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Yarra Valley Wineries and Puffing Billy Steam Train Tour from Melbourne

Embark on a full-day adventure through the forests, mountains, and vineyards of Victoria. Enjoy tea and birdwatching in the Dandenong Ranges, and cruise through a verdant landscape aboard the historic Puffing Billy steam train. Discover the vineyards of the Yarra Valley as you sample premium regional wines at cellar-door tastings. Plus, upgrade to include a gourmet lunch with wine pairings.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour: Great Ocean Road and Grampians

Take in the sights as you travel from Melbourne to Adelaide on a 2-day tour that features the highlights of the Great Ocean Road and Grampians. Visit destinations such as Apollo Bay, the Twelve Apostles, and Loch Ard Gorge; look for koalas in the wild, and explore the natural beauty and Aboriginal culture of Grampians National Park. Your tour includes overnight accommodation in the Grampians, two meals, and transportation.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Melbourne Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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.
  • Duration: 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Central Melbourne Walking Tour

Get the inside scoop on Melbourne’s history and highlights with this entertaining, 3-hour 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 will lead you through central Melbourne’s iconic laneways and arcades and fill you in on landmarks like Flinders Street Station, Federation Square and the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Melbourne: Craft Beer Lovers' Guide Small Group Drink Tour

This walking tour is ideal for beer lovers, as it stops at bars specializing in Australian beer and liquor, a microbrewery, and more. Your fun (and drink)-loving local guide will tell you all about Melbourne’s alcohol history, so you get much more than just a bar-hopping evening. When the tour is over, stay on and hang out with your new friends and check out more of your guide’s recommended spots.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Phillip Island Churchill Island Heritage Farm: Entry ticket

Experience what life in rural Australia was like in the 19th century with this entry pass to the Churchill Island Heritage Farm. You can choose to watch and participate in traditional farming activities like sheep shearing and cow milking, take a walk around the picturesque island and wetlands, or hang out with huge Clydesdale horses and cute farm animals. This is a great day trip for the whole family.
  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Melbourne Historical Walking Tour: Crime, Gangsters & Lolly Shops

Step back in time and explore downtown Melbourne’s gangster past. Discover buildings along Lonsdale Street that were once brothels and speakeasies from the 1870s to the 1930s. Hear myths and legends about the famous gangsters of the era such as Squizzy Taylor and the slum of ‘Little Lon,’ and how these gangs used lolly shops—candy stores—as fronts for massive drug operations.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Aboriginal Heritage Walk - Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens

This fascinating tour will introduce you to the ancestral lands of the Koolin nation and teach you about Aboriginal traditions. You won’t have to worry about getting lost, as an Aboriginal guide will accompany you around Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Garden. Enjoy learning about indigenous plants and trees, and their uses for food and medicine. It’ll be a fascinating cultural experience as you’ll be part of a traditional smoking ceremony, and also get to sample lemon myrtle tea.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Laneways Walking Tour of Melbourne Including Macaron Tasting

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Healesville Sanctuary and Puffing Billy Steam Train Day Trip from Melbourne

Experience Australian wildlife and rainforest up-close and personal with a full day trip to Healesville Sanctuary and the Puffing Billy Steam Train from Melbourne. Explore Healesville’s bushland setting with an experienced guide, and meet animals that range from koalas to kangaroos, dingos to monitor lizards. Watch birds of prey and parrots perform in a remarkable show, and learn about local conservation efforts. Soak up the wild atmosphere of a mountain rainforest while riding a century-old steam train along scenic tracks before returning to Melbourne.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hidden Bars & History Tour

This is a drinking tour BURSTING with secrets!● 3 Amazing Hidden Bars● 3 Delicious cocktails included● Explore iconic laneways● Hear handpicked Stories From Melbourne's past● An awesome local tour guide—In 1916, the Victorian Government declared it illegal to serve liquor after 6:00pm.If you wanted a drink after then, you'd have to enjoy it somewhere in secret.Since then, Melbourne has had a thing for hidden bars; like the one behind a bookcase, or the one through a fridge.—Throughout the evening, your guide will take you to 3 of the city's best hidden bars. You'll drink at these magical dens, just like during the prohibition. Plus, hear stories about Melbourne's rebellious past.—Your ticket includes 3 delicious cocktails and nibbles. Not a cocktail fan? Enjoy some premium wine, beer or spirits instead.—Come join us for an evening filled with wonder. You'll finish with an expert understanding of Melbourne's secret drinking scene.—Adventure awaits!
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Central Deborah Gold Mine Experience Tour

