Explore Melbourne’s fascinating colonial history and birthplace on this half day sightseeing tour through historic areas of bush and bay locations with Trike Tours Melbourne.

The tour begins where Melbourne itself did by exploring the historic maritime village of Williamstown on Port Phillip Bay. You will see glorious views of Melbourne and Port Phillip Bay, learn of the area’s rich maritime history, its significance in both the development and defence of Melbourne, and its leading roles in emerging industries of the time. Visit some historic structures and take a walk out onto the Pier for a glorious view of Melbourne across the Bay.

You will then travel to what is the largest area of natural bush land left in inner Melbourne to explore the historical linkage to the area just visited. Learn of the significance of the area and its outcome whilst exploring the natural bushland banks of the Yarra.

Learn also of the rich and intriguing European history of this area involving lunatic asylums, infectious diseases, prisons and convents. It could drive you batty. If it does not, your guide will take you to a large roosting camp of up to 30,000 flying foxes - an Australian native megabat.

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Trike Tours Melbourne gives you the opportunity to experience the rush of Melbourne through unique vehicles, your choice of pre-planned tours or tour hire service, or with a chauffeured ride to your event.

Melbourne is Australia's home of sport, art, culture and so much more. With glorious parks and gardens, beautiful beaches and wild coastlines, iconic buildings, historic landmarks, famous sporting attractions and some intriguing history, there is something for everyone to experience.

Whether you are a visitor, or live in Melbourne, Trike Tours Melbourne endeavor to introduce you to and help you enjoy and experience various elements of Melbourne's unique environmental, cultural and sporting attractions.

At Trike Tours Melbourne we have been given the tick under the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP) as an Accredited Tour Business in Australia.

Williamstown, Victoria, 3016

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