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Small-Group Melbourne Sightseeing Tour with Beach Boxes
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Small-Group Melbourne Sightseeing Tour with Beach Boxes

By Oceania Tours & Safaris
Recommended by 97% of travellers
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Ages 4-99, max of 11 per group
Duration: 3h
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Live guide: English
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  • Selected City hotel pickup
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Live commentary on board
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Eureka Skydeck


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • 9 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
    Meet at hotel entrance
Pickup details
  • Pick up available from selected City hotels
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    End:
    • Melbourne Skydeck, 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 5706M1

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travellers can participate
    • Children 3 and under not catered for. Booster seat available for children 4 to 7 available.
    • Tour not normally suitable for cruise ship passengers. Tour starts at 8:30 from city centre, it is your responsibility to check you can make it on time to avoid missing out on tour and cancellation fees.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    • You'll start at
      9 Riverside Quay
      Or, you can also get picked up
      See departure details
    • Pass by
      Queen Victoria Market
      Melbourne Museum
      Melbourne Central
      Melbourne Town Hall
      Oceania Tours & Safaris
    • 1
      Brighton Beach
      Stop: 15 minutes
      Visit Brighton Beach and get your photo with the famous beach boxes
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    • You'll end at
      Melbourne Skydeck
      7 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
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      This Great Ocean Road Day Trip was even better than we imagined mostly due to our amazing guide: Dandy!! He was engaging, fun and filled with knowledge that he creatively shared at just the right moments. Dandy went out of his way to make our journey special and for us to feel special. Although there is never a guarantee to see animals in the wild, Dandy did his best and we got to see several pandas that he spotted while we were on our lunch break. We got to revel in the rugged beauty of the GOR, watch surfers and hear stories of shipwrecks. Visiting the Great Otway National Park was a delight due to the presence of pandas. The 12 Apostles (now 8) were gorgeous with a number of lookouts to enjoy them from. Great trip, but it is a very long day due to the distance from Melbourne. But worth it!!
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      Magical fairy penquins!!
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    • S8841ZCdavidm
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      Great experience with Travis our guide and driver and a great group of travel companions
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    • Hannah-the-Brave89
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      2.0 of 5 bubbles
      Make Sure They Have You Booked for the Second Half of the Tour
      We got picked up for our morning tour of the city, and it was a perfectly fine tour, and part of why I am giving any "stars". We got dropped off at the Skydeck where we were told we would get picked up at 2 for the second half of our tour. We were at the meeting point before 2. An Oceania Tours driver came by, picked up one person, and told us that another bus would be coming for us, that the traffic was really bad so they were all running behind. We waited until 3 before I called to see where our bus might be. We were told that we weren't booked for a tour that day. I said, "that is ridiculous, because your bus dropped me off here 3 hours ago, so I am absolutely on a tour today". The further they looked into it, they realized their "system" hadn't added us to the second half of the tour. They asked if we wanted to get an Uber to the Sanctuary, which we would have likely missed most of, and which was part of what I was looking forward to the most. Or we could re-book the second half the next day, which didn't work because we had a full schedule. Or they offered us a full refund. We took the refund, and it came through pretty quickly, so they did make us whole. However, I really wanted to do the full tour. I was upset that we were forgotten and that we wasted 3 hours, most of which was spent in the heat. This was our 2nd worst tour experience through our entire 3 week trip to New Zealand and Australia. I hesitated to write this review, but I probably would have still booked this tour, and just asked the first driver to call the company to make sure we were on the second half if I had known that was a regular issue. So, by all means, book this tour, but know that you could run into this issue and just plan ahead and ask if you are definitely listed on the second half of the tour. It sounded like it had happened to another couple the day before, and the person who handled my phone call said it was a known issue, so the company should really work to get that problem solved, so their customers don't have to do the extra work of verifying what should already be known, especially if they are mid-tour.
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    • andynevin
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Wonderful tour to Philip Island and watching the Penguins come ashore.
      This was a great tour with our excellent and very knowledgeable guide and driver Travis. He went out of his way to make sure we saw everything and had the best experience possible. After visiting the Moonlit Sanctuary and getting close up to Koala bears and Wallaby's we visited Woolamai Surf Beach and had a short stroll on the boardwalk at Nobbies. After dinner at the Penguin viewing location (at our own expense) we walked down to the viewing platform and as darkness fell we watched the amazing scene of at least a thousand penguins arriving from the sea and walking onto the beach before heading off to their burrows. Again a big thank you to Travis for getting us back to Melbourne afterwards quickly and providing further information on the way. We would highly recommend this tour.
      Written 22 March 2024
    • A3433WNlesliec
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      Great experience with Travis.
      Great trip with Travis who was very informative throughout the trip. Visit to moonlit sanctuary gets you close up with Kangaroos, wallabies, koala. Then onto coffee shop for delicious coffee and cake. Cowes for dinner, then onto the main event watching the penguin parade. Throughout the journey Travis regularly pointed out wildlife and we were lucky to see several wedge tailed eagles. Highly recommend this tour.
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    • L5608JUsf
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      This was a dandy tour - Thanks to guide Dandy.
