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Puffing Billy, Moonlit Sanctuary & Penguins Day Tour

Puffing Billy, Moonlit Sanctuary & Penguins Day Tour

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Experience Australian wildlife and rainforest up-close and personal with a full day trip to Moonlit Sanctuary and the Puffing Billy Steam Train from Melbourne. Explore Moonlit Sanctuary's bushland setting with an experienced guide, and meet animals that range from koalas to kangaroos, dingos to monitor lizards. Learn about local conservation efforts. Soak up the wild atmosphere of a mountain rainforest while riding a century-old steam train along scenic tracks before returning to Melbourne.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD135.63
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USD135.63

Melbourne Sports Experience + Free MCG Tour
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Melbourne Sports Experience + Free MCG Tour

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Starting from the heart of the city we walk along the Yarra River into Melbourne's world famous sporting precinct exploring over 150 years of sports history ranging from the Olympics, cricket, Australian football, rugby, tennis through to horseracing, F1, surfing and golf. We finish with a guided tour inside the MCG, visiting behind the scenes locations such as the players change rooms, the famous Long Room and the media centre.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD75.78
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Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour

Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour

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Get a real taste of Melbourne on this 2-hour walking tour of the famous Queen Victoria Market, which dates back to the 19th-century. With a small group of no more than 12 people per guide, you’ll enjoy a personalised experience with your local guide, as you browse the myriad stalls and mingle with the locals. Enjoy tastings of delicious seasonal delicacies (included). Tasting will depend on what is fresh on the day, but typically include Coffin Bay Oysters, grilled peppered kangaroo, pickled octopus, local goats’ milk cheese, fresh dolmades and Victorian olives. Your tour ends with a famous hot jam doughnut from the iconic American Doughnut Kitchen.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD63.87
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Laneways of Melbourne

Laneways of Melbourne

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Make the most of your visit to Melbourne with a laneways walking tour led by an informative guide. Check out the laneways with a local to find tucked-away art galleries, vibrant street art, and interesting shops and cafes. You'll also stop for tastings of macarons and coffee, and learn about Melbourne’s history, architecture and cultural hotspots. Your small-group tour is limited to 10 people, which ensures a more customized experience.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD70.29
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Melbourne Historical Walking Tour: Crime, Gangsters & Lolly Shops
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Melbourne Historical Walking Tour: Crime, Gangsters & Lolly Shops

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Step back in time and explore downtown Melbourne’s gangster past. Discover buildings along Lonsdale Street that were once brothels and speakeasies from the 1870s to the 1930s. Hear myths and legends about the famous gangsters of the era such as Squizzy Taylor and the slum of ‘Little Lon,’ and how these gangs used lolly shops—candy stores—as fronts for massive drug operations.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary Boutique Tour - Max 12 People
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Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary Boutique Tour - Max 12 People

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Experience the Great Ocean Road’s top attractions on this guided excursion that follows the iconic road in reverse. Embark on your journey and beat the crowds while learning about the region’s scenic landscapes and pretty coastal towns from an informative guide. Visit sites including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Port Campbell, London Bridge, and Great Otway National Park Rainforest.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD84.68
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Great Ocean Road Small-Group Ecotour from Melbourne
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Great Ocean Road Small-Group Ecotour from Melbourne

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Take in breathtaking sights of long sandy beaches and dramatic cliffs on this guided, full-day tour of Australia’s Great Ocean Road. See some of the most spectacular coastal scenery on Earth, including the Twelve Apostles limestone stacks and Gibson's Steps, site of historic cliff lines. Bushwalk in Great Otway National Park and try out your koala-spotting skills. Travel in a deluxe mini-coach with a small group for a relaxing, personalized experience.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour
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Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour

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Explore Melbourne’s charming laneways and opulent arcades on a small-group walking tour. Uncovered tucked-away gems like specialty boutiques and local fashion designers, and savor Melbourne’s cafĂ© culture with a stop for coffee or tea, a chocolate tasting and an optional lunch at a local eatery. Tour numbers are limited to eight people to ensure a personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours
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USD71.05
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Melbourne Walking Tour: Uncover Hidden Laneway Bars

