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Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour

  • Explore Melbourne’s narrow laneways with confidence on a guided tour
  • Insider tips: learn where to eat, drink, and shop in Melbourne
  • Customize your itinerary: choice of morning or afternoon departure
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour
From US$ 69.77
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Morning without LunchMost Popular
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking tour. Departs Federation Square at 10am. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 1pm. Lunch is not included
From US$ 69.77
Afernoon without Lunch
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking tour. Departs Federation Square at 2pm. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 5pm. Lunch is not included
From US$ 69.77
Morning with Lunch
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades walking tour with lunch. Departs Federation Square at 10am. Includes a gourmet lunch and a glass of wine. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 2pm
From US$ 95.48
Melbourne’s atmospheric lanes and beautiful 19th-century arcades are one of the city’s highlights. On this walking tour Melbourne’s historic lanes and arcades, benefit from a small group size of just eight people and pick up tips and recommendations from a local guide. End your tour with coffee and chocolates at a local cafe. Plus, add an optional lunch upgrade.
What to Expect

Meet your guide in Federation Square and set out to explore Melbourne’s famous laneways, filled with boutique shops, atmospheric cafes, and beautiful 19th-century shopping arcades.

During the tour, experience the many different sides of Melbourne from the elegant architecture of the Royal Arcade to the bold street art of Hosier Lane, to historic landmarks such as Melbourne Town Hall. Accompanied by a local guide, you have plenty of opportunities to ask for recommendations on where to eat, drink, or shop during the rest of your stay in the city.

Finally, experience Melbourne’s cafe culture with a tea, coffee, and chocolate tasting at a local cafe. If you select the optional upgrade, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

Your tour ends back at Federation Square, where you’ll receive a goodie bag as a souvenir of your tour.

Reviews (239)
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Reviewed yesterday
Excellent Walking Tour

We had a small group size which made things intimate and allowed us to ask lots of questions and really absorb the details and stories that were pointed out and told to us. The tour was just the right amount of time and we had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isgirl_in_MA
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to discover Melbourne

Our travel agent booked us on a "Lanes and Arcades" tour as the first thing we did when we arrived in Melbourne. We're so glad that 1. it was planned this way and 2. that we went on this tour. Darcy was extremely friendly and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ral0805
Reviewed 1 week ago
Discover hidden Melbourne

This tour was taken after being cancelled on Tramcar restaurant. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon wandering the laneways of Melbourne. I have lived here for 17 years and some of this was new to me

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome tour great guide

Great tour with an amazingly knowledgeable and friendly guide. Her knowledge and enthusiasm was great and really made for a fun tour. So many interesting facts and places to see in the Melbourne CBD. Even though we’ve been here a large number of times this...More

Thank Derek2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great knowledgeable guide

Wonderful easy walking tour of lanes and arcades and history / stories about them. The guide was great, well spoken and knowledgeable. Small group so we could all hear the guide. A fun few hours and a bit of exercise.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TheNoodle23
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