Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

4 stars

Editor's summary:

On this small group Melbourne Morning City Tour you’ll experience all the diversity of one of Australia’s most dynamic urban centres. Melbourne is a city of culture, fine food, world-famous sporting prowess, intriguing history and a laid-back lifestyle that’s the envy of many other world cities. See it all in air-conditioned comfort with the convenience of hotel pick-up and the services of an expert local guide. This is the ultimate introduction to Melbourne – and you’ll have your afternoon free for more sightseeing!


☆ See Melbourne’s key sporting venues, including the MCG and Formula 1 precinct

☆ Visit St Kilda Beach, Federation Square and St Patrick’s Cathedral

☆ Take a stroll in a historic garden

☆ Learn Melbourne’s fascinating history from your expert local guide

☆ Experience Melbourne’s best views from Eureka Skydeck (admission fee applies)

☆ Maximum group size: 11.


☆ Guided small group tour

☆ Services of a knowledgeable local guide

☆ Informative commentary

☆ CBD hotel pick up and comfortable air-conditioned transport

☆ Final drop off at the Southbank precinct, for lunch options or a visit to Eureka Skydeck (admission fee applies)

☆ Leave your afternoon free for more sightseeing.

What you can expect

There’s no better introduction to ‘Marvellous Melbourne’ than this Melbourne Morning City Tour, where you’ll enjoy the services of a passionate local guide to show you the city’s landmarks. From famous sporting venues to bohemian bayside suburbs and gorgeous city gardens, this tour takes the best of Melbourne and hands it to you.

You’ll be picked up at your hotel and meet your guide and the rest of your small group. There’s plenty of time to get to know one another a little better as you set off to visit selected sights around the city in air-conditioned comfort.

Along the way your guide will share fascinating insights into Melbourne’s history. Among the many places you’ll visit are Federation Square, with its highly controversial architecture, the famous MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground), Albert Park (home to the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix), fabulous St Kilda Beach and the sublime St Patrick’s Cathedral. If circumstances permit you’ll be able to explore inside this lovely church.

As well as enjoying the architecture of the CBD’s many stately buildings, on this Melbourne Morning City Tour you’ll also visit a number of green spaces, including Fitzroy Gardens and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

This Melbourne Morning City Tour ends at the 88-storey Eureka building at Southbank, home to one of the city’s most popular attractions – the Eureka Skydeck. You can take the opportunity to head up to the observation deck (admission fee applies) for far-reaching views over the city to the Yarra Valley, the Dandenongs and Port Phillip Bay. Choose to step out of your comfort zone onto The Edge – the world’s only moving glass viewing structure!

Southbank offers a plethora of dining options. It’s the perfect spot for a stroll by the Yarra and a spot of lunch. Alternatively, make your way back to your hotel at your own pace. Most city hotels are within easy walking distance.

Pricing, dates and bookings

Best price guarantee: If you find this tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book this tour with The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

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Important information

Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent automatically to your email address, including hotel pick-up details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone.

This tour is in English but it can be provided in Spanish, German or Italian. Please contact us for details.

You will be picked up from your hotel but the tour ends at Eureka Skydeck in Southbank. Most city hotels are within easy walking distance. Entry to Eureka Skydeck is an optional extra (entry fee applies).

Please dress appropriately for the season and wear suitable footwear.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.


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