Melbourne Walking Tour: Uncover Hidden Laneway Bars

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Sip your choice of drinks on a "hidden" bar walking tour in Melbourne. Stroll with your guide to four locations for cocktails, Australian wine and beer, stopping into a classic pub, a speakeasy-style cocktail bar tucked into the laneway, a wine bar with options from the nearby Yarra Valley, and a fourth bar that will be selected by your guide depending on your group’s interests. You'll learn about Melbourne's bar scene and local history, and get tips for additional places to visit on your own. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Foodies Bucket List - Walking Tour
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Foodies Bucket List - Walking Tour

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Taste your way around Melbourne on the ultimate foodie tour. Discover a variety of cuisines including Spanish, Asian Fusion, and Contemporary Australian, as you traverse the city. Learn about Melbourne’s vibrant history and how it became one of the world’s food capitals from your informative guide. Sample several dishes during this tour with a group of eight guests or less, to ensure an intimate and personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD114.10
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Melbourne's Boozy History & Hidden Bars
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Melbourne's Boozy History & Hidden Bars

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Boozy History and Hidden Bars covers the best of the City in three hours: our famous laneways, our coolest bars and our fascinating history. Why do three different tours, when you can get the best of Melbourne in just one! Explore Melbourne’s famous laneways, home to some of our most interesting places. This is the side of Melbourne most tourists (and even some locals!) never see. Learn about Melbourne’s love affair with drinking, the persecution of barmaids, our booziest Police Commissioner, secret men’s clubs and much more. Discover three amazing laneway bars. You'll also receive a free mystery gift to celebrate your time with us. Photos of your tour can also be provided at no extra charge.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD99.75
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Boutique All-Inclusive Great Ocean Road, 12 Apostles and Rainforest Experience
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Boutique All-Inclusive Great Ocean Road, 12 Apostles and Rainforest Experience

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Explore this remarkable coastal and rainforest region on a tour that offers a truly personalized experience. Beat the crowds and benefit from a tour that focuses on new experiences, exclusive locations, unique wildlife and a sense of adventure. Marvel at the area’s beauty from the iconic 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and ancient Otway rainforest to sleepy seaside townships. Witness the gateway to Great Ocean Road, see koalas in their natural environment and enjoy lunch on the wharf featuring freshly cooked, local fish and chips on an experience that goes beyond the traditional.
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD157.88
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Fitzroy True Crime Walking Tour
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Fitzroy True Crime Walking Tour

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Take a walk through Melbourne's seedy side on a true crime tour of Fitzroy, once the city’s most dangerous and notorious district. Feel transported back to the turn of the 20th century while a historian guide shares the dark deeds of thieves, murderers, gang bosses, pimps, and other scoundrels who once stalked the streets. Meet these hardened criminals through a booklet with historic photos that bring the chilling stories to life.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD28.71
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Afternoon in Melbourne: Small Group Booze and History Tour
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Afternoon in Melbourne: Small Group Booze and History Tour

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Raise a glass to Melbourne's history while bar-hopping among some of the best watering holes in town. Hear tales of the Gold Rush, rebellions, royals, and Olympians while a fun-loving guide shows you how locals unwind. Order your drink of choice at a typical Aussie pub, a hidden speakeasy, a cozy wine bar, and another buzz-worthy surprise bar. It's a safe and social way to partake in Melbourne's famous bar scene while meeting fellow travelers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD36.33
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USD36.33

Private Tour: Melbourne City Discovery

Private Tour: Melbourne City Discovery

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Explore vibrant, multi-cultural Melbourne with a private guide and an itinerary customised to suit your interests. Admire architectural landmarks like the Town Hall, St Paul’s Cathedral and Parliament House; learn about the city’s fascinating colonial history; or stroll around the idyllic botanical gardens. Alternatively, visit beachside St Kilda, browse the shops of the Block Arcade or Chapel Street, or discover ‘Little Italy’ in the Carlton district. This 4-hour tour includes hotel pick-up and morning tea.
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  • 4 hours
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USD190.89
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USD190.89
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Beer Lovers' Guide in Melbourne: Small Group Craft Beer Drink Tour

Beer Lovers' Guide in Melbourne: Small Group Craft Beer Drink Tour

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This walking tour is ideal for beer lovers, as it stops at bars specializing in Australian beer and liquor, a microbrewery, and more. Your fun (and drink)-loving local guide will tell you all about Melbourne’s alcohol history, so you get much more than just a bar-hopping evening. When the tour is over, stay on and hang out with your new friends and check out more of your guide’s recommended spots.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD73.41
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USD73.41

