Discover Melbourne's Secrets Private Tour


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Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Public transport and the tour route is wheelchair friendly. If you choose a taxi, you need to be able to get into and out of it.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

Explore Melbourne's rich history & culture on a 4 hour Walking Tour with Private Guide

The best way to explore Melbourne's rich history and culture is on a walking tour that winds its way through the Melbourne's many lanes and arcades. And they take on an eerie charm at night time when the bustle of the city quietens down

View grand buildings from the gold rush period when Melbourne was the second richest city in the British Empire outside London. Explore an intricate maze of lanes and arcades and discover some of Melbourne's secrets.

The tour uses some public transport but is mostly a leisurely stroll through history.

Start and finish at your hotel, the Cruise Ship terminal, or other central location.

Featured in Feng Shui World magazine July 2017!


The time we start the tour is flexible to meet your needs. I will meet you at the Cruise Ship Terminal (unless you have requested another location) and we then travel to central Melbourne.

The actual itinerary can be varied to meet your specific needs but normally includes Federation Square, Parliament House, Old Treasury Building, Melbourne Town Hall, St Paul's Cathedral, and Windsor Hotel, as well as many of Melbourne's famous laneways and arcades.

Other sites that can be included include Queen Victoria Market (not open Monday or Wednesday), Exhibition Buildings, Rialto Buildings, State Library or Eureka Tower (entry fee). Let me know of any special requests by message or on the day!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: For cruise ship passengers, this walk normally starts from the Cruise Ship Terminal at Port Melbourne. However, I can meet you at another location if desired.

For other travellers, I can meet you at your city hotel or another other central location.

End location: I will return you to your cruise ship or city hotel, or I can finish the tour in the city at a convenient place for you.

Duration: 4 hours


Generally the tour involves only some leisurely walking or public transport. Depending on the specific itinerary and participants needs, we may take a taxi (at extra cost).

This tour may be varied or cancelled at short notice due to operational reasons or adverse weather.

What’s Included

My services as your personal tour guide.

Tickets for public transport to and from the cruise ship terminal and around the city

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 AUD$ - Lunch if required

What’s Extra

Whatever you may wish to purchase of a personal nature such as shopping, souvenirs, snacks and drinks.

A Recent Review of this tour

Greg is an excellent guide! Our tour took us past many interesting places in Melbourne. Greg is very knowledgeable and explains things very clearly. We loved seeing the market and some of the old building facades. He also helped us plan the rest of our limited time in Melbourne. We would strongly recommend Greg.
Roger Freidline

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