Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Melbourne tours, things to do and tickets

The full list of day trips and attractions in Melbourne. Favorite family holidays, group as well as individual tours to Melbourne with a detailed description, real reviews and photos.

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Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise

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Duration: 4 hours
Come on a magical hot air balloon flight over Melbourne - there is no other major city in the world that you can soar above in a hot air balloon! Admire Melbourne's city skyline at early dawn as your balloon flies for approximately one hour and then toast your good fortune with an optional champagne breakfast. Your Melbourne balloon flight includes complimentary hotel pick-up for your convenience.

Great Ocean Road Trip Tour from Melbourne

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Duration: 12 hours
Take a breath and enjoy a relaxed and unhindered view of the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge all before lunch, beating the traditional afternoon rush. En route let us take you on a journey inland, reaching Port Campbell National Park to marvel at the iconic limestone stacks in the morning. Spend the afternoon with your expert Driver Guide, meandering along the winding Great Ocean Road in a high-set vehicle so you're not missing out on any of the spectacular coastal scenery, the Otway Rainforest and seaside townships of Apollo Bay and Lorne.

Great Ocean Road Small-Group Ecotour from Melbourne

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Duration: 15 hours
Experience the spectacular Great Ocean Road on a full-day tour from Melbourne.

Travel by comfortable minicoach on this majestic stretch of Victoria’s coastline, taking in Kennett River, Apollo Bay, Great Otway National Park, Port Campbell National Park, Gibson's Steps, the Twelve Apostles and more.

Enjoy frequent stops for views of stunning white-sand beaches and towering cliffs, plus leisurely walks to see koalas and other native wildlife.

Your guide will take you to beaches, rainforests and lookouts, displaying the amazing variety this region has to offer.

Small-group tour ensures a personalised experience for each and every guest.
Private

Highlights & Hidden Gems of Melbourne

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Duration: 3 hours
Melbourne, is a magical place! And with the local host of your choice, you are going to experience it all. So get ready; culture, history, and local lifestyle await! Dive into the origin of Melbourne as you see the city’s main landmarks like Chinatown, Block Arcade and the National Gallery of Victoria. And how about the hidden gems? Oh, you’re in for a surprise! Every host has its own story to tell, so pick your favorite, and you’ll discover the city through their eyes. Experience their Melbourne to the max based on their passions and expertise. They’ll make sure you have fun enjoying a unique and local perspective of Melbourne. Want to take a break? Leave it up to your host! This is the perfect opportunity to visit that special eatery where only the locals come and your chance to enjoy a local treat hand-picked by your host. Feel free to ask your host more about their life in their city or get recommendations about the top things to do in Melbourne. Remember, the locals know best. The best part of any city tour is definitely the unique stories. Everybody has a story to tell, especially your host. Each one of the local hosts has a different background ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share their knowledge with you and exchange ideas and perspectives! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes and make their Melbourne, your Melbourne!
Private

Off the Beaten Track in Melbourne: Fitzroy Tour

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Duration: 3 hours
Forget about Melbourne as you know it; there’s more than meets the eye if you follow the less touristy road. Welcome to the incredible Fitzroy! During this private city tour, your host will take you to explore the hippest streets around the city and alternative spots known only by locals. Dive in the local lifestyle while embracing the local culture with the many treasures along the way, from street art, architectural gems, hangout spots, and historical spots representative of the area. Follow your local host through Fitzroy - this is their playground, and know it like the back of their hand! See the State Library Victoria, Carlton gardens and more of this authentic side of Melbourne. Each of the hosts in this tour will offer a different perspective on the area you’ll visit, based on their expertise and interests. The local hosts are natural storytellers, each one with a different background ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share some of their unique stories and personal anecdotes with you! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes and make their city your city!
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City Kickstart Tour: Melbourne

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Duration: 2 hours
First time in Melbourne? Wondering where to go and what to see in this fascinating city? We got you! Kickstart your time in Melbourne with a 90-minute introduction to the city with the help of your favorite local. This tour is the city overview you were looking for that brings together sights of main highlights and attractions, plus must-have tips and tricks that will help you get acquainted with the city, its people, and culture. So, ready to start your time in Melbourne in the best way possible? On this private tour, you’ll meet up with the local host of your choice. Each of the hosts on this tour will show you their Melbourne in their way and based on their passions and expertise. The hosts know their city like the back of their hand and can’t wait to get you acquainted with Melbourne! And what about that unique family-owned restaurant or that amazing local hotspot? Get personal recommendations from your local host and where to find the current hot spots in the city. Get insights on the local lifestyle and find out true stories about the city’s past as you take in vibrant, full-of-life present Melbourne. Historical facts, local stories, and great tips & tricks. What can be more awesome than that? Any questions? Go ahead and ask your host about anything that pops into your mind and get all the answers you need for the perfect Melbourne trip. Locals always know best. And don’t forget, this private tour can be personalized 100% according to your wishes!