The Explorer - Melbourne Gardens

The Explorer - Melbourne Gardens

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At 38 hectares, it can take a long time to see all of Melbourne’s beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens by foot. This minibus tour offers a perfect solution for visitors wishing to take in the gardens’ natural beauty in just 30 minutes. The ‘hop on, hop off’ feature adds extra flexibility to anyone who wants to stay longer and get a closer look at certain gardens.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD7.18
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Small-Group Historical and Haunted Walking Tour of Melbourne
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Small-Group Historical and Haunted Walking Tour of Melbourne

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From haunted graveyards to Jack The Ripper, Melbourne's scary past comes to light on this ghost and murder tour of the CBD. Join us as we explore Melbourne's scary side while visiting three of her best kept bar secrets. Discover three amazing laneway bars. You'll also receive a free mystery gift to celebrate your time with us. Photos of your tour can also be provided at no extra charge.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD99.75
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2-Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour: Great Ocean Road and Grampians One Way Trip

2-Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour: Great Ocean Road and Grampians One Way Trip

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Take in the sights as you travel from Melbourne to Adelaide on a 2-day tour that features the highlights of the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians. Visit destinations such as Apollo Bay, the Twelve Apostles, and Loch Ard Gorge; look for koalas in the wild and explore the natural beauty and Aboriginal culture of Grampians National Park. Your tour includes overnight accommodation in the Grampians, two meals, and transportation.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD233.23
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USD233.23

Private Combo Melbourne and Great Ocean Road Tours

Private Combo Melbourne and Great Ocean Road Tours

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Discover Melbourne and Great Ocean Road with this exclusive private tour. Get to know your guide and share your personal interests. Learn the stories behind the facades, drive the iconic Great Ocean Road, enjoy an exclusive visit to see wildlife in their natural habitat.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD589.18
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USD589.18
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Golden Mile Melbourne Heritage Walking Tour
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Golden Mile Melbourne Heritage Walking Tour

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For those who love history, exploring the Golden Mile Heritage Walk is a must on your visit to Melbourne. Learn about the city’s history and culture from your informative guide as you visit many historical points such as Parliament, Federation Square, and Town Hall. Break up the 2.5-hour tour with a morning drink stop at one of Melbourne’s trendy cafes and immerse yourself in the local culture.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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USD53.82
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Private Afternoon in Melbourne Booze and History Tour with a drink in-hand
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Private Afternoon in Melbourne Booze and History Tour with a drink in-hand

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Through gold rushes and rebellions, Olympics and royal visits, Melburnians have turned to ales, whiskeys, wines, and cocktails for comfort. Experience Melbourne’s unique bar scene on a private tour with a local guide and visit its unique watering holes. By the end of this private tour, you’ll discover that history really is better with booze (as if there was ever any doubt)!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD69.70
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USD69.70
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The Great Ocean Road private 1 day tour

The Great Ocean Road private 1 day tour

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Travelling on Victoria’s heritage-listed Great Ocean Road is one of the greatest road trips you can have in Australia. Our Great Ocean Road Private fully customiseable tour features amazing scenery, stories and wildlife in a leisurely drive that will have you gasping at every turn. This 244-kilometre-long stretch meanders through secret bays filled with rock pools, imposing sandstone cliffs, lush rain forests and deserted beaches. Dotted with quaint seaside towns, coastal walks and shipwrecks makes this region immensely popular. A highlight of the tour is visiting the Twelve Apostles, limestone karsts that rise majestically out of the water off the coast. We have a fleet of 9, 11 or 13 seater buses for your group and the price is for the driver/guide and vehicle, not per person. The larger the group, the better the value. The tour is fully customised and pick up is from your accommodation. We stop often and avoid the crowds, living up to our motto of ‘Let the others rush!’.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD764.71
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Sovereign Hill Goldfields and Museum, Ballarat, Victoria

Sovereign Hill Goldfields and Museum, Ballarat, Victoria

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Ballarat’s Goldrush Days at Sovereign Hill! Is an exciting experience definitely for the bucket list. Sovereign Hill is an outdoor interactive musuem re-creating from 1851 Ballarat’s first decade of GOLD discovery that attracted ten of thousands of international gold seekers to rich Ballarat goldfields, some finding huge gold fortune.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD650.00
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Melbourne

