History and Laneways West Tour of Melbourne

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History and Laneways West Tour of Melbourne
History and Laneways West Tour of Melbourne

What To Expect

Step back in time as you visit the western side of Hoddle's 1837 Grid and the central city area of Melbourne. You will learn about the unique creation and development of Melbourne over the last 180 years and see examples of the wonderful architecture that grew from the 'Marvellous Melbourne' of the 1880s in particular the superb commercial buildings.


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Departs From:
Meeting Point:
Immigration Museum
2 hours
daily at 2:00 PM
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This tour starts where European settlement all began near the natural turning circle of the Yarra River at Enterprize Park.

From here, walk through the old commercial side of town and into old banks built during the 19th Century Gold Rush, discover some of the hidden laneways and classic arcades that Melbourne is famous for while hearing the amazing story of settlement. This tour sets the scene for your discovery of the history of this fabulous city with a friendly guide.


  • Services of an English speaking tour guide

  • 2-hour walking tour


  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 12 years old and below are not allowed on this tour, but they may join private tours. Please inquire for the rates.

  • Please call to inquire about private tour.

  • Please wear clothes and shoes that are appropriate for walking.

  • This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 2 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 1 day or less prior to date of activity.

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