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Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour

  • Explore Melbourne’s narrow laneways with confidence on a guided tour
  • Insider tips: learn where to eat, drink, and shop in Melbourne
  • Customize your itinerary: choice of morning or afternoon departure
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour
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Morning without LunchMost Popular
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking tour. Departs Federation Square at 10am. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 1pm. Lunch is not included
Afernoon without Lunch
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking tour. Departs Federation Square at 2pm. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 5pm. Lunch is not included
Morning with Lunch
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades walking tour with lunch. Departs Federation Square at 10am. Includes a gourmet lunch and a glass of wine. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 2pm
Melbourne’s atmospheric lanes and beautiful 19th-century arcades are one of the city’s highlights. On this walking tour Melbourne’s historic lanes and arcades, benefit from a small group size of just eight people and pick up tips and recommendations from a local guide. End your tour with coffee and chocolates at a local cafe. Plus, add an optional lunch upgrade.
What to Expect

Meet your guide in Federation Square and set out to explore Melbourne’s famous laneways, filled with boutique shops, atmospheric cafes, and beautiful 19th-century shopping arcades.

During the tour, experience the many different sides of Melbourne from the elegant architecture of the Royal Arcade to the bold street art of Hosier Lane, to historic landmarks such as Melbourne Town Hall. Accompanied by a local guide, you have plenty of opportunities to ask for recommendations on where to eat, drink, or shop during the rest of your stay in the city.

Finally, experience Melbourne’s cafe culture with a tea, coffee, and chocolate tasting at a local cafe. If you select the optional upgrade, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

Your tour ends back at Federation Square, where you’ll receive a goodie bag as a souvenir of your tour.

Reviews (231)
1 - 5 of 56 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
what a delight

3 days, first time in AU, Riverwalk and Federation square were fun, the Great Ocean Road Trip was a long drive but then on the last day there was Luisa, showing us a fascinating part of the city that we otherwise would have never seen....More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile
Melbourne’s hidden secrets

We never expected so many hidden secrets in Melbourne. The trip was informative, relaxed and fun. Recommend that anyone interested to learn more about the details of Melbourne’s city center joins this walking tour. Our guide Louise did a superb job showing what a cool...More

2  Thank BenMach
Reviewed 10 September 2018
great day in Melbourne

tour was a great incite of the small businesses that occupy the historic lanes of Melbourne, Learned the history of the area along with the old and new landmarks of the area. supplied a map and marked the areas we could later visit.

2  Thank Dianne D
Reviewed 8 September 2018
Hidden gems of Melbourne city

We had been intending to do a walking tour of Melbourne for some years and have now had the pleasure of completing the Hidden Secrets tour of Melbourne CBD. Darcy our host and tour guide was so upbeat and friendly which put everyone in a...More

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 5 September 2018
Touring as a local.

This was an informative and interesting tour. Our guide had a very relaxed manner and tailored his information to our personal interests in the areas we were looking at. The Coffee and Chocolate stop mid way was a nice touch.

1  Thank Navigator766524
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