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I'm Free Walking Tours

328 Swanston St | Meet infront of State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 405 515 654
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Great experience

I am a frequent visitor to Melbourne and thought I knew the city well but I soon discovered I had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margaret W
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Launceston, Australia
Brilliant tour

Karina was our tour guide. She was knowledgeable and very animated which made the tour even more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Discover Melbourne, on a Free Tour at 10:30am and 2:30pm everyday. Join your friendly and knowledgeable local tour guide as we reveal the history, stories and secrets of Melbourne. This 3 hour easy walking tour meets everyday at the statue of Sir Redmond Barry in front of the State Library of Victoria on Swanston St. Rain, hail or shine, no booking needed, just show up and there will be a guide in a bright green T-shirt to show you around. How are we Free? We work on a tips only basis, so everyone can enjoy Melbourne as much as we do, whatever your budget.
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328 Swanston St | Meet infront of State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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+61 405 515 654

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a frequent visitor to Melbourne and thought I knew the city well but I soon discovered I had so much more to learn. Courtney led us on an interesting walk showing us not only the well known highlights but many hidden gems. His...More

1  Thank Margaret W
Imfreetours, Manager at I'm Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What great feedback, thank you. We’re so pleased you enjoyed uncovering even more of Melbourne on Courtnay’s tour. Our city has a lot of stories to tell, and we love that we can share some with you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Karina was our tour guide. She was knowledgeable and very animated which made the tour even more interesting and enjoyable. We received some great tips about other activities to look into. Good family outing.

1  Thank REFieldJr
Imfreetours, Manager at I'm Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us on a tour! It’s great to hear you and your family enjoyed exploring Melbourne with Karina. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great introduction to Melbourne, covering the central part of the city very well and including lots of history and interesting facts about the place.

1  Thank James W
Imfreetours, Manager at I'm Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us on a tour! We’re always keen to share the history of Melbourne with our guests, so thank you for giving us the opportunity.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had done free tours quite a lot. I always enjoy the way guides tell stories. In Melbourne Tess was the guide, a local australian woman full of energy and with a bubbly personality. She is very smart, always smiling and willing to answer any...More

1  Thank sgigis
Imfreetours, Manager at I'm Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We’re so pleased you enjoyed your tour with Tess, thanks for visiting our city!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a local from Melbourne who thought he new the City well, I thoroughly enjoyed the walk and information provided by Lauren a must do for visitors and locals. Thanks Guys will certainly recommend this tour.

1  Thank Garry A
Imfreetours, Manager at I'm Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We’re glad you enjoyed the tour. We like to think even locals can learn a lot about Melbourne on a tour with us, the city has a lot of stories to tell!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic tour to get accustomed to the main city centre of Melbourne. Tess was a cheerful and informative tour guide, informing us of the history of Melbourne and how it came to its current state. Handy tips for places to visit, eat and shop were...More

1  Thank Jefferina S
Imfreetours, Manager at I'm Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and for sharing pictures from your tour! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed uncovering Melbourne with Tess. Hopefully you were able to check out some of her recommendations during your stay.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the variety of sights around the city, history, lane ways and graffiti. Guide Hugh was very well informed and enthusiastic. Would totally recommend this tour, just need to ensure you have comfortable foot wear for the 3 hour walk. Also, need to be...More

1  Thank Phil G
Imfreetours, Manager at I'm Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us on a tour. We’re glad you enjoyed exploring Melbourne and it’s hidden gems on Hugh’s tour!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free tours was very very good with Lenny as a fantastic helpful and patient tour guide!!!!! Unfortunately we were 3 minutes late because our cat was sick, but lenny was able to still take us on the tour. Tour was very good, lots of walking...More

Thank 790dorothy1956
Imfreetours, Manager at I'm Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the fantastic review! We’re happy to hear you enjoyed exploring the best of Melbourne with Lenny. If you liked learning about Ned Kelly, you should definitely watch the Ned Kelly movie from 2003! Hopefully your cat is feeling better, we’re glad you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really great way of getting to see the city in a few hours and get an idea about what you can see on your own afterwards. We went through some of the coolest places of Melbourne and had a much better overview...More

Thank kathrineemilieamby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always recommend free walking tours because they're free--yay!--and they're always a fun tour around a city by someone who loves that city. The I'm Free Walking Tour of Melbourne was even more special. My guide, Lenny, was enthusiastic to the point of near-annoyance. He...More

1  Thank Molly K
Imfreetours, Manager at I'm Free Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for joining Lenny’s tour. Our guides always love sharing their favourite parts of Melbourne, we’re so pleased you enjoyed all of Lenny’s local insights!

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alokvandu
August 29, 2017|
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Response from tomwjsimpson | Reviewed this property |
When on the tour you see many attractions but don't go into them, there isn't enough time during the tour itself! Plenty of time in the afternoon to do a few after the tour though.
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monicatouma
June 18, 2017|
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Response from Mike V | Reviewed this property |
you can cut ur tour anytime... ends southbank.. hth..
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