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Melbourne By Foot

Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1300 311 081
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US$ 30.85*
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Central Melbourne Walking Tour
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Once described as a 'comprehensive highlight of the city', the Melbourne By Foot walking tour is a must for any visitor to the cultural capital of Australia. At only $40 (including coffee/tea) and with daily departures, Melbourne By Foot is the most convenient and best value way to experience the city. Our fun and informal tours show our enthusiasm for the city's past and present, our friendly guides are all 'big on Melbourne' and we are happy to share with you the unique parts of the city which many visitors miss.We have recently launched a new tour called 'The Beer Lovers Guide to Melbourne'. We have combined our passion for the past and present as well as our enthusiasm for the local craft beer scene to create an interesting and enjoyable night time tour. Come and experience Melbourne with us.
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“street art” (55 reviews)
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Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
+61 1300 311 081

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did this tour with Dave who was shared so much knowledge of Melbourne with us. We are both from Melbourne many years ago but still had a lot to learn. It is an easy walk that takes around 3 hours, including a very yummy...More

Thank Dondon05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was great for seeing some of the nice sights in the centre of Melbourne, and to learn a bit about its history dating from 1800's all the way to modern times and the street art culture. Our guide Dave was very knowledgeable and...More

Thank Craig F
Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Craig, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It was great having you and Gadis on tour with us last week. I am glad that you appreciated the diversity of information covered on our Cultural Walk tour. Hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my husband had been on a tour with these guys before and loved it so we booked again but this time to take my mother and father. On the web site the tour was full so I sent them an email asking about...More

Thank Cjbk
Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cjbk, Thanks for taking the time to pen a review. We always want the best for our clients even if things didn't work out the way you planned. Hope to see you back again in Melbourne in the not too distant future. Cheers, Dave

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of eight led by the very friendly Chris. The tour was about 31/2 hours which included a coffee stop. Have visited Melbourne many times but it was great to see the city and laneways with a guide to tell us the...More

Thank zeacie
Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Zeacie, Thanks for your recommendation and taking the time to write a review. When we created the tour we wanted guests to experience and insiders view of the city with a friend or companion. I am pleased you enjoyed Chris's company and the gentle...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We did this as an intro to Melbourne when we arrived. The tour guide was really personable and had a wealth of knowledge about the city -both past and present. He helped us learn to navigate the numerous alleys or lanes and arcades, explained the...More

Thank Susan S
Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Susan, Thanks for taking the time to pen such a positive review. I am pleased to learn you had a such a great time with Chris. Melbourne is such a multi-faceted city - we may be biased but we think the best way to...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was a wonderfully engaging tour. Chris took our group of six to many interesting places such as laneways, bars, historical buildings, and public art. Most of these attractions we would not have otherwise known to visit. Chris (who is a local) constantly provided us...More

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Caitlin, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We always wanted our tours to feel like you are being shown around by a friend and insider. It's great that you enjoyed your time with Chris exploring the city's history and culture. Melbourne...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Melbourne by foot is a great way to see the city in its splendour. there is so much to see and cafes are every where shoppers delight.

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi J817, We are agree with you that Melbourne is a city best seen by foot. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Regards, Dave Carswell

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Four guys were part of a history lesson through the laneways of the Melbourne City, tasting 4 different beers and a burger meal to finish. Jake was a very knowledgeable guide. Worth the experience.

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Trevor, Thanks for taking the time to write a review about our Beer Lover's Guide to Melbourne tour. Hope to see you out on the streets of Melbourne again in the future. Thanks and regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot

Reviewed 17 April 2017

With little time in Melbourne, only three days, we needed someone to show us the interesting heart of this vibrant city. Dave was a very knowledgeable, urbane and friendly guide who's enthusiasm for the city rubbed off on his small tour group. We particularly liked...More

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MimpiManis, What it pleasure it was showing you around Melbourne. The laneways of the city, home to street art, bars and cafes are a highlight for most visitors. I love showing off my city to guests and I pleased that you had such a...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our female guide (she was fabulous and can't recall name at moment) made city come alive for us, with it's history and so many sites we would never have known of - best activity we did here.More

Thank getsaround7
Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi Getsaround7, I think you may have had Erica as a guide. I am pleased that you enjoyed your Cultural Walk with her. Melbourne is a vibrant city with many hidden spots - best enjoyed with an experienced guide. Thanks for taking the time to...More

Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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How well does this tour work for kids (we have 10 and 14 y.o. boys)
10 October 2016|
Response from Dave C | Property representative |
Hi heshnosaff, Thanks for your inquiry. It generally depends on the interest of the children. We try to provide a well rounded tour which touches on many subjects giving children (and adults) plenty of aspects of... More
Is the tour accessible for persons with a rolling knee schooler/walker? My husband has a torn Achilles and is using a knee schooler. He keep a good pace, but requires ramps etc. as he cannot put weight on his foot at all.
7 January 2016|
Response from Dave C | Property representative |
Hi Linda, Thanks for reaching out. The route for our Cultural Walk does involve some stairs as well as undulated surfaces (mostly cobblestone streets). We are more than happy to adjust the route to suit those in... More
Ed P
Are there daytime craft beer (and history) walking tours for cruise passengers? We have a group of 8 coming in February. Thanks
15 November 2015|
Response from Dave C | Property representative |
Hi Ed, Thanks for your message and interest in our tours. We are happy to co-ordinate our tours for private groups. Please send us an email with your day and we do our best to accommodate your request. Regards, Dave... More