Get a great dose of Melbourne’s history, art and culture on this packed afternoon tour. Enjoy hotel pickup in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach. Your local driver and guide will provide interesting background and commentary on sites throughout the tour. To start, take in views of the beloved Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and the National Tennis Center, two of the sport-loving city’s popular venues.
In the Domain Parklands area, see the lovely Royal Botanic Gardens built along the banks of the Yarra River. Get a sense of the city’s performing arts scene as you pass by the cluster of theaters that make up Arts Center Melbourne, and take in the hip scene at the up-and-coming Docklands area.
After crossing Bolte Bridge, enjoy fantastic views of the city skyline before continuing on to the beachside suburb of St Kilda. Pop in at a local patisserie for a sweet treat and coffee (own expense) then visit Fitzros Street's vibrant funky bars, restaurants and shops.
Continue driving to the fashionable Elwood and Brighton. Get your cameras ready for photo opportunities at the colorful Brighton bathing boxes.
On the return drive to central Melbourne, admire the historic buildings in the suburb of Prahan and get a glimpse of Albert Park, home of the Australian Grand Prix. At the end of your approximately 4-hour tour, you’ll be dropped off back at the door of your hotel in the early evening.