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Begin your tour at Federation Square, board your minivan, and head toward Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. As you drive, pass a number of city landmarks and listen to informative commentary from your guide.

Once in Kew, check out the beautiful architecture of the Raheen estate, which was once home to the archbishop of Melbourne and now is estimated to be worth over $100 million. Continue on one of the city’s best private schools where notable Australians such as Hollywood darling Cate Blanchett and Sir John Monash, engineer and WWI military commander, were educated.

Explore some of the most expensive streets in the city, including the swanky mansions of Toorak, before heading to the beautiful Yarra River. Take a stroll along the banks and stop for afternoon tea at the historic Como House before returning to Federation Square, where your tour ends.

Locations visited
Como House and Gardens
Yarra River
Melbourne Encountour
Get a look at the swankier side of Melbourne during this 4-hour tour of the eastern suburbs. Visit the historic Raheen mansion and the fabulous Toorak area, and drive past a portion of the Yarra River as you sip on afternoon tea at Como House. Learn the history of Melbourne and its wealthy residents as you get a look at the district’s mansions, elite schools, clubs, and tony shops.
  • Tour the fancy eastern suburbs of Melbourne during this 4-hour guided tour
  • Visit the historic Raheen estate, once home to the archbishop of Melbourne
  • Learn about life for famous locals like Kylie Minogue and Cate Blanchett
  • Walk along the beautiful Yarra River and have afternoon tea at Como House
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Reviewed 15 April 2018
Great tour to see how the rich and famous live

We had a great time on the tour with Kel and Melissa who are both very welcoming. Kel is very knowledgeable and provided good commentary about the various sights on the tour. It was great to be able to sit back and see areas of...More

Thank gwaddicott
Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Agree the weather was challenging. Glad you enjoyed yourselves regardless. We might have to promote the tour as an ideal option during times of inclement weather!! :) Your kind words are appreciated.

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Best Afternoon

This tour was one of the best tours, I have been on. Kel and Mel are wonderful hosts. I will do another tour with this group again.

Thank Michellevett
Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thanks Michelle & Bev, we're thrilled you enjoyed the tour just as much as we enjoyed your company.

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile
5 star

I had a great time on Melbourne Encountour- Rich and Famous. We went not only to the ritzy Toorak suburb but also through to Kew old and new home interior designs. The walk at the Yarra was quite interesting as there seem to be special...More

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Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

It was a pleasure to share this experience with you.

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile
How the rich live💸💸💸💸

This tour is great for someone who does not live in Melbourne. Going into TOORAK and seeing the mansions and posh private schools was amazing! Something you wouldnt get to do yourself. Having KEL as a tour guide was fantastic he is very knowledgeable and...More

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Kel C, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you Depe. I was delighted to present a different side of Melbourne which showcases the finest aspects of our lifestyle. I'm glad you and your Mum were pleased with the tour.

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Private Tour Melbourne

Kel provided our Team with a fabulous tour thru some of Melbourne's most beautiful streets and iconic sights and parks he is very knowledgeable, warm and friendly and imformative the vehicle is immaculate thank you Kel for the BEST tour

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MelbourneEncountour, Owner at Melbourne Encountour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Very pleased to create a mystery tour (with unknown destination) as part of the Brighton Travel World Christmas breakup celebrations. Your positive feedback for Melbourne Encountour was gratefully received. Thank you Julie & Kieran for the opportunity and your support. Happy Travelling!!

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