See everything the Victorian capital has to offer on this iconic double-decker hop on hop off bus tour with comprehensive recorded commentary. There are two tour routes to choose from — City and St Kilda.


Melbourne Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour
Runs: Daily
Departs at: First City route bus departs Stop 1 (Federation Square) at 9.30am. First St Kilda route bus departs Stop 1 (Federation Square) at 9.45am.
Departs from: Federation Square, Melbourne CBD
Duration: 24/48 hours

Download a route map and timetable

This activity is included in the Melbourne Flexi Attractions Pass.

4 stars

Editor's summary:

‘There’s a lot to see and do in Melbourne and a lot of ground to cover. This hop on hop off bus tour is the perfect way to get around. Purchase a 24 or 48-hour pass. Both include unlimited disembarking and re-boarding, and there are stops at most of the city’s key attractions.’

☆ Choose from two routes — City and St Kilda. Mix and match, or do both!

☆ See all the top city sights, landmark buildings, and major sporting and cultural venues

☆ Enjoy panoramic upper deck sightseeing along St Kilda Beach, through historic South Melbourne and more

☆ Have the flexibility to hop on or off as many times as you like.

☆ Unlimited travel on Melbourne’s iconic double-decker tour buses (two routes)

☆ Informative audio commentary throughout

☆ Choice of a 24 or 48-hour pass

☆ Choose combo ticket options that include Eureka Skydeck, Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel and more.

This Melbourne Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour is the ideal way to see all the city’s iconic sights at your own pace. From the many landmark architectural and historic attractions, to the bustling markets, bayside beaches and green spaces, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding what to see and do on the two Melbourne Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour routes. Plan your itinerary without having to worry about using public transport. Hop off the bus at the attractions you want to visit, and when you’re done, hop back on and move on to the next.

Buses for both the City and St Kilda routes leave from Federation Square, and with services departing every 40-60 minutes you don’t have to rush through any attraction you choose to hop off and visit. After all, you’re on holiday!

Choose the City route to take in famous sights including the Queen Victoria Market, the MCG, Crown Casino, Fitzroy Gardens, the Arts Centre, Eureka Tower and many more. The St Kilda route includes historic South Melbourne, The Esplanade, St Kilda Beach, Luna Park and Station Pier.

The beauty of a Melbourne Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour is that your pass allows you to disembark and reboard as many times as you like. But if you just want to stay on and complete the entire loop, that’s OK too. The 24 and 48-hour passes offer unlimited rides, so you can backtrack, skip stops and do whatever it takes to make your day (or two) in Melbourne absolutely unforgettable.

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Important information

Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document and voucher will be sent automatically to your email address, including boarding details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the voucher and have it available when you board.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.


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