Explore Marvellous Melbourne Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

56792


Categories

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

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

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

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Melbourne 6 hour Walking Tour with Private Guide


Explore the early development of Melbourne from the original selection of the site by John Batman in 1835 through the booming development of the gold rush and the ambitious Burke and Wills Expedition of 1860 and concluding with the bust of the 1890's.

View the original site of settlement, with its historic warehouses and Customs House.

Tour lanes and arcades which are now filled with vibrant cafes and shops, and grand old buildings from the boom years of the 1880s which have been beautifully restored.

Walk the "Paris end" of Collins Street with its stately trees and beautifully preserved 19th century street-scape and view Parliament House and Treasury Building, built when a brash young colony was rolling in the wealth of the Gold Rush.

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

Offered weekends, and other days by arrangement.

Itinerary

The actual itinerary will be governed by the traveller's starting location and requirements. However, the following sites are included in the standard tour:
- Turning Basin (site of Melbourne's 1st settlement)
- Customs House
- Federation Square
- Flinders St Station
- Princes Bridge
- Young & Jackson's Hotel (view Chloe the famous nude painting)
- Melbourne Town Hall
- Royal Arcade
- Block Arcade
- Gothic Bank (not open weekends)
- Rialto
- Parliament House
- Treasury Building
- Windsor Hotel
- and much more!

If you would like any other sites to be included please let me know and I will adjust the tour to suit your needs. For example:
- Queen Victoria Market (not open Monday or Wednesday)
- Exhibition Buildings
- Eureka Tower (entry fee)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

Generally the tour involves only some leisurely walking. Depending on the specific itinerary and participants needs, we may take public transport or 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

Other: My services as your personal tour guide.

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

Morning or afternoon tea (dependent on tour time)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 $A - Lunch if required

What’s Extra

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

Lunch

A Recent Review of this tour

Greg was an exceptional guide, a true professional, and his love of Melbourne was quite evident. We highly recommend him to anyone visiting the city
Don McCree

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    56792


    Categories

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

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

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

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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