Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

5 stars

Editor's summary:

For fans of the books and acclaimed ABC television series, this Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Walking Tour is a wonderful way to step back in time to the ‘Marvellous Melbourne’ of the 1920s. Enjoy a fabulous afternoon tea with fellow Miss Fisher devotees, a walking tour of locations from the television series, and a cocktail to wrap up the afternoon. How very Phryne!


☆ Enjoy a convivial afternoon tea with fellow Miss Fisher fanes at unique CBD café

☆ Visit a number of the inner-city locations featured in the TV series

☆ See period architecture dating back to 1920s Melbourne

☆ Raise a toast to Miss Fisher with a specially designed cocktail at the famous Gin Palace

☆ Maximum group size: 20.


☆ Guided small group walking tour

☆ Friendly and knowledgeable local guide, with an in-depth knowledge of the Miss Fisher books and TV series

☆ Historical commentary on 1920s Melbourne

☆ Afternoon tea at Self Preservation Café

☆ Phryne Fisher cocktail at the Gin Palace.

What you can expect

If you love the opulence of the 1920s era, and a good ‘whodunnit’, you are going to adore this Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Walking Tour. Originally devised for the ‘Festival of Phryne’ in 2015, the tour proved so popular at the time that it has continued to operate.

Those familiar with the inimitable Miss Phryne Fisher – made famous through the popular books and ABC TV series – will know that the architecture and landmarks of Melbourne are as much lead characters as the lady herself. On this tour you’ll visit many of the CBD locations that have featured in the television series.

The tour begins at the quirky Self Preservation Café, where the ambience and décor will take you back to the 1920s. Your tour guide is an absolute expert on both the original books and the TV production, and you’ll discuss your favourite episodes and storylines over an included afternoon tea.

Next, you’ll head off on foot at a relaxed pace to visit various filming locations from the series. These include well known landmarks such as Parliament House, the Old Treasury Building and the Hotel Windsor, and some lesser known locations as well. Rest assured there’ll be plenty of surprises along the way. As you stroll, your guide will bring up scenes from various episodes on her tablet and point out the landmarks featured.

To finish the tour in the most delightfully Phryne-inspired way, you’ll enjoy a specially created Phryne Fisher cocktail at the Gin Palace – one of the city’s fab inner-city watering holes.

Bring your favourite private detective’s world to life on this Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Walking Tour around the city.

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

This tour has one central CBD meeting point: Self Preservation Café, 70 Bourke Street, which is easily accessible by public transport. Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent to your email address, including tour departure details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed tour meeting point and departure time.

Minimum numbers are required for this tour to operate, and there is a possibility of cancellation if there are not enough participants to meet requirements. If this happens, you will be offered an alternative or a full refund.

Please wear suitable footwear.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.


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