See Melbourne on foot. Join one of the walking groups listed by the Heart Foundation (or start on of your own) or discover the secrets of Melbourne's food, coffee and laneway culture on foot with these guided tours.
Walking Tours in Melbourne
Courses, Experiences, Tours – More things to do
Cave and Forest Walk for Kids School Holidays – Warrandyte, VIC This is a School Holiday program with a difference suitable for boys and girls from 8-14 years. We spend the whole time outdoors doing amazing adventurous things that are fun too! (from Adrenaline)
Self-Guided Haunted Melbourne Walking Tour If youre feeling brave, why not venture out into the streets of Melbourne on this eerie, self-guided haunted walking tour? All you need is a smartphone and the guts to get out there, and youll discover the scary stories of the city streets, iconic landmarks and laneways as you go wandering. (from Adrenaline)
Melbourne Chocolate and Other Desserts Walking Tour(from Gifts Australia)
Melbourne Walking Tour: Uncover Hidden Laneway Bars(from Gifts Australia)
Tours to Book Online
Alices Journeys Guided Walking Tours of Daylesford, Daylesford
Duration: 2 hours
Access to key businesses and historical sites. Local friendly guide. Access to untold stories and history.
Central Melbourne Walking Tour, Melbourne
Duration: 3 hours
Discover Melbourne from a local' perspective on a Melbourne city walking tour. Trace the rich history of Australia's cultural capital as you hear stories about traditional landowners and the European settlement and learn about the immigration and migrant policies that have shaped Melbourne's cultural diversity. Explore Melbourne' famed laneways; familiarize yourself with some of Melbourne' iconic architecture; and gain insight into Melbourne' diehard sporting culture, as well its thriving music and art scene. Much more than a sightseeing tour, we will give you the history and background you need to understand what makes Melbourne unique.
Flavors of Melbourne Small-Group Food Walking Tours, Melbourne
Duration: 3 hours
Celebrate Melbourne's cultural diversity on a small-group food walking tour of the flavours of India or Africa. Melbourne is a multicultural melting pot, home to some of Australia's largest migrant communities. See how these cultures, through their food, have helped shape Melbourne into Australia's cultural capital. You have three cuisines to choose from: Take a journey through the Indian quarter of central Melbourne, or Dandenong, Melbourne's Little India; or enjoy African soul food in the inner-city suburb of Footscray. Each tour includes a progressive meal at three cafes or restaurants.
Melbourne Art Deco Walking Tour, Melbourne
Duration: 2 hours
Discover Melbourne' fascinating art deco architecture on this small-group, 3-hour walking tour. Learn about the history and culture of Melbourne while admiring fine examples of the city' most famous art deco buildings, including the Manchester Unity Building and Majorca Building. Learn fascinating details about the tiles, patterns, and designs that were popular in the 1930s, and discover how the 1934 Centenary of Melbourne, as well as Mayan, Spanish, and Egyptian art, influenced the city' architecture.
Melbourne Cafe and Coffee Culture Walking Tour, Melbourne
Duration: 3 hours
On this Cafe Culture tour, your guide will lead you to explore the maze of Melbourne' laneways, learning how the coffee culture evolved from the coffee palaces of the 50s to the trendy cafes of today. This tour gives you the chance to escape the most crowded spots in favor of smaller, less-frequented lanes, hiding away some of the most unique and interesting cafes. Soak up the aroma of roasting coffee beans, while tasting the delights that Melbourne cafes have on offer. This tour isnt just for coffee enthusiasts; tea, chocolate and sweet treats also feature on this tour. After indulging in some of the best cafes and delights Melbourne has on offer, your tour concludes with a great cafe-style lunch in yet another unique, hidden Melbourne location.
Melbourne Food and Wine Walking Tour, Melbourne
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
An indulgent evening visiting three diverse and unique Melbourne venues with exclusive savoury food and wine tastings from their menus, all whilst taking in Melbourne' architecture as you meander between venues. In this city, the design and presentation of the venues are as much part of the overall experience as the food and wine. In addition to enjoying a delicious food and wine experience, you will also learn about Melbourne' storied past and eccentric culture of today.
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour, Melbourne
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Discover the secrets and hidden treasures of Melbourne' lanes and arcades on this small-group walking tour. Immerse yourself in the heritage and culture of this cosmopolitan city, see local artisans and up and coming designers and boutiques. Our team of contemporary guides will bring life to the city as they share information about the characters who shaped the city, and those who shape it today. You'll fall in love with Melbourne and realise how many secrets there are that you would have missed.
Melbourne Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap, Melbourne
Duration: 1 hour
From the traditional land owners of what we know as Melbourne today, to the very recent history of the birth of Melbourne's street art culture – this GPS-triggered walking tour has interviews, music and a diverse range of topics packed into a one hour stroll (and one tram ride) through Melbourne's CBD. I'm Mitch and I'll be your host for this guided tour of Melbourne. Along the walk, I'll introduce you to a few people I spoke with from around Melbourne to try to give you a feel for what makes this city tick, and how it came to be. You will be engaged from start to finish and the walk will give you a good foundation of knowledge and appreciation of Melbourne so that you can go out and explore it on your own afterwards. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.