Phillip Island Penguin, Brighton Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary from Melbourne

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Duration: 12 hours
See all the world class attractions of Phillip Island in one day on this small group eco tour from Melbourne.

Departing Melbourne at around midday, you'll travel to Victoria's most colourful attraction, the iconic Brighton Beach bathing boxes for an opportunity to visit the beach and take some time to admire these historic landmarks.**

Get up close to koalas and other Australian animals at the Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park under supervision from the incredible staff at the Sanctuary. Watch a wildlife show and even have the chance to hand feed cute Wallabies and Kangaroos!

The highlight of your Phillip Island experience will begin at dusk as you watch the fairy penguins waddling up the beach into their burrows in the sand dunes.

**Please note that we will not be able to visit Brighton Beach on all weekdays for a period of 5 weeks from 16th May 2022. The local council has advised that the beach will be closed while sand remediation works take place.

Yarra Valley Wine and Winery Tour from Melbourne

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Duration: 8 hours
Discover Victoria’s Yarra Valley wine region on this day trip from Melbourne. With an expert guide to act as your wine tutor, visit four of the area’s best-known wineries: Greenstone Vineyards, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and Soumah Yarra Valley. During your series of wine tastings and an included vineyard lunch, you’ll find out why the Yarra Valley is one of Australia's favourite wine regions, loved for its picturesque scenery. Choose from several pickup points in central Melbourne. (Itinerary subject to change without notice)

Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise

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Duration: 3 hours
What could be a more memorable way to enjoy a meal in Melbourne than a gourmet dinner cruise along the Yarra River? Watch the city light up during this 3-hour cruise and enjoy Melbourne's noted fine dining in the comfort of a floating restaurant. Sip wine, beer and spirits while you admire the changing vistas of the city skyline and pass by waterfront parks and attractions.

From Melbourne: Great Ocean Road Full-Day Trip

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Duration: 13 hours
Tour the spectacular Great Ocean Road, see the 12 Apostles, and take a rainforest walk in the Great Otway National Park. View Australia's surf coast, explore seaside towns, and see koalas in the wild.

Complete Melbourne Walking Tour

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Duration: 3 hours
Join our tour guides for a walk through Australia’s culture capital and learn what makes this city great and so much more.

When you arrive, you'll explore Melbourne with a local who can share the history of the city as well as point out things to do after your walking tour is done. Depot Adventures tour guides want to show you the real Melbourne – the city we know and love.

Your tour will stop for a coffee and conclude near the Old Melbourne Gaol, where you learn about Australia’s most infamous bush ranger. After your tour is finished, your guide will brings the group to a classic Australian pub where you can experience traditional Aussie food.
Private

The 10 Tastings of Melbourne

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Duration: 3 hours
Fall in love with the flavorful Australian cuisine on this delicious food tour in Melbourne! Enjoy a selection of 10 food and drink tastings hand-picked by your foodie local host, just for you. From yummy must-tries like small meat pie to unique dishes typical of the city such as vegemite toast; you’re in for a treat, so bring your appetite. This culinary tour in Melbourne is a cultural journey that takes you further than the food you’ll eat. As you enjoy authentic local bites ranging from savory, sweet as well as drinks, you’ll also discover the city and its highlights. Stop to admire the Hosier Lane, Flinders Street Station, and National Gallery of Victoria and hear about their local relevance from your host as you hop from one food hot spot to the other - what can be better than that? Want to know what this food tour has in store for you? Your local foodie has you covered! And because sharing is caring, you and your group will get to try bites of famous dishes. Each of the hosts has carefully selected the tastings you’ll enjoy during this food tour. All of them passionate about food and their city, know the best spots to get the most authentic and typical bites. Pick your host according to your interests and you’ll be a part of a unique and flavorful experience catered to your taste buds. Looking for a vegetarian alternative? It’s possible! The tour has been created with alternative tastings to fit your preferences. Just let your host know! The foodie locals are ready to take you on the best food tour in Melbourne. All you have to do is check out their profiles and pick your favorite local for a delicious culinary experience. This Melbourne food tour can be 100% personalized to match your diet and allergies.

