Degraves Lane - Take a guided walk through some of Melbourne's Best arcades and laneways

Melbourne City Tour

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Melbourne City Tour, Guided Walk of Arcades and Laneways, Queen Victoria Market, Small Group Tour, Eureka Skydeck or River Cruise upgrade option

Highlights

Welcome to Melbourne: Heart of Australia's classic south. Melbourne has compelling appeal in its gardens, its history, its character, and its charm. Arcades, laneways, Chinatown, gardens, and lifestyle form the richness of this most dynamic and vibrant city.

Inclusions

  • Guided walk
  • Free WiFi on coach

Exclusions

  • Optional gratuities

Please Note

  • We will visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, Shrine and cafe on MON & WED when the Queen Victoria market is closed.
  • No hotel drop-off is available after the morning city tour.

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Dec 10 2017
Not enough time at either Fitzroy Gardens or the Shrine of Rememberance
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ITINERARY

Welcome to Melbourne! Known for its gardens, restaurants, cafes, arcades and laneways, the arts and its relaxed elegant charm. It's also home to the Australian Open Tennis, Aussie Rules football, Melbourne Cup and the MCG!

Our morning Melbourne tour is a great introduction to our beautiful city. Head NE of the city and tour through 'Little Italy' with its plethora of restaurants and boutique shops. See the exquisite architecture of Melbourne University and Royal Exhibition Building before making a brief photo stop at St Patrick's Cathedral. Spend time at Fitzroy Gardens. A favourite part of the tour? - a guided walk through some of Melbourne's best arcades and laneways with the chance to enjoy the atmosphere and have a coffee break (own expense).

Itinerary DAILY except MON and WED:
  • Hotel Windsor - high Victorian architecture
  • Parliament House
  • Princess Theatre
  • Royal Exhibition Building
  • Melbourne Museum
  • Prestigious Melbourne University
  • Lygon Street - cafe central and 'Little Italy'
  • Take a guided walk through some of Melbourne's best arcades and laneways - Royal Arcade, Block Place, Block Arcade, Centre Way, Centre Place and Degraves Street
  • Sit at a cafe and enjoy a coffee (own expense) and experience our unique laneways culture
  • Collins Street - Paris end
  • Old Treasury Buildings and State Offices
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
  • Take a wander in Fitzroy Gardens - there is opportunity to visit Captain Cook's Cottage (own expense)
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • East Melbourne - ornate Victorian terraced homes
  • Colourful Chinatown
  • Queen Victoria Market* - look for a bargain, wander around the fresh produce and take in the vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere
  • Flagstaff Gardens
  • Law Courts
  • Federation Square


Itinerary on MON and WED:
  • Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Lygon Street - cafe culture & 'Little Italy'
  • Prestigious Melbourne University
  • Royal Exhibition Building & Museum
  • Parliament House and Princess Theatre
  • St Patrick's Cathedral (photo stop)
  • Take a wander in Fitzroy Gardens - there is opportunity to visit Captain Cook's Cottage (own expense)
  • Tour through the sports precinct including Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Visit the Shrine, Royal Botanic Gardens and cafe
  • Arts Centre and Southbank
  • Law Courts
  • Take a guided walk through some of Melbourne's best arcades and laneways - Royal Arcade, Block Arcade, Centre Place and Degraves Street
  • Flinders Street Station
  • Federation Square


Upgrade your experience to include:
River Cruise
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise on the Yarra River
  • Experience our early settlement days with views of the barque "Polly Woodside" and bluestone wharves
  • Spectacular views of the city skyline
  • See the West Gate Bridge
  • Tour concludes near Flinders St Station/Southbank at 1:15pm

Or, River cruise and boxed lunch
Or, Eureka Skydeck
  • At the conclusion of the Melbourne City Tour visit the Eureka Skydeck 88 - one of the world's dramatic super towers, in your own time.


  • Tour available with Spanish/Italian live guide on select days

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.