Melbourne Walking Tours
Join a walking tour of Melbourne and explore on foot - it's the best way to discover Melbourne's secrets.
Check out these walking tour operators courtesy of whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au.
Access Walking Tours
Walking tours within the CBD, including Docklands, integrating people with walking limitations who are using electric scooters or electric wheelchairs. Tours are available in English, Spanish or Italian. For enquiries or bookings, please call 0407 338 916.
Amazing Melbourne walking tours
Understand the evolution of Melbourne through its buildings, streets and laneways. Walking tours include Chinatown, Docklands, Southbank and the Greek Precinct, in English, Italian and Maltese. Tailored itineraries available. Contact us on 0448 270 023.
Experience the city's highlights on this 3.5 hour guided walk. Melbourne is one of the world's most liveable cities and this tour will show you why. See architectural treasures alongside striking modern skyscrapers. Explore Melbourne's historical parks and gardens with a knowledgeable guide. Bookings: 0407 543 047
Australian Treasure Walks
Looking for a fun, special and unique way to spend some quality time with family and friends? These fun walking tours are part treasure hunt, part puzzle - visit the sights, look for answers to clues and then solve a final puzzle.
CAE walking tours
CAE offers a selection of Melbourne central city-based walking tours, focusing on the city's history, cuisine and culture. Topics include Lanes and Arcades, Hidden Architectural Secrets, Photographing Melbourne, CBD Creative Inspirational Walk, Radical Melbourne, City of Literature or Solving Melbourne's Cold Cases. Visit CAE website or call 9652 0611.
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Indulge your chocolate and sweet fantasies with tastings from some of Melbourne's best chocolate and dessert specialists on a Chocoholic walking tour.
Embark on an adventure that is part walking tour, part amazing race experience.Follow clues and solve the puzzle to discover your surprise destination - a delicious meal in one of Melbourne's fabulous restaurants. Along the way, you'll discover hidden gems, culture, history and trivia. Anyone can Quest - families, friends, locals and visitors.
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Melbourne photography walks. Each walk runs for approximately 2 hours. Group size is limited to 11 people. $35 each. Personal guidance from an experienced photographer.
Feng Shui tours of Melbourne's Chinatown
This two hour walking tour will highlight Feng Shui in its many facets as used by the local traders and businesses in Chinatown. Discover how Feng Shui and Chinese symbolism invite harmony, prosperity, health and luck to home, business and garden.
Conservatory at Fitzroy Gardens
Enjoy a guided walk and gain an insight into the history of the Fitzroy Gardens. The free Wednesday tour starts from the Conservatory in Fitzroy Gardens and lasts approximately one hour. Guided tours are also available for Groups. Contact us or call the City of Melbourne on (03) 9658 9658.
Explore Melbourne's multicultural side with a walking tour of cultural hot spots. Enjoy a progressive 3 course meal as we taste, experience and explore - Indian Masala Trails, Turkish Trails and African Trails are all on the menu.
The Haunted Melbourne Ghost Tour
Come face to face with Melbourne's haunted past on an informative, fun-filled 2 hour historical walking tour, held at 8.30pm on Saturdays. Contact The Haunted Bookshop for bookings. This presentation is aimed at adults, therefore it may be unsuitable for children.
Hidden Secrets Tours
The Melbourne experience is so much more than what you see from a bus. Our passionate local hosts will help you get lost in Melbourne's contemporary maze of designer boutiques, quirky galleries, amazing restaurants, historical lanes and arcades and architecture. Indulge in the city that many locals miss. Tours operate daily for either 2 or 4 hours. Minimum two people, maximum eight.
Historical Coffee Trek
Take a journey into Melbourne's robust cafe culture. Visit unique cafes androasting houses in this beautiful city, sampling blends and learning the art ofa perfect extraction. Enjoy a delicious morning tea - and coffee, of course - along the way. Ask about the special breakfast and roasting tours. Alternate Saturdays, with other days by arrangement. Bookings: [email protected]
Ketel One Bar Tours
Live like a local, drink like a local with Ketel One Bar Tours. Discover Melbourne's best bars and drinks on a sophisticated small bar tour. Down hidden laneways and behind obscure doors are cool bars buzzing with in-the-know locals. Your expert tour guide will lead the way while you drink premium cocktails and nibble your way around.
Lantern Ghost Tours
Journey back to old Melbourne, a time when the spices of old Chinatown masked the smoke of opium dens; poor houses supplied bodies in the name of advancing medical science; and the famous opera singer Federici gave his most dramatic performance - plummeting to death infront of his audience. We run Ghost Tours every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
We invite you on a walking tour with us to learn about Melbourne's evolution through its building fabric. Come and join us for one of three tours, followed by a coffee or beer to dissect the good and the bad about the city and its architecture.
Melbourne By Foot
Whether you are a first time visitor, or a local with a thirst for knowledge of your own home town, you'll have an experience you won't forget. Take a personal adventure through Melbourne's past and present. Aboriginal and early colonial history through to Melbourne's laneways, art, sport and music culture. Melbourne By Foot is great value at $35, with convenient daily departures. Phone: 1300 311 081.
