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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 $50 (including coffee/tea) and with daily departures, Melbourne By Foot is the most...more
Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Central Business District
+61 1300 311 081
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All reviews street art aboriginal history great tour guide chris great overview of the city lane ways coffee break knew his stuff informative tour different parts highly recommend this tour walking tour his knowledge great coffee federation square small group intro
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a private tour with Chris from Melbourne By Foot. Chris was great from my very first email to the last min. we said goodbye. Chris took the time and answered all the questions that we had. We decided to reserve Chris for his...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Beer was great, but what was better was what i learnt about Melbourne. The guide was fantastic, his knowledge & passion was perfect. thanks.

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many thanks to Dave for a very interesting tour today. We never would have found the spots he took us to in Central Melbourne. In fact at two locations, we had been right next door to something historical/important in the morning and never knew. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carolajr888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour with Chris. Chris provided fascinating information on the many influences that have formed Melbourne into the city it is today. As well he touched on the current and future direction of the city. He did all of this in...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would highly recommend it to anyone not just international guests but also to residents of Melbourne,Well done.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a last minute addition to our time in Melbourne, and I'm glad we did it. A good walking tour with much more historical information than I was anticipating (which is a good thing and was greatly appreciated!). The craft beer selection was good...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank krissie36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Could not recommend this more highly. Fascinating history of how Melbourne was founded, re-invigorated in more recent times and more. A must do. Dave you are a legend!!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to explore Melbourne. Came across laneways, old shopping malls, the old stock exchange and bank we'd never seen before. Thanks for a great afternoon Erica.

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Reviewed 16 January 2019

We booked this as a way to get to explore Melbourne on our first day, so glad that we did. Erica our guide was great, loads of information about the city, the history, the culture but nothing too heavy and all of it was interesting....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

Informative , took us down some laneways and different Parts of Melbourne. Weather in January was perfect for this time slot , not sure if I would want to do in winter if raining . Good value , recommend getting to know the others on...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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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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11 March 2018|
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Response from MSANewJersey | Reviewed this property |
about2-3 hours. You should look it up on the website
11 October 2016|
Response from Dave C | Property representative |
Hi heshnosaff, Thanks for your inquiry. It generally depends on the interest of the children. We try to provide a well rounded tour which touches on many subjects giving children (and adults) plenty of aspects of... More
7 January 2016|
Response from Dave C | Property representative |
Hi Linda, Thanks for reaching out. The route for our Cultural Walk does involve some stairs as well as undulated surfaces (mostly cobblestone streets). We are more than happy to adjust the route to suit those in... More