The Best of Melbourne Bike Tour

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Duration: 5 hours
See the the iconic sights of Melbourne while discovering it's vast history as you join this small-group bike tour. Enjoy a 4.5 hour relaxing bike tour all while socializing and getting some exercise with your entertaining and knowledgeable local guide.

Central Melbourne Walking Tour

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Duration: 3 hours
Discover Melbourne from a local’s perspective on a Melbourne city walking tour. Trace the rich history of Australia's cultural capital as you hear stories about traditional landowners and the European settlement and learn about the immigration and migrant policies that have shaped Melbourne's cultural diversity.

Explore Melbourne’s famed laneways; familiarize yourself with some of Melbourne’s iconic architecture; and gain insight into Melbourne’s diehard sporting culture, as well its thriving music and art scene.

Much more than a sightseeing tour, we will give you the history and background you need to understand what makes Melbourne unique.

Welcome to Melbourne

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Duration: 8 days
The Welcome to Melbourne tour is our most popular. It is perfect for tourists visiting Melbourne, travellers looking for an incredible start to their working holiday or international students studying here.

It is currently the Number 1 Tour on TripAdvisor, with only 5 star reviews!

This tour includes things you need such as an airport shuttle and accommodation as well as must do activities such as surfing and wildlife experiences and then those things you didn't know you could do such as wine tasting, paddle-boarding and of course getting up close to those tiny little penguins.

Melbourne City Bike Tour

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Duration: 5 hours
Discover Melbourne’s best-kept secrets, its coolest streets, parks, shops, cafes, hidden laneways and multicultural neighbourhoods. Experience real Melbourne hospitality on this leisurely ride with a local guide in small friendly groups.


It’s the perfect way to start any Melbourne visit and to get your bearings.

Melbourne Walking Tour: Uncover Hidden Laneway Bars

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Duration: 3 hours
Join a local guide and discover 4 hidden bars in 3 hours. Get access to drink specials available only for our groups. Meet local bartenders and bar owners and hear about what makes them passionate. Get a special, customised map with recommendations for other bars to visit in Melbourne. Whatever you do, come thirsty! 

NOTE: The bar list below is indicative only — WE DO NOT VISIT ALL BARS LISTED. The tour includes 4 bars picked from a rotating list of 3 dozen. Which bars we visits depends on our group size, day of the week and special events.

Yarra Valley Gourmet Small-Group Ecotour from Melbourne

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Duration: 8 hours
Experience all that the Yarra Valley has to offer on a full-day tour from Melbourne.

Travel by comfortable minicoach to the Yarra Valley where you will get to taste the local produce from Yarra Farm Fresh, Balgownie Estate, Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie, cheese tastings at Yarra Valley Dairy, and more!

The staff at each establishment will take you through guided presentations while our tour guide will provide interesting facts and history throughout the day.

This is a true gourmet experience combining local food and wine, perfect for a gift, celebration or just a special day out!

Yarra Valley Wine & Food Day Tour from Melbourne with lunch at Yering Station

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Duration: 10 hours
Located an hour from Melbourne and known internationally as a quality producer of chardonnay, pinot noir and sparkling wines, the Yarra Valley enjoys the highest profile of any Victorian wine region. With this small group tour, take the scenic route from Melbourne that travels through bushland, vineyards and farmland. The 5 cellar doors that are visited are a mix of small, medium and large producers who provide a great overview of what the Valley does best.

Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour from Melbourne

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Duration: 12 hours
Enjoy one of Victoria's most spectacular destinations whilst taking in the breathtaking sunset overlooking the Twelve Apostles on a small-group Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour from Melbourne.

Your professional tour guide will take you to beautiful lookouts, wildlife spotting spots and stunning beaches on your way to the Port Campbell National Park.

The journey to the 12 Apostles is as much a part of the experience as viewing the famous limestone structures. Built by return soldiers in the early 1900's, the Great Ocean Road is the worlds largest War Memorial. Your guide will provide interesting facts and history of the area throughout the day.