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“A great way to experience the fascinating history and diversity of this beautiful city!”
Review of Melbourne By Foot

Melbourne By Foot
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$32.37*
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Central Melbourne Walking Tour
Ranked #39 of 264 Tours in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Once described as a 'comprehensive highlight of the city', the Melbourne By Foot walking tour is a must for any visitor to the cultural capital of Australia. At only $40 (including coffee/tea) and with daily departures, Melbourne By Foot is the most convenient and best value way to experience the city. Our fun and informal tours show our enthusiasm for the city's past and present, our friendly guides are all 'big on Melbourne' and we are happy to share with you the unique parts of the city which many visitors miss.We have recently launched a new tour called 'The Beer Lovers Guide to Melbourne'. We have combined our passion for the past and present as well as our enthusiasm for the local craft beer scene to create an interesting and enjoyable night time tour. Come and experience Melbourne with us.
Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was given this tour as a gift from a Melbournian friend who ended up accompanying me on the walk. We had a fantastic time with Dave - who combines a wicked sense of humour with an amazing knowledge of the history and culture of the inner city. He has a great knack for describing historical facts without passing judgement! We enjoyed the company, the sights, the coffee and especially the small group - it was just like being shown around by a good friend! The visit to the alley ways to view the street art was a real highlight! Thanks again Dave - would recommend this trip to visitors and locals!

Thank PAB048
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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2014

Hi Paddi,

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It was a great pleasure having you and Jill along as both as locals and visitors. When conceiving Melbourne By Foot, I wanted to replicate the experience of being shown around a new city with a friend. What I didn't realise is there would be many more locals and regular visitors who enjoyed seeing a unique side of a city for which they have become familiar with. I take great pleasure in the knowledge that you enjoyed the Cultural Walk tour with me.

Melbourne is a fantastic city to live in and visit and I am sure I will see you back here again soon.

Regards,
Dave Carswell
Melbourne by Foot

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Reviewed July 14, 2014

The best thing we did in Melbourne. We did the tour as way to get introduced to the city. It took us all throughout places we would have never gone by ourselves and gave us a great insight to the city and culture. Such a great time, 10/10 would recommend.

Thank Em S
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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2014

Hi Em,

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are lucky to live in a city of great treasures - many hidden from the main streets. A 10/10 is a huge compliment and I'm pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your tour with Melbourne By Foot.

Hope to see you back here again in the future.

Regards,
Dave Carswell
Melbourne By Foot

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Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was a fantastic walking tour we took on our third day in Melbourne after moving from the US. It was really the perfect introduction to the Central Business District (CBD). Dave spent three hours with us, showing us not only the main tourist attractions but some of the lesser known sights & quirky spots only locals would know about. We were incredibly pleased with how friendly, welcoming & knowledgeable Dave was, especially when he took time after the tour was over to give us suggestions for great spots to eat & drink around town. We will definitely be recommending this tour to our family & friends who come to visit us.

Thank JaneFraz
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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2014

Hi Jane,

Thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review! We always hope that visitors do this tour as their first stop and as new residents of the city, I am so happy that you got a great introduction to this fantastic city. Melbourne is a city of many treasures and the aim of Melbourne By Foot is to share local experience and put you in great stead to eat, drink and enjoy your time in Melbourne.

Hope to see you out exploring the city again.

Regards,
Dave Carswell
Melbourne By Foot

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Reviewed June 30, 2014

This tour was worth the time and money we spent. Beautiful sceneries & laneways for photography, easy walk with light historical stories. If MBF has more walking tours, other than the beer appreciation, we would not hesitate to book them too! Lovely experience.

Thank Unixorncraft
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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2014

Hi Unixorncraft,

Thanks for taking the time to review your Cultural Walk tour. Happy to hear you enjoyed Melbourne's scenery, the laneways and the historical anecdotes. Looks like you snapped a great shot of your guide - Gerry - exploring AC/DC Lane (full of colour)!

Hope to see you back in Melbourne again soon.

Regards,
Dave Carswell
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

The tour was three hours in the afternoon with Jerry. We went places that we wouldn't have come across on our own. A great way to get orientated to the city. Jerry was an excellent guide who imparted local history in a way that was interesting and left you wanting to learn more. Would recommend this to anyone who hasn't been to Melbourne before and do it on your first day or so as it really helps to plan out how to get around and what to do.

Thank Chris O
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Dave C, Owner at Melbourne By Foot, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2014

Hi Chris,

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Melbourne is a city of hidden treasures and we take great pride in showing off the path less traveled, as well as the iconic sites. We always recommend visitors take the tour on their first day to benefit from orientation and our recommendations for other places to visit, eat and drink. Gerry is a fantastic guide with great enthusiasm for local culture and exceptional visitor experience. I am pleased you enjoyed your afternoon with him.

Hope to see you back on the streets of Melbourne again soon.

Regards,
Dave Carswell

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