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Full Day City Tour of Melbourne Highlights

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Take a grand tour of Melbourne in a day. Go on a guided walk of the city's famous arcades and laneways, stop by the Queen Victoria Market or the Shrine of Remembrance/Botanic Gardens and explore the city in the morning. In the after afternoon, visit the trendy suburbs of St Kilda and Brighton Beach with its iconic bathing boxes.

  • Explore Melbourne in a day and experience the city's charm
  • See several attractions including St. Patrick's Cathedral, Captain Cook's Cottage and the Prestigious Melbourne University
  • Discover the inner bay side suburbs of the vibrant city


Discover Melbourne in a day as you take a grand tour around the city and the highlights of surrounding suburbs. The morning city tour will show you the city's new and old architecture, charming monuments, and top attractions. Enjoy some free time for lunch before proceeding with the afternoon highlights tour of bayside suburbs of Port Melbourne, St Kilda and Brighton Beach

Melbourne City Tour

Discover Melbourne's compelling appeal in its gardens, its history, its character and its charm. 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. Stop for some shopping at the famous Queen Victoria Market or, on days when the market is closed, visit the Shrine of Remembrance and The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.

City Tour Highlights

  • Lygon Street - café culture and 'Little Italy'

  • Prestigious Melbourne University

  • Royal Exhibition Buildings & Museum

  • Parliament House and Princess Theatre

  • St. Patrick's Cathedral (photo stop)

  • Visit Captain Cook's Cottage & Fitzroy Gardens (at own expense)

  • East Melbourne - ornate Victorian terraced homes

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground

  • Collins Street - Paris End

  • Visit Queen Victoria Market - look for bargain, wander around the fresh produce and take in the vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere

  • Travel through Chinatown and take in character of this colorful area

  • Take a guided walk through Royal Arcade, Block Arcade, Centre Place & Degraves Street

Highlights of Melbourne

See the real Melbourne! Discover the inner bay side suburbs of Melbourne. Mix it in with the hip crowd of trendy St. Kilda and take that iconic photo of the celebrated Brighton bathing boxes.

Highlights of Melbourne Itinerary

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground

  • Melbourne Park - National Tennis Centre

  • Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy a Devonshire Tea (at own expense) or walk by the lake

  • Arts and Cultural Centre

  • Docklands - waterfront development

  • Etihad Stadium at Docklands

  • Bolte Bridge - spectacular city overview

  • Port Melbourne by the sea

  • Travel by the beach to trendy St Kilda

  • Visit Acland Street in St Kilda, a vibrant cosmopolitan mix of funky bars, eateries, shops and world famous patisseries

  • Fashionable suburbs of Elwood and Brighton

  • Brighton bathing boxes, a functional remnant of a bygone era (photo stop)

  • Fitzroy Street in St Kilda, lively with its restaurants and bars

  • Albert Park Lake , the site of the F1 Grand Prix

Please Note

  • *The Intercontinental Hotel pick-up/join in will be at the Collins Street entrance, and will no longer be at the Flinders Lane.

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat.


  • WiFi service on coach

  • Guided walking tour

  • Coach tour
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Full Day City Tour of Melbourne Highlights

Duration: 10 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: WiFi service on coach / Guided walking tour / Coach tour

The tour was very complete to meet the highlights of Melbourne (and even out of the city!) during 1 day. The guide tour was very friendly and well informed about each spot shown during the tour.I really recommend it!


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  • 07:55

    Pick-up from Melbourne Hotels or Check-in at Federation Square East

  • More Melbourne Sites

    Catch a glimpse of notable landmarks in the city such as the Victorian-style Hotel Windsor, the Parliament House, Princess Theater and Melbourne Museum. Take a trip down the famous laneways and arcades such the Centre Place and Degraves Street.

  • Melbourne City Tour

    Enjoy your city tour by visiting other sites within the metro including the Lygon Street, Melbourne University, Royal Exhibition Buildings & Museum, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Captain Cook's Cottage & Fitzroy Gardens, Queen Victoria Market and Chinatown as well as the highlights listed below!

  • Highlights:

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground

    The Melbourne Cricket Ground is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. The ground is the 10th largest stadium in the world and the largest in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Royal Botanic Gardens

    Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy a Devonshire Tea at your own expense or take a walk by the lake.

  • Docklands and Etihad Stadium

    Experience Docklands with its many modern landmarks including Etihad Stadium and the Melbourne Star Ferris wheel.

  • St. Kilda, Acland Street, Elwood and Brighton

    Have fun exploring St Kilda, a trendy suburb of Melbourne. Wander through Acland Street, a vibrant cosmopolitan mix of funky bars, eateries, shops and world famous patisseries then see the fashionable suburbs of Elwood and Brighton.

  • Fitzoy Street

    Hit the lively restaurants and bars in Fitzoy Street, St. Kilda.

  • Albert Park Lake

    See the beautiful park which encompasses 2.25 square kilometers of parkland including Albert Park Lake.

  • 17:30

    Tour Disbands at Federation Square East

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  • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.

Additional Note(s)
  • When the Queen Victoria Market is closed on Monday and Wednesday, the Shrine of Remembrance will be visited instead .

  • There is just over 1 hour of free time between the morning and afternoon tours to enjoy lunch. *Please have lunch on your own as it is not included in the tour.

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

  • Children four (4) years old and under are free, but will need to sit on a parent or guardian's lap if there are no available seats.

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The tour was very complete to meet the highlights of Melbourne (and even out of the city!) during 1 day. The guide tour was very f...riendly and well informed about each spot shown during the tour.I really recommend it! more


Don was a great guide! Great personality and so much info, both from the Professional guide view and some personal insight.


The tour was excellent and i would recommend it to anyone who visits Melbourne. A very good orientation to a great City. *** was a... very informative tour guide and i felt very safe in his care. The clock was such a good idea as visitors can visually see what time they are due back on the bus. more


Your trips were all great. All of the drivers were incredible. Thanks for a great time.


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  • Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 08:10:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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