Understanding the Real Melbourne Tour

Truly a city like no other, Melbourne boasts an eclectic mix of cultures and history. For Melbournians today, life revolves around food, fashion, the arts and sport. Take some time to really connect with the city, its people and their passions with this ‘local’s look’ at Melbourne.

Journey down the Golden Mile and learn how the discovery of gold shaped our city.  Take in the grandeur of Melbourne’s sporting precinct to help you truly understand this city’s obsession with sport. Drive through the beachside suburbs stopping in St Kilda – Melbourne’s playground – where you can find people from all walks of life.

Of course, no tour would be complete without a stroll through Melbourne’s iconic laneways and arcades, home to world renowned street art, hidden bars and restaurants, independent galleries, eclectic boutiques and bustling cafés which serve this caffeine addicted city.

Meet the faces behind the produce at Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market. This vibrant historic landmark has been at the heart and soul of Melbourne for more than a century, offering everything from gourmet foods to clothing and souvenirs, with stalls passed down through generations.

The tour culminates with lunch served among the serene lawns and lake of Albert Park at the awarded restaurant The Point.

We’re sure after you see the “real” Melbourne, you’ll come to love this city as much as we do.

Inclusions and Highlights

  • The Golden Mile, Old Treasury Building, Parliament House and the world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building
  • Melbourne’s cultural precincts
  • Coffee at a chic laneway café
  • Queen Victoria Market (Subject to opening hours)
  • Melbourne’s sporting precinct
  • Melbourne’s iconic laneways
  • The beachside suburb of St Kilda
  • 2-course lunch and a beer, wine or soft-drink at one of Melbourne’s best restaurants

Duration

6 Hours (approximately)

Departure time

At guest’s convenience (0900 recommended)

All tours are private and inclusive of luxury vehicle/professional local guide/complimentary water/pick up and return to any requested Melbourne address

Optional Add Ons

Luxury/Romance:

  • Morning hot air balloon flight over Melbourne with Global Ballooning
  • Champagne River Cruise on-board MV Melburnian
  • Cocktails and canapés at one of the city’s most spectacular vantage point – The Lui Bar

Family/Active:

Other:

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