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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 US$69.65
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Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking tour. Departs Federation Square at 10am. Concludes at City Square Melbourne at 1pm. Lunch is not included
From US$69.65
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 US$69.65
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 US$95.31
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 (234)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Lanes And Arcades & Lunch

My family and I booked the morning Lanes and Arcades tour with tour guide Darcy. Our fellow companions were all from overseas also and it was a nice sized group. Overall, it was a wonderful way to introduce us to Melbourne as well as showing...More

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour

On our second trip to Melbourne we decided to take this tour as hadn't felt connected to the city's vibe. Tour was given by Melinda & 2 other guides came along. Pace was perfect, interesting tidbits everywhere, lovely chocolate stop, great to have a small...More

Thank YvonneWR
Tours H, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello YvonneWR Thank you for taking the time to write here, such a privilege to have you on tour with Melinda and other other guide, Melinda was doing her final training, so you had a few extra voices on tour. Thank you for your comments...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing group experience

We booked a group of approximately 40 people on the Lanes and Arcades Walking Tours majority of the group members where elderly. From the very first moment we made our enquiry to the day of the tour we couldn't be more pleased with the professionalism...More

Thank PLVGroup
Tours H, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear PLVGroup Thank you so much for this group tour update here, as yes we do private and small group tours, and also cater for corporate clients too. The pace is always important no matter the age, and we are so pleased to hear your...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018
what a delight

3 days, first time in AU, Riverwalk and Federation square were fun, the Great Ocean Road Trip was a long drive but then on the last day there was Luisa, showing us a fascinating part of the city that we otherwise would have never seen....More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile
Melbourne’s hidden secrets

We never expected so many hidden secrets in Melbourne. The trip was informative, relaxed and fun. Recommend that anyone interested to learn more about the details of Melbourne’s city center joins this walking tour. Our guide Louise did a superb job showing what a cool...More

2  Thank BenMach
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