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Melbourne City Tour with optional Yarra River Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • Explore Melbourne’s culture, architecture, and dining
  • Shop on well-known Collins Street
  • See popular attractions: Captain Cook's Cottage, Shrine of Remembrance and Fitzroy Gardens
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    4 - 5 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0810h (8:10am)
    Duration: Melbourne City Tour: 4 hours
    Melbourne City Tour with River Cruise: 5 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Melbourne. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    Tour ends at Melbourne CBD

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Enjoy a city tour of Melbourne and be acquainted with a city that is an interesting blend of heritage architecture, vibrant cafes and cosmopolitan restaurants. Cross the West Gate Bridge for amazing city views and observe the Yarra River's bustling activity. See Captain Cook's Cottage, Queen Victoria Market, Fitzroy Gardens and Albert Park, home to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix. Visit the historic Shrine of Remembrance and shop for great bargains and souvenirs from the stores in the tree-lined Collins Street, the ultimate shopping strip in Melbourne.


    You will be picked up from your hotel in Melbourne and taken for this tour in a luxury coach. Acquaint yourself with the history and attractions of the city with the help of a knowledgeable English/French speaking guide.

    You will see:

    Captain Cook’s Cottage: This is a cottage rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia.

    Queen Victoria Market: This is a historic Melbourne landmark dating back to more than 120 years ago. It is said to be the southern hemisphere’s largest open-air market offering a variety of fresh farm produce. On Sundays, there is a wider range of merchant items which turn the market into a modern Arabian Nights bazaar.

    Fitzroy Gardens: These are one of the major 19th century landscaped city gardens in Australia. They are a popular tourist attraction, with historic buildings, sculptures and horticulture.

    The Shrine of Remembrance: The Shrine of Remembrance is Victoria's memorial to the men and women who served Australia in armed conflicts throughout our Nation's history.

    Albert Park: The park is the focus for many of Victoria's spectacular events and is also an important sanctuary for wildlife and vegetation. It is also home to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix.

    Stroll the Royal Botanic Gardens, see the Royal Exhibition Buildings and Federation Square. Visit the Shrine of Remembrance and see the Southbank waterfront precinct. See some of the city's architecture including St. Paul's Cathedral and the Princess and Regent theatres. Cross the Bolte Bridge for great city views.

    You will have an option for river cruise, if you select tour including river cruise.

    The tour concludes at Selected Melbourne accommodation.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick up & Drop off
    • Luxury coach travel
    • Fitzroy Gardens and Captain Cook's Cottage
    • Parliament House, Queen Victoria Market, MCG, Rod Laver Arena
    • Shrine of Remembrance
    • Entrance fees
    • River Cruise (if option selected)
    • English speaking guide


    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

    All bookings will incur a fuel levy of AUD $5.00 per adult payable direct.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

  • reviews
    • Melbourne City Tour


      DMITRY IVANOV, Russian Federation, 11/Jan/2013
    • Beautiful city and very friendly

      we really enjoy the people and the city...

      Owen L Warfield, United States, 24/May/2012
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