Our city tour is a perfect introduction to marvellous Melbourne.
Learn about the city’s fascinating history, explore its bustling art & cafe scene, as well as plenty of other cultural highlights with your local expert Oceania guide. In a small group, take a stroll through stunning gardens, see some of our world famous attractions such as Albert Park Lake home to the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix, Federation Square and join a Melbourne River Cruise (optional)
0830hrs from last City hotel
1130hrs at Eureka Tower (Southbank)
|Min: 2 adults
Max: 11 people
Daily (does not run on 25DEC, 01JAN)
Highlights & Inclusions
- Small group touring (max 11 passengers)
- Expert guide(s) with extensive local knowledge
- Hotel pick up from Melbourne City Hotels
Melbourne City Tour Itinerary
Welcome to Melbourne, a city of contrasts, world famous sporting arenas and historic gardens. Be dazzled by the marvellous sights of Australia’s most vibrant city and learn about it’s fascinating history with your expert guide.
Your Oceania Guide will pick you up from your Melbourne hotel before you embark on your city discovery.
By choosing a small group tour with Oceania, you will make the most of your time in Melbourne.
After pick up, your guide will show you in and around the city, you will see some of Melbourne’s iconic sights such as Federation Square, the MCG and our world-famous sports precinct.
Travel to St Patrick’s Cathedral, south to Albert Park Lake, home to the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix and on to the renowned bayside suburb of St Kilda, home to Melbourne’s most famous beach and all the way to Brighton to see the Bathing Beach Boxes.
Your tour finishes outside Melbourne’s famous Eureka Tower. We recommend you purchase a ticket, to see the awe inspiring skyline from Melbourne Skydeck. Here you will be spoilt with 360 degree views of the City, Port Phillip Bay all the way to the Dandenong Ranges and the Yarra Valley.
There will be a maximum of 11 guests in your group, so you will have plenty of opportunities to ask your guide questions and get to know your fellow travellers.
New afternoon option!
- Departs 14.00 | Returns 17.00
- English Tours only
- Book here for the afternoon option
Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria, a state in the south-east corner of mainland Australia. It is the second largest city in Australia and home to more than 4 million people.
You will soon discover why Melbourne has repeatedly been voted the world’s most livable city. The city boasts a bustling cosmopolitan business district, a vibrant cultural and artistic scene, vast park lands and eclectic inner-city precincts.
Melbourne is known as the sporting capital of Australia as it hosts events such as the Australian Open for Tennis and the Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Melbourne is also synonymous with the country’s best coffee as can be seen in countless funky cafes. The restaurant scene is world-famous with fabulous modern fusion options.
Some history about Melbourne
Melbourne pays tribute to the Kulin Nation, the traditional owners of the land where now sits this bustling metropolis.
Today Melbourne welcomes people from all over the world and continues to be a significant meeting place.
Today’s city was founded on the Yarra River in 1835 following the smaller settlement in Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula in 1803.
Melbourne boomed in the 1850s as a result of the impressive Gold Rush, attracting gold diggers from around the world.