Going on one of the Melbourne walking tours is the best way to discover its charm, intimate laneways and hidden culture. They will take you to places that you could easily miss otherwise.
On a walking tour you get to smell, touch and feel its intimate laneways, hidden bars, cafes and eateries only known to locals.
This Lanes & Arcades tour is a popular award winning small group tour and the oldest of the insiders Melbourne walking tours.
It, no doubt, is one of the best ways to see the quirky, creative and intimate corners of Melbourne. You'll get to explore quaint shops and cozy cafes while strolling through intimate lanes and arcades. Hidden within these are numerous local designers, boutiques and galleries that you would not find otherwise.
You'll hear about Melbourne's history, architectural highlights, street art. You will discover the local haunts and insider tips while casually strolling the back streets, historic lanes and Melbourne arcades. Gourmet lunch included.
As Melbourne is changing this tour keeps you in the loop - also recommened for locals. The group is small, lead by a local guide. You have the option to have a lunch included.
The Central Melbourne Walking Tour is an inexpensive historical tour that will give you a local overview over this city.You'll view the sites and hear stories about traditional landowners, European settlement and immigration, and how these have shaped Melbourne's cultural melting pot.
You'll visit Melbourne's architectural landmarks, such as Federation Square, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and Flinders Street Station, as well as the its intimate laneways with small local shops and good coffee. This tour will give you a glimpse into what makes Melbourne tick, including its sport, art and music scene.
The Melbourne Cafe and Coffee Culture Walking Tour takes you through the lanes with an eye on its hidden cafes and Melbourne's thriving coffee culture.
You'll find out about the coffee revolution, the coffee palaces of the 1950s and what makes Melbourne a coffee junkie's paradise today - including some of the lesser-known lanes and hidden hip coffee bars. Cafe-style lunch and a cup of coffee are included.
During the Melbourne Food and Wine Small Group Walking Tour you visit three well-known award winning local restaurants for wine and food tasting. You'll get to sample the sommerliers' choice of wines and menus - a chance to 'try out' three of Melbourne's best epicurean insider tips.
On the Flavours of Melbourne Food Walking Tours you can get a taste of Melbourne's food culture - either discovering the flavors of India, Turkey or Africa with a three course progressive meal at three cafes or restaurants.
The small group tour will either take you through the Indian quarters of central Melbourne or Dandenong; through the Turkish-influenced streets of Brunswick; or on discovery of African 'soul food' in Footscray. Each of these ethnic groups have helped shape Melbourne's food culture.
There are Indian seafood delicacies of Goa, curries of Kahmir and stores stocked with a exotic herbs and spices, Sikh turbans and silk saris. Or Middle Eastern Turkish flavors with a plate of meze (appetizers), cinnamon tea, an authentic pide, classic dolmas (stuffed cabbage leaves) and baklava. Or a journey through African with biltong (meat jerky) and injera (Ethiopian bread), and shops filled with african spices, foods and cooking utensils.
Follow us on Facebook, via our Newsletter, Blog or Twitter:
Like this site?
If you wish to receive our facebook updates, you will need to 'like' our Facebook page directly. Click here