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    Top Things To Do In Melbourne

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      A local guide and tourists on a bridge while touring Melbourne
      A local guide and tourists on a bridge while touring Melbourne

      Wondering what to do in Melbourne?

      See Melbourne for yourself, and you’ll immediately understand why locals have dubbed it Australia’s own “European enclave”. A city of culture, creativity, and excellent coffee, this dynamic metropolis offers a range of delightful things to do and unique places to see. With its tangible atmosphere of effortless authenticity and bohemian flare, Melbourne is a city that doesn’t try to be cool – it just is. No matter where your city tour takes you – from the seaside to the bustling CBD to the city’s inner grid (a treasure trove of arcades, alleys, and graffiti-plastered lanes lined with galleries) – you’ll never struggle to find things to do in Melbourne.

      Tourists and locals dining at Federation Square in Melbourne
      Not your average city

      If you were to picture the stereotypical city, it wouldn’t look like Melbourne. A labyrinth of laneways penetrates right into the center of city blocks housing excellent restaurants, cool bars, trendy galleries, and more amazing things to do in Melbourne. Away from these narrow alleys, Melbourne still delivers its distinctive style. Seaside trams slowly trundle past Art Deco architecture, steel-and-glass skyscrapers hide bars blasting live music, and miles of green parkland host flea markets and festivals. One thing’s for sure: you’ll never run out of things to do in Melbourne.

      Tourists exploring a busy alley in Melbourne with a local
      A world of flavors

      Waves of immigration from Europe and Asia have created in Melbourne a vibrant melting pot of diversity starkly visible within its charismatic neighborhoods. With so many nationalities calling the city home, it’s no surprise experiencing the food scene is one of the best things to do in Melbourne. You’ll never be far from the ethnic enclaves housing Asian, Ethiopian, Indian, and Middle Eastern eateries that have put the city on Australia’s culinary map. And if you want authentic Aussie fare? Melbourne is the country’s culinary hub of top chefs specializing in native ingredients.

      Tourists exploring a busy pedestrian street in Melbourne with a local
      Australia’s capital of cool

      Narrow laneways open up a world of fascinating things to do in Melbourne that cement its status as one of the coolest cities on earth. Between old-school paperback bookstores and street art-covered alleys leading to hipster cafés, you could spend months trawling the city’s inner grid and not even scratch the surface. Whether you sift through vinyl in AC/DC Lane (named after the iconic Australian rock band), browse vintage clothing stores, or explore unique galleries like Mailbox Art Space, where every tiny piece is tucked inside a mailbox, the things to do in Melbourne never disappoint.

      Latest reviews from our guests

        Chris, our guide, is extremely knowledgeable on history, culture as well as a variety of topics. He is a great listener and helped us define our general ideas of what we wanted to see. We learned so much-he is a great storyteller and provided so many facts and information on what we were seeing. We feel like we saw the highlights of Melbourne. We definitely recommend Chris and will be sure to use him again on a return trip.

        July 2023

        Jane J

        Chris readily established an exceptional rapport. He took our very general suggestions and helped us define what we wanted to see and made sure we achieved our goals. He is a very good listener and is very knowledgeable of history and culture and readily shares that knowledge. He is a great storyteller. We had physical limitations which he easily accommodated for. We had a great time seeing Melbourne and would definitely use Chris again to guide us. We highly recommend him!

        July 2023

        Jane J

        Had a great time touring the city with Chris. He was friendly and knew all the must-see spots in Melbourne. Chris initially suggested to move the walking tour date as the weather was bad with strong wind and heavy rain, but due to my tight schedule, i requested to go ahead with the tour and he was very understanding. Thanks to him, I managed to see all the great places Melbourne has to offer in such a short period of time.

        February 2023

        Vivian Z

        Daniel (Matoso) did a great job of tailoring the tour to our requirements. He drove us to different parts of the city. We then parked and he led us to various sites while providing information along the way. He spent an hour more with us than what was scheduled.

        February 2023

        David L

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