimated duration: 1-2 hours
Accessibility: Suitable for wheelchairs and prams
Puzzle Difficulty: Moderate. Suitable for children 10+.
This is a self-guided puzzle walk, so you can go at your own pace. Enjoy the Quest as an amazing race by forming teams to see who can reach the surprise destination first! Or, take your time and meander slowly through the clues, stopping wherever you like for detours.
Explore the stadiums, sports history, and get a behind the scenes look at the Melbourne Cricket Ground during this half-day, guided walking tour made with sports fans in mind. Discover two decades of athletic history in the city that has been named sports capital of the world four times. Visit arenas, stadiums including the Olympic Park and get the inside scoop on popular events like the Australian Open.
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
Discover Melbourne’s shopping culture on a 3-hour tour through the city center. Visit art galleries featuring Aboriginal art, head underground to Lightning Ridge Opal Mines and discover beautiful jewelry, and visit a number of local artisan shops to sample chocolates, jams, sauces and other specialty foods. Purchase some of these high quality goods or just window shop your way through the city.
Private boutique tour by a local resident of the area knowing where to go, what to see and whom to greet.
Where to get the best food and bolide bagels.
Tour the largest synagogue in Melbourne
Get to meet a Rabbi if you want to
Customised to your wants and wishes