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Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Excellent Value

What great cost effective way to see the sights of Melbourne, you have the benefit of a recorded... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2017
Boyzdungood
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Great Orientation of Melbourne

A great way to familiarise yourself with all of the sights in central Melbourne. At Aus $10 for... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2017
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Explore the city on board the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle. Ride in air-conditioned comfort and hop on and off at any of the 13 stops along the route. Be taken to bustling markets, cultural precincts, lush gardens, shopping arcades, sporting stadiums and more. Make use of the free Wi-Fi on your journey while you listen to the audio commentary that shares stories of the city’s past and present. Tickets can be purchased online or from the following locations: - Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square - Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre - Melbourne Airport - Ticket machines located at each stop (please note machines only accept credit cards or coins) HOURS OF OPERATION: The first service leaves stop 1 at 9.30am and the last at 3.45pm (excluding shuttle closure days). FREQUENCY: Every 30 minutes, full journey takes approximately 90 minutes FREE SERVICE DAYS As some stops are closed during major events, the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle runs a free service on the following days: Australia Day - 26 January 2016 Moomba Parade - 14 March 2016 Run for the Kids - 20 March 2016 Grand Final Parade – 30 September 2016 Melbourne Cup Parade – 31 October 2016 Tickets purchased the day before a free service day will be valid for the day after the free day.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

What great cost effective way to see the sights of Melbourne, you have the benefit of a recorded audio as the bus travels along with the driver also adding information. All for $20 over 2 days!! And get on and off whenever at the appointed...More

1  Thank Boyzdungood
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

A great way to familiarise yourself with all of the sights in central Melbourne. At Aus $10 for two days this is great value. You can purchase tickets at any of the stops at the ticket machine - coins only (no notes or credit cards),...More

2  Thank wendyanddavid536
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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

The shuttle provides easy access to CBD points of interest that are not covered by the free heritage tram. A ticket that lasts 2 days makes it good value if you are in Melbourne for a few days. The drivers give varied views on points...More

1  Thank Trevor G
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

We like to use hop on buses in cities as it's a great way of seeing the sights, orientating yourself and if on limited time a good way to cover distances. This however was a disappointment. I booked online in advance. It is no longer...More

Thank Julie P
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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

I highly recommended the Tourist shuttle, the tickets are only $10 and are valid for 2 days. We decided to hop off at Docklands, looked around for an hour or so , then hopped back on. I was a first time visitor to Melbourne and...More

1  Thank GailGrafton
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Reviewed February 26, 2017

Bought the ticket in the Visitor Centre on Federation Square. 10 AUD for 2 days, a bargain. First stop in front of St. Paul's Cathedral around 09.30 am, bus runs every 25 minutes. Very friendly bus drivers.

1  Thank Peter D
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Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Bus tour for 2 days for $10! Fantastic value for money why bother with any others?? Buy tickets at stop 13 stops around town. Great commentary in addition to drivers extra bits. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Julie K
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Reviewed February 12, 2017

This is a great way to see Melbourne. Tickets are $10, hop on hop off all day. Full tour takes 90 minutes. Interactive with audio and live commentary. Buses very clean and depart from stops every 30 minutes. About 15 stops around the circuit. Much...More

1  Thank zaboo.12
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Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

We used it to hop off/on (not necessarily at the same stop) to see all sorts of features some of which are outside the free tram area where this bus goes at least 3 points of its circuit. It's cheap, air conditioned and the 3...More

1  Thank E8887TZmartinp
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

2 days for $10. A fraction of the cost of the other red bus. 13 stops are all good. I never had to wait more than about 20 minutes. Drivers are outstanding.

1  Thank TravelinAlan
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soodanshi
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Response from MelbourneVisitorInfo | Property representative |
Hello, As santo t said you will be able to use the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle, tickets are AU$10 and are valid for two days- available online, at ticket machines at each stop or from the Melbourne Visitor Centre. The bus... More
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Response from KKirti | Reviewed this property |
There is no hotel pick-up for this service but you can buy tickets in advance and board the bus at any one of the thirteen stops. Tickets can be bought on-line, at ticket machines at any of the designated stops or two other... More
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