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Walks 101 - Tours in Melbourne

2,250 reviews
Melbourne, Australia
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About Walks 101 - Tours in Melbourne
With its famous Free Melbourne Walking Tour, Walks 101 is Melbourne's largest walking tour operator. Every year, tens of thousands of guests experience the 2.5-hour, tips-based tour. The Melbourne Free Tour starts daily at 11am and 3pm in Gordon Reserve (the small park across the street from the Windsor Hotel). In addition to Free Walks, Premium Tours offer a deeper insight into particular aspect of the city such as hidden bars, markets and more.
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Sip your choice of drinks on a 3-hour bar and walking tour in Melbourne. Stroll with your guide to four locations for cocktails, Australian wine, and beer, stopping into a classic pub, a speakeasy-style cocktail bar tucked into the laneways, a wine bar with options from the nearby Yarra Valley, and a fourth bar that will be selected by your guide depending on your group’s interests. You'll learn about Melbourne's bar scene and local history, and get tips for additional places to visit on your own. 
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$20.39 per adult
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Join our tour guides for a walk through Australia’s culture capital and learn what makes this city great and so much more.
Our guides believe that walking tours should be available to everyone — regardless of your budget. We run a free tour of Melbourne to provide an excellent introduction to the city, and our guides accept tips at the end of the tour. A small reservation fee guarantees your spot on the tour.
Explore Melbourne with a local who can share the history of the city as well as point out things to do after your walking tour is done. Walks 101 tour guides want to show you the real Melbourne – the city we know and love.
The tour concludes near the Old Melbourne Gaol, where you learn about Australia’s most infamous bush ranger. After your tour is finished, your guide brings the group to a classic Australian pub where you can experience traditional Aussie food.
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$2.11 per adult
3-hour Eco-Tour on a Boat in the Royal Botanic Gardens
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Dine on a boat in Melbourne’s lovely Royal Botanic Gardens. Begin your excursion with a guided shopping tour of the Queen Victoria Market. Stop at the Shrine of Remembrance to learn about Australian war history. Take a tram to the gardens and spend some time exploring on foot. Board your boat at the park’s Ornamental Lake, then eat as you admire the local flora and fauna.
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$52.73 per adult
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Reviewed today via mobile

Kimmy was a great guide. She has a wealth of knowledge and knew how to show us a great time. Would highly recommend

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a must do if it’s your first time In Melbourne. Kelly our guide gave a great overview about Melbourne, took us to a coffee place for awesome coffee, showed us some colorful laneways, historic arcades and all this while we experienced rain to...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Kelly was an awesome guide, with so much fun knowledge and cool stories, she made me really wish I was staying in Melbourne for more than a couple days...

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the 1.5 hour political, cultural wall art tour. Definitely engaging, interesting and provocative information about Melbourne’s unions, music, politicians, history and more. James was very personable. He told us he is studying to be a teacher - - as a school administer I...More

Thank nadinek357
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took the free walking tour around Melbourne and it was great! Our tour guide Kelly is a real professional. Fun to chat with, super knowledgeable, and tells great stories. Definitely worth a couple of hours to get to know the city better.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kira W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was my first free walking tour and only second day in Melbourne. Kelly 100% made me decide that I need to make another trip to Melbourne. Thanks so much!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did this tour 2.5 hours after landing in Melbourne! It was a great way to get our bearings and learn about the evolution of Melbourne from its humble beginnings to the vibrant cosmopolitan city it is today. Tristan was a fun and informative guide...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did this tour first day I go into town. Very informative and about 2 1/2- 3 hours long. Covers all of the cbd from laneways, Federation Square to the beautiful architecture featured through out arcades etc. would highly recommend tour..tour guide while informative and personable...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

MAX was an awesome tour guide with lots of knowledge and personality! This is coming from a locals looking for a good and fun time!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Isabella G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did the free walking tour today and if was beyond what I was expecting Kimmie was amazing and knew so much about the city and it history. I learned a lot from her. I would highly recommend this tour

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traveladdict02536
November 25, 2018|
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Response from Tristan D | Property representative |
The meeting location for the city tour at 11 and 3 is in Gordon Reserve, directly opposite the Windsor Hotel
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Response from twopassports | Property representative |
Yes it does - this tour visits 4-6 street art laneways (depending on your guide), and if you're still interested at the end, the guides give you a free map to help you find more street art laneways. It also visits two... More
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JuanjoML
March 21, 2017|
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Response from twopassports | Property representative |
Ha - thanks very much guys! Nice to check in and see such a ringing endorsement! -American John
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