Learn what life was like as a gold miner in Australia on this fascinating tour of the Central Deborah Gold Mine. You’ll wear a hard hat for safety and descend into the depths of the mine with your guide, who will tell you all about the history of the mine and the Australian gold rush. Check out the old machinery, and even get the chance to pan for gold. This is a fun activity for the whole family.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne

Feel the excitement of Australia’s gold rush with this full-day tour from Melbourne! Visit the former boomtown of Ballarat and travel back in time at Sovereign Hill, a realistic replica of a 1850s mining settlement. History comes to life as you pan for gold, meet characters in period costume and ride an old-fashioned stagecoach. Upgrade to include a visit to the Ballarat Wildlife Park, where you can meet and interact with native animals of the Australian bush, such as kangaroos, emus and Tasmanian devils.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Great Ocean Road Highlights Day Tour to the 12 Apostles in a Large Coach

You can see the highlights of the Great Ocean Road even if you have limited time with a full-day tour that starts early to beat the crowds. You’ll visit top destinations such as the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, along with picturesque seaside towns and lookouts with spectacular views. Hear insightful commentary along the way from your guide, and travel in comfort on an air-conditioned coach.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shrine of Remembrance Guided Tour

No trip to Melbourne is complete without a visit to the Shrine of Remembrance. This 75-minute guided tour takes you through the Sanctuary, Galleries, Balcony, and gardens of this sacred war memorial. Your guide will share fascinating stories about the design of the building and the lives of those it commemorates.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Alternative culture & street art

Explore the eclectic neighborhoods of Melbourne and the city’s street art scene on this guided walking tour. Learn about Aboriginal history and culture as you visit symbolic indigenous locations. Wander around the Fitzroy and Collingwood neighborhoods. See the area’s street art murals and urban garden projects and stop at a local food co-op cafe.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Creswick Woollen Mills Tour

See firsthand how some of Australia's finest natural fiber products are made on a guided tour of the historic Creswick Woollen Mills. Meet and feed resident alpacas, and then follow the journey of yarn, from shearing through processing and weaving into luxurious products prized throughout the country. It’s a great way to appreciate Australian-made craftsmanship and makes an easy excursion from Ballarat or Daylesford.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Split Point Lighthouse Tours

Visit the Split Point Lighthouse during this quick and worthwhile stop along the Great Ocean Road. Choose your preferred time—tours leave between 11 am and 2 pm—and enjoy a guided tour of “The White Queen,” a spectacular lighthouse built in 1891. Learn about the keepers who once operated its lanterns, catch panoramic views of Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary, and check out a collection of historic photos.
  • Duration: 30 to 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 30 to 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Shrine of Remembrance: Tour and a Tiffin

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.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Museums Victoria: First Peoples Tour

Experience the vibrant cultures of Indigenous Australia. Your expert guide will take you through the award-winning First Peoples exhibition, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Milarri Gardens and share insight into the rich traditions of performance, storytelling and artwork.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Gardens Uncovered- Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens

Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens offer visitors a tranquil oasis in the heart of a bustling city. This tour provides an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the gardens’ inner workings, perfect for nature and heritage lovers seeking a new perspective on one of the city’s most important landmarks in less than two hours. Finish your tour with a complimentary beverage while overlooking Ornamental lakeLearn about dried plants, algae, and fungi at the National Herbarium of VictoriaEasy to access: close to public transportation for travelers without a carEnjoy an intimate tour: you will be joined by a group of 10 people or less
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Lamplight Tours

Sovereign Hill’s Lamplight Tour leads you into the darker side of goldfields life. Meet your guide in a cosy hotel bar before venturing into the night to visit some very intriguing places and characters. We promise you will see Sovereign Hill in a whole new light.
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Post Office Tour

You'll spend an hour exploring Bendigo's Historic Post Office. Now home to the Bendigo Visitor Centre, Living Art Space and Post Office Gallery this tour will offer you an opportunity to see how this building has evolved over the years into what it is today. You will also get to experience the basement area, not usually open to the public, and see many museum pieces previously used for communication in the building's heyday.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Indigenous Culture and Nature Tour

This tour gives you the opportunity to learn about the local indigenous heritage and culture all while being up close and personal with native Australian wildlife in their natural habitat
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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