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Melbourne By Foot

Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 1300 311 081
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Ranked #2 of 184 activities in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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... more » 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. « less
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We escaped to Melbourne to bet away from our earthquake ravaged city to stay at a hotel (Mecure ) right in the centre of the city to look out the back window to see a block of buildings being demolished. That aside, it is a city which begs an adventurer who can poke down alleys to find city blocks are... More

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My husband and I had the pleasure of doing both the Cultural and the Beer Lover's tours a couple of weeks ago, and we loved them. Both tours were groups of less than 10 people and included locals, as well as Australian and international travellers. Visiting with other tour members is encouraged and definitely enhances the experience. Dave, our friendly... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Very enjoyable tour, gives you a lot of insight into the city; you see the laneways and alleyways as well as some of the major sights. We suggest that you do this early in your stay (we didn't, unfortunately); it gives you a lot of ideas of where to go.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

As a Melburnian it was a great easy walk to do to reconnect with city history and sights particular to Melbourne.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Having grown up in Melbourne it was great to revisit and see close up how it had changed for the better. Dave's tour was nicely casual and he presented the information well. Its not just the historical fact tour , it gets into what makes melbourne tick. Some tours just recite a script but Dave genuinely knows his stuff. Well... More

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

After a long flight to Melbourne yesterday morning, my daughter and I checked into our hotel and immediately made plans to take the walking tour in the afternoon. We had a wonderful time and learned a great deal from our knowledgeable tour guide (Dave). The walking tour gave us much needed perspective concerning the city layout, history and local culture.... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Great way to get to know Melbourne and things you wound't see in other tours! Our guide was great and well informed.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I was visiting Melbourne on my own and wanted to find out about the different beer and breweries in and around Melbourne. This tour was perfect. The group size was not too large and the tour guide, Dave, was welcoming and friendly and conducted the tour without making us feel like we were on a mass organised commercial operation. Dave... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My wife and I had a fantastic time tailing Dave around Melbourne's hotspots. Many of these spots would have been tricky to find on our own - like the Banksy stencil, the Cherry Bar on AC/DC lane, and even a love story chiseled into the wall of the Central Place laneway. Dave told us he does these tours almost every... More

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Rockingham, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

What an excellent walking tour this was, hosted by our very knowledgeable and amiable guide David. Would highly recommend this tour with all aspects of the cities past and present covered.

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

Hi Robert, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I get great satisfaction knowing that you enjoyed the tour. At Melbourne By Foot we are equally passionate about the past and the present and I am pleased to know you enjoyed both! Regards, Dave Carswell Melbourne By Foot More

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