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Puffing Billy, Moonlit Sanctuary & Penguins Day Tour
"Alan our tour guide was wonderful. Healesville sanctuary was a great stop-we loved the platypus and bird talk. The train is a fun experience, but it is a little disorganized because there are too many workers organizing people."..."
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Melbourne Sports Experience + Free MCG Tour
"Paul was a great tour guide around the stadia with insights and anecdotes from decades ago to present day, spanning everything from Tennis to Cricket to AFL to Water Polo in the 56 Olympics and the notorious Blood in the Water! It was the perfect complement to the MCG tour that in itself was fascinating hearing from an MCC member who was a wealth of knowledge as we explored the stadium for an inside look at changing rooms, to player viewing area as well as getting on the ground. All in all great fun with some good laughs along the way."..."
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Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour
"Really enjoyed this tour! We learned so much about the history of Melbourne and the public market. The food we tried was amazing!! Our guide was so knowledgeable and delightful! This is the only way to really learn about the market and really appreciate it. A fantastic activity in Melbourne!!"..."
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Laneways of Melbourne
"A wonderful and informative walk learning all sorts of fascinating history . Cathy was delightful and very accommodating. Highly recommend this walking tour."..."
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Melbourne Historical Walking Tour: Crime, Gangsters & Lolly Shops
"Fantastic information on a part of the city I knew nothing about. Would recommend this tour to everyone."..."
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Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary Boutique Tour - Max 12 People
"We loved the whole experience. My husband & I are from QLD & definitely rate this tour 5 ⭐ Rio our guide right from the beginning was friendly, fun, full of knowledge of the area & interesting facts. He made the trip comfortable & there was some nice unexpected surprises along the way."..."
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Great Ocean Road Small-Group Ecotour from Melbourne
"The rainforest walk and twelve Apostles was a great experience. Chris our tour guide was fabulous. A very long day, if the tour could be be made shorter by at least an hour it would make a difference. Well worth the trip."..."
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Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour
"I booked the tour for my wife and daughter, they absolutely loved it. The tour guide was amazing and the tour excellent. I’m looking forward to take the tour myself."..."
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Melbourne Walking Tour: Uncover Hidden Laneway Bars
"Very knowledgeable tour guide who brought Melbourne alive for us. We’ll be back to see more of Melbourne."..."
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Foodies Bucket List - Walking Tour
"Loved the laneways, the history and the food was awesome. The group was small so we could all hear Martina our fantastic guide. We got to try some foods and places that we wouldn’t necessarily have gone and done ourselves. Highly recommend this tour"..."
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Melbourne's Boozy History & Hidden Bars
"Lenny had a lot of stories to tell, we enjoyed the selection of bars. We think three bars is a good number for the evening."..."
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Boutique All-Inclusive Great Ocean Road, 12 Apostles and Rainforest Experience
"Paul was a great tour guide. We took the 12 apostles tour. Remember to take an umbrella as the weather changes on a dime."..."
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Afternoon in Melbourne: Small Group Booze and History Tour
"We discovered some great places to go, hidden amongst city buildings. We had a fantastic tour guide named Joseph who was very knowledgeable and gave us lots of information on Melbourne. It was a perfect day for our tour and we thoroughly enjoyed every bit of it. Would recommend this tour."..."
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Private Tour: Melbourne City Discovery
"On this city tour we had Ricarda, once again, as our driver/guide. She was flexible, knowledgeable, and a great person to talk to. We hit the high spots of the city and ended up at the beach for a walk and a great tea at a popular local café. This is an easy, leisurely way to get an overview of the city."..."
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Beer Lovers' Guide in Melbourne: Small Group Craft Beer Drink Tour
"Tour guide was fantastic, very knowledgeable, interesting history. Unique places and unique beer. Great experience"..."
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The Explorer - Melbourne Gardens
"A great way to see all of the gardens, inexpensive too. Should hsv3 more activities like these in the city"..."
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Golden Mile Melbourne Heritage Walking Tour
"Great tour. Lynne has a wealth of knowledge and has all sorts of unique stories to tell. We highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Melbourne."..."

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