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Golden Mile Heritage Trail

Federation Square | We meet at the PTV area downstairs in the Visitors Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9663 3358
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An informative and interesting tour.

This excellent tour is enjoyable and informative. It is lovely to look into a some of the... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Kiwibird248
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Melbourne, Australia
Very enjoyable experience

On a cold winters Melbourne morning my husband and I were the only two on what turned out to be a... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2016
Dianne B
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Melbourne, Australia
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We are proud professional tour guides who have been sharing Melbourne's Gold History for almost 20 years. We were founded with members of the Melbourne Museum and the City of Melbourne, and today share the city with a treasure trove of insights into what made this city great. The incredible architecture, the poverty and the wealth... Join us to know more - perfect for school students, family outings, international visitors and history buffs! Daily - bookings are required
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Federation Square | We meet at the PTV area downstairs in the Visitors Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This excellent tour is enjoyable and informative. It is lovely to look into a some of the buildings, as the interior is not what you would expect. One building that is especially beautiful, is the Gothic ANZ building. And the adjoining Cathedral Room, is amazing....More

1  Thank Kiwibird248
HiddenSecrets, General Manager at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Dear kiwibird248. Thankyou for taking the time to write here your thoughts on our Golden Mile Heritage walk. You were able to enjoy the weekday walk of this tour on the western end. We really are so very lucky to still have so many of...More

Reviewed 6 July 2016

On a cold winters Melbourne morning my husband and I were the only two on what turned out to be a private tour with Isabel. What an interesting experience it was! We are Melbourne locals born and bred but who'd have known there are so...More

Thank Dianne B
HiddenSecrets, General Manager at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Dear Dianne B We love getting reviews such as this, thank you for taking the time to send one in! How lovely to spend a day in your own city - we are still after all these years, so pleased to have Melburnian's join us,...More

Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Flagged as 2 hours it will take a lot longer if you stop to read the information about each of the buildings. Also we went into many of them (got asked to leave some as they were private clubs or companies). Use the APP then...More

Thank Paul_n_Cris
HiddenSecrets, Owner at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

Dear Pail-N-Cris Thanks for your review here , unfortunately you have reviewed the App, or self guided map here, ( not our fully hosted guided walk ) and yes if you try and do it yourself it will take a lot longer. Our Golden Mile...More

Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is more like two miles than one mile as it starts at the Immigration Museum (Old Custom;s House) in Flinders Street and finishes at the Royal Exhibition Buildings. You follow gold small circles in the footpath and the big circle with a number and...More

Thank Peter M
HiddenSecrets, General Manager at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2015

Dear Peter M Thank you for your notes here. This is the page for the actual guided tour, and there is certainly some confusion with the dots, but rest assured our guides do this tour in two halves.. Weekdays the west end, and on weekends...More

Reviewed 3 May 2015

This was so very worthwhile to complete and we enjoyed every moment of it. Jim was our tour guide and we could not praise him enough. He demonstrated a genuine interest and passion in the information he shared with us about Melbourne's wonderful history. We...More

Thank 1Scarlett1
HiddenSecrets, General Manager at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2015

dear 1Scarlett1 We are so pleased you enjoyed Jim's wonderful amount of knowledge.. We have a great opportunity to share our history through these guided tours. I do hope you get to enjoy Melbourne and its wonderful corners again soon. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 4 February 2015

We had Lyn as our guide and she was very informative in a casual way which made us feel relaxed. There was no limit and she is so passionate we even had an extended bit to the tour. Highly recommend it Tony and CarolynMore

2  Thank carotone2013
HiddenSecrets, General Manager at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2015

Dear carotone2013 thank you for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your tour with Lynne, we love to share Melbourne's history and often get a little carried away.. how good you felt comfortable and able to take your time. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

My sister & I stumbled upon the Golden Mile discs one day in Melbourne and googled what it was all about. The next week, we did the walk, using the Museum Victoria's app. The guided walk was brilliant- we loved having the independence to make...More

10  Thank Agphysio
HiddenSecrets, General Manager at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2014

Dear Agphysio thank you for the review here, we will pass it on the Melbourne Museum who are the ones who made the app. We do walking tours that are fully guides, and were established as an addition to printed and now audio options.. THanks...More

Reviewed 23 February 2014

Myself and my husband did this walking tour with the delightful guide Ken. We were the only participants which meant Ken was able to answer all our questions and gave us extremely informative answers to our wide ranging topics. We really enjoyed our tour and...More

3  Thank 267Jacqui
HiddenSecrets, General Manager at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2014

Dear 267Jacqui What a great review, your thoughtfulness on things that readers may like to hear is really appreciated. It is true that sometimes we have only a few people on a tour, and sometimes a maximum of 10. This particular walk - fully guided...More

Reviewed 13 November 2012

My 2 Girlfriends and I were fortunate enough to do this tour on a Saturday with our delightful guide Ken ... What a true gentleman! Ken took us on a 2+ hour walk and we were entranced by the tales and history behind some truly...More

2  Thank Kenzie V
Golden Mile M, Manager at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2013

Dear Kenzie V Thank you for a lovely review. We have a pretty special group of Guides, and we will pass this on to Ken . We are always pleased to hear how others enjoy the walks. Do stay in touch as our other tour...More

Reviewed 31 October 2012

I toured the Westend of the Golden Heritage Trail recently and I really enjoyed it. The guide was very knowledgeable and embellished the factual with many amusing stories . The tour concentrates on the early settlement of Melbourne, the Gold Rush times and the boom...More

1  Thank Richard H
HiddenSecrets, Public Relations Manager at Golden Mile Heritage Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2013

Dear Richard H, thank you so much for taking the time to post a little note about our tours. Its a heritage that many people really do miss, and as you mentioned our guides do love the intricate back stories too. We do hope to...More

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