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Melbourne Horse Drawn Carriage Premium Garden and City Tour™

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    What to Expect
    On this one-hour tour, we will take you to the major sights of Melbourne, including historical buildings, tree-lined boulevards and gardens. Your itinerary will include the following sights:
    • Historic Princess Bridge over the Yarra River
    • Victorian Arts Centre
    • Queen Victoria Gardens, including the Giant Floral Clock
    • Walker Fountain
    • King Domain Gardens
    • Shrine of Remembrance
    • Treasury building and gardens
    • Historic Collins Street shopping precinct
    • Trendy Flinders Lane with its many notable buildings

    Tours depart from and finish at Federation Square opposite Flinders Street Station. Carriages are available for tours on Thursday to Monday and are able to fit a maximum of 6 passengers. 

    Our driver will take a photo of you in our carriage at the start or end of the tour. There will also be lots of opportunities for you to take photos throughout your tour.

    You will be seated in a comfortable cushioned carriage with a throw provided if you feel cold. Our carriages are designed to operate in both sunny and rainy conditions. With the soft top hood, they can be opened and closed as you desire. 

    Your driver and our amazing crew of friendly horses will make this scenic tour around Melbourne CBD a truly unforgettable experience. Book now and experience the world's most liveable city in style.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Federation Square
    Return Details
    Cnr Swanston St and Flinders St, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (opposite Flinders Street Station)
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Tour price does not include hotel pickup or/and drop-off. This option is available on request for a $60 fee (cash only), which will be charged at the time of pick up. This option is only available within the Melbourne Central Business District (CBD). Please specify your request for hotel pick up/drop off in the 'Special Requirements' field when booking, including the name of your hotel.
    • Commentary is not included in this tour as we would like our customers to relax and enjoy the scenery and atmosphere. However we are more than happy to answer any questions you may have during your ride.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Tour is priced per carriage
    • Carriages seat a maximum of 6 people
    • Please arrive on or before your scheduled tour start time. If you are late, the length of your tour cannot be extended past the scheduled finish time due to other tour bookings. If you wish to change your booking time, you may do so at least 24 hours in advance of your tour by contacting us via telephone or email.
    • All tours are subject to weather. In the event of inclement weather (e.g. storms or high winds), we will try to contact you via the information provided. You can also call us to confirm your reservation.
    • Dog friendly (we love them, but please keep them off the seats)
    • If you would like to be picked up or dropped off at another location in the CBD, this can be organised directly with the driver, however an additional cost is required and will have to be paid on the day. Please contact the operator for more information.
    • Booking Information
    • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
    • Once received, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour.
    • Tour departure location and operator contact details are included on your tour voucher.
    • Cancellation Policy
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The tour was fun and the guide was very friendly. Definitely worth the money. The horses look well cared for.

    Thank Jamie H
    V3055OBalexm, Manager at A Classic Carriage Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed the ride with our team. Hopefully, we will see you again in the future. Regards

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Great way to see the sights in Melbourne. Felt like we were Royalty. Great staff (incl the horses). Despite the hectic traffic, not once did we feel unsafe. Blankets provided for the chilly night. Good way to celebrate an occasion like a birthday or anniversary....More

    Thank Nathan H
    DreamClassicCarriage, Your Coachlady at A Classic Carriage Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for using our service. We are so glad that you had a royalty time with us :) Melbourne traffic can sometimes be hectic but our 4 legged and 2 legged staff are extremely well trained because as much as we want...More

    Reviewed July 12, 2019

    When travelling I try to do things that I would not necessarily do in my hometown, primarily as it is not an option. I am not sure how many cities in the world there are where you can travel through the extremely busy city streets...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Sydhobbs71
    V3055OBalexm, Manager at A Classic Carriage Hire, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2019

    Thank you very much for your review. Alex are very happy to know that you enjoyed having a ride with his team. We are glad that Melbourne's weather didn't let you down but I am sure that our woollen blanks and our convertible carriage will...More

    Reviewed February 20, 2019

    It wasn't a special occasion nor planned, but on an evening - we found ourselves on a carriage tour driven by Dream. We took the city route, as opposed to the usual garden route, and it was incredibly impressive. As someone who lives in Melbourne,...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank eutomo
    DreamClassicCarriage, Your Coachlady at A Classic Carriage Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your review in Trip Advisor. I didn't realise it until last couple week. I am glad that a Melburnian like you decided to join one of our rides and had experienced Melbourne' city in different way. Thanks again for your...More

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