      I don't usually write reviews, but this one was special. Our guide, Dandy, made the trip exceptional. ( I know several other people who did the same tour with different guides without the same results.) Dandy knew special places to see koalas and kangeroos. Plus his enthusiasm for sharing his knowledge made it seem like it wasn't just a job for him. Of the 3 tours I took, this was the only van that the AC and sound system worked.
      Written 14 March 2024
    • 782patryl
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great route, amazing and funny
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    • Mo19
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      Fine and Dandy
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      Get the Penguin plus!
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      Penguins, penguins, penguins
      The driver and guide was very knowledgable, helpful and great fun. The penguins experience was cold, but as I was prepared the cute penguins arriving on the beach was an amazing experience. The animal sanctuary was great. Our guide was very helpful with the animals and very knowledgable.
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    Los Angeles, CA66 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our guide Sam was very knowledgeable and friendly. He even went above and beyond by taking us to the Australian F1 Racetrack where the workers are preparing for the Grand Prix Race. The security kicked us out but he took a chance and we were able to take great photos. The vehicle was comfortable and even have an automatic extra step for when boarding. San was also punctual during pick up and also offered to drop us off back to our respective hotels should we decide to instead of being dropped off at the last stop of the tour. Thank you so much Sam for the great experience!
    Written 27 February 2023
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    Estero, FL44 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jan 2023 • Couples
    We enjoyed our half day Melbourne city tour. Our guide and driver Sam was entertaining and informative. We felt the tour was a great introduction to Melbourne and gave us confidence to further explore the city on our own over the next few days.
    Written 19 January 2023
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    susan
    New Hope, PA2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The is a great way to see the beauty of the seascape, and get to see wildlife up close. Our guide, Sam, did a great job of narrating what we could expect, informed us of sights. etc. Sam also came to the rescue when there was a mix up in tickets, if you ever wonder if you should just do the excursion on your own, having a pro managing the inevitable snags makes you appreciate the tour.
    Written 20 February 2023
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    sueBRLN
    Berlin, Germany11 contributions
    2.0 of 5 bubbles
    We booked a guided tour with Oceania Tours to get to know the major sights of Melbourne. The first part of our tour (4h) was guided by Sam (we will do an additional review for the second part). Unfortunately he arrived earlier as we were told to pick us up at our hotel and so we missed him (we had breakfast) and 1,5h of our tour without any regrets - but the rest of the tour was an interesting short-trip (you just do a few stops at different sights, to see what‘s worth coming back yourself during your stay). Not a „must have“ for us, if you have the possibility to spend some extra time (because at the tour you do not have time to enter e.g. Sports Stadium, Veterans Memorial, Skydeck at Eureka Tower). At St. Kilda we did not even stop to take a photo… So if you are interested you have to return yourself with more time - what we did.
    Written 11 August 2023
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    Not sure if you mean you missed the first half of the city tour because you weren’t on time. The tour is 3 hours long and covers a wide area of Melbourne. Like you said, you could take a lot more time visiting all the different places but that would be a very different tour, this is a highlights tour and it works well when you have that in mind.
    Written 12 August 2023
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    Stobbsy49
    London, England23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had an absolutely fabulous morning tour with Fred. Could not recommend this highly enough. He was really informative and followed up the morning by sending a summary of where and what we had done with lots of tips and hints on other things to do during our visit. One of the best guided tours we have ever done 👏👏👏
    Written 29 July 2023
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    michaelndiane
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Feb 2023 • Couples
    We enjoyed our sightseeing tour and all of the things we found out about and could go back to explore. Our tour guide Sam was so great! He was knowledgeable and very friendly and helped us book another tour of the Penguin Parade & Moonlit Sanctuary. He waited patiently with us to make sure everything was set up properly for us. So very impressed with Sam and our tour!!
    Written 11 February 2023
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    travelpro
    Essen, Germany258 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I recommend this tour when visiting Melbourne right from the start. You will get orientation, see important spots, reveive a lot of tipps and infos. Fred guided the tour and he is the sweetest most helpful guide I ever met when travelling. I loved his passion and stories about Melbourne.
    Written 24 April 2023
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    Daniel R
    13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2023 • Family
    Fred G was our tour guide and was a pleasure to listen to his facts and stories about Melbourne. He also gave solid recommendations on where to go after the tour. The night market were a great recommendation for the food and shops. And I’m an F1 fan so it was cool to go around the F1 track. He even stopped to let us get a croissant at Lune, since there was no line. What a great day!
    Written 4 September 2023
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    Tracey H
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a lovely morning seeing the sights of Melbourne with our brilliant guide Fred. He showed us so many sights and gave us lots of tips and information.
    Fred clearly loves this city which is always the best type of guide to have.
    Thanks Fred, we had a great time.
    Written 9 September 2023
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    Birthe H
    Hoersholm, Denmark1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Thank you to Fred for a wonderfull sightseeing tour in Melbourne. He is a very good, helpful and enthusiatic guide. We were visiting Melbourne for the first time and learned a lot about the city. Thanks.
    We warmly recommend this tour.
    Written 24 March 2022
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    Thank you for your support! We are so happy you enjoyed your tour with us.
    Written 9 April 2022
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