MELTours offers a cultural visit to Melbourne's secret laneways, hidden shops and the 'hole in the wall' eateries that locals love. The tour takes the tourist through secret laneways, past historic places, down into funky shops or up into eclectic galleries. Sample chocolates, taste great coffee and eat a great lunch.
Do you want to make the most of your visit to Melbourne and immerse yourself in the local culture? Heard about the cool laneways in Melbourne and want to discover them with a friendly locals? Don't miss any of Melbourne's secret galleries, shops or cafes! Take MelTours signature tour and be satisfied knowing much more about Melbourne.
The tour usually starts in Federation Square and you are very quickly taken right into the thick of it. During the tour, you will be able to sample the world's best macarons and enjoy a customised mix of street art, shops, galleries, historical and recent facts, interesting stories and more.
The lunch option comes with a bag with discounts supplied by some of tour partners. Duration is two and a half hours plus the lunch if the option is taken.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Per person without the MELTours discount bag and lunch.
Per person with included MELTours discount bag and lunch.
Cancellation and booking policy
Bookings accepted for tours with 48 hours notice or more. Payment by credit card, bank transfer, PayPal, cheque or cash on the day. Allow one week for cheque clearance, $1.50 fee each for Credit cards or PayPal. All vouchers honoured for one year.
Days of operation
Departure details: 01/06/11 - 31/12/13
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Sun: 10:15am - 1:15pm
Tour starting location
- Art and Craft
- City Sightseeing
- Guided Walks
- Food and Wine
MELTours is the best walking tour company in Melbourne. MELTours offers a number of walking tours in the City of Melbourne that include laneways, bars, bicycles, bike share, shopping, Flinders Street Station tours and more! For such a young city, Melbourne has packed much into such a short period to become one of the world's greatest cities.
Do you want to make the most of your visit to Melbourne and immerse yourself in the local culture? Use the extensive knowledge of tour guides to ensure that while you are in the city, you don't miss any of the hidden laneways, shops or cafes. MELTours will make sure that after you have finished exploring the laneways of Melbourne, you will be satisfied you know more about Melbourne.
For instance, would you like to relax in a luxurious lounge while sipping a cocktail in one of Melbourne's hidden bars? Many of the great bars in Melbourne are easily overlooked if you don't already know that they exist!
The Flinders Street Station tour will surprise you with the number of stories behind the facade. Author Jenny Davies will astound you with her knowledge of the station and the people who used to work and play there.
Taking a bicycle tour will allow you to see Melbourne's Yarra River and all edges of the city from various angles. Familiarise yourself with the blue bicycles that are part of Melbourne's new Bike Share system or stay in the city laneways and experience the best shops often hidden from easy view but they will delight you nonetheless!
MELTours takes pride in giving customers what they want in a sustainable and eco-friendly walk. No noisy buses and pushy crowds! Only with MELTours will you get the best overall experience that is guaranteed.
Other tours by this operator
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
- Visitor Information Centre