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Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour

  • Explore Melbourne’s narrow laneways with confidence on a guided tour
  • Insider tips: learn where to eat, drink, and shop in Melbourne
  • Customize your itinerary: choice of morning or afternoon departure
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour
From USD 69.29
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Morning without LunchMost Popular
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking tour. Departs Federation Square at 10am. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 1pm. Lunch is not included
From USD 69.29
Afernoon without Lunch
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking tour. Departs Federation Square at 2pm. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 5pm. Lunch is not included
From USD 69.29
Morning with Lunch
Melbourne Lanes and Arcades walking tour with lunch. Departs Federation Square at 10am. Includes a gourmet lunch and a glass of wine. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 2pm
From USD 94.81
Melbourne’s atmospheric lanes and beautiful 19th-century arcades are one of the city’s highlights. On this walking tour Melbourne’s historic lanes and arcades, benefit from a small group size of just eight people and pick up tips and recommendations from a local guide. End your tour with coffee and chocolates at a local cafe. Plus, add an optional lunch upgrade.
What to Expect

Meet your guide in Federation Square and set out to explore Melbourne’s famous laneways, filled with boutique shops, atmospheric cafes, and beautiful 19th-century shopping arcades.

During the tour, experience the many different sides of Melbourne from the elegant architecture of the Royal Arcade to the bold street art of Hosier Lane, to historic landmarks such as Melbourne Town Hall. Accompanied by a local guide, you have plenty of opportunities to ask for recommendations on where to eat, drink, or shop during the rest of your stay in the city.

Finally, experience Melbourne’s cafe culture with a tea, coffee, and chocolate tasting at a local cafe. If you select the optional upgrade, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

Your tour ends back at Federation Square, where you’ll receive a goodie bag as a souvenir of your tour.

Reviews (245)
1 - 5 of 68 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Experience

Fantastic way to learn more about the history of the arcades and hidden laneways in the city centre, with a very knowledgeable guide, who was both personable and professional. I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting an insight into the history of the back...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lanes and Arcades Explained

We were not sure what to expect when signing up for the Lanes and Arcades tour, but we really enjoyed it. Basically these were back alleys where goods were delivered back in the day, but then they started turning them into cute restaurants and shops....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Njoytravl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A great way to explore more of Melbourne

We booked this tour for learn a bit more about our favourite arcades and laneways; more so the history behind their charm and uniqueness. Our guide was very informative and didn't disappoint. A thoroughly enjoyable morning spent in our favourite city. Would highly recommend doing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank hoga0804
Reviewed 14 December 2018
Excellent Walking Tour

We had a small group size which made things intimate and allowed us to ask lots of questions and really absorb the details and stories that were pointed out and told to us. The tour was just the right amount of time and we had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isgirl_in_MA
Reviewed 8 December 2018
Great way to discover Melbourne

Our travel agent booked us on a "Lanes and Arcades" tour as the first thing we did when we arrived in Melbourne. We're so glad that 1. it was planned this way and 2. that we went on this tour. Darcy was extremely friendly and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ral0805
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