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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 308 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Our group of 10 had a wonderful time seeing the sights of Melbourne. We especially liked the graffiti lanes and the stops for beer. It was a great way to see some of the highlights of this great city in a limited amount of time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Really great walking tour covering history, culture, art and architecture. Lots of hidden Melbourne that you would never find on your own. Interesting, informative and entertaining. Dave is a great story teller and gives you the inside track. Enjoyed a lovely beer in t'he Young and Jackson pub recommended by Dave. Must do while in this fantastic city. Highly recommended.

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My girlfriend and I did the "Beer Lovers Guide to Melbourne" tour and absolutely loved it! Despite being from Melbourne originally (although I now live in Canberra), I learnt so much that I had never known about the city, about drinking culture, and about beer! The guide was excellent, very knowledgeable, friendly and personable, and the burger and chips at... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We were running late for the tour due to transportation issues from our ship but Dave waited for us to take us on a whirlwind tour of the city. It was an amazing day and we learned so much about the city and its history. Dave shown us the little out of the way places that added to the beauty... More 

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Delfzijl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I've did the "Cultural Walk" and the "Beer Lovers Guide to Melbourne" tour. Both were great! Learned so much of the streets of Melbourne, the street-art, history and culture. And Dave was really a great guide; humorous and willingly to answer all the questions and very interested in the people. Also the Beer tour was really good and even better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had a wonderful few hours exploring the lanes, street art, history, and landmarks of Melbourne. Great way to learn about the city. Highly recommended.

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

Hi Ostyle, It sounds like you had a great time on our Cultural Walk with Brad - that's a great photo you have included of him in action. We like to provide guests with a great introduction to city, especially the lane ways. It is great you enjoyed the variety of information and sites. Thanks for taking the time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

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

Dear Tandih21, Thank you for your recommendation. We always do our best to ensure our first time visitors feel welcome and get a great overview of the city on our Cultural Walk. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Melbourne. Kind Regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot More 

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

Hi Alan, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are always big on sharing 'local experience' and giving guests an insiders look into the city - we like to do this in an informative and entertaining way. Kind Regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot More 

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

Hi Jodi, Appreciate you taking the time to write the review. Glad we were able to show you some of the interesting parts of Melbourne that you may not have otherwise found. We enjoy sharing not just the history of the city but the cultural aspects that make it such a buzzing metropolis. Hope to see you back on the... More 

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

Hi Paula, We always encourage guests to take our cultural walk on their first day to get the most out of their stay in the city. As well as providing a great first impression, we love to point out other places of interest, to eat, drink and enjoy the city. I am pleased you got the most out of your... More 

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