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Melbourne By Foot

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Address: Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 311 081
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Description: Once described as a 'comprehensive highlight of the city', the Melbourne...
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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Excellent walking tour

We had to cancel our original reservation and Chris was very accommodating. He made sure the day and time worked for us. As for the tour itself, I think everyone should do one of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had to cancel our original reservation and Chris was very accommodating. He made sure the day and time worked for us. As for the tour itself, I think everyone should do one of these when they come to Melbourne. Chris led us on a leisurely stroll through Melbourne CBD streets narrow and wide. He gave us all the background... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I took this tour the day I arrived in Melbourne. Our guide, Chris, met me in the designated spot and we set out on our tour. There were only 4 of us in the group which made for a great tour. You can tell how much Chris loves his city and it was great to see places in Melbourne I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My partner was already an experienced craft beer convert but he still learnt things and we got to find some amazing bars we never knew existed. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable on the history of the city not only the beer which added another great dimension. Not being a beer drinker myself I still loved it as an introduction to... More 

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

Hi Fiona, It sounds like you had a wonderful time on our Beer Lover's Guide to Melbourne tour. We designed the tour to be one part history, one part beer tasting and one part social outing. We have many guests who proclaim no great love for beer at the start and warm to become 'a convert in training' by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Melbourne has been a blessing for me. I just love it ... It's the 2nd time this year I'm going there because I I just love the culture Moments By Bram

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I took this tour on my first day in the city and in fact in Australia. It was a great introduction to the city and Dave gave a very detailed history of its origins. I enjoyed the highly decorated lanes, arcades, the beautiful bank headquarters, the river walk and of course Federation square. I would highly recommend this to anyone... More 

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

Hi Harriet, What a positive review - thanks for taking the time to pen your thoughts on Trip Advisor. Our Cultural Walk was designed to highlight the best aspects of the city from pre settlement through to formative days and modern Melbourne. The decorated lanes are a big highlight for most and it sounded like you enjoyed the historical elements... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My partner Nicole and I had the pleasure of a really excellent tour this week conducted by Chris. It was a quiet day and we were the only two on the tour but Chris nonetheless delivered a most interesting tour with great knowledge and enthusiasm. Would highly recommend.

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

Hi Denis, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience online. How lucky you were to share a private tour with Chris - he is a fantastic guide with a real enthusiasm for local heritage and culture. It's pleasing to know that you would highly recommend our tours. I hope we have another opportunity to share the city with... More 

Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A pleasant evening spent walking the (chilly) streets of Melbourne uncovering new Info about the city, its pubs/bars and history. It was only a small group on our tour but that was fine with us.We went to 4 pubs and had dinner at the last by which time we were pretty hungry. We liked one bar so much we went... More 

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

Hi Mr & Mrs Mitchell, Thanks for joining us on the Beer Lovers Guide to Melbourne tour. Unfortunately we couldn't turn the weather on for you during your stay, however we think is one of Melbourne's charms. I'm happy to know that you enjoyed the tour so much that you returned to one of the venues. We try to pick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The best way to visit Melbourne CBD is by foot - there is a cafe at every corner and the quality of coffee is superb!

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Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We met up with our guides Dave and Chris (in training). We met at Federation Square, learned the history of the Square, and then took a walking tour around downtown. The sporting venues were pointed out (as cricket, soccer, rugby, and Australian Rules Football are all big in Melbourne.) They pointed out some of the back alleys, where delightful restaurants... More 

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

HI Rockystuff, Thanks for providing such a positive review. You were lucky to share the tour with two guides and it's pleasing to know that you enjoyed some of the bigger attractions (sporting areas) as well as some of the sites off the beaten path (our laneways/alleys and street art). I hope we have an opportunity to share the city... More 

Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

So much to see and do. Really interesting. Great restaurants, snack bars etc., always some type of entertainment happening. Well worth doing.

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

HI Marianna, We agree that there is so much to do in our diverse city. Thanks for joining us on our Cultural Walk and sharing your experience online. Regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot More 

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