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Melbourne By Foot

Address: Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 311 081
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Ranked #6 of 284 Activities in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Once described as a 'comprehensive highlight of the city', the...
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Owner description: 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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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This tour is a great way to learn about the city and see the sights. It is great for first time visitors to get a taste of the area and determine what else you want to do in Melbourne. I highly recommend!

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Heather was my guide - Melbourne tourist centre. She was highly informative and entertaining. You get the local perspective plus seeing lots of places that you would not see and places to come back to invest more time. A must do in my opinion

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We did this on the first day of our holiday and it showed us some great places for us to come back and visit during the rest of our time. Dave was a great tour guide with a lot of knowledge about this history and the fun stuff as well. We saw lots of interesting parts of Melbourne that we... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We loved this tour. Dave is great, laid back but informative, kind and fact-fuelled. Started at 1pm, so good timing for us on our first day. Learned where to eat and drink, and visit later.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Small group of 4. Dave was a relaxed but informative guide made everyone feel included. I went on Melbourne visitor bus in morning which was also good but by Foot you definitely get a different feel for the city. Not a hard pace mostly level lovely stop for arvo tea. As a 1st time to Melbourne and travelling solo 50+... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I did both the walking and the beer tours, both at the same day, during my adventurous holiday in Melbourne a few weeks ago. I really enjoyed both tours. Dave was very knowledgeable, and took his time to tell us all very thoroughly, making the tours very interesting and pleasant at all times. I was also lucky to enjoy a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I loved this 3 hour walking tour of the city. Learned about the beer culture, the various legislations for drinking, the laneway culture as well as going through 4 great pubs and enjoying a beer at each one. The burger at Beer DeLuxe was awesome. Think of it as a get together of mates and having a good night. David... More 

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

Hi Tony, It was great to meet you and share the tour experience with you and the group last week. The Beer Lovers Guide to Melbourne tour was conceived as a way to share a fun and social evening with a group learning about history and tasting some delicious local beers. For you to say it was like 'a get... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were visiting family in Melbourne in October and thought it would be good to find out a bit more about the City. Booked this tour as it was recommend in the "Rough Guide" and would definitely recommend it to others. Very informative about history, street art, places to eat and visit. Took a couple of Dave's eating tips -... More 

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

Hi Tracy - Frank, Your first review on Trip Advisor - thanks for penning such a positive review. It's been a great honour to have our tour listed in some guide books and it's pleasing to know that it lived up to the recommendation. We always say that your exploration of Melbourne begins with out tour and I'm happy that... More 

roma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I joint this tour during a very short visit to Melbourne in October (on a pretty rainy day!). We were 5 and Dave walked us around through narrow lanes and grand arcades for a bit over 3 hours. It is a very easy walk, suitable to everybody. I particularly enjoyed his stories about street art and artists and found very... More 

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

Hi Momo, Thanks for your recommendation and for taking the time to pen a positive review. I get great satisfaction knowing that you experienced a unique side of the city by coming on our Cultural Walk tour. The street art is a defining characteristic of our city's laneways and a highlight for many visitors - I'm glad you enjoyed it... More 

Stoke-on-Trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We visited family in Australia who live near Melbourne in Wattle Glen. Melbourne itself is a very cosmopolitan city where you can experience many different world cultures. Eating in Melbourne is a truly great food journey, you can eat three meals a day for over a week and never have the same type of meal twice. The city itself has... More 

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