Melbourne Photo Tours
Small, customised trips for photographers. Suitable for professional or hobbyist. Realise your goal of seeing Melbourne through the lens. Learn more about photography, build your own portfolio and/or maximise your photography opportunities while travelling.
Melbourne's Chinatown with Elizabeth Chong
Affectionately known as the 'Empress of Chinatown', Elizabeth Chong is one of the city's most celebrated chefs and cooking authors. Her tours of historic Chinatown incorporate personal stories of how her grandfather travelled from China to seek his fortune during the gold rush. Participants are invited to a yum cha lunch and will visit the working kitchen of one of Chinatown's busiest restaurants. One Tuesday each month. Bookings: 9819 3666.
Melbourne Sports Walks
Join the tour to find out why Melbourne is the sporting capital of the world. Experience Melbourne's sporting stadiums, including the iconic MCG. Hear about the special significance and history of the Yarra river. Enjoy a tea or coffee break along the way. Daily departures phone 0423 041 470.
Melbourne Street Art Tours
Melbourne street art tours is the first street art tour in Australia that is run by street artists, providing an overview of the Melbourne underground street art scene.
Melbourne Town Hall Tour
Free tours of Melbourne's historic Town Hall give visitors the chance to learn about the architectural, social and political significance of this impressive 19th century building. Tours Run Monday to Friday at 11am & 1pm and last for approximately 1 hour. To make a booking, contact the City of Melbourne on (03) 9658 9658
Melbourne Tours 101
Get back to basics with this introductory walking tour of Melbourne's cultural, historical and unique sites. Specialised tours available with topics including Jewish Melbourne, Melbourne-UNESCO's City of Literature, street art and galleries and design and fashion. Tour length tailored to your requirements. Bookings: 0431 616 884.
Melbourne Underground - Free Walking Tour
Join our free two and a half hour history tour, conducted every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 10.30am. We also offer weekly late night tours of underground bars and clubs in Melbourne. Visit hard to find bars hidden down alleyways - with jazz bands, cocktail bars and art gallery bars. Great way to meet people.Private tours can also be arranged.
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Visit Melbourne's secret laneways, hidden shops and the 'hole in the wall' restaurants that locals love. MELTours also run art, bar, bicycle, history and private tours.
Discover the Melbourne story walking its back streets, lanes, above and below ground, from indigenous origins to boom town to modern art, architecture and shops with Meyer Eidelson, author of 14 books about our city. Suitable all ages. Minimum 2 people. Two hours evening or day.
Old Melbourne Ghost Tour
Did you know that Melbourne's Princess Theatre is haunted? Opera singer Federici plunged to his death in 1888 during a performance but was mysteriously seen at the final curtain call, one Act later. The Princess Theatre is just one of the many spooky places you will visit on the Old Melbourne Ghost Tour. Groups of up to 10 depart from Federation Square every Saturday at 8.30pm.
Queenies Food Tours
Operated by Masterchef 2013 contestant and Melbourne foodie, Andrew Prior, Queenie's Food Tours aim to take you to Melbourne's best foodie locations. Operating walking tours and all-day mini-bus tours, all foodie locations are chosen for their quality produce and products and, of course, fantastic food! Visiting dessert shops, food stores, top bistros and restaurants. Walking tours can include tastings and cooking demonstrations.
Urban Scrawl Tours
In Melbourne, you don't need to visit a gallery to experience art - the streets and laneways are heaving with amazing, world-class street art. Join Urban Scrawl on a fun and interesting exploration into Melbourne's street art scene.
Vintage Walking Tour
On our alternative Vintage Walking Tour we explore Melbourne's grooviest second-hand stores and hidden gems. As well as the CBD, we cover Fitzroy, Collingwood, Brunswick, Northcote and Prahran. The tour is by foot, travelling by public transport.
The people at Walk Melbourne love food and they love the city. Best of all, they love sharing their insider knowledge with visitors and Melbournians alike.
Walk to Art
Mystery art tour through the laneways of Melbourne, to street art, public art, artist run spaces and art studios. Get behind the scenes into our amazing arts community and discover the artist and their work. Chat over fabulous cheese and wine after the walk. Enjoy an afternoon of culture, fun, food and adventure. Tours run every Wednesday and Saturday and change constantly. Private tours are available.
Walking Melbourne Tours
Discover more about Melbourne on a leisurely and entertaining walking tour. Immerse yourself in the city's rich history and grand architecture, guided by a professional and friendly tour guide. Choose one of two tours: Marvellous Melbourne or Mysterious Melbourne, and hear some amazing and colourful stories about ghostly encounters, founding fathers, early architects, madames and divas.
Wominjeka Aboriginal Cultural Tours
Gain a sense of the ancestral lands of the Kulin people and walk where Indigenous people have walked for many thousands of years, and explore the dramatic and irrevocable changes driven by European settlement. This tour experience touches on the memories lying beneath the city's urban existence. Bookings: 8622 2600.
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