Get out your walking shoes and discover Melbourne as a local, uncovering the unique hidden gems that this city is famous for.
With your small group of no more than 12 guests, you will be able to wander through the tiny laneways and historic arcades, learn about Melbourne’s history with your expert guide and uncover the stories that have shape the city’s identity.
You will learn about the Gold Rush of the 1850s that led to Melbourne prospering as the world’s richest city, admiring the opulence that is evident today in the ‘Paris end’ of Collins Street. The history of our turbulent colonisation and waves of immigration will come to life across the many districts that make up the city centre. In Chinatown, you will experience a feast for the senses while Flinders Lane will prove Melbourne’s claim as the fashion capital, sprinkled with tiny boutiques showcasing local designers.
Suggested start time for a morning tour is 0900hrs, concluding at 1200hrs
Suggested start time for an afternoon tour is 1400hrs, concluding at 1700hrs
Highlights & Inclusions
- Private tour with an expert guide (English, German, Italian or Spanish)
- Morning or afternoon tea