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Melbourne Encountour

Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 478 921 009
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USD 73.12*
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Melbourne City Tour: Lifestyle of the Rich and Famous
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Cultural Melbourne City Tour
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Melbourne City Tour: Sporting Icons and the Bayside
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Melbourne Encountour offers 3 ground breaking, innovative 3-3.5 hour tours of Melbourne. 1. LIFESTYLE OF MELBOURNE'S RICH & FAMOUS 2. CULTURAL MELBOURNE 3. SPORTING ICONS & THE BAYSIDE As the nations most urban city, Melbourne affords its residents a unique lifestyle envied the world over. Now that experience is available to you. The various sectors of Melbourne offer their own appeal, differing in attractions, amenity, demographics and atmosphere. Tours to the north, south and eastern suburbs explore this diverse tourism offering. You know how many city tours systematically drive past attractions and landmarks..... rarely stopping until the end of the tour? Or you hop off a bus and waste time when you can't hop on again when you want to? Well what we do, is explore Melbournians way of life, and how it connects to the material sights. This way you learn the emotional link between Melbourne's people, their culture and institutions. And the multiple chaperoned stops on route deepens your enjoyment of loveable liveable Melbourne. •You'll see Melbourne as Melbournians do •You'll discover the most sought after Melbourne addresses •You'll understand Melbourne's love affair with food and sport •You'll be charmed by inner city Melbourne •You'll experience the real Melbourne, easily, inexpensively and quickly Most travellers have a limited budget and limited time. You get the benefit of savings in both areas when you join our half day tours. Our Air Conditioned Mini Van accommodates a maximum of 11 guests and can be booked out for private tours too! We provide Morning/Afternoon Tea, Bottled Water and Sunscreen - Even a GIFT to take home to remind you of your tour with Melbourne Encountour. Bookings can be made on the website or by phoning direct.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 478 921 009
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so impressed with this interesting, historic & enjoyable tour. Kel and Melissa were so knowledgeable and made sure we had the best time. Will be taking another of their tours on our next trip to Melbourne. Highly recommend the tour to everyone.

Thank Bev W
Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're thrilled you enjoyed the "Cultural Melbourne" Tour. Your timing was perfect for one of our stops being Flemington Racecourse - the Roses are spectacular. Looking forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Melbourne.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great afternoon. Seen parts of Melbourne I had no idea existed. Kel and Melissa make it very enjoyable. Kel has a great knowledge of the area and the personalities whose homes we see. We appreciated them sharing this side of the city...More

Thank Denise D
Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your recommendation Denise. Melissa and I agreed that you and Bill were the funniest couple we have ever hosted. The banter and entertainment value were enjoyed by all aboard.

Reviewed 26 September 2017

My husband and I are from the Sunshine Coast and being new to the area took the Melbourne Culture tour - it was fantastic! This is a 3 hour tour and we had such a wonderful time that the 3 hours just flew by. Our...More

Thank h0lidayeveryday
Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thankyou "h0lidayeveryday" for a sensational review. Showing you around on the Cultural Melbourne tour was our pleasure. We are thrilled you enjoyed it as much as we enjoyed your company.

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Whether you are a local or from interstate or overseas this is a fabulous tour if you have a spare half day in our wonderful city. Melbourne Encountour is a boutique tour experience. Tour guides Kel and Melissa made us feel welcome from the start...More

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Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you for a brilliant review! Melbourne's “Lifestyle of the Rich and Famous” certainly gives you an understanding of what the "Rich, Famous and incredibly kind" do for our community, city, state and country. We are thrilled you enjoyed the tour just as much as...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

My wife and I are from Brisbane. We have been to Melbourne a few times now and wanted to see more than just what you can get from a hop on hop off bus so we took a more intimate and comfortable mini van 4...More

Thank Peter J
Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

That personal connection is an important component of a boutique tour experience. We also enjoyed your company very much and it made for a most entertaining tour. Thank you for your kind comments Peter and for touring with us.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Melbourne Encountour certainly delivered a unique and surprising tour. Having travelled a lot, Encountour’s itinerary is simply different, from your regular tours, as it is quite personalised and informative yet suit each member of the group. Very knowledgeable tour guide, indeed. And there are the...More

Thank MsRuth C
Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Ruth your positive response is heart warming given it comes from such a well travelled person. Thank you for being so open, candid and supportive.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wow!!! if you really want a relaxing educational tour experience this is the way to go! Being a Melbourne resident I had no clue about the history of the Eastern suburbs. You really get to see where the rich and famous live and get a...More

Thank singercsm
Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Clarissa, it was a privilege to have you aboard. The story of the eastern suburbs and the people that reside there is intriguing and thought provoking. It was our pleasure to share this experience with you. Your glowing endorsement of the tour is greatly valued.

Reviewed 18 December 2016

Do yourself a favour, what a fabulous afternoon, get to see aspects of the real Melbourne, listen to stories and have a giggle. Kel and Melissa are delightful, friendly and knowledgeable hosts. An informative, well paced tour offering something a little out of the box....More

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MelbourneEncountour, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2016

We were delighted to have you join us Irene & Daniel. Small groups are the most fun because the outing becomes more personalised. It was our pleasure to provide afternoon tea and glad you enjoyed the historic venue. We very much look forward to our...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

My partner and I went on the 'tour of the rich and famous' - with a description like that we did not know what to expect. We have both been Melbourne residents all of our lives but we discovered and learnt about areas of our...More

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MelbourneEncountour, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you for your complimentary remarks about our "Rich & Famous" tour. We have been fortunate in receiving similar comments from other Melbournians. It is a privilege to assist Melbourne people in deepening their knowledge of the city and to know the experience was so...More

Reviewed 26 April 2016

Kel and Melissa were excellent hosts, very friendly and knowledgeable about their Melbourne. They modified the tour itinerary to fit in with our requirements and nothing was a problem. We also visited many places not on some of the other tours on offer and really...More

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MelbourneEncountour, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Thanks Tony & Vicki, we’re absolutely thrilled we could show you Melbourne’s “Sporting Brass Meets Bayside Class” and weather wise, it was a perfect day to join us! We hope you had a good flight home and you left Melbourne with many wonderful memories. Best...More

Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Response from SheilyS | Reviewed this property |
All of the above is accessible by public transport and on foot . . . Just catch the 109 Tram from the Pier into the city. There will be Tourism staff there to assist you with purchase of the Myki transport ticket. I would... More