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Melbourne By Foot

Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1300 311 081
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US$ 30.36*
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Central Melbourne Walking Tour
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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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank caitlinmorourke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank J817IItonyf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

1  Thank TrevorTips
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank MimpiManis
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 review

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

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Really enjoyed this walking tour. Chris definitely brought us to streets/lanes we would not have found on our own. His love of this city, knowledge of it''s history and great sense of humor made for a very pleasant day. Thank you Chris!More

Thank Jill L
Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Jill, Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your Cultural Walk tour with Chris. We are thrilled that you enjoyed his infectious humour and love for the city. Melbourne is a hive on laneways and streets that are best found with...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The trip takes you through the central Melbourne district and gives you a wonderful perspective of the history of the city. It takes you to little streets where you would not go on your own until you get to know about them. It also takes...More

Thank Algebraist
Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Algebraist, I am pleased to know you enjoyed Chris's perspective on Melbourne's history and culture. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Had the walking tour with Dave. He did the tour well and all in all I really liked both him and the wonderful other people that was on the tour! Such a good crowd really! Nice with the coffee break as well so we in...More

Thank liv h
Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Liv, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed your afternoon Cultural Walk tour. We are always happy to continue walking and talking - it's not often people wish the tour could go longer. Hope...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Highly recommend the tour and a must when you first arrive in Melbourne as you will get an understanding of the past & present. I am a local and our interstate visitor was going, thought I would tag along not realising that it would be...More

Thank oneup2017
Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Oneup, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are always impressed with locals who are willing to learn about their city. They are often learn just as much as their visiting friends. ;-) Hope to see you back out on the...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