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Melbourne - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

Australia has lots of interesting attractions but, if you want to delve into arts and culture, one of the top things to do is to visit Melbourne. Here, you’ll get to watch indie and up-and-coming bands perform, explore unique artwork by local artists, and enjoy a cup of coffee from some of the trendiest cafes in the country. If you’re into sightseeing tours and activities, you’ll want to check out the State Library of Victoria, the Royal Botanic Gardens, and Melbourne Museum. You can also watch a footy match to get a firsthand experience of the Melburnians’ passion for the sport.

 

Best of Melbourne City Tour with Colonial Tramcar Restaurant Dinner

Explore Melbourne by river, coach and tram on a full-day tour that shares the best of this vibrant c...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 9400

Melbourne Super Saver: Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island plus Melbourne Attraction Pass

Travel along the Great Ocean Road, see Phillip Island's little penguins and visit your favorite Melb...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 13348

Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour

Discover the secrets and hidden treasures of Melbourne’s lanes and arcades on this small-group walki...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 4736

Private Tour: Great Ocean Road from Melbourne

Enjoy a drive along one of the world’s most legendary touring routes on a Great Ocean Road private t...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 8226

Private Tour: Great Ocean Road Helicopter Tour from Melbourne

Experience the magnificent beauty of the 12 Apostles on a luxurious helicopter flight along the Grea...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 54112

Half-Day or Full-Day Tour with Private Guide from Melbourne

If you're looking for a personalized sightseeing experience in Melbourne, book this half-day or full...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 20741

Day Trips & Excursions See All

Great Ocean Road Small-Group Eco-Tour from Melbourne

Experience the spectacular Great Ocean Road on a full-day tour from Melbourne. Travel by comfortable...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 6049

Phillip Island: Penguins, Koalas and Kangaroos Day Tour from Melbourne

See penguins, koalas and kangaroos on a day trip to Phillip Island, Melbourne's wildlife wonderland ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 5583

Yarra Valley Wine and Winery Tour from Melbourne

Discover Victoria’s Yarra Valley wine region on this day trip from Melbourne. With an expert guide t...

Location: Yarra Valley

Starting from 5983

Melbourne Airport Shuttle: Airport to Melbourne CBD One-Way

Book an airport shuttle and take the stress out of getting to and from Melbourne airport. For cost e...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 1064

Melbourne CBD to Melbourne International and Domestic Airport Shuttle

Enjoy the ease of this shuttle service as you depart Melbourne Tullamarine Airport. Experience true ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 897

Private Arrival Transfer: Melbourne Airports to Hotel

Start your stay in Melbourne in style with a convenient and comfortable luxury transfer from Melbour...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 2825

The Official 'Neighbours' Tour of Ramsay Street

Everybody needs good Neighbours! Take a walk down Ramsay Street, where the dramas unfold every day o...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 3138

Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne

Step back in time and experience the Australian gold Rush era. Explore the wonders of Ballarat as we...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 7399

Sports Lovers Tours of Melbourne

Everyone knows Melbourne is Australia’s sporting capital but to understand why, go behind the ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 5734

Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour

Discover the secrets and hidden treasures of Melbourne’s lanes and arcades on this small-group walki...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 4736

The Melbourne Experience: Foodie Indulgence Walking Tour

Melbourne is a mecca for food with an eating culture bordering on the obsessive. But many of these b...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 5265

Central Melbourne Walking Tour

Discover Melbourne from a local’s perspective on a Melbourne city walking tour. Trace the rich histo...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 1994

Melbourne Super Saver: Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island plus Melbourne Attraction Pass

Travel along the Great Ocean Road, see Phillip Island's little penguins and visit your favorite Melb...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 13348

Eureka Skydeck 88

Experience Melbourne from the dizzying heights of the Eureka Skydeck 88, which boasts spectacular 36...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 997

Melbourne Zoo General Entry Ticket

Get an up close experience with a variety of animals from around the world at the Melbourne Zoo. You...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 1616

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours See All

Yarra Valley Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Greet the morning sun as you take flight over the Yarra Valley and its vineyards on a Yarra Valley h...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 18198

Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Come on a magical hot air balloon flight over Melbourne - one of the few cities in the world that yo...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 21938

Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour

Make the most of your visit to the Yarra Valley by combining an exhilarating sunrise hot-air balloon...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 25677

Great Ocean Road Small-Group Eco-Tour from Melbourne

Experience the spectacular Great Ocean Road on a full-day tour from Melbourne. Travel by comfortable...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 6049

Phillip Island: Penguins, Koalas and Kangaroos Day Tour from Melbourne

See penguins, koalas and kangaroos on a day trip to Phillip Island, Melbourne's wildlife wonderland ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 5583

Melbourne Super Saver: Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island plus Melbourne Attraction Pass

Travel along the Great Ocean Road, see Phillip Island's little penguins and visit your favorite Melb...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 13348

Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise

What could be a more memorable way to enjoy a meal in Melbourne than a gourmet dinner cruise along t...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 6482

2-Day Combo: Melbourne City Tour, Yarra River Cruise and Great Ocean Road Day Trip

See Melbourne's best attractions, cruise on the Yarra River and take a trip down the Great Ocean Roa...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 9530

Port Phillip Bay Sailing and Yarra River Cruise by Traditional Timber Tall Ship from Melbourne

Enjoy a breathtaking three hour sailing experience in Melbourne's beautiful Port Phillip Bay. Depart...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 4437

Skip the Line: SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Admission Ticket

See thousands of aquatic animals, from sharks to penguins, at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Avoid the...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 1029

Phillip Island Nature Park and Wildlife Seals Cruise

Phillip Island Nature Park is close to Melbourne yet abounding with wildlife. The Little Penguins co...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 11308

Shark Dive Experience at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Experience the adrenaline rush of coming face-to-face with sharks when you dive into SEA LIFE Melbou...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 13295

Melbourne Kayak Tours

See Melbourne from a unique perspective as you kayak along the Yarra River on this small group tour ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 3952

Melbourne Aqua Donut BBQ Boat Hire

Aqua donut is a floating device with a barbecue station to enable a unique dining experience as one ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 12763

Yarra Valley Wine and Winery Tour from Melbourne

Discover Victoria’s Yarra Valley wine region on this day trip from Melbourne. With an expert guide t...

Location: Yarra Valley

Starting from 5983

Colonial Tramcar Restaurant Tour of Melbourne

Enjoying a meal on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is guaranteed to be a highlight of your visit to ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 4633

Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise

What could be a more memorable way to enjoy a meal in Melbourne than a gourmet dinner cruise along t...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 6482

Luxury & Special Occasions See All

Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour

Make the most of your visit to the Yarra Valley by combining an exhilarating sunrise hot-air balloon...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 25677

Yarra Valley Beer and Wine Tours from Melbourne by Classic Convertible

Spend a day exploring the Yarra Valley’s wineries and breweries in style -- chauffeur-driven in a un...

Location: Yarra Valley

Starting from 8102

Tour for Two: Private Yarra Valley Luxury Food and Wine-Tasting Day Trip

Enjoy this private 8-hour tour specifically designed for a special celebration in the Australian win...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 19943

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour with Optional Entry Ticket to the National Sports Museum

Nothing can match the tradition and heritage of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia's most...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 1163

Sports Lovers Tours of Melbourne

Everyone knows Melbourne is Australia’s sporting capital but to understand why, go behind the ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 5734

Dracula's Cabaret in Melbourne

Operating for over 37 years, Dracula’s is an iconic Melbourne venue serving up cocktails, canapés an...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 4520

Multi-day & Extended Tours See All

3-Day Great Ocean Road and Grampians Tour from Melbourne

Discover the best of Victoria’s southern coast and highlands on this three-day tour of the Great Oce...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 19445

2-Day Great Ocean Road, Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island Tour from Melbourne

Soak up the natural beauty of Australia’s coast as you spend two days visiting the highlights of the...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 13910

4-Day Melbourne Tour: City Sightseeing, Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island

Experience the best of Melbourne on this four-day hotel and tour combo, with plenty of free time (on...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 36695

Shopping & Fashion See All

Melbourne Outlet Shopping Tour

Discover Melbourne's famous discount outlet strips, pop-up sales and hard-to-find warehouses, where ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 4437

Private Australian Designer Experience Shopping Tour

Learn why Melbourne is known as the fashion capital of Australia with this private tour of inner-cit...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 16453

Melbourne City Sights with Chadstone Shopping Experience

Discover the secrets of Melbourne in the morning, and by afternoon visit Chadstone - The Fashion Cap...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 3210

Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs and Wine Tasting Day Trip from Melbourne

Relax and rejuvenate on a Mornington Peninsula day trip from Melbourne. Soak in the mineral-rich wat...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 9424

Luxury Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs Round Trip Transfer From Melbourne by Hummer

Dare to be different and travel to the rejuvenating affairs of the Mornington Peninsula’s Hot Spring...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 7924

Private Mornington Peninsula Winery and Hot Springs Tour from Melbourne

Departing from Melbourne CBD, enjoy a fantastic private tour visiting the Mornington Peninsula winer...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 9573

Snow Day Trip to Lake Mountain and Steavenson Waterfalls from Melbourne

The snowy slopes of Lake Mountain, just a two-hour drive from Melbourne, make up a powdery playgroun...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 6233

Mt Buller Snowfields Day Trip from Melbourne with Optional Ski or Snowboard Upgrades

Immerse yourself in an Australian alpine winter on this day trip from Melbourne. This tour caters fo...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 7166

Mother's Day Champagne and Seafood Cruise

Spoil your mum this Mother's Day in Melbourne with a 2.5-hour brunch or dinner cruise on a renovated...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 4437

Shore Excursions See All

Melbourne Shore Excursion: Private City Tour

While your ship's in port in Melbourne visit the highlights of the city on a private 4-hour tour wit...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 3690

Melbourne Shore Excursion: Small-Group Yarra Valley Day Trip Including Healesville Sanctuary

Explore the upper Yarra Valley on this day trip after arriving off your cruise ship in Melbourne. Vi...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 12232

Melbourne Shore Excursion: Healesville Sanctuary and Puffing Billy Steam Train

When your cruise ship docks in Melbourne, you’ll be picked up at the port and taken inland to check ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 9224

Classes & Workshops See All

2-Day Camping and Surfing Great Ocean Road Trip from Melbourne

Enjoy a unique, fun, small group tour of between 10-15 people on this overnight Great Ocean Road tou...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 13096

Full-Day Great Ocean Road Surf Tour from Torquay with Optional Pickup from Melbourne

Award winning full-day surfing tour from Torquay. Small, friendly groups will learn to surf along b...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 6382

Great Ocean Road Learn to Surf Day Trip from Melbourne

Learn to surf, slide down natural waterfalls and meet the local wildlife while experiencing all the ...

Location: Melbourne

Starting from 4985

Melbourne - Sightseeing Tours and Activities


Situated at the tip of Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne is the capital of the south-eastern state of Victoria and the second-largest city in Australia. It is also the country’s cultural capital, where you can find Victorian-era architecture, museums, theaters, extensive shopping centers, large parks and gardens. Considering what the city can offer to travelers, you will have all the reasons to make it your next choice of destination. 

 

Sightseeing destinations in Melbourne

With the vast amount of wealth that was generated from the nearby goldfields operated in the past, majestic buildings were built throughout Melbourne, with many of them still standing today. You will have a lot of sightseeing opportunities here, considering that the city is well-known for having more examples of Victorian architecture than other cities in the country. This vibrant, elegant and multicultural place is popularly regarded as a city for all seasons, where you can wander from its grand tree-lined streets and hidden laneways to the panoramic parklands and city gardens that surround the Central Business District (CBD).

 

Top tour activities in Melbourne

There is a lot of things to do on your trip to Melbourne, and here are just some of them:  

  • Delve into the city’s early urban history - To truly get a feel of what Melbourne is all about, you can ditch the CBD and explore some of its urban history in the increasingly developing neighborhoods of the inner-northern region of the city.
  • Pay your respects at the Shrine of Remembrance - This statuesque shrine, situated off St. Kilda Rd, was built in 1934 as a dedication to the individuals who lost their lives in World War I. Here, you will find historical exhibitions that depict the sacrifices they made and the site of some of the most important military and remembrance ceremonies in the city, such as ANZAC Day.
  • Enjoy the beach at the St. Kilda foreshore - If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can head down to the breezy St. Kilda beach to witness a relaxing kind of buzz. Here, you can take in the views along the sea-front promenade, gawp at the gutsy windsurfers catching some waves and watch some fishermen. You can also come here to do some window shopping.

 

Top tour attractions in Melbourne

There are attractions that you should not miss to include in your itinerary, such as: 

  • Federation Square - This place was opened in 2002 to commemorate the centennial of the federation, and since then, it became an integral part of the Melbourne, where tourists come to do some sightseeing.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - This is located in the heart of green parkland that extends south of the Yarra River. Established in 1846, these gardens are rated as one of the finest of their kind on the planet.
  • Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building - Just a short ride from the CBD, you will arrive at this modern purpose-built museum that houses various collections that show society and cultures. It highlights the Aboriginal Centre, Bunjilaka and the Blue Box among others.

 

Melbourne sightseeing tours and activities

There are definitely a lot to see in this marvelous city, and to make the most out of them, check out all Melbourne sightseeing tours and activities here at La Vacanza Travel.

 

 

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