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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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A great way to see the city

Highly recommend taking this tour! I did a similar tour in Singapore, so thought I'd give the... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2017
Hamilton, New Zealand
via mobile
Best value tour

We had a very good guide. Very informative and outgoing. She was interacting with tour... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2017
Ani T
Sydney, Australia
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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
Central Business District
+61 405 515 654

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Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend taking this tour! I did a similar tour in Singapore, so thought I'd give the Melbourne one a go. Two tours a day, I chose the 1030hr tour. There were nearly 90 people who turned up for the tour, but with three guides...More

Thank togs73
Reviewed March 2, 2017

We had a very good guide. Very informative and outgoing. She was interacting with tour participants, asking about other travel plans and providing recommendations. She showed us all the sights and landmarks, even a hook turn. Seemed a bit rushed at some places. Esp Hosier...More

Thank Ani T
Reviewed March 2, 2017

We met in front of the Victoria Library and because there were so many, we were divided into 2 groups. Our guide was @Blondematthew and he was terrific. He kept us moving at a good pace, yet not too fast, all the while telling us...More

Thank MisterMike53
Reviewed February 28, 2017

This is a well thought out tour. you meet in front of the library and then your group departs on a fun and informative walking tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and took the time to meet and talk with each of us.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Highly recommend you do this on day 1 - it will give you a good idea of where you want to spend more time. Also - @blondematthew did an excellent job

Thank shimTO
Reviewed February 28, 2017

The tour was great! Our guide was very energetic and with massive knowledge about the city. And he really loves Melbourne! I saw many places I would never find by myself.

Thank Kasia P
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

We were so impressed with the I'm Free Walking Tour in Sydney, that we decided to do the tour in Melbourne also. We weren't disappointed! Our guide, blonde Matt (I think that was his name) was super informative, a great speaker and you could tell...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

I had a great time on my free walking tour today. Matthew (blonde) was so helpful and enthusiastic. He was also really aware of making sure the group were keeping up, especially when crossing roads. I have been on tours where leaders do not consider...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 26, 2017

This walking tour takes about 3 hours. We learned so much about the city. Our guide was a Melbourne University Student who was passionate about his city. Sadly I don't remember his name, but he should do musical theatre as he was so entertaining. We...More

Thank ElaineCass
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Did this on my first full day in Melbourne and it was great. Enthusiastic guide who clearly loved his city and provided a great overview of Melbourne. Made sure to make plenty of mental notes on places to go during the remainder of the time...More

Thank Doug H
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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June 18, 2017|
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Response from Mike V | Reviewed this property |
you can cut ur tour anytime... ends southbank.. hth..
Monika M
May 17, 2017|
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Response from pspw1604 | Reviewed this property |
I think $20 for a couple is good $10 for a couple is a bit tight because three hours work effectively for $5 a head isn't great. Normally you get about $20 per hour in AUS for work so I thought about it like that, but it... More