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Melbourne By Foot

#38 of 251 Tours in Melbourne
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Address: Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Once described as a 'comprehensive highlight of the city', the Melbourne By...

Once described as a 'comprehensive highlight of the city', the Melbourne By Foot walking tour is a must for any visitor to the cultural capital of Australia. At only $40 (including coffee/tea) and with daily departures, Melbourne By Foot is the most convenient and best value way to experience the city. Our fun and informal tours show our enthusiasm for the city's past and present, our friendly guides are all 'big on Melbourne' and we are happy to share with you the unique parts of the city which many visitors miss.We have recently launched a new tour called 'The Beer Lovers Guide to Melbourne'. We have combined our passion for the past and present as well as our enthusiasm for the local craft beer scene to create an interesting and enjoyable night time tour. Come and experience Melbourne with us.

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Central Melbourne Walking Tour
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First time visit to Melbourne

With little time in Melbourne, only three days, we needed someone to show us the interesting heart of this vibrant city. Dave was a very knowledgeable, urbane and friendly guide... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Four guys were part of a history lesson through the laneways of the Melbourne City, tasting 4 different beers and a burger meal to finish. Jake was a very knowledgeable guide. Worth the experience.

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Perth, Western Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With little time in Melbourne, only three days, we needed someone to show us the interesting heart of this vibrant city. Dave was a very knowledgeable, urbane and friendly guide who's enthusiasm for the city rubbed off on his small tour group. We particularly liked visiting the lane-ways within the CBD, cafes, bars and incredible urban art. Melbourne must be... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our female guide (she was fabulous and can't recall name at moment) made city come alive for us, with it's history and so many sites we would never have known of - best activity we did here.

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Getsaround7, I think you may have had Erica as a guide. I am pleased that you enjoyed your Cultural Walk with her. Melbourne is a vibrant city with many hidden spots - best enjoyed with an experienced guide. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot More 

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Really enjoyed this walking tour. Chris definitely brought us to streets/lanes we would not have found on our own. His love of this city, knowledge of it''s history and great sense of humor made for a very pleasant day. Thank you Chris!

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Jill, Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your Cultural Walk tour with Chris. We are thrilled that you enjoyed his infectious humour and love for the city. Melbourne is a hive on laneways and streets that are best found with an experienced guide. Hope to see you back on the streets again in the future.... More 

Moray
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The trip takes you through the central Melbourne district and gives you a wonderful perspective of the history of the city. It takes you to little streets where you would not go on your own until you get to know about them. It also takes you to some very impressive and historic buildings which are real works of art. Chris... More 

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Algebraist, I am pleased to know you enjoyed Chris's perspective on Melbourne's history and culture. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot More 

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Had the walking tour with Dave. He did the tour well and all in all I really liked both him and the wonderful other people that was on the tour! Such a good crowd really! Nice with the coffee break as well so we in the group get to talk together! Could have been a bit longer tho. Got to... More 

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Liv, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed your afternoon Cultural Walk tour. We are always happy to continue walking and talking - it's not often people wish the tour could go longer. Hope to see you back on the streets of Melbourne again soon. Regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Highly recommend the tour and a must when you first arrive in Melbourne as you will get an understanding of the past & present. I am a local and our interstate visitor was going, thought I would tag along not realising that it would be so enjoyable. Excellent value for money.

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Oneup, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are always impressed with locals who are willing to learn about their city. They are often learn just as much as their visiting friends. ;-) Hope to see you back out on the Melbourne streets again soon. Regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot. More 

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Purchased as a present for family holidaying in Melbourne as well as some locals. Learnt a lot of interesting facts about the city and saw some hidden gems. Was a fantastic day. It would have been nice to possibly see a bit of Little Bourke Street or QV Market. But can understand that time is limited.

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Claire, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It was lovely to meet you and your family and share the city with you. I am glad you enjoyed the history and hidden gems. We are always pushed to fit in so much in such a short time- we will take on your recommendations for future tours. Regards,... More 

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

What an amazing tour to get to know Melbourne. Worth every penny. Chris was an amazing guide so knowledgeable and friendly. The mix of history and local knowledge and the incredible buildings, arcades and lanes make for a fantastic tour.

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi Nattle, I am happy to learn you enjoyed your experience with Chris on our Cultural Walk tour. The tour is aimed to provide visitors (and Melburnians) with an insiders guide to the city with history, anecdotes and local insights. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot More 

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had a fun time on our recent Melbourne by Foot Beer Lovers Guide walking tour. Our guide Jordan was friendly and informative and we had fun mixing with the other people on the tour. I'm not a beer drinker but there were cider and wine options and the tour finished with a meal. This is a fun way to... More 

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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed the informative nature of the tour as well as the ability to interact with the other guests on the social evening out. We hope to see you on another tour again in the future. Thanks and regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot More 

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