Private City Tour

Private City Tour
Excursion Highlights:
  • Explore Melbourne's landmarks at your own pace and choosing with this private, 5-hour customizable tour.
  • Stroll through Melbourne's quirky Laneways, enjoy urban art, funky boutiques, and unique cafes with our expert guides.
  • Get an exclusive look at the city's sports culture at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Melbourne City Football Club.
  • Immerse yourself in history at the Old Melbourne Gaol and admire the grand mansions in Toorak, Melbourne's most elite suburb.
  • Connect with nature by observing adorable little penguins in their natural habitat at St. Kilda's breakwater.
From $195.00/person to $1,025.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Pier Area
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and walking shoes.
Restrictions Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour can accommodate a collapsible wheelchair.

Private City Tour

Embarking on your 5 hour exploration of Melbourne from the cruise terminal or your hotel is undoubtedly a convenient starting point. The Brighton Beach Boxes are a must-see attraction, renowned for their vibrant colors and picturesque location by the beach. These beach boxes provide a perfect spot for capturing beautiful photos and enjoying a leisurely stroll along the shore.

The Shrine of Remembrance is a significant landmark with profound historical and cultural importance. Paying their respects, visitors might find a solemn tone at the Shrine of Remembrance, which honors Australia's fallen soldiers. Visit Toorak to admire the stunning homes and gardens in the area, which is widely recognized for its affluent lifestyle. Toorak provides a glimpse into the luxurious side of Melbourne, showcasing the elegance and opulence of this affluent neighborhood.

The Old Treasury Building and Parliament House are two historical sites that highlight Melbourne's rich heritage. Victoria's Parliament House serves as the seat of government and welcomes guests who want to learn about the political history of the state and experience its impressive architecture with guided tours. The Old Treasury Building, characterized by its stunning Renaissance Revival style, houses a museum displaying artifacts and exhibits related to Melbourne's rich and fascinating past.

Take a leisurely walk down the City Laneways to fully immerse yourself in Melbourne's distinctive street art scene and feel its vibrant energy. The laneways are adorned with colorful murals, graffiti, and hidden gems, creating a captivating environment that is a must-visit for art enthusiasts. Two well-known shopping destinations that skillfully combine the old and the new are the Block Arcade and Royal Arcade. They provide a delightful shopping experience with a variety of shops and boutiques, and their architectural beauty adds to the overall charm of these iconic destinations.

If you enjoy going to local markets, you can visit South Melbourne Markets or Queen Victoria Market. The vibrant and busy Queen Victoria Market offers a wide range of unique goods, delicious food vendors, and fresh vegetables. South Melbourne Markets provide a more personal and community-oriented experience, emphasizing specialized stores, gourmet cuisine, and fresh produce. Both markets give the opportunity to indulge in culinary treats and discover local goods, making them a refuge for those who enjoy both shopping and food.

In summary, embark on your Melbourne journey from your hotel or the cruise port for a convenient and thrilling way to see the city. Melbourne has a rich tapestry of experiences that will captivate you and compel you to discover more, from the colorful Brighton Beach Boxes to the historical sites, energetic alleyways, famous arcades